PUENTES
6:08 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Discovering Latino Artists In Our Community

An interview with Irene Oliver-Lewis, Artistic Producer and Founder of the Court Youth Center and Alma d'arte Charter High School in Las Cruces.
Irene Oliver-Lewis and her sister, Sylvia Camunez.
16 year-old dancer, Carlos Saucedo.
Pamela Enriquez-Courts Artwork

  September 13, 2013 – Las Cruces, NM - On this edition of PUENTES, Emily Guerra bridges the community with Artistic Producer and Founder of the Court Youth Center and Alma D’Arte Charter High School, Irene Oliver-Lewis, with the 2nd part of a two-part interview about Latino Art. In one year Oliver will be retiring, but she will not stop working. She says her focus will be on discovering hidden or untapped Latino artistic talents in our community and how the arts affect the community; how important they are for economic development; and how important they are for a creative economy. For more information on Alma d'Arte visit their website www.almadarte.org