When North View Middle School teachers decided students needed a spark to ignite their learning, they contacted COMPAS with an intriguing question.
“How many writers can we get here at the same time?”
North View’s literacy team knows students’ interests can vary as wildly as Minnesota weather in May and they wanted each student to work with a writer they could relate to.Read More
What happens when we work towards improving newly-learned creative skills by creating new work?
One thing that happens is the emergence of new ideas, perspectives, connections, forms, and ways of seeing the world. And there are other benefits: some obvious, some surprising…Read More
Will you help support COMPAS and creativity in Minnesota by joining us at Arts & Crafts on Saturday, June 24th? We sure hope so! Read here for the answer to all your questions about the 3rd annual event.
Spoiler alert - the answer to "Which fabulous COMPAS Artists are performing at Arts & Crafts?" is: SEE MORE PERSPECTIVE, Desdamona & DJ Kool Akiem, Benjamin Domask, Afoutayi Dance, TICKET TO BRASIL, Charlie Maguire and Siama's Congo, plus local band Candid Kid!Read More
The days are getting longer and anticipation for summer is ever-growing. It's a tell-tale sign the school year is coming to a close, but COMPAS artists aren’t slowing down! See who's been keeping the creative momentum going in May.Read More
Cultivating his love for music at an early age, the inspiring Charlie Maguire is completely self-taught on guitar and various other folk instruments. In January 2016, we had the chance to talk with this New York native and discover more about his art form and what inspires him.Read More