2014 JAM poster celebrating John Coltrane

Jazz Appreciation Month: JAM 2014

For JAM’s thirteenth anniversary, the theme is Jazz Alchemy: A Love Supreme, which in part honors the 50th anniversary of John Coltrane’s seminal four part work, A Love Supreme.

2013 JAM poster, Lionel Hampton

Jazz Appreciation Month: JAM

Every April, the National Endowment for the Humanities and other organizations recognize Jazz Appreciation Month. For 2013, JAM honors jazz legends Lionel Hampton, Andy Weston, and John Levy.

photo from website American Routes

American Routes

A weekly two-hour public radio program produced in New Orleans, presenting a broad range of American music — blues and jazz, gospel and soul, old-time country and rockabilly, Cajun and zydeco, Tejano and Latin, roots rock and pop, avant-garde and classical.

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Afropop Worldwide

Afropop Worldwide — PRI

This PRI series explores the vast variety of music that has African roots or influences, including Francophone nations as well as many Caribbean and Latin American countries. The series includes webcasts.

Cine con Clase

Cine con Clase

From the Center for the Liberal Arts (CLA de la Universidad de Virginia/The University of Virginia), an NEH-funded site using films clips to teach Spanish language and culture. Advanced, AP, college level, and older students.

Radio Educación

Radio Educación, México

From CONACULTA (Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes), this site showcases authentic audio materials on cultural and educational news from Mexico (México). Advanced intermediate through advanced students.

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Posadas and Other Traditions of Mexico

From Dirección General de Culturas Populares, a section of a larger site focusing on holidays celebrated in Mexico and their wider significance. Intermediate through advanced students.

SEXTO DE PRIMARIA — Educación Artística

Libro de Texto de SEXTO DE PRIMARIA — Educación Artística

From the Secretaría de Educación Pública (México), a searchable and downloadable online textbook on art education, including visuals, photographs, vocabulary words, analyses of works of art and art appreciation. Intermediate through advanced students.

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Libro de Texto de TERCERO DE PRIMARIA – Educación Artística

From the Secretaría de Educación Pública (México), a searchable and downloadable online textbook with high quality visuals, vocabulary, and text on appreciating and analyzing the arts, both visual and performing, with activities that invite participation by students. Intermediate through advanced students.