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Nic Bennett Amplified

April 10, 2017

Express Yourself mentor, Nic Bennett, has been hard at work completing his large scale exhibition funded by an Amplify Grant from the Mass Cultural Council.  Nic is an Express Yourself participant of 16 years and a…

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Special Guest: Toussaint Liberator

April 3, 2017

The studio is in full swing rehearsal mode with the show less than two months away, and the guest artists are flooding in.  Our youngest group of performers have started working with Toussaint Liberator,…

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Express Yourself at the State House

March 28, 2017

Last week, Express Yourself mentor, Rachel Cushing, and staff, Molly Blumberg and Malene Jakobsen, attended a reception for the Amplify Grant recipients at the Massachusetts State House.  The program is sponsored by the Massachusetts…

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Happy Birthday Charlie!

March 22, 2017

Charlie, our studio therapy dog, is turning 9!  The bichon frise has been with Express Yourself for two years, working hard as our studio greeter, emotional supporter, and friend to all.  Charlie loves working…

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NS Consortium Professional Development

March 13, 2017

On Friday, March 10th, Express Yourself hosted a professional development workshop for the faculty and staff of the Northshore Education Consortium.  A wide variety of professionals including teachers, counselors, and paraprofessionals attended the workshop…

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Express Yourself had a ‘Lovely’ guest in our studio

March 8, 2017

Last week, Express Yourself had the privilege of showcasing our studio to a very special guest. On February 27th Senator Joan B. Lovely came for a grand tour of our arts studio. In her third…

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Exyo Artist Drives the Champions!

February 15, 2017

Our very own visual artist, Shawn-Paul Filtranti, captained a Boston Duck Boat during the New England Patriots victory parade on Tuesday, February 7th.  Braving the winter elements, Shawn-Paul drove a Duck Boat full of…

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Express Yourself Nominated for Non Profit of the Year

February 1, 2017

Express Yourself has been nominated for a Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce Business Award in the Non Profit of the Year category.  From over 300 applications, each nomination category was vetted and narrowed down to just…

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Amplify Grants Awarded to Express Yourself Mentors

January 24, 2017

Nic Bennett and Rachel Cushing, two of Express Yourself’s longest standing youth participants and mentors, have each received an Amplify Youth Voices Grant from the Mass Cultural Council.  Amplify Youth Voices is a new initiative…

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Cammie Griffin of STOMP International Tour Visits Express Yourself

January 19, 2017

Express Yourself was thrilled to welcome Cammie Griffin of the STOMP International Tour back to the studio to work with Express Yourself youth this week.  This is Cammie’s sixth year working with Express Yourself. …

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