(CNN) — Hip hop is helping school kids fight obesity. A program called Hip Hop Public Health is showing school children music videos that make it cool to be healthy. “I see music as the bridge between health education and the streets,” said Dr. Olajide Williams, NY-Presbyterian Columbia Medical Center. It’s the brain child of … Continue reading »
There are a lot of ways to enjoy this weekend. Here are some ideas from 104.7 FM KDUK’s Valerie Steele. Out & About Links: Prost8K Musical Feet Second Friday Art Walk Vintage Car Show For more information on these and other great events or to submit your own, click here.
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield High School is giving away prom dresses, and it’s hosting an event to try on the gowns this Friday. The program got started about four years ago. It’s designed to help students who can’t afford prom wear. Students say it feels good to give back to their peers. “It really helps … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Dancers from all different backgrounds are getting ready to take the stage right here in Eugene. Groups are practicing as we speak to get every step right for Friday’s 19th annual Dance for a Reason. This year all the money raised will go to the Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide, or ELAW. Nearly … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Looking for a way to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day? Then you might want to join others at the University of Oregon for music and dance. The UO’s School of Music and Dance will host several concerts this week in honor of the holiday. On Monday, Jan. 21, the UO Gospel … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — A local organization is turning 25 and celebrating with a big fundraiser Friday. DanceAbility International is known for its work with able-bodied and disabled dancers. There are now certified DanceAbility teachers in 37 countries. The auction and performance will start at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the lobby of the Broadway Commerce Center … Continue reading »