Evening with the Arts Gala: a benefit to support Turnaround Arts in Broward County Public Schools was held on Friday, March 3, 2017 at Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Broward County was the only district selected by the President's Committee on Arts and Humanities for the Turnaround Arts Program. The gala honored the Turnaround Arts Elementary Schools - Bethune, Lake Forest, and Walker, along with their respective Turnaround Arts Artist Carla Dirlikov Canales, Pia Toscano, and John Lloyd Young.
Opera Singer and Turnaround Artists, Carla Dirlikov Canales performs a song from "Little Mermaid" with Lake Forest Elementary Student
Tony Award Actor, John Lloyd Young belts out a song with Walker Elementary Students
American Idol Finalist, Pia Toscano shares the stage with Bethune Elementary students in "Lion King."
Kelley Shanley, President and C.E.O, Broward Center for the Performing Arts; Pia Toscano, American Idol Finalist, Turnaround Arts Artist, Jacey Birch, Local 10 News Morning Anchor, John Lloyd Young, Robert Runcie, Superintendent, and Opera Singer, Carla Dirlikov Canales, gather together at "Evening with the Arts: a benefit to support Turnaround Arts in Broward County Public Schools"