NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An event Saturday recognized the importance of arts education with song and dance.Vaccine Mandates For NYC Teachers, State Health Care Workers Head To Court
The event, hosted by New 42 in Times Square, was to honor the educators who inspire and excite through performing arts.READ MORE: $432M Winning Mega Millions Ticket Sold At Manhattan Pizza Shop
“Arts education is absolutely everything. If I had not had an outlet of expression and a place to put all of my feelings about being an adolescent human being, I think I would’ve taken a really different path,” Bareilles said.MORE NEWS: Actor Willie Garson, Best Known For 'Sex And The City,' Dies At 57
The event also celebrated the reopening of New York City’s cultural community.