The science fiction collection of pioneering LGBTQ rights activist Jim Kepner reveals hidden harmonies between sci-fi fandom and LGBTQ activism in the 1950s.
The creative economy is a vibrant and vital force in Los Angeles. Artbound provides deeper engagement with the Otis Report on the Creative Economy through an editorial series exploring the roots and effects of creativity.
The pop-up series, Santa Ana Sites, features the experimental music group "wild Up," an ensemble that re-interprets modern-classical music.
C. Hite's new multi-disciplinary exhibition at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art is largely informed by her childhood spent in the war-torn island nation of Taiwain.
Former football quarterback Ryan McCann makes his art with a blowtorch and takes critical aim at the trappings of the contemporary art world.
The creative economy is a vibrant and vital force in Los Angeles. Artbound provides deeper engagement with the Otis Report on the Creative Economy through an editorial series exploring the roots and effects of creativity.
The pop-up series, Santa Ana Sites, features the experimental music group "wild Up," an ensemble that re-interprets modern-classical music.
Con/Safos, an adobe structure built by artist Rafa Esparza and his family along the L.A. River, is a place to contemplate the intersections of art and life in Los Angeles.
"Vireo: The Spiritual Biography of a Witch's Accuser," is a new opera that considers the nature and uses of female hysteria through time. Composer Lisa Bielawa discusses the inspiration behind the innovative work.
The creative economy is a vibrant and vital force in Los Angeles. Artbound provides deeper engagement with the Otis Report on the Creative Economy through an editorial series exploring the roots and effects of creativity.
The new group show "The Border Again" explores Tijuana's complicated relationship with Los Angeles and the U.S.
In the 1990s, California's Ward Valley became ground zero in the fight over nuclear waste, endangered species and sacred lands.
Con/Safos, an adobe structure built by artist Rafa Esparza and his family along the L.A. River, is a place to contemplate the intersections of art and life in Los Angeles.
In her new exhibition, Jenny Yurshanksy examines the concept of "native" versus "invasive" plant species, considering connections to multiculturalism and border cultures.
The new group show "The Border Again" explores Tijuana's complicated relationship with Los Angeles and the U.S.
In the 1990s, California's Ward Valley became ground zero in the fight over nuclear waste, endangered species and sacred lands.
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    How Arts Education Fuels the Creative Economy
    Education, particularly in the arts, will play a pivotal role in preparing students' creative capacities and sustaining a creative economy.
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    What Is the Creative Economy?
    The creative economy is a vibrant and vital force in Los Angeles. Artbound provides deeper engagement with the Otis Report on the Creative Economy through an editorial series exploring the roots and effects of creativity.
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