The Mirror Mirror Project engages both professional artists and homeless youth to create art and relationships.
Unusual Suspects brings people together from youth prisons, treatment centers, and L.A.'s most underserved schools and communities to implement theatre projects.
After his father's death, a belt buckle became the most significant object linking Romeo Guzmán to his father's past as a rodeo rider and Mexican migrant.
Cleon Peterson's shadowy figures mete out violence in images that could just as well depict justice as they do barbarity.
The exhibition "Sarkisian & Sarkisian" features multimedia sculptures that tie together the work of Peter Sarkisian with that of his father, painter Paul Sarkisian.
The Mirror Mirror Project engages both professional artists and homeless youth to create art and relationships.
The R&B duo known as The Internet -- aka Sydney "Syd tha Kyd" Bennett and Matt "Martians" Martin -- performs "Dontcha" in the KCET Studios.
Matthew McMilon's body of work explores not only aspects specific to McMilon's own life experiences but re-examines queer identity entirely.
The 'Artbound Presents MOCAtv' special episode premieres Thursday, April 17 at 9 p.m on KCET-TV.
Cleon Peterson's shadowy figures mete out violence in images that could just as well depict justice as they do barbarity.
Large music festivals like Coachella have inspired a growth in independent festivals in L.A. to offer alternative options for underground music and art aficionados.
Matthew McMilon's body of work explores not only aspects specific to McMilon's own life experiences but re-examines queer identity entirely.
The 'Artbound Presents MOCAtv' special episode premieres Thursday, April 17 at 9 p.m on KCET-TV.
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    My Father's Charreria, My Rodeo
    After his father's death, a belt buckle became the most significant object linking Romeo Guzmán to his father's past as a rodeo rider and Mexican migrant.
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    Hacienda Heights Art + Film Lab: A Travelogue from the LACMA9 Outpost
    The LACMA9 Art+Film Lab, a traveling film and video workshop, cinema, and oral history project, sets up shop in Hacienda Heights.
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    Recuerdos: Borderland Dreams
    Recuerdos: Borderland Dreams
    Collected experiences of the liminal space that defines the boundary between the United States and Mexico are represented in the form of snow globes.
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    BOOM Magazine
    Jazzman John Ellis On Writing in L.A.
    Jazzman John Ellis On Writing in L.A.
    Saxophonist and composer John Ellis has spent his residency at 18th Street Arts Center by composing 30 new pieces of work.
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    From Time to Time: Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre Engages Audiences Across California
    From Time to Time: Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre Engages Audiences Across California
    The Duck Truck has provided a venue to direct arts engagement for over 520 young people in Inglewood, Boyle Heights, and Culver City.
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    Artists and writers in Santa Barbara acknowledge a shared common cultural history of a not-so-distant past where California and the West were ruled by others.
    The distance from the main urban hubs has afforded SLO the capacity to retain, preserve and celebrate its agrarian Mexican and Spanish past and allowed its cities and towns to grow at a sustainable rate.
    The cultural ecology of Riverside County is as diverse as its geography.
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