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LOCATION: Los Angeles

FACEBOOK: Facebook/ariel.carpenter

WHAT INSPIRES ME: My kids

FAVORITE PLACE TO GET AWAY IN MY AREA: There are so many cool hidden public stair hikes in the area. One of my favorites is La Loma in Pasadena.

FAVORITE WRITERS: Phillip Roth, Jeffrey Eugenides, Jodi Picoult

ARTIST/CREATIVE YOU’D WANT TO HAVE LUNCH WITH: Mikhail Baryshnikov

MOST OVER-HYPED ARTIST: Coldplay

PERFECT SOUNDTRACK FOR WRITING: Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours or Beck’s Mellow Gold

WHY I LOVE WHERE I LIVE: South Pasadena is where serious artists, nice people, a few celebrities and great coffee shops collide to create the perfect neighborhood.

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The Kinetic Choreography of Josie Walsh
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Architecture/ Design

California becomes an international export by redefining the concept of city and home.

icon, Community Arts discipline

Community Arts

Through workshops, education and placed based projects, art is the connective tissue of a community.

icon, Cultural Politics discipline

Cultural Politics

Funding bubbles, cultural deserts and the politics of access to the arts in the 21st century.

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Film & Media Arts

At the shadow of the entertainment industry, video artists and underground filmmakers take a stand.

icon, Literature discipline

Literature

Noir, sunshine and dystopia create a multi-ethnic narrative that is read, watched and admired around the globe.

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Multi-Disciplinary

Multi-hyphenate works that combine disciplines, remix dogmas, and reinvent the wheel.

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Music

A dialogue between cultures, the music of our state serves up the California dream like no other artform.

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Performance

Staging the drama of California through dance, music and theater.

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Visual Arts

Breaking away from the European and New York vanguard, California reinvents the art world.


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