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Artbound Wins at National Entertainment Journalism Awards

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Last night, Artbound was presented with the 1st Place Award for "Documentary or Special Program, Short" at the 5th Annual National Entertainment Journalism Awards for our story, Date Farmers: Desert Detritus Becomes Chicano Pop Art. Hosted by The Los Angeles Press Club, the awards recognize journalistic excellence in print, radio, television, and the Internet. This award is a testament to the indomitable efforts of our editorial team, production crew, contributors, and partners. Artbound will continue to bring you our multi-award winning coverage of Southern California's unique narrative of arts and culture.

Judge's comments:

"Brings to life politically changed Pop Art that expresses both individuality and the pride of cultural heritage. This piece is itself an artistic revelation with great interviews and beautiful videography and editing."

See the full list of winners here. Artbound also placed third for "Documentary or Special Program, Feature" for Artbound: Episode 1.

Read and watch Date Farmers: Desert Detritus Becomes Chicano Pop Art.

Date Farmers | La Pantera

About the Author

Drew Tewksbury is a Los Angeles-based cultural journalist, editor, photographer, and multimedia producer. Tewksbury is the managing editor / co-producer for KCET-TV's Artbound, a transmedia project providing in-depth arts/cultur...
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