Community Arts
Arts weaves the fabric of a community. Through workshops, education initiatives, and community projects, art creates the connective tissue of a neighborhood. It inspires dialogue and builds bridges of understanding between cultures. Arts education sows the seeds of knowledge in the youth, later gestating into a worldview that leads to an enriched, enlightened lives. Community projects make art of, and for, the people.
Market Makeover: Euclid Market Transformation
Market Makeover: Euclid Market Transformation
Euclid Market in Boyle Heights will have its grand reopening on Saturday, December 14.
On the Air with Indian Time Radio
On the Air with Indian Time Radio
For over 20 years, KUCR Indian Time Radio has been a point of pride in the Indian community, cementing their own place within Southern California's pop culture sphere.
Radio Sombra: Live and Direct from Boyle Heights
Radio Sombra: Live and Direct from Boyle Heights
The brainchild/labor of love of community organizer Marco Amador, Radio Sombra empowers community members to produce their own radio content.
Engaged and Inspired: DEHSART
Engaged and Inspired: DEHSART
Visual artists Larissa Nickel and Karyl Newman turn illegally dumped trash into whimsical recycled sculptures, encouraging their community to rethink their conceptions about waste.
A New Institution: Hollywood Fringe Festival
A New Institution: Hollywood Fringe Festival
The Hollywood Fringe is an annual, open-access, community-derived event celebrating freedom of expression and collaboration in the performing arts.
Thank You for Coming: Building Community with Art and Food
Thank You for Coming: Building Community with Art and Food
Thank You for Coming is a restaurant that is also an artist residency space that encompasses the worlds of sustainable farming, cooperative living, community-based activism, fine art, and design.
Fallen Fruit and the 'Thin End of the Wedge'
Fallen Fruit and the 'Thin End of the Wedge'
Janet Owen Driggs reports on "The Del Aire Fruit Park," the first public fruit park in the state.
Getting sm(ART) in San Luis Obispo
Getting sm(ART) in San Luis Obispo
Operating in its own little niche, the sm(ART) Studio was founded to blend art, crafting, and sustainability to support the therapeutic programs of a San Luis Obispo County nonprofit.
Uncovering the Hidden Treasures of the LAUSD Archives
Uncovering the Hidden Treasures of the LAUSD Archives
The Los Angeles Unified School District Art and Archive Collection houses precious works of art and artifacts that were gifted over the span of 150 years.
Reports on the Ventura Art Scene Spark Discussion of Regional Arts Advocacy Strategy
Reports on the Ventura Art Scene Spark Discussion of Regional Arts Advocacy Strategy
Tracy Hudak analyzes reports from the Ventura County Community Foundation and the "Local Arts Index" by national organization, Americans for the Arts. The research offers data measuring the health and vitality of the arts in Ventura County.
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icon, Architecture/ Design discipline

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.

icon, Film & Media Arts discipline

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.

icon, Multi-Disciplinary discipline

Multi-Disciplinary

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

icon, Music discipline

Music

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

icon, Performance discipline

Performance

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

icon, Visual Arts discipline

Visual Arts

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


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