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In her decades of activism, Nobuko Miyamoto has bridged the divides of art forms and race in a quest for social justice.
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A Q&A will immediately follow the screening with writer/director Ty Roberts and actor Luke Wilson.
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Columnist Anuradha Vikram talks to artists about how being an artist has made them better parents and the reverse, and how they bring their artistic know-how to their families, including what they've learned in the pandemic that they intend to carry forward in their personal and professional lives.
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50 Years of Counterculture Art at Soap Plant, WACKO and La Luz de Jesus Gallery

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Part 8 | Philly D.A. | Episode 8

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Star-Studded Cast in 'Queen Bees,' an Ensemble Comedy at the Virtual KCET Cinema Series on June 8th

A Q&A will immediately follow the screening with director Michael Lembeck, producer and inspiration for the film Harrison Powell, and actor Loretta Devine.
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Armed with a trailer, large-format printer and scanner, DSTL Arts is going wherever young creative minds are congregating in East, Northeast and South Los Angeles.
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Part 7 | Philly D.A. | Episode 7

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