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Charlie Jensen serves as the managing editor at the Colburn School. He holds BAs in film studies and cultural studies & comparative literature from the University of Minnesota and an MFA in creative writing from Arizona State University, where he also did graduate work in nonprofit management. He is a founding member of the consulting think tank and enclave Radar Collective and has worked in the corporate, nonprofit, and higher education sectors over the last fifteen years. He is the author of a poetry collection, The First Risk, and three shorter chapbooks of poems, most recently The Nanopedia Quick-Reference Pocket Lexicon of Contemporary American Culture. In 2007, he received a state arts grant from the Arizona Commission on the Arts in support of his potery.

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Music therapy to repair pathways in the brain (featured)
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Music is Medicine: Using Art Therapy to Repair Pathways in the Brain

After a car accident left clarinetist Christine Blue in a coma, her doctors weren’t even sure she’d wake up. Pioneering music therapists worked to painstakingly build up her memory and return her to the instrument.
Summer Encounter The Colburn School
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Igniting Creativity: Art Camps and Their Potential to Transform

The Colburn School’s Summer Encounter is an intensive two-week camp for arts-hungry kids. In its 15th year, the program offers students the opportunity to explore a variety of art disciplines.
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Stravinsky in Los Angeles: Flight of The Firebird

The composition that launched Igor Stravinsky to stardom also allowed him to earn American citizenship and make a home in Los Angeles for 30 years.
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Olga Garay-English Announces Departure From LA Department of Cultural Affairs

Olga Garay-English, executive director of the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, announced this week that she will be stepping down from her post in January.
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KUSC's Interactive Team Makes Classical Cutting Edge

KUSC Interactive creates digital platforms, stories, and experiences for web, mobile, and other forms of interactive media.
LAUSD
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Toward a Complete Education: LAUSD and Arts at the Core

LAUSD recently approved a resolution to establish the arts as part of the district's core curriculum. For advocates of arts education everywhere, this is a watershed moment.
Los Angeles
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Does Traveling Make You More Creative? The Exile Experience in L.A.

It is true that in a foreign county, you become exceptionally self-aware. But this is also true when simply crossing into a new part of Los Angeles.
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