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Drew Tewksbury

Drew Tewksbury

Drew Tewksbury is a Los Angeles-based cultural journalist, editor, photographer, and multimedia producer.

Tewksbury was the managing editor / co-producer for KCET-TV's Artbound, an arts journalism online publication and Emmy-winning television show providing in-depth arts/culture coverage of 11 counties in Southern California as well as Northern Mexico. Since Artbound's founding in 2012 to 2016, he spearheaded Artbound editorial, developing, assigning, and editing content from more than 100 contributors stationed across the state. He also assisted in the development of documentary videos based on articles, which air as part of Artbound's Emmy-winning TV show aired on KCETLink public media. In addition, he helped produce the live music performance show Artbound Presents: Studio A from 2014 to 2015, and he created LinkTV's recently launched online platform Bodies in Motion, a video hub showcasing award-winning films by choreographers, dancers, and filmmakers from around the world.  

Since 2011, he also curated Los Angeles Magazine's Guide section, writing the two-page calendar section in the magazine each month highlighting diverse events throughout the city.   

As a journalist, Tewksbury has written and reported feature articles or radio pieces for: National Public Radio (NPR), Playboy, Time Magazine, Forbes, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Magazine, L.A Weekly, KPCC Southern California Public Radio, NME (U.K), Billboard Magazine, Hollywood Reporter, Flaunt Magazine, SWINDLE Magazine, URB Magazine, Filter Magazine, Intersections (International), Style In Progress (Austria), People Magazine, and US Weekly, among other publications.

From 2010-2013, Tewksbury wrote and voiced bi-monthly on-air music review segments, "New Music Tuesday," aired on KPCC Southern California Public Radio's Take Two Show and the Madeleine Brand Show. Early in his career, he was a producer for National Public Radio’s show News and Notes, an contributing editor at Flaunt Magazine, and a daily music blogger for L.A. Weekly for three years.

As an educator, Tewksbury teaches Entertainment Journalism at University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. He has taught Cultural Journalism at Loyola Marymount University.  

He’s a graduate from USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism’s Masters program.

Drew Tewksbury
Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre in Cuba
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Artbound

Movement is a Universal Language: Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre in Cuba

In a rapidly changing Cuba cultural exchanges, like L.A.-based company Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre's performance in the island, are bridging schisms that divide countries.
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Artbound

Charles Fletcher Lummis: Catching Our Archaeology Alive

Charles Lummis founded Los Angeles’ first museum, but in many ways, his magazine became his first institution -- showcasing his version of the West to readers across the country.
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Artbound

Marty and Elayne: L.A.'s Inexhaustible Lounge Act

Inside a martini-stained, mid-century bar in Los Feliz, indefatigable couple Marty and Elayne Roberts have been performing hits for 35 years.
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Artbound

Curator Paul Schimmel on the New Downtown Art Space Hauser Wirth & Schimmel

Paul Schimmel, former chief curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art, discusses his vision for new art space Hauser Wirth & Schimmel.
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Artbound

Amazonian Trip: 'Embrace of the Serpent,' Colombia's First Oscar Nominated Film

Director Ciro Guerra discusses Colombia's first Oscar-nominated film, 'Embrace of the Serpent.'
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Artbound

Theater and Dance Act Aims to Increase Access to Performing Arts Education

California Senate Bill 916 aims to create single-subject teaching credentials in the subjects of dance and theater.
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Artbound

Hammer Museum Announces Made in L.A. 2016 Artists

The Hammer Museum has announced its Made in L.A. 2016 roster. The biannual art festival will feature a wide swath of artists from around the world.
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Artbound

Here's What Happens When ISIS Appropriates Your Artwork

Photographer Brian McCarty's WAR-TOYS artwork was appropriated by the propaganda arm of the Islamic State. His life has never been the same since.
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Artbound

Sicario: Benicio Del Toro and Emily Blunt Discuss Drug Cartel Thriller

"Sicario" starring Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin is a tense exploration of the drug war. Blunt and Del Toro spoke about their participation in the action-filled drama at a recent edition of KCET's Cinema Series.
The Broad on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles. | Photo: Iwan Baan, courtesy of The Broad and Diller Scofidio + Renfro.
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Artbound

The Broad: A First Look at L.A.'s Newest Art Museum

Before The Broad Museum opens its doors on September 20, Artbound takes an exclusive look at downtown L.A.'s newest cultural institution, featuring insights by philanthropist Eli Broad, Mayor Eric Garcetti and director/chief curator Joanne Heyler.
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