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  • With Students from Lock High School Watts can be considered the epicenter of Los Angeles' working class history - a microcosm of America's dramatic demographic shifts. It is a ...
  • The Watts Village Theater Company, the only arts organization that regularly ... has given the world many valuable gifts throughout its history , including jazz musician Charles Mingus, Olympic track and field gold ...
  • Watts has endured the most daring tests of our local history . Produced by students from Locke High School, this installment of ... an honest portrait of the people and places who claim Watts as their own. Watts has endured the most daring tests of ...
  • ... (747) 201 - 5707 /  rcoulson@kcet.org   Watts Riots 50 th  Anniversary Digital Showcase  kcet.org/Watts ... on History , Social Issues, The Environment and The Arts BURBANK, Calif. - Aug. 11, 2015 -  KCET, the nation's largest ...
  • Since its riots nearly 50 years ago, troubled Watts has drawn the pens Clive James, Jan Morris, Reyner Banham, and Thomas ... given the neighborhood's fearful reputation and vivid history of racial strife. Has it become a more recognizable place on its own ...
  • ... it was also a kind of intersection of a lot of interesting arts and artists, different generations, from Bill Paggio, to Richard Wieth, ... was the thing that I found myself focused on. The Watts House Project. What was the L.A. riots' relationship with the ...
  • ... "Olé" by David Weidman. The history of art in Southern California isn't linear; it is a fluid, ... 'National Tomato Week' by David Weidman 1. The Watts Riots The Watt's Riots are a significant point. I made ...
  • ... For 15 years, I've been teaching. I was teaching at Cal Arts and then before that I taught at Howard for 3 years. And these ... was the woman's building, that was there. Then there was Watts Towers and that's where I ended working so my internship was with the ...
  • Artist Carolyn Castaño shares several moments in the history of Southern California that have shaped her development as an artist. ... solo artist and others working with youth. I worked on the Watts house project, working on the flower house, where I worked with kids ...
  • Watts has produced generations of jazz talent. For many musicians who ... decline benefited the city's ingrained sense of community arts . "We had a great musical neighborhood [and] a really wide range of young ... (12/21/01) 3 Carl Burnett, "Beyond Central Oral History " (UCLA: 2007) 4 Hampton Hawes with Don Asher, "Raise Up Off Me: ...

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