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  • There's a student movement brewing in the schools hardest hit by budget cuts. ... of downtown Los Angles.A couple of weeks ago hundreds of students from the high school refused to enter their first period classes and ... marched peacefully a couple of miles north to the 29- story school district headquarters on 3rd and Beaudry streets.On their way ...
  • ... do community work at the Chinatown Service Center. This is a vibrant community to these students and they share a strong connection to ... both the curriculum and the students' self-knowledge forward , we decided to take some time to get to know these stories . The ...
  • ... into the public conversation on the crucial issues facing their communities. [scald=52187:kl_image_original_context ... critical input and encouragement to move their cause forward as well as advice on recruiting more people to their cause. Examples ... EMERALD "Great presentation... Show a map...that shows the past use vs. current use. That would be very impactfull. Use ...
  • Students at Foshay Tech Academy in South L.A. learn how to code, create digital portfolios, and prepare themselves for ... groups worked together to create a stunt called "Moving Forward with Technology," for which they wrote a press release and got a news ...
  • ... Here's what I like in a movie: "No montage, no human subjects, minimal visual content, and the ... 10-minute, 16mm film Venusville, from 1973. The pair, then students at CalArts, made a series of irreverent punk films that played with ... by LA filmmaker James Benning, for example, while later shows include a dual-projector screening of When It Was Blue by Jennifer ...
  • ... Black cinema, textural sleaziness and video art, plus a peek into the future via AFI Fest.</p> ... silent movies, textural sleaziness and video art, plus a peek into the future via AFI Fest. Thursday, November 3 The week-long AFI ... director Vittorio De Sica. The first offers a playful story of fantasy and magic, while the other is a more wrenching account of a ...
  • <p>"Music &amp; Dance: L.A." partners chamber music and ballet in an intimate setting.</p> ... Opera Ballet. Realizing he preferred choreographing on his students to teaching -- and believing there were more musical opportunities ... likes to say, " It's our launching pad to move ballet forward ."   Dig this story ? Sign up for our newsletter to get unique ...
  • ... to the Central Coast. Her bestselling novel Pay It Forward which was adapted into a movie of the same name, is one of several ... in the form of environmentalism," shared Hyde. "Cambria is facing some big issues in that regard, because of plans for a supplemental ...
  • A large-scale student art project has been launched in defense of ... is absolutely no job security. On February 19, a group of students , parents, educators and community activists from around Los Angeles ... Initiative, as well as community organizations 826LA and Facing History and Ourselves. The students and ELACC hope that their ...
  • L.A. art space Control Room is facing the bleak reality of a forced closure in the face of shifting ... to be a bridge between all of these schools. Group shows were really the thing we were using as our format for a long time, ... artists, like us and everyone around us, want only to move forward , and you watch spaces and artists around you taking different ...

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