California Arts Counil Seeks Input from Angelenos: Tuesday, 4/30
The California Arts Council, which provides grants and support for arts education programs to organizations throughout the state, seeks input from residents of Los Angeles County at Tuesday's "listening tour" stop at the Autry National Center in Griffith Park. The meeting will run 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Questions for you to consider before attending include:
ArtsDay 2013 Draws Nearly 500 People to City Hall
ArtsDay 2013 drew a massive crowd of arts advocates to City Hall on April 17 to celebrate Los Angeles's legacy of fostering arts and culture and the city's national identity as America's "Creative Capital."
Thank your LA City Councilmember and Mayor Villaraigosa for Supporting Arts, Culture, & Creativity
Los Angeles is the heart of America's most vibrant and creative region, where artists, innovators, entrepreneurs, and other creative changemakers go to make their BLANK.
Public support for the creative sector from the City of Los Angeles is essential. Through dedicated arts and culture funding streams, policies and ordinances supporting creative businesses and opportunities, and the participation and endorsement of our elected officials, Los Angeles fuels job growth and builds vibrant communities and neighborhoods.
Ask Arts & Culture Questions at Local Candidate Forums
Candidate forums give voters an opportunity learn about candidates’ positions directly from the candidates themselves. Arts for LA encourages arts-minded voters to participate in their local forums to ensure candidates running for city and school board seats have an opportunity to discuss their support for our lively arts and culture communities.
Register to Vote by 2/19 for Spring Elections
Los Angeles residents have until February 19 to initiate or update their voter registration with the State of California’s Secretary of State. Voter registration is now available online for residents holding a California driver’s license or identification card and a Social Security number.
Leading Candidates Respond to Arts & Culture Surveys
Arts for LA has published the results of its semiannual Arts & Culture Candidate Surveys for races in Los Angeles, Burbank, and Pasadena.
The following post originally appeared at Barry's Blog, a service of the Western States Arts Federation:
New Report Calculates Pacific Standard Time's Economic Impact: $280 Million
The J. Paul Getty Trust released figures estimating the overall economic impact in Southern California of Pacific Standard Time to include $280.5 million while it supported 2,490 jobs and generated $19.4 million in state and local taxes.
Arts & Culture a Featured Plank in Democratic Party Platform
Americans for the Arts reported yesterday the Democratic National Party included an "arts and culture" plank in its current year party-wide platform.
Arts for LA Announces Partnership with KCET's Artbound
Arts for LA will contribute original content about Los Angeles County’s cultural politics, community arts, and related topics as part of a new partnership with Artbound (http://www.kcet.org/arts/artbound), KCET’s magazine of Southern California arts and culture.