LA2050 Report Lauds LA's Arts & Culture Vitality

LA2050 Report Lauds LA's Arts & Culture Vitality

Mon, 03/18/2013 - 11:21am
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Photo: LA2050Los Angeles's arts and culture community is the only one of eight indicators "significantly enhanc[ing] human development" in the region, a new report claims.

The Goldhirsh Foundation's recently released "LA2050 Report" examines the overall health of Los Angeles by looking at eight indicators, including education, housing, and public safety.

Inglewood Candidates Respond to Arts & Culture Survey

Inglewood Candidates Respond to Arts & Culture Survey

Thu, 03/14/2013 - 8:30am

Photo: inglewood Cultural ArtsThree of nine candidates for the Inglewood City Council have responded to Arts for LA’s semiannual arts & culture candidate surveys.  The surveys, which cover the overlap between the economy and public funding for the arts, were published today on ArtsforLA.org.

California's "Global, Innovation-based" Economy Ranks Fourth in Nation

California's "Global, Innovation-based" Economy Ranks Fourth in Nation

Fri, 12/21/2012 (All day)

Photo: New economy reportCalifornia's economy is ranked as the fourth largest "New Economy" in the nation, a new study shows.  The 2012 State New Economy Index, released on December 11, ranks states on a series of indicators that analyze the environment for innovation and high-tech job growth movement toward a global, innovation-based " New Economy."

New Report Calculates Pacific Standard Time's Economic Impact: $280 Million

New Report Calculates Pacific Standard Time's Economic Impact: $280 Million

Thu, 11/01/2012 - 4:00pm

Photo: LAEDC's Economic Impact Report CoverThe 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.

CA Arts Council Funds "Public Value" Projects in LA County

CA Arts Council Funds "Public Value" Projects in LA County

Tue, 09/04/2012 - 10:15am

The California Arts Council announced over $650,000 in grants to arts organizations statewide as part of its “Creating Public Value” grant program.  Nineteen organizations in Los Angeles County will receive a total of $168,000 in support.

Arts for LA Endorses Measure J, Prop 30, & Prop 38 on Nov Ballot

Arts for LA Endorses Measure J, Prop 30, & Prop 38 on Nov Ballot

Thu, 08/23/2012 - 2:00pm
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Arts for LA announces its endorsement of three pieces of legislation, all supporting access to arts and arts education, appearing on the November ballot in Los Angeles County. Each endorsement is supported by the Arts & Culture Framework of Los Angeles County, which serves as the region’s guide to greater support for arts, culture, and arts education.

CA Arts Council Funds Statewide Creative Economy Impact Report

CA Arts Council Funds Statewide Creative Economy Impact Report

Thu, 08/16/2012 - 11:14am

Otis College of Art and DesignThe California Arts Council wants to know more about how creative industry affects the state of California’s overall economy and will get its answers the annual Report on the Creative Economy of the Los Angeles Region expands to include the entire state.

NEA Our Town Grant Will Activate Audiences in Long Beach

NEA Our Town Grant Will Activate Audiences in Long Beach

Wed, 08/15/2012 - 11:55am
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The Arts Council for Long Beach was recently awarded $150,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts to create the “A LOT” series, in which dance, music, theatre, and spoken word by Long Beach artists will take place in vacant lots throughout the city.