Arts & Culture a Featured Plank in Democratic Party Platform

Arts & Culture a Featured Plank in Democratic Party Platform

Tue, 09/11/2012 - 9:26am

Americans for the Arts reported yesterday the Democratic National Party included an "arts and culture" plank in its current year party-wide platform.

Candidate Survey Project Webinar 9/6, 4 pm

Candidate Survey Project Webinar 9/6, 4 pm

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 12:03pm

Arts education supporters who want to help survey school board candidates this fall can log into a free training webinar hosted by California Alliance for Arts Education on September 6.

Arts for LA to Contribute to CA Candidate Survey Project

Arts for LA to Contribute to CA Candidate Survey Project

Tue, 08/28/2012 - 9:00am

Arts for LA will share its annual school district candidate survey results with the California Alliance for Arts Education as part of that organization's statewide movement to get candidates to provide clarity on their arts education philosophies, priorities, and perspectives.

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.

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.

Arts for LA Supports National Voter Registration Day

Arts for LA Supports National Voter Registration Day

Wed, 08/15/2012 (All day)

National Voter Registration Day logoArts for LA, as part of its commitment to increasing civic engagement outlined in the Arts & Culture Policy Framework for Los Angeles County (PDF), is proud to participate in National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 25, 2012—a month prior to the October 22 voter registration deadline in California.

Mural Ordinance Workshop Invites Dialog Prior to Second Planning Commission Hearing

Mural Ordinance Workshop Invites Dialog Prior to Second Planning Commission Hearing

Wed, 08/08/2012 - 10:00am
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Seal of the City of Los AngelesIn the wake of the City of Los Angeles City Planning Commission's recent hearing on the proposed mural ordinance, Councilmember José Huizar invites you to share your thoughts, critiques, and concerns about the proposed legislation by attending a special workshop in Council District 14.

LA County Home to US’s First Green Certification for Arts Orgs

LA County Home to US’s First Green Certification for Arts Orgs

Thu, 08/02/2012 (All day)

Arts:Earth PartnershipWhen Joel Shapiro and Justin Yoffe oversaw the installation of solar panels on the roof of the Electric Lodge in Venice, California, in 2001, they may not have realized they’d also made the first step in what would become a countywide movement to make the arts into green businesses.

Chicago Releases Cultural Plan Draft

Chicago Releases Cultural Plan Draft

Fri, 07/20/2012 - 9:00am

Chicago Cultural PlanChicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events released a comprehensive, citywide cultural plan draft to guide continued development of the city’s arts and humanities sector. A copy of the plan may be downloaded at Chicagoist.com.