'Tis the Season

 

Danielle Brazell blogs on what Budget Season 2011 may have in store, and what we can do to be a part of the solution.

 

Danielle Brazell at City Hall

Update on LA City Cultural Centers & RFP Process

Update on LA City Cultural Centers & RFP Process

Tue, 11/23/2010 (All day)
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Barnsdall Art ParkThe Arts, Parks, Health & Aging Committee meeting of the Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010 included a discussion of the proposed Request for Proposals (RFP) process to pursue public/private partnerships for 15 city-owned cultural facilities.  This issue has been discussed by City Council for several months (please see

City Council Committee to Discuss Public/Private Partnerships for City-Owned Cultural Facilities

City Council Committee to Discuss Public/Private Partnerships for City-Owned Cultural Facilities

Fri, 11/19/2010 (All day)
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The City Council's Arts, Parks, Health & Aging Committee has scheduled the Cultural Art Facilities issue for discussion at the meeting on Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010.  The Committee will hear reports from the Chief Legislative Analyst and the Department of Cultural Affairs relative to the DCA's Request for Proposals to transition Cultural Art Facilities to Public-Private partnerships.  To download the Committee Agenda in

Otis Report: Creative Industries are Serious Business in LA

Otis Report: Creative Industries are Serious Business in LA

Thu, 11/11/2010 (All day)

Otis College Report on the Creative EconomyThe creative industries generated over $286.3 billion in Los Angeles County in 2009 and support over 758,500 direct & indirect jobs (1 in 6).  As economist Dr. Nancy D. Sidhu said, "The Creative Industries are a serious business in the Los Angeles region."

NextGen Innovation Grants for Arts Orgs

NextGen Innovation Grants for Arts Orgs

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Wed, 11/10/2010 (All day)

CCIThe Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) is pleased to announce the NextGen Innovation Grant Program, providing funding up to $10,000 to arts organizations in California to test short-term, innovative projects that will address the needs of the organization's next generation arts leaders.  This pr

Otis College Report on the Creative Economy

Otis College Report on the Creative Economy

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Mon, 09/20/2010 (All day)

Every year, Otis College of Art and Design releases a comprehensive Report on the Creative Economy of the Los Angeles Region. Their research quantifies and outlines the tremendous contributions of arts and culture to the economic health of Los Angeles and Orange County.

LA City Council Committee Discusses Cultural Center RFPs

LA City Council Committee Discusses Cultural Center RFPs

Tue, 08/17/2010 (All day)

Barnsdall Art ParkAt the Arts, Parks, Health & Aging Committee meeting on August 17th, Committee members discussed the process of creating public-private partnerships to run 14 cultural facilities currently operated by the City of Los Angeles.

LA Cultural Facility Public/Private Partnerships: Meeting 8/17/10

LA Cultural Facility Public/Private Partnerships: Meeting 8/17/10

Thu, 08/12/2010 - 9:00am

Warner Grand TheatreOn Tuesday, August 17th, Los Angeles City Council's Arts, Parks, Health & Aging Committee will hear an update on the Request for Proposals process to transition cultural facilities to public/private partnerships.

NEA Chairman Announces $3 Million in Grants, $125,000 within LA County

NEA Chairman Announces $3 Million in Grants, $125,000 within LA County

Thu, 07/15/2010 (All day)

National Endowment for the ArtsThe City of LA and the Arts Council for Long Beach will both receive grants for neighborhood transformation through the arts.  Grants are from the Mayors' Institute on City Design 25th Anniversary Initiative.

Fleets Join CAC's Million Plates for Arts Campaign

Fleets Join CAC's Million Plates for Arts Campaign

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Thu, 07/01/2010 (All day)

Art for LA License PlateThe California Arts Council wants to put one million arts license plates on the road to generate $40 million for the arts. 

Commercial fleets are joining the effort, including the fleets of: