California Arts Counil Seeks Input from Angelenos: Tuesday, 4/30

California Arts Counil Seeks Input from Angelenos: Tuesday, 4/30

Mon, 04/29/2013 - 9:22am

Photo: CAC listening tourThe 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 Draws Nearly 500 People to City Hall

Wed, 04/24/2013 (All day)
Advocacy Team (if applicable): 

PHoto: Arts Day T-shirtArtsDay 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."

Ask Arts & Culture Questions at Local Candidate Forums

Ask Arts & Culture Questions at Local Candidate Forums

Tue, 02/19/2013 - 9:36am

 Photo: Question MarkCandidate 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

Register to Vote by 2/19 for Spring Elections

Wed, 02/13/2013 - 11:48am

Photo: Vote stampsLos 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

Leading Candidates Respond to Arts & Culture Surveys

Thu, 02/07/2013 - 3:08pm

Photo: stack of paperArts for LA has published the results of its semiannual Arts & Culture Candidate Surveys for races in Los Angeles, Burbank, and Pasadena.

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.

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.

Arts for LA Announces Partnership with KCET's Artbound

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.

How We Trust in Each Other

Charlie with a scrap artist's version of Bumblebee 

 

 

 


Charlie Jensen blogs about how Angelenos promote trust by gathering in public spaces.

 

 

 

 

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