194 LA County Arts Orgs Awarded $4.3 Million in Funding

194 LA County Arts Orgs Awarded $4.3 Million in Funding

Wed, 07/10/2013 - 3:33pm

Photo: LA County LogoThe Los Angeles County Arts Commission has announced $4,318,000 in two-year grants to 194 nonprofit arts organizations through its Organizational Grant Program (OGP). The current allocation represents a $200,000 increase in funding from the previous grant cycle and provides support to ensure arts organizations continue to provide cultural services to the diverse population that comprises Los Angeles County.

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)
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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."

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.

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.

Spring 2013 Los Angeles City Council Candidate Surveys

 

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Each election cycle, Arts for LA invites candidates in elections throughout Los Angeles County to participate in our arts and culture candidate surveys. 

Cable Arts Network Ovation Seeks Viewer Support

Cable Arts Network Ovation Seeks Viewer Support

Fri, 12/28/2012 - 8:02am

Photo: Ovation logoOn December 18, Time Warner Cable announced it would drop the arts-focused network Ovation from its lineup of channels due to Ovation’s poor performance among its customers.  According to coverage in the Los Angeles Times, Ovation is watched by less than one percent o