Blog Posts for California

Making Connections through Radical Hospitality

Posted by Ms. Lisa Mallette, Oct 20, 2016 1 comment

City Lights Theater Company treats patrons, artists, staff, and board members with the utmost warmth, respect, and what we call “radical hospitality.” Since we have established this core value, we have seen a significant increase in ticket sales, season-pass holders, individual contributions, and board engagement. 

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Do your part for public art—check out the #KRISArtofGiving campaign

Posted by Abby Lynch, Sep 19, 2016 0 comments

KRIS Wines has partnered with Americans for the Arts to celebrate the value of public art in American communities, and reward the artists who create it. They’re giving away $25,000 in prizes to artists who have recently completed projects in the United States, and your votes—up to once per day at kriswine.com/giving—will determine the winners.

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Part 2: Interview with Frank Gehry by Terresa McCovey, student at Hoopa Valley Elementary School

Posted by Jeff Poulin, Sep 16, 2016 0 comments

Renowned architect and Artists Committee member Frank Gehry talks about "The Simpsons," modern communication, and the difficult decision to change his name in part two of an interview with a California student.

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Part 1: Interview with Frank Gehry by Terresa McCovey, student at Hoopa Valley Elementary School

Posted by Jeff Poulin, Sep 15, 2016 0 comments

Renowned architect and Artists Committee member Frank Gehry talks about his inspiring grandmother, Frank Lloyd Wright, and defying a professor's expectations in part one of an interview with a California student.

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A Life Filled With the Arts

Posted by Malissa Feruzzi Shriver, Sep 12, 2016 0 comments

Every day I see students succeeding from having access to dance, theater, visual and media arts and music education. They are Americans, and their right to a rich and varied curriculum should not be dependent on their zip code or their ability to pay for a private school. Arts education is enriching their lives, just as it did mine.

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In Support of Theatre and Dance Teacher Credentialing in California

Posted by Ms. Kristin Kusanovich, Sep 07, 2016 0 comments

California, known for its creative economy among many other things, offers no teacher credentials in dance or theatre. California Dance Education Association has been hard at work on this issue this year, and a bill restoring these credentials is slated to be decided upon by California Gov. Jerry Brown in early September.

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