California Arts Council

State of California

40th Anniversary Celebration

Arts supporters gathered on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at the Crest Theatre in Sacramento for a special event hosted by former Council member Annette Bening

The celebration included performances and appearances by AXIS Dance Company, Ballet Folklórico de Sacramento, Peter Coyote, Juan Felipe Herrera, Dana Gioia, Lula Washington Dance Theatre, Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, The Great Wall Youth Orchestra, and Roy and PJ Hirabayashi of San Jose Taiko.

The Boeing Company was the presenting sponsor of this 40th anniversary special event. Additional supporters include: Annenberg Foundation, Art in River Park/Brenda Waters, Bernard and Shirley Kinsey Foundation for the Arts & Education, Capital Public Radio, Earth Friendly Products, Empress Tavern, Jenkins Family Foundation, Kodak, Peg Yorkin, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Southern California Edison, and Topps Digital Services.

View photos, video and more at the links below.

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