Panels, planning and poets - oh my!
It's springtime in California ... days are getting longer, pollen is in the air, and the California Arts Council has been working hard with back-to-back events and projects since the beginning of the year. Here's some of the things we've been doing, and what's coming up.
Send Us Your Arts Objects and Take Part in Collaborative California PSA
Approximately once a year the California Arts Council uses in-house talent and sweat to create a public-value driven PSA on the arts. This year we're proposing a collaborative project, and we need your help.
Assemblyman Leno Recognizes SF Poet Laureate
Assemblyman Mark Leno of San Francisco presented San Francisco Poet Laureate Jack Hirschman with a proclamation at the statewide convening of local California poets laureate during the evening of April 2, 2008, in Sacramento. Here's what Assemblyman Leno had to say.
Biography for California Poetry Out Loud 2008 Winner
Roshawnda Bettencourt, a senior at Oakmont High School in Roseville (Placer County), has been actively involved in acting and theater since her sophomore year. She'll be representing California in the national Poetry Out Loud finals on April 29, 2008.
Arts in the MediaArts in the Media page keeps up with news, features and editorials on arts-related issues from major news sources
Arts Insider NewsArts Insider News keeps the arts community up-to-date with arts-related information that might not be included in major news outlets
The GrantfinderThe California Arts Council is often notified of other financial opportunities like grants and initiatives, and we pass the information along to California ArtBeat readers
Arts HappenTake a look at the vast number of arts-related competitions available for Californians
Arts JobsTake a look at the vast number of arts-related competitions available for Californians
Artist CallTake a look at the vast number of arts-related competitions available for Californians
Arts InformReports and studies on the arts as they relate to education, the economy, communities, quality of life, and other aspects of our lives
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