Schwarzenegger Proclaims October 3 as California Arts Day

Today is California Arts Day, recognized on the first Friday of October and promoted by the California Arts Council to complement national Arts and Humanities Month. Thousands of Californians celebrated the arts and honored the creativity of the state and its people -- including Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger through an official proclamation.

Winners of the 2008 California Story Slam announced

The California Arts Council announces the winners of the agency's second "California Story Slam" writing competition, a project that encourages students to use the knowledge of their lives and emotional journeys to create literature. The California Story Slam contest is for high school juniors and focuses on an important life experience as a beginning point for story writing.

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