Busy Week for the Arts in California, especially through social media

Arts supporters in California were fully utilizing social networking and other internet sites this week, especially in Los Angeles where the City Council had a proposal to direct funds from the arts into the City's general fund. Tweets, posts, blogs and emails abounded and the measure didn't pass -- the Cultural Affairs budget remained intact. The California Arts Council kept folks informed through re-postings from the Los Angeles Times (see stories below) and our Facebook fans topped 1,000. Become a fan

Give an Arts Plate For Valentine's Day!

Valentine's Day is only days away -- be an Arts Lover and get your sweetie a California Arts License Plate. The cost is now considered a charitable deduction for tax purposes, and the California Arts Council has a special pre-made Arts Plate Valentine Card ready to print. SEE MORE

Watts Village Theater Company profiled as this month's ArtWorks! feature

Our regular ArtWorks! feature section profiles Watts Village Theater Company this month, a professional multicultural urban theatre company that seeks to inspire positive social change through innovative theatrical work. The Council applauds their continued commitment to keeping their work focused on the cutting edge of cultural depictions of race relations, social-political tensions and historical adaptations. SEE MORE

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