New ArtWORKS! story: This month's piece in the California Arts Council feature section is on Purple Moon Dance Project

Purple Moon Dance Project will soon celebrate its 20th season of arts programming in the San Francisco Bay Area. The organization has an impressive record of community programs, performances, and collaborations exploring the continuum of intimacy between women and bringing to light stories from a community perspective through dance. READ STORY

Wayne Thiebaud, artist behind the Arts License Plate, nominated for California Hall of Fame

In early July, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and First Lady Maria Shriver released the names of the 2010 inductees to The California Museum's California Hall of Fame. There's a familiar name on that list for arts lovers following the Million Plates Campaign for the arts: Wayne Thiebaud, the internationally known pop artist from California who created the Arts Plate in 1993.

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