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April 05, 2012 artbea
California Arts Council

Joint Committee on the Arts Hearing - April 18th

The Arts, Creativity, And Innovation in the 21st Century Classroom: How to Paint a Canvas for Success is the topic for a hearing convened by Senator Curren Price, chairman of the Joint Committee on the Arts. Expert representatives are expected to present information on the value of arts education. The hearing is confirmed for Wednesday, April 18, at 1:30pm in Room 3191 of the State Capitol in Sacramento. 

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Clean Energy Calendar Competition

California's 3rd- through 8th-graders surely have a vision of a green energy state -- how about expressing it artistically? The California Energy Commission has announced its 2013 Energy Calendar competition; all students who submit artwork will receive an Energy Quest certificate of participation and other prizes. The 12 winning creations will be featured in the calendar, and the winning students will receive cash prizes for themselves and their schools. 

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SAG & AFTRA Get Their Acts Together

The merger of SAG (Screen Actors Guild) and AFTRA (American Federation of Television and Radio Artists) is effective immediately, and brings under a single union banner more than 150,000 actors, announcers, broadcast journalists, dancers, DJs, news writers, news editors, program hosts, puppeteers, recording artists, singers, stunt performers, voiceover artists and other media professionals. 

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Paid Internships for College Students in Los Angeles Area

Summer job opportunities for 74 college students are now available through the L.A. County Arts Internship Program. Descriptions of and contacts for the internship positions are posted on the Arts Commission's Web site. Internship opportunities will close as soon as they are filled during the April 3 to May 16 recruitment period. Students should act fast.

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If every california taxpayer gave a $1, there would be $15 million for the arts.
what's new   jobs

Council hoping plates step up for the arts
Sacramento Bee

Douglas Anderson named number one music department by Grammy Foundation

Artists unite to support Solano Land Trust at Benicia Public Library
Napa Times-Herald

Take virtual tour of Elk Grove community art
Sacramento Bee

Arts Education: Education for the age of innovation
San Diego Union-Tribune

State Schools Superintendent Champions Arts Education
Coronado Patch

How important is music education in schools?
Fox News

Gallery owners fret plan for Bergamot
Santa Monica Daily Press

Cirone Appointed to State Arts Education Task Force
Santa Barbara Noozhawk

Arts key issue in $14.1B Kansas compromise budget
Deseret News

Education and Public Engagement Coordinator
Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust
Los Angeles, CA

Administrative/Production Assistant (Theater Company)
Mo'olelo Performing Arts Company
San Diego, CA

DeVos Arts Management Fellowship
DeVos Institute of Arts Management, Kennedy Center
Washington, DC

Bilingual Arts Educator
Casa Dolores, Center for the Study of the Popular Arts of Mexico
Santa Barbara, CA

Director summer arts/natural science camp program
Carlsbad Art Farm
Carlsbad, CA

grants   artist calls

Unsung Heroes Education Award
ING Group
Deadline: 2012-04-30

Artist Leadership Program
National Museum of the American Indian
Deadline: 2012-05-01

ARC (Artists' Resource for Completion) for LA Artists (May deadline)
Center for Cultural Innovation
Deadline: 2012-05-01

Early Reading Grants
Target Corporation
Deadline: 2012-04-30

Art in Touch - Traveling Exhibition of Tactile and Interactive Art
Arts Council of Kern
Bakersfield, CA

Artist Portfolio Magazine Cover 7 Call for Art
Garden Grove, CA

BIDEODROMO: Internacional Experimental Film and Video Festival
Bilbao, Spain

MEM Festival for Experimental Arts
Bilbao, Spain

National Juried Clay and Glass Exhibit
Association of Clay and Glass of CA

conferences/workshops   research

Employing Minors in Entertainment Projects
Canoga Park, CA
Date: 2012-04-14

How To Prepare And Present Your Small Claims Case
Date: 2012-04-12

Your Website Is Ugly! (Webinar)
Date: 2012-04-10

Are You Ready? Scenario Planning & Collaboration Among Heritage Institutions to Improve Disaster Preparedness for Collections
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2012-04-16

NALIP 2012: Diverse Voices, Universal Content National Conference!
Universal City, CA
Date: 2012-04-13

The Arts and Achievement in At-Risk Youth: Findings from Four Longitudinal Studies
National Endowment for the Arts

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