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California ArtBeat

California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
March 13, 2014

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Creative Economy Hearing now on YouTube

Did you miss the Creative Economy Hearing of the Joint Committee on the Arts? You can now relieve the hearing, inspiring testimonies, and the historic moment of Senator Ted Lieu's funding bill announcement on our YouTube Channel.    MORE >>

Poetry Out Loud State Finals March 23 & 24

A record number of counties will participate in the Poetry Out Loud State Finals in Sacramento. This year's judges include California Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, filmmaker Christopher Coppola, and poet and arts leader Frances Phillips. View the complete program at this link. Watch the finals live on the Cal Channel beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, March 24.   MORE >>

Join the Student Voices Campaign during Arts Education Month

March is Arts Education Month in California! The California Alliance for Arts Education is giving students a platform to demonstrate their creative power and passion for the arts with their elected officials. Students are invited to upload original videos of two minutes or less that respond to the question ‘What Does Your Creativity Look Like?' at between now and May 31.   MORE >>

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Reimagining Cities
Huffington Post

Will prison arts programs make a comeback in California?

Who Knew? Arts Education Fuels the Economy
The Chronicle of Higher Education

Youth calendar artists honored by California lawmakers
Napa Valley Register

Priced Out: New Tech Wealth and San Francisco's Receding Art Scene


Artistic Director (AD)
San Diego Italian Film Festival
San Diego, CA

Assistant Technical Director
Harris Center for the Arts
Folsom, CA

Executive Director
Taiko Community Alliance
San Jose, CA

Office Coordinator
AXIS Dance Company
Oakland, CA

Director of Network Relations
Incredible Children's Art Network
Santa Barbara, CA



artist calls

Creative Leadership Grants 2013
Deadline: 2014-06-23

Brimstone Award for Applied Storytelling
National Storytelling Network
Deadline: 2014-04-30

SDCF to Provide Two Grants to American Colleges
The Stage Directors and Choreographers Workshop Foundation, Inc
Deadline: 2014-05-05

Arts Guild New Jersey
Rahway, NJ

Arts Alive - West Coast Interactive Arts Experience
Studio Channel Islands Art Center
Camarillo, CA

Artist Opportunity in May
Fold Gallery
Los Angeles, CA

Sunken Treasures Juried Art Show
Tahoe Maritime Museum
Homewood, CA

Summer National Juried Exhibition
Marin Museum of Contemporary Art
Novato, CA




2014: Community Built Association Conference
Community Built Association
Davis, CA
Date: 2014-04-03

Outcome Thinking and Management (4-Part Webinar Series)
Foundation Center
Online Webinar
Date: 2014-04-01

Understanding the New Health Care Law for the Creative Arts Community (Free)
California Lawyers for the Arts
Sacramento, CA
Date: 2014-03-20


Why Should Government Support the Arts?


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