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Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
June 11, 2015

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California's Juan Felipe Herrera Named U.S. Poet Laureate

From California Poet Laureate to U.S. Poet Laureate! Librarian of Congress James H. Billington announced yesterday the appointment of Juan Felipe Herrera as the Library's 21st Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry, for 2015-2016. In an interview about his appointment Herrera stated, "This appointment as poet laureate of the United States wouldn't have been possible without being at UC Riverside, the California Arts Council and Gov. Brown. We are all poets, and this is for all of us."    MORE >>

Arts Council Meeting: June 24 & 25 in San Diego

The Arts Council will meet on Wednesday, June 24 at the San Diego Watercolor Society, NTC at Liberty Station and Thursday, June 25 at the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation. View the meeting agenda at this link. The public is invited to attend and address the Council during the public comment period on both days.

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Juan Felipe Herrera becomes first Mexican American U.S. poet laureate
Washington Post

Reclaiming a river with art, community and education
Santa Cruz Sentinal

Art Transports Us Out of Bounds
OSide News

Arts Consortium remodel improves Visalia Art District
Visalia Times-Delta


Office of Student Productions Manager Stanford Arts
Stanford University
Stanford, CA

Studio Education Coordinator
Richmond Art Center
Richmond, CA

Director of Development
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
Beverly Hills, CA

Director of Development
MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana
San Jose, CA

Sales Associate/Photoshop Expert
Robert Kuo Ltd
West Hollywood, CA



artist calls

The Living Cultures Grants Program
Alliance for California Traditional Arts
Deadline: 2015-07-15

Gerbode Foundation Invites Applications for Theater Commissioning Awards
Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation
Deadline: 2015-08-20


Ruminate Magazine's 2015 Kalos Foundation Visual Art Prize
Ruminate Magazine
Fort Collins, CO

Magnum Opus XXVI
Sacramento Fine Arts Center
Carmichael, CA

The 2015 FL3TCH3R Exhibit
The FL3TCH3R Exhibit
Johnson City, TN

Lucid Art Residency 2016
Lucid Art Foundation
Inverness, CA

Open Call for Artists - ICI New York
New York, NY




Program Assessment 101 (Free)
Foundation Center
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2015-06-23


Beyond the Building: Performing Arts and Transforming Place
National Endowment for the Arts


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