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Arts Education Reporter
Exposure to the arts can open doors to a creative life, but not everyone has the same opportunities to be creative -- even though California state law requires access to arts education. I explore what’s being done to address the disparity and who does and doesn't get to learn about and make art.
Stories by Carla Javier
The 2018 MacArthur Fellows were announced today. Out of the 25 newly named geniuses, three of them are based in Los Angeles.
Young jazz musicians from Hamilton High recently traveled to China with Sister Cities of Los Angeles and China General Chamber of Commerce Los Angeles. They went to represent LA - and, to play some music.
The Idyllwild Arts campus was threatened - and narrowly spared - by the Cranston Fire.
As the Cranston Fire continues to burn in Riverside County, summer campers await word of when they can return to the Idyllwild Arts campus up among the San Jacinto Mountains.
So far, prosecutors have charged McGlover with 15 counts of felony arson. His bail is now set at $3.5 million, with the next court date scheduled for Sept. 21.
The Los Angeles Master Chorale has a big performance coming up Saturday at Walt Disney Concert Hall, but there’s no need to be a quiet or polite audience member.
It's not just a pretty picture. It means millions for the arts.
As you drive around this summer, you may notice a license plate featuring a familiar view: palm trees and a sun lingering over a bright blue ocean. But what you might not realize is that pretty plate actually helps fund arts education grants around the state through the California Arts Council.
LAUSD’s Senior Executive Director of Arts Education Rory Pullens announced he is retiring. Today, July 6, is his official last day.
In music, fortissimo means "very loudly." For a group of six young female musicians of color, fortissima means opportunity.
About 30 safety advocates took advantage of Sunland-Tujunga's Fourth of July parade to raise awareness about a string of 14 fatal accidents on Foothill Boulevard since 2016.
Today’s Fourth of July holiday – and the days after – are busy ones for local animal shelters and care centers. That's because this time of year can be difficult for pets and their owners.
The California Arts Council got $8.8 million, and arts education scored $44 million to be shared with health programs at schools. Both are one-time allocations.
Sometimes it’s up to teachers to get creative to find time, space, and funds to bring students visual and performing arts themselves.
Twenty-two of the country’s best young jazz musicians are heading to New York for the first ever NYO Jazz program. LA's Anna Abondolo is one of them.