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Arts Alive Blog

CAP UCLA’s Kristy Edmunds Says the Arts Create Our Culture Memory

Kristy Edmunds has been the executive and artistic director for the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA since 2011. She brought with...

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Dancing About Water: Diving into the “Agua Furiosa” with CONTRA-TIEMPO

Ana Maria Alvarez founded CONTRA-TIEMPO: Urban Latin Dance Theater in 2005. The name means "against time," a reflection of Alvarez's desire to make dance...

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Hammer Museum Weaves LA Artists and Afghan Craftswomen into Carpet Project

For the Afghan Carpet Project, weavers in Afghanistan took designs from six LA artists and made them into carpets now on view at the...

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Artist David Hockney Returns to LA for a New Gallery Exhibition: Our Interview & Photos

The exhibit David Hockney: Painting and Photography opened this week at LA Louver, and will be on view there through September. Hockney himself attended...

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Pulitzer Prize Winner Julia Wolfe Picks Up an Alpert Award: Our Interview with Her

Today, the Herb Alpert Foundation and California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) awarded the 21st Annual Herb Alpert Award in the Arts to five...