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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
Before he earned stardom with his Netflix show, films, and stand-up comedy, Iglesias was a student in June Garner's speech class at Wilson High in Long Beach.
Thousands of young artists and performers took part in the annual event that showcases the talents of students of all abilities.
An arts program at Central Juvenile Hall in Boyle Heights is helping incarcerated teens learn to connect and collaborate. Three new murals were recently unveiled.
Child Care Workers Have Been Fighting For The Right To Bargain For Years. They May Be About To Get It
California legislature has passed a bill that, if signed into law, would allow some child care workers who serve low-income kids the ability to collectively bargain.
The California Senate has passed AB 5, which will make it harder for companies to classify workers as "independent contractors."
The renovation project brings public restrooms, eateries, and more accessible stairs and escalators to the Music Center's plaza in downtown Los Angeles.
Over 40 vigils are being held this week – around Los Angeles and in cities across the country – in memory of the 22 people killed in the El Paso shooting last weekend. The vast majority of the victims were Latino.
Rhode Montijo writes and illustrates children’s books, and he was a co-creator of the online animated series Happy Tree Friends.
The site includes a new time capsule to replace one unearthed by work crews that had been buried at the original dedication in 1958.
When Solvej Schou was a senior at LAUSD’s Hamilton High in the mid-1990s, she wrote poetry and played music in the quad.
The mural's backdrop of radiating red-orange and blue stripes drew criticism from neighbors who said it was reminiscent of the Japanese Imperial Army battle flag.
A one-time state grant provided $44 million to boost arts education and other programs for public school students. So how was the money spent?
Shepard Fairey, Faith XLVII, Axel Void, and 1010 are among the artists who are creating new works at the campus of Dr. Maya Angelou Community High School
"You'll never stop being my teacher," Sanjay Patel told his former art instructor, Julie Tabler, when we reunited them at KPCC.
At a fundraiser, Kirby Howell-Bapiste, Keiko Agena, Wayne Brady, and Seth Rogen read works by participants in WriteGirl, a free program for aspiring teen writers.