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The Los Angeles Master Chorale wants thousands of people around California to sing

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| 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.

How a license plate helps fund arts education around California

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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.

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Head of LAUSD's Arts Education Branch talks equity, budget ahead of retirement

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LAUSD’s Senior Executive Director of Arts Education Rory Pullens announced he is retiring. Today, July 6, is his official last day.

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For these young musicians of color, fortissima means opportunity

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In music, fortissimo means "very loudly." For a group of six young female musicians of color, fortissima means opportunity.

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Arts and arts education score big boosts in new state budget

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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.

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There wasn't much art happening at this school, until one teacher opened an art studio

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Sometimes it’s up to teachers to get creative to find time, space, and funds to bring students visual and performing arts themselves.

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This young Los Angeles bassist is headed to Carnegie Hall

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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.

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How a theater program for people with autism launched this young actor's career

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"Everyone was so accepting of me," 16-year-old actor Coby Bird said. "I could sing more. I can be social more. They showed me it's okay to have autism"

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