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Here's what happens when 24 fourth graders spend a week at a museum

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| "The opportunity to feel like they belong in a museum, that it’s for everyone, that was the draw."

San Diego schools open doors for arts education exchange

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Two San Diego school districts have made big investments in arts instruction. This week, educators from across the country will visit to see the results at schools.

How this young filmmaker plans to win 6 Oscars

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Gabrielle Gorman's short film about her personal struggles with race and self-esteem has gotten national recognition. She has some big dreams going forward.

LAUSD's secret art collection includes a Salvador Dalí

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The L.A. Unified School District has a little-known but massive fine art collection. For the first time, some of the works are now accessible through a new website.

August Wilson still inspires young actors

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A monologue competition gives teen thespians an August opportunity: A chance to perform in New York City.

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Lisa Loeb sings a new song

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She was one of 17 professional songwriters who spent a day with teen girls teaching them the tricks of the trade and then performing songs they'd written.

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The LA-area 'creative economy' is getting stronger

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The number of jobs linked to art, culture and design in the LA area is on the rise, according to the latest report from the Otis College of Art and Design.

Kendrick Lamar brings Compton kids to the Grammys

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At the Grammys Monday, Compton-native Kendrick Lamar let his pride for his past shine bright. And he brought a group of kids from his high school to the show.