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Take a tour of a new arts academy for students struggling in school

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| There already are schools around Los Angeles to help kids who didn’t make it in the traditional high school system. A new one opening in South L.A. offers something a little different.

Youth from Boys & Girls Club of Hollywood write songs about experiences with bullying

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The Boys & Girls Club of Hollywood teamed up with music industry professionals to help students write about their experiences of being bullied. The result? a two-track EP.

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LA violinist named MacArthur "genius" fellow

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The 2018 MacArthur Fellows were announced today. Out of the 25 newly named geniuses, three of them are based in Los Angeles.

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Local jazz students join Sister Cities of Los Angeles on trip to China

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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.

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Staff return to Idyllwild Arts to clean up, prepare campus for school year

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The Idyllwild Arts campus was threatened - and narrowly spared - by the Cranston Fire.

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As Cranston Fire burns a nervous wait for Idyllwild Arts Academy — then some good news

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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. 

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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.

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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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