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Young musicians can up their performance with parents' help

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| Performance psychologist Don Greene takes his work with professional athletes and applies it to student musicians. He has some surprising advice for their parents.

LA City College lands $2M for cinema, TV department

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Los Angeles City College is set to get a $2 million gift from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the largest donation made by that organization.

One Anaheim school district plans music classes for all

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The Anaheim City School District is partnering with the city's mayor this week to announce a goal to offer music instruction to all of its 19,000 students.

New survey provides details on arts ed classes in LA County

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A new report out gives a first-time glimpse at how nonprofits and others are providing art classes at schools across Los Angeles County, and there are gaps.

Santa Monica student projects headed to space

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Santa Monica-Malibu Unified announced that students' winning patch designs will be sent to the International Space Station. A student experiment is also space-bound.

Mixed news for arts ed in latest creative economy report

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Though California arts education generally fared well since the 2007-2008 school year, some measures show declines, a new report shows.

California taxpayers can help support arts education

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Taxpayers can opt to contribute $1 or more via the "Keep Arts in Schools Fund" located in the voluntary contribution portion of the state tax return form.

Dancing students set new record and get chance to perform

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Los Angeles County students accomplish Guinness World Record for largest ribbon dance while learning how to perform in front of audience.