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In hospitals, music and other art can help ease pain

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| Some hospitals like Children's Hospital Los Angeles use art as a healing tool. Patients receiving art, music or dance therapy have more than tripled since 2010.

Cal Lutheran University plans new art complex


California Lutheran University expects to match a donation of up to $4 million from art collector and real estate developer William Rolland to build the art center.

LAUSD asks community partners to help boost arts ed


Los Angeles Unified renewed its community arts partnership plan Wednesday, part of the district’s attempt to revitalize arts education after years of budget cuts.

LAUSD directive clears path for Title 1 arts funding


Los Angeles Unified officials have told principals they can tap federal dollars aimed at low-income students to incorporate the arts into teaching academics.

New $1.2M LAUSD grant to merge visual arts, cultural history


The first phase of the grant will be implemented this summer at Loyola Marymount University when teachers will learn to integrate culture into visual arts lessons.

LAUSD school board candidates weigh in on arts education


The advocacy group Arts for LA has published candidate survey responses that give a glimpse into where school board hopefuls stand on arts education issues.

LAUSD's musical instrument woes: 'I don't get used to this'


A year after an administrator said problems at Los Angeles Unified's music repair shop would be eliminated within months, the number of broken instruments is up.


Santa Monica High School students headed to Carnegie Hall


The school will host a benefit concert at Broad Stage Tuesday night to raise travel funds for students to play at Carnegie Hall in April.