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Teaching LA high schoolers about August Wilson

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| Students at three high schools are spending the semester studying the playwright's work, including Fences. The program is run by Center Theatre Group.

Hammer Museum helps families explore social issues with art

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How would you defeat racism? That's the question the Hammer Museum is urging families to explore this weekend as part of new series of art-making workshops.

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'Art Prof' launches site to expand arts ed access

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Clara Lieu, adjunct professor at the Rhode Island School of Design, is launching a site to deliver fine arts education to the masses across the country.

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Using data to paint a complete picture of LA arts ed

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With a new research project announced today, L.A. County wants to paint a more detailed picture of the state of arts education in its 80 school districts.

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The classrooms of Culver City are rich with theater arts

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Six performing arts organizations partner with the district to give students access to more theater programming than anywhere else in L.A. County.

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Teen teacher-in-training finds purpose in music

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Kim Nguyen says music helped her find her purpose in the world. At 18, she's studying music education and wants to help other young musicians do the same.

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5 things educators want in the state's new arts standards

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After more than 15 years, the standards for teaching arts in schools are getting an update. The state convened groups of educators to give input on the changes.

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Youth theater company puts politics on stage

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When the Wallis Youth Theater Company convened last fall, they couldn't stop talking about the election. Their new play puts the political climate onto the stage.

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