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Deadline: Oct 20
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Deadline: Nov 3
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Los Angeles County Arts Commission's Organizational Grant Program II
Deadline: Nov 17
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Deadline: Dec 8
Call for Applicants: World Festival of Sacred Music 2011
Arts Council Silicon Valley's Regional Arts Fund
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The World Festival of Sacred Music
Through Oct 31, 2010
Culture at the Crossroads: Rumen Sali Shopov & Balkanski Zvezdi
Sep 10, 2010
16th Annual Precious Sunset Ceremonial Powwow
Sep 10 - Sep 12, 2010
San Jose Taiko's Rhythm Spirit 2010
Sep 10 - Sep 11, 2010
Shasta Taiko at the Fairs
Sep 11, 2010
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Art of Native American Basketry: A Living Tradition at the Museum of the American West
Through Nov 7, 2010
Los AngelesViva México!
Heroes and Artisans at the Mingei Museum
Though Jan 2, 2011
|Cultural Equity Dialogues: Artistic Marginalization|Editor's Note: This is the fifth article
in ACTA's Cultural Equity Dialogues. Based on ACTA's
community forum, Building Cultural Equity Through the Traditional
Arts, held in Los Angeles in February 2010, the Cultural Equity
Dialogues are a series of online, interactive articles exploring topics
relating to cultural equity and folk & traditional arts. You
are invited to join this conversation by clicking the "Read More..." link below to post your own comments and
Fighting the overwhelming perception that only mainstream, dominant
narratives are valid, and/or that traditional artistic expression is old, outmoded,
and irrelevant to contemporary issues and taste, how do we position/promote the
public value of our work more effectively?
Garifuna American Heritage Foundation United Launches New YouTube Channel|
Based in Los Angeles, the Garifuna American Heritage Foundation United (GAHFU) is an organization whose use of internet technology is galvanizing the renaissance of its cultural riches. You can now
watch some of GAHFU's language and cultural offerings on their newly
launched YouTube channel. GAHFU's YouTube videos compliment their
free weekly language and culture classes. The lessons are also made available online, making it possible for tens of thousands of worldwide listeners to join the GAHFU's Los Angeles classroom. A grant from ACTA's Living Cultures Grants Program helps to support GAHFU's language and culture classes.
As descendants of African slaves to the New World, the Garifuna survived what was surely to be its demise when left to perish on an inhabitable island in the Caribbean. The Garifuna people -- who primarily live in Belize, Honduras, and Nicaragua -- were recognized by UNESCO in 2001 when their language, music, and dance were declared masterpieces of the oral and intangible heritage of humanity.Read more...
ACTA Board of Directors Elects a New President|
The Alliance for California Traditional Arts' Board of
Directors elected Dr. Deborah Wong as
its new president at the August meeting in San Francisco.Outgoing Board President Charlie
Seemann will continue to serve on ACTA's executive committee and
continue his board service as a member of the board of directors.Read more...
Los Angeles County Arts Commission Announces a New Round of its Organizational Grant Program|
This week, the Los Angeles County Arts Commission announced the 2011-12 cycle of its Organizational Grant Program (OGP). OGP provides financial support to assist and strengthen nonprofit arts organizations to provide quality arts services to enrich the lives of Los Angeles County residents.