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Ten Skies: New Book Examines James Benning Film

London-based film studies scholar and critic Erika Balsom explores “one of the great works of the American avant-garde” in Ten Skies (Fireflies Press). The book is named for School of Film/Video faculty James Benning’s 2004 film of the same name, succinctly described as...

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We the People: CalArtians Direct New Netflix Series

Netflix delivers a crash course in American civics with its upcoming short-form animated childrens’ series We the People, created by Chris Nee (Doc McStuffins) and executive produced by Barack and Michelle Obama and Kenya Barris (Black-ish). The short form series features CalArtians Jorge...

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Maya Paredes Closes Colburn School’s Next Up Concert Series

On Friday, May 29, the Colburn School in downtown L.A. presents Modern and Popular Music Jukebox, a virtual concert featuring CalArts student and multi-instrumentalist Maya Paredes (Music BFA 23). Paredes’ show marks the final installment of the school’s Next Up Series’...

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Calibraska Arts Initiative Goes Hybrid for 2021

Calibraska Arts Initiative, founded by former School of Film/Video faculty Erica Larsen-Dockray (Film/Video BFA 09, MFA 12), returns for its 2021 edition in a hybrid format, running from June 7 through July 30. Calibraska was established in 2013 to build “community, culture, and...

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CalArts School of Theater Festival 2021: Beyond the Stage

The CalArts School of Theater Festival 2021: Beyond the Stage kicks off Tuesday (May 4) and runs through May 14. The school-wide event presents a number of original, contemporary, and classic work developed by students, faculty, and guest artists across multiple theater disciplines....

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