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ArtChangeUS Presents Workshops and Equity Trainings at REMAP:LA

Starting on Wednesday, Jan. 22, Arts in a Changing America: ArtChangeUS presents REMAP:LA, a week-long activation across Los Angeles. A five-year initiative housed at CalArts, ArtChangeUS works to reframe the national arts conversation by embracing the cultural assets of demographic...

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Homage to Suzan Pitt at REDCAT

On Monday, Jan. 20, Film at REDCAT presents Homage to Suzan Pitt, a special screening featuring many of the late experimental animator’s most important films. The program includes Asparagus (1979), Joy Street (1995) and El Doctor (2006), among others. Following the screening, several...

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CalArtian Ricky Cometa Talks Art Direction and The Owl House

Weirdos are heroes in the Disney Channel’s new animated fantasy-comedy series The Owl House, which premieres on Friday (Jan. 10) on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW. Created by Dana Terrace (DuckTales), with art direction from CalArts alum Ricky Cometa (Film/Video BFA 14), the show follows...

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CalArtians Present Fourth Annual Co-Incidence Festival

The fourth annual Co-Incidence Festival, a 10-day experimental music gathering at the Washington Street Art Center (WSAC) in Somerville, Mass., begins this Friday (Jan. 10). Seeking to expand the definitions of art, music and the traditional concert format, the festival was founded by...

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Remembering John Baldessari

“Trailblazer,” “a gentle giant,” “witty,” “a fountain of creativity,” these are some of the words from around the web, describing the late artist John Baldessari, who died at the age of 88, on Jan. 2.  As one of CalArts’ founding...

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Video: A Brief History of John Baldessari

A Brief History of John Baldessari originally screened at LACMA’s first Art + Film Gala in 2011. Narrated by Tom Waits, the short film introduces audiences to the giant of conceptual art.  

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Essay by Anne LeBaron Published in Sound Scripts Journal

Sound Scripts, a blind-peer reviewed journal, specializing in new music and sound art recently published experimental composer, harpist and CalArts faculty Anne LeBaron’s essay Sonic Ventures in Post-Truth Surrealism: Raudelunas, the Rev. Fred Lane, and LSD: Huxley’s Last Trip. The...

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LA Times Names CalArtians as Leaders in LA Music Scene

CalArtians are leaders in spurring and advancing Los Angeles’ music scene, according to Los Angeles Times’ classical music critic Mark Swed. In a recent article, Swed traces the evolution of LA’s music scene from 1987, when Ernest Fleischmann, then-head of the LA...

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Steve Lehman Trio Album Named New York Times 2019 Top 10 Jazz Release

The Steve Lehman Trio was recognized in The New York Times’ “Top 10 Jazz Recordings” list of 2019 for its album, The People I Love (Pi Recordings, 2019). The Steve Lehman trio, which celebrates its 10-year anniversary in 2019, is comprised of Herb Alpert School of Music...

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