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Cauleen Smith’s Mutualities Opens at the Whitney

Starting Feb. 17, the Whitney Museum of American Art presents Mutualities from multidisciplinary artist Cauleen Smith.  Smith creates work which calls upon poetry, science fiction, non-Western cosmologies and experimental film to engage with Afro-diasporic histories. In 2017, her...

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CalArts Earns Top Producing Institution Designation from Fulbright Programs

On Monday (Feb. 10), the US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced its list of higher education institutions in the country that produced the highest numbers of Fulbright US scholars (for faculty, artists, and professionals) and US students. And CalArts...

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CalArts Dance Presents ‘Teorema’

CalArts presents Teorema, a short film directed by Massimiliano Bomba, with choreography by CalArts faculty Julie Bour and featuring dancers of the The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance at CalArts. The film premiered this morning (Feb. 5), on Nowness, a global video channel. Set in the...

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CalArtians at Multiple Art Fairs in Los Angeles This Month

February is a major month for art fairs in Los Angeles, with several shows occurring either concurrently or closely. Numerous CalArtians are among the artists represented at the February fairs, notably at Frieze Los Angeles, LA Art Show, Felix Art Fair, and Art Los Angeles Contemporary...

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Dada Divas: Jacqueline Bobak’s Experimental Opera at REDCAT

On Saturday, Feb. 8, REDCAT presents the world premiere of Dada Divas, an experimental opera by Jacqueline Bobak, faculty in The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts. Created by Bobak, an acclaimed veteran singer and composer, Dada Divas unearths and celebrates the works and lives of the...

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CalArtians Present and Participate at Photo L.A. 2020

Photographers, photography enthusiasts and collectors alike convene at Photo L.A. 2020, which kicks off with an opening night preview on Thursday, Jan. 30, and runs Friday, Jan. 31 to Sunday, Feb. 2, at the historic Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. Proceeds from the opening night tickets support...

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Hadestown Wins Best Musical Theater Album at 2020 Grammy Awards

On Sunday, Jan. 26, Hadestown won Best Musical Theater Album at the 2020 Grammy Awards.  The musical, a reimagining of the ancient Greek myth of star-crossed lovers Orpheus and Eurydice, boasts numerous CalArtians among its producers: School of Theater faculty Mara Isaacs, Todd...

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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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