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CalArtians Nominated for 47th Annual Annie Awards

On Monday, Dec. 2, the International Animated Film Association (ASIFA-Hollywood) announced the nominees for the 47th annual Annie Awards, which honor excellence in the animation industry. As in previous years, CalArtians are strongly represented among those shortlisted. Three of this...

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Carla Lucero Revives 17th Century Poet with Opera Juana

Last weekend, Opera UCLA presented the world premiere of composer and librettist Carla Lucero‘s (Music BFA 86) chamber opera Juana at UCLA’s Freud Playhouse. Juana relates the tale of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, a Hieronymite nun and feminist scholar in 17th century Mexico...

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CalArtians Nominated for 62nd Annual Grammy Awards

The 62nd annual Recording Academy Grammy Award nominations were announced this morning (Wednesday, Nov. 20). Several CalArtians are among the extensive list of nominees recognized for their contributions to the music industry.

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Hunter Hunt-Hendrix Enlists CalArtians for Origin of the Alimonies at REDCAT

On Saturday, Nov. 16, musician and composer Hunter Hunt-Hendrix enlists CalArtian musicians for the West Coast premiere of his new opera Origin of the Alimonies at REDCAT in Los Angeles. Origin of the Alimonies is a multidisciplinary opera about star-crossed lovers OIOION and SHEYMN, a...

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SASSAS Presents 20th Anniversary sound. in Culver City

On Sunday Oct. 13, the Society for the Activation of Social Space Through Art and Sound (SASSAS) celebrates the 20th anniversary of its sound. concert series with a final edition at the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook. This edition of sound. features more than 25 artists and musicians drawn...

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Propositional Music: David Rosenboom Performs at CalArts Weekend 2019

One of the highlights of the 2019 CalArts Weekend (Oct. 11-12) is Saturday’s evening event: Propositional Music: David Rosenboom Portrait Concert. This Wild Beast Concert Series performance honors the work of David Rosenboom, dean of The Herb Alpert School of Music, who steps down in May...

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CURRENT:LA Food Features Works by CalArtians

Several alumni artists — including Jazmin Urrea who uses Flamin' Hot Cheetos in her work — are participating in CURRENT:LA 2019, Los Angeles’ public art triennial.

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CalArtians Awarded at IES Los Angeles 2019

CalArtians Benjamin Wilson (Theater MFA 19), Pei-Yu Lai (Theater MFA 19) and Bri Pattillo (Theater MFA 19) were among the winners of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Los Angeles 2019 Russell Cole Memorial Lighting Design Competition. The competition was established to honor Russell...

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