Category Archives: community arts

4/19/2011: holding council

On this installment of Hear in the City, we experience the Native American tradition of council in a non-traditional setting: a high school classroom just east of the Greyhound station in one of L.A.’s oldest schoolhouses, Metropolitan High where student … Continue reading

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3/22/2011: world water day and education in crisis

As part of our series on the crisis in public education, we hand part of this show our students who study art with The HeArt Project as a way to open-up personal and professional possibilities while struggling to graduate from high … Continue reading

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01/03/2011: censorship and the arts

On this week’s Hear in the City, we take a look at censorship in the arts from the perspective of three exhibitions taking place in Los Angeles. Hear in the City airs every Monday at 2pm Pacific Standard Time on … Continue reading

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01/03/2011: censorship and the arts

Street art at MOCA, street art in LA

As part of the “Art in the Streets” exhibition, the Italian street artist known as BLU was hired by MOCA to paint a mural on the north wall of the Geffen Temporary Contemporary in Little Tokyo. The museum had the … Continue reading

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01/03/2011: censorship and the arts

Siquieros in Los Angeles: Censorship Defied

In 1932, after having served prison time for his political views, David Alfaro Siquieros came to Los Angeles to work. He was commissioned to paint a mural on a beer garden wall above the Italian Hall at Olvera Street. That … Continue reading

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12/06/2010: building and construction

Murals and graffiti-what is public art?

Each year, 34 million tax dollars go toward eradicating graffitti. Hear in the City Producer, Luis Sierra Campos, talks to artists and organizers of a new show opening at the Social and Public Art Resource Center in Venice this weekend … Continue reading

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