It’s been said that art is all around us. But how can advocates, practitioners and the public ensure that communities are able to understand themselves through artistic endeavors? How can a city embrace and express its rhythm, hue and spirit through art? Join prominent members of Los Angeles’ artistic community to discuss the role of arts and culture in public life, the value of the arts in public education, and the importance of arts advocacy to the health of a city. Panelists include: Debbie Allen, Artistic Director and Founder, Debbie Allen Dance AcademyDavid Bohnett, philanthropist and arts advocateMaria Rosario Jackson, UCLA Luskin Fellow in Residence; Presidential Appointee, National Council on the Arts and Senior Advisor, The Kresge FoundationLisa Napoli, Arts and Culture Reporter, KCRW-FMModerator: Dean Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. A reception precedes the program. Presented in partnership with the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Event information When: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 6 p.m. Reception 7 p.m. Program Where: Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Lovelace Theater 9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90210 Getting there: On-site parking is available for $8 Public transit: Big Blue Bus, Culver City Bus, Metro Attendees are required to RSVP. Seating is limited. Please respond by April 10 or contact us for more information: artsinpubliclife.eventbrite.com • 310-206-8034
Role of Arts & Culture in Public Life
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