LA2050 Report Lauds LA's Arts & Culture Vitality
The Goldhirsh Foundation's recently released "LA2050 Report" examines the overall health of Los Angeles by looking at eight indicators, including education, housing, and public safety.
Inglewood Candidates Respond to Arts & Culture Survey
Three of nine candidates for the Inglewood City Council have responded to Arts for LA’s semiannual arts & culture candidate surveys. The surveys, which cover the overlap between the economy and public funding for the arts, were published today on ArtsforLA.org.
California's "Global, Innovation-based" Economy Ranks Fourth in Nation
California's economy is ranked as the fourth largest "New Economy" in the nation, a new study shows. The 2012 State New Economy Index, released on December 11, ranks states on a series of indicators that analyze the environment for innovation and high-tech job growth movement toward a global, innovation-based " New Economy."
2012 Otis Report Confirms Creativity Is a Strong Job Creator
"Like sunshine and diversity, creativity is a defining resource of our region.
New Report Calculates Pacific Standard Time's Economic Impact: $280 Million
The J. Paul Getty Trust released figures estimating the overall economic impact in Southern California of Pacific Standard Time to include $280.5 million while it supported 2,490 jobs and generated $19.4 million in state and local taxes.
CA Arts Council Funds "Public Value" Projects in LA County
The California Arts Council announced over $650,000 in grants to arts organizations statewide as part of its “Creating Public Value” grant program. Nineteen organizations in Los Angeles County will receive a total of $168,000 in support.
Arts for LA Endorses Measure J, Prop 30, & Prop 38 on Nov Ballot
Arts for LA announces its endorsement of three pieces of legislation, all supporting access to arts and arts education, appearing on the November ballot in Los Angeles County. Each endorsement is supported by the Arts & Culture Framework of Los Angeles County, which serves as the region’s guide to greater support for arts, culture, and arts education.
CA Arts Council Funds Statewide Creative Economy Impact Report
The California Arts Council wants to know more about how creative industry affects the state of California’s overall economy and will get its answers the annual Report on the Creative Economy of the Los Angeles Region expands to include the entire state.
NEA Our Town Grant Will Activate Audiences in Long Beach
The Arts Council for Long Beach was recently awarded $150,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts to create the “A LOT” series, in which dance, music, theatre, and spoken word by Long Beach artists will take place in vacant lots throughout the city.