July 19, 2019
  • 8:00 am Forge Ahead Arts recruiting local artists to create giant garden for immersive play
  • 10:21 am Rep. Katie Hill raised over $730,000 in second quarter
  • 11:30 am Cartoon: Vaping
  • 7:30 am Workers’ rights attorney Kipp Mueller launches campaign for State Senate
  • 10:00 am College of the Canyons professor Warren Heaton to challenge Sen. Scott Wilk
Photo courtesy of Calgrove Media.

Local arts nonprofit Forge Ahead Arts is currently looking for artists to help create a giant garden, which will be displayed at the California Institute of the Arts’ Tournament Valley and used as the set of an immersive show titled “Finding Wonder.”

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Bridgeport Elementary School students learn about stage presence. Photo courtesy of Bridgeport Elementary School.

The Parent Teacher Association at Bridgeport Elementary School is collaborating with CalArts’ Community Arts Partnership (CAP) program to create and implement an arts curriculum at the elementary school.

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Graduates of CalArts’ animation programs have historically brought home awards and billions in revenue, and they’re continuing the trend of success in 2019 with three alumni-directed films nominated for both Golden Globes and Academy Awards. At Sunday night’s Golden Globes, “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” won the top prize for best animated feature. Out of this […]

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Photo by Melanie Dunea, courtesy of Kevin Young.

Kevin Young, an award-winning poet and poetry editor for The New Yorker, has been selected as the California Institute of the Arts 2019 Katie Jacobson Writer-in-Residence. Young is also the director of the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem. 

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Film still from "Adam" directed by Rhys Ernst. Image courtesy of Sundance.

Selected from a record-breaking 14,259 submissions from 152 countries, the 2019 Sundance Film Festival lineup will include films and projects from CalArts alumni.

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Still image from CalArts student Danski Tang’s film Seesaw created for the UN Women’s HeForShe movement. Photo courtesy of CalArts.

The United Nations Women’s HeForShe project has partnered with the California Institute of the Arts to create animated videos that encourage men to stand with women to help end gender inequality and sexual harassment. The films are a part of a three-part weekly series released by CalArts. The UN will also be releasing many of […]

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