CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 5, 1998 |
When Halim Marrujo decided to devote himself to the piano three years ago, he knew that his dream of becoming a concert pianist would require years of intense effort. As one of 24 student volunteers who on Tuesday performed French composer Erik Satie's enduring "Vexations"--a 24-hour-long piece in which the same melody is played 840 times in succession--Halim, 16, exercised a level of dedication few his age display.
August 6, 1988 |
It's as if you had walked onto the set of the TV series "Fame." Young, aspiring vocalists, some with purple hair and nose rings, are singing African chants in the halls. Sweat-ridden dancers are leaping in front of mirrors. Cafeteria tables are stacked in the water fountain like sculptures. Classical music hums in the background.
May 1, 1989
Twenty-two San Diego County high school students were named "California Arts Scholars" and presented medallions in ceremonies Friday at ArtistSpace at SouthFair in Del Mar. The students, representing 10 school districts, were chosen for their skill in theater, dance, visual arts, instrumental and vocal music. The students will attend the California State Summer School for the Arts July 8-Aug. 5 at California Institute for the Arts in Valencia.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 16, 1995 |
Five Orange County students have been selected as 1995 California Art Scholars. The students will attend the California State Summer School for the Arts during July and August at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia. The students are Nicole Dubuc of Cornelia Connelly School in Anaheim, Jonathan Hoefs of University High School in Irvine, Margaret Olson of Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, Darya Pino of El Modena High School in Orange and Devon Sharon of Los Alamitos High School.
March 9, 1990
California State Summer School for the Arts is conducting a statewide search to identify the most talented high school artists. Those teen-age artists who are selected will attend one of the country's premier summer art institutes at Mills College in Oakland. Brochures describing the school's visual and performing arts programs and the application process are available through local high schools, libraries and arts councils.
October 30, 1989 |
The television show "L.A. Law" will have a firm presence at the first Governor's Awards for the Arts on Thursday at the Beverly Hilton. Series creator Steven Bochco and stars Jill Eikenberry, Michael Tucker and Jimmy Smits will act as presenters, handing life achievement awards to, among others, musician Quincy Jones, author Maxine Hong Kingston, artist Richard Diebenkorn and choreographer Bella Lewitzky. Gov. and Mrs.