CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 13, 1992
The J. Paul Getty Trust is giving $100,000 to the L.A. Arts Recovery Fund for grants to artists, educators and cultural efforts in parts of the city affected by the riots. The initial projects of the fund--a program of the city's Cultural Affairs Department--are art classes for children and seniors, public murals, musical events, and dance and performance art programs.
June 22, 1992 |
Recovery Money: The L.A. Arts Recovery Program, announced by the Cultural Affairs Department in the wake of the recent riots, has now taken a concrete form with more than $200,000 in grants for special recovery projects to be awarded in early August. The L.A. Arts Recovery Fund, which began with $100,000 scrounged shortly after the riots from the department's current budget, has already nearly doubled.
August 20, 1992 |
Green Light for Grants: The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved $420,000 in grants for 146 arts projects designed to help the city recover from the riots that followed the Rodney G. King verdict. Councilman Joel Wachs called the grants, the main thrust of the Cultural Affairs Department's L.A. Arts Recovery Program, "extraordinary," "highly imaginative" and "the kind of creative thinking needed in this city to address the social issues" brought to attention by the riots.
May 15, 1994
"The Painting on the Wall" (by Wanda Coleman, Three on the Town, April 17) was a masterpiece of writing. But it left me wanting more. Where are the pictures of this exciting mural that was so eloquently described? Finish what you started by printing some pictures. Don't leave us hanging. ANDREA BONINI La Jolla Public support and funding for art contribute to positive growth and development of people and communities. Absent from Coleman's piece was credit for this support.
August 15, 1992 |
The first grants are about to be awarded in an arts program designed to help the city recover from the riots that followed the Rodney G. King beating trial verdict. The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday is expected to approve $420,000 for 146 arts projects, as recommended by the city's Cultural Affairs Commission. The grants, the main thrust of the Cultural Affairs Department's L.A.
June 29, 1992 |
An even $3 million in cultural grants from the Los Angeles Endowment for the Arts will be announced today by Mayor Tom Bradley and City Councilman Joel Wachs, highlighting a $10.3-million 1992-93 Cultural Affairs Department budget that goes into effect Wednesday.