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July 20, 1990
The Los Angeles Coalition for Freedom of Expression is holding two benefit programs this weekend as part of its Festival of Freedom. Proceeds from the events will go toward the group's efforts on behalf of unrestricted National Endowment for the Arts funding. Tickets for both events are $10. "Obscene . . .
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July 20, 1990
The Los Angeles Coalition for Freedom of Expression is holding two benefit programs this weekend as part of its Festival of Freedom. Proceeds from the events will go toward the group's efforts on behalf of unrestricted National Endowment for the Arts funding. Tickets for both events are $10. "Obscene . . .
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June 23, 1990 | SHAUNA SNOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles arts lobbying group has organized a city-wide series of performances, exhibitions and lectures as part of a nationwide effort to promote unrestricted federal arts funding and to educate the public about current issues involving the National Endowment for the Arts. The events, organized by the Los Angeles Coalition for Freedom of Expression and dubbed the "L.A.
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June 23, 1990 | SHAUNA SNOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles arts lobbying group has organized a city-wide series of performances, exhibitions and lectures as part of a nationwide effort to promote unrestricted federal arts funding and to educate the public about current issues involving the National Endowment for the Arts. The events, organized by the Los Angeles Coalition for Freedom of Expression and dubbed the "L.A.
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December 28, 1989 | CLAUDIA PUIG, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Silverman Resigns: Joy Silverman, executive director of Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions for the past seven years, has announced her resignation, effective in March. Silverman, who founded Los Angeles' Coalition for Freedom of Expression after this summer's National Endowment for the Arts funding controversies, said she is resigning to "commit my time to fighting against censorship on a national level."
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June 14, 1990
The Alternative Repertory Theatre in Santa Ana plans to hold a "Giant Rummage Sale" to raise funds for its fourth season. Last year's sale reaped more than $4,000, according to theater officials. Items will include furniture, clothing, books, toys and household appliances. A silent auction will feature a restaurant brunch, theater tickets and a moonlight sail, among other items. The rummage sale will be held June 23 (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and June 24 (8 a.m. to 1 p.m.) at 1636 South Grand Ave.
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February 25, 1990 | ALLAN PARACHINI
National Endowment for the Arts chairman John E. Frohnmayer has a vision of how to sell a five-year extension of his politically beleaguered agency to Congress, which is scheduled to act on the question sometime between now and the Fourth of July. At the same time, there are signs that the usually complacent arts community is awaking and mobilizing to respond to increasing pressure from conservatives for more control over the kind of art the NEA should support with taxpayer dollars.
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August 18, 1989 | ALLAN PARACHINI, Times Staff Writer
Declaring Aug. 26 as "Art Emergency Day," artists' coalitions nationwide have scheduled rallies to protest pending legislation in Congress that they contend threatens artistic expression and risks censorship. In Los Angeles, an ad hoc group calling itself the Coalition for Freedom of Expression announced Wednesday night that it would stage two rallies next week in front of the Federal Building in Westwood. At 8 p.m.
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