Posts Tagged as "culture"

Our Community: Homeland Cultural Center

Sep. 3, 2013 / By
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“Our Community” is a VoiceWaves project and community event that was showcased on Aug. 26. Youth reporters were tasked to explore their community through a camera’s lens, each picking one community-based organization to shine a spotlight on...

The Power of Culture to Create a Better Future

Jun. 28, 2013 / By
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[Ed. Note: This essay was written as an entry for an international essay contest held by the Goi Peace Foundation...

What Are The Barriers To Creativity In Education?

Jun. 25, 2013 / By
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Check out this amazing research, infographic, and video from Adobe, highlighting the need for creativity in education...

Art as Magic: Adrian Avila Leads “We Grow” Mural at San Jose Elementary School

Jun. 19, 2013 / By
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De-Bug artist and designer Adrian Avila completes mural at San Jose elementary school with 5th grade classes...

We Rise by Ti Tavai and ‘aikona

May. 5, 2013 / By
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Why I wrote We Rise by, Ti Tavai

Working on the Dear Mr. Warren Buffett video and being in the theater watching the Waters Rising dance performance by Tuvalu, Tokelau and Kiribati residents helped and inspired me to create a song for the people in the community with high air pollution and climate change, how they are impacted by that everyday...

The Peace Builders: Building Bridges Camp

Mar. 30, 2013 / By
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When Woodrow Wilson High School teacher Mike Smith suffered of a heart attack years ago, he became a part of Building Bridges Camp history...

Ambiente de Mujer: LB Women Take Action for Environmental and Reproductive Health

Jan. 31, 2013 / By
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Alma Ortega (middle) and Jessica Tovar (right) make environmentally-safe house products.

This time there were no protest signs, nor protesting chants...

Long Beach Youth Dance for Peace

Jan. 20, 2013 / By
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Dance For Peace youth hip-hop dancers from Homeland Cultural Center blessed the community with some fresh break dancing and pop locking last Monday...

Celebrating and Growing Digital Media Arts

Oct. 12, 2012 / By
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The fourth Digital Media Arts Summit brought sustainable digital media jobs and ideas to Long Beach last Thursday at the Grand events center...

The Arts As Economic Engine

Oct. 10, 2012 / By
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October is national arts and humanities month. VoiceWaves Reporter Angela Or spoke with Arts Council for Long Beach Interim Executive Director John Glaza about the Arts as economic engine...

Long Beach Arts Month: Call to Artists and Arts Promoters

Aug. 22, 2012 / By
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Long Beach Arts Month: Call to Artists and Arts Promoters to submit October Events

The Arts Council for Long Beach seeks arts events happening in Long Beach this October...

We’Ced Launch Celebration

Jun. 30, 2012 / By
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On June 14, 2012, We’Ced Youth Media presented their first magazine to the public.
Their launch celebration showed off the new youth voice of Merced and over 200 people
attended...