Arts, Culture & Humanities, General/Other News
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Annette March, founder and project director of the Not the Other: The Oral Histories of People Experiencing Homelessness, aims to banish misconceptions regarding Santa Cruz's homeless residents by...more
Local arts organizations and economic development, tourism and government representatives were brought together to address ways on how to collaborate on future events and activities that could propel...more
"The Supermom", which debuted in 2010, is currently seeking new entries for its fourth season dubbed as the "Heart of Gold Edition."
Organizers of the reality TV show are looking for women who...more
According to the US Department of Heath and Human Services (HHS), more than 20,000 Latinos across the country will be participating in a local festival to sign up as organ transplant donors.
Wealthy young entrepreneurs in the San Francisco Bay Area are giving back to society through results-driven platforms instead of the usual fundraising philanthropy to support arts and cultural...more
Erik Takeshita, Deputy Director of Local Initiatives Support Corp., shares on a Huffington Post blog his cross-country perspective at how arts and culture programs are helping bring vibrancy into...more
West Oakland artist, Greg Kloehn, drives around the streets near his home studio looking for illegally dumped trash piles that show up every night.
Along with a team of volunteers, Greg fashions...more
An art display featured creations made by Pennsylvanians with disabilities in recognition of the Pennsylvania Disability Employment Awareness Month as declared by Governor Tom Corbett.
A photo project coordinates a homeless man with Oklahoma Gazette, Upward Transitions and Curbside Chronicle to help the community experience a new side of Oklahoma City.
Ranya Forgotson, editor of...more
Social-reading subscription service Bookmate has announced it is taking a $3 million funding to share the love of reading to Turkey, Scandinavia, and Latin America this 2014.