Insight With Beth Ruyak

Hosted By Beth Ruyak

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Creative Edge Aims To Boost Arts Economy

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Artist Okuda San Miguel puts the finishing touches on the first complete mural of the festival.

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With the success of a number of large-scale art project such as Art Street, Wide Open Walls and R Street Block Party, the City of Sacramento is looking for more ways to tap into the creative culture.

Jonathan Glus is the new head of the Sacramento Metro Arts Commission and the Creative Economy Manage for the City. He's leading a new initiative to gather priorities, expectations and needs regarding arts and culture in the Sacramento region. A townhall meeting is scheduled Monday at CLARA, the E. Claire Raley Studios for Performing Arts.

Glus joins us in studio to talk about some of the issues facing Sacramento's artists.

Creative Edge:

  • Where: Claire Raley Studios for the Performing Arts/Clara
  • When: Monday, September 18, 2017, 6 - 8 pm
  • Why: launch of Creative Edge, the Sacramento region's cultural planning process 
  • Who: Cultural Planning Group
  • Background:  The City of Sacramento, in partnership with the Sacramento Region Foundation has committed to a community-wide cultural planning process, called Creative Edge.

Community Roundtables:

K-12 Arts Education Roundtable

  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
  • Sacramento Convention Center, 3rd Floor
  • 1400 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
  • Teaching artists, educators, and parents are especially encouraged to attend.

 

Performing Artists Roundtable

  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Sacramento Convention Center, 3rd Floor
  • 1400 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
  • Musicians, actors, dancers, and buskers are especially encouraged to attend.

 

Visual Artists Roundtable

  • Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Sacramento Convention Center, 3rd Floor
  • 1400 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
  • 2D and 3D visual artists are especially encouraged to attend.

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