Somos LA Arte (image courtesy ACTA Arts in Corrections)
Art programs for imprisoned people make a difference.
This is the resounding message of “Share the Mic: Incarcerated Arts,” hosted by LA’s Fowler Museum. This Saturday from 12 to 1:15pm, various leaders of such programs will talk about their work and how museums and cultural institutions can “destigmatize and center incarcerated voices.”
The Grand — a complex including a luxury residential tower, movie theater, and upscale retailers — is a billion-dollar gamble at a time when in-person business is in steep decline.
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Platinum Equity CEO Tom Gores has resigned from the board of LACMA. Activists had been targeting Gores since 2017, when his firm purchased a telecom company that manages phone systems at thousands of prisons.