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Preconferences

Measuring Impact and Translating Value: Support for Individual Artists

Sunday, October 18

A series of dialogues and conversations about the ways funders allow, assess, and expect different outcomes from various grants to diverse kinds of independent artists. The big data revolution is here, fostering new types of counting and accountability; yet the nature of the arts is not purely quantifiable.

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Investing in Filmmakers: Arts and Media

Sunday, October 18

Documentary filmmaking has become a go-to art form for funders, activists and advocates seeking to find an audience and support for their issues of concern. This pre-conference will illuminate the power of investing in media-based storytellers and grapple with how best to enable filmmakers so that their stories are independent and compelling.

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SPECIAL EVENT

Los Angeles Cultural and Community Tour

Sunday, October 18

This special event is a chance to explore three quintessential inner-city LA neighborhoods and visit the diverse cultural organizations and landmarks that help define them. We will begin with breakfast at the Biltmore Hotel and then board a bus for a day of cultural and community exploration, including:

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The Leimert Park Neighborhood is known as the cultural and artistic hub for African-Americans in Los Angeles. During the walking tour, you will have the opportunity to visit:

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End the day at the El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument (map of El Pueblo) including historic Olvera Street. While touring this oldest part of downtown LA, you’ll be able to visit numerous cultural organizations, historic buildings, shop, or relax with a refreshing drink. Highlights include:

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