CSU Leader
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Vol. 11, No. 17, Aug 30, 2012

CSU Performing Arts Centers Usher in Talent

The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center at CSU Long Beach and CSU Northridge’s Valley Performing Arts Center

September marks the start of a new performing arts season at CSU campuses filled with orchestra phenoms, hilarious satires, unrestrained dance recitals and live concerts. The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center at CSU Long Beach and CSU Northridge’s Valley Performing Arts Center serve as prime sources of arts and culture for the campus and local community. More.

Diversity is a Main Act at Luckman Theater


Cal State L.A. Luckman TheaterCal State L.A. is home to the Luckman Theater, which features one of the largest performance stages in Los Angeles. Part of the Luckman Fine Arts complex, the theater provides a delightfully intimate setting in spite of its size—an ideal combination for the cultural and intellectual performances it regularly hosts.

Every season, the Luckman treats the Los Angeles community to unique acts—ranging from multi-media ballet to Latin jazz to French theater. The acts may come from around the world, but they also reflect LA’s own cultural diversity. More.

CSU Art Museums Showcasing and Developing Talent

The University Art Museum (UAM) at CSULB and the Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art (RAFFMA) at CSUSB

The art museums located on the CSU Long Beach and CSU San Bernardino campuses have become cultural icons on the campus and in the community. The University Art Museum at CSULB and the Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art at CSUSB are responsible for showcasing wide-ranging exhibitions, educating the public and campus community about art, and training students to become experts in museum related careers. More.

CSU Voices and Views blog

Featured Blog: A Little Otter Than Before

CSU Summer Arts is truly a little otter than before. The program fully embraces their new home campus and its rather adorable mascot. Several otter appearances punctuate the summer, including a costume for Zac — the son of CSU Summer Arts Office Manager Kelley Lansing-Moreno.CSU Summer Arts concludes a successful first year at CSU Monterey Bay, hosting hundreds of young and aspiring artists, university faculty and accomplished art professionals from throughout the state.

 
In The News

CSUN Enhances Music Therapy

The Music Therapy Wellness Clinic at Cal State Northridge uses music to help people deal with physical, emotional and intellectual challenges.
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SDSU Establishes its First Mariachi Ensemble

The new ensemble will provide continued studies for student mariachi musicians, open the genre to novice players, and allow San Diego State to further embrace the richness of its region’s diversity. More.

Major Public Art Works Come to Call SSU Home

The signature outdoor sculpture that was located at Paradise Ridge Winery in Santa Rosa for nearly a decade has become a new gateway for major art works at Sonoma State University. More.

SJSU Aspiring Artist Shines at Lucasfilm

Jeanie Chang, a SJSU student, spent the summer working as a concept artist with the Lucasfilm University Jedi Academy Summer Internship Program, and helped release a trailer for the action video game Star Wars 1313. More.

CSUEB Students’ Artwork Displayed on Hayward Billboards

Artwork by two Cal State East Bay students is displayed on billboards in Hayward as the result of the first-ever “Inspire Hayward” contest involving the university, City of Hayward and the Oakland Digital Arts and Literacy Center. More.

Noteworthy

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Photo Essay of the Joseph A.W. Clayes III Performing Arts Center at CSU Fullerton.

Photo Essay of the Joseph A.W. Clayes III Performing Arts Center at CSU Fullerton.

     
   

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