Santa Clara County Local News: Art, Culture & Media


All Local Art, Culture & Media News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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01/09/2024
At the Avenidas Chinese Community Center, the Lunar New Year is more than a yearly tradition, it's become a celebration of freedom and community among elderly Chinese community members.

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01/08/2024
Philadelphia-based Audacy, which has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy with $1.9 billion in debts, owns six radio stations in the Bay Area. These include 95.7 The Game, KCBS and 102.1 Jams.

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12/28/2023
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In a vibrant display of local artistry and holiday cheer, Christmas in the Park has partnered with San Jose-based arts non-profit Local Color to unveil four murals that redefine the festive spirit.

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12/28/2023
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The Times takes a look back—in photos and words—at the historic gains, wins, losses and recoveries experienced by Morgan Hill and surrounding communities And what to expect in the coming year.

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12/27/2023
Under new state laws, five cities will test cameras to catch speeding drivers and cruising bans will be lifted statewide. The first is supposed to improve road safety, but critics of the second say it will endanger the public.

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12/26/2023
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An ongoing spotlight aimed toward the good in the community stands in contrast to typical, pervasive, dire news warnings.

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12/25/2023
State audits of the University of California and the California State University found both systems have failed to comply with decades-old state and federal laws mandating the return of Native ancestral remains and cultural artifacts. Only UCLA and Cal State Long Beach have returned a majority of their collections.

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12/21/2023
Frank Ford, the co-founder of Gryphon Stringed Instruments and a beloved member of the Palo Alto musicians’ community, died after a brief illness at age 79.

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12/15/2023
It was a couple of years ago that Marvin Serber and his family had moved from New York to Milpitas. In September, after a New York trip, Serber showed up at a Milpitas City Council meeting to speak in favor of a menorah lighting celebration for the community.

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12/13/2023
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The resurrected online guide aims to help people explore the great outdoors

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12/07/2023
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The Gilroy Garlic Festival Association dished out $65,000 in donations to various organizations during a ceremony at Gilroy Presbyterian Church, continuing its long-standing tradition of giving back to the community.

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12/06/2023
In 2022, Santa Clara Vanguard’s Cadets won the Drum Corps International Championship. However, simmering below the surface was a series of missteps that have forced Vanguard to cancel its 2023 season and have left the 2024 season up in the air.

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12/05/2023
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In a triumph for the arts community, TheatreWorks raised $4 million, which not only met but exceeded its fundraising target of $3 million for the “Save TheatreWorks Now” campaign.

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11/20/2023
With its hilly terrain, parts of Los Angeles aren’t always the easiest to build in. But that didn’t stop an architect from building a unique structure in Silver Lake.

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11/15/2023
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Locally, the city of Palo Alto hosted its third annual interactive media art festival, Code:ART. Six installations—which included dynamic projections and immersive activations with responsive sound, light and game-based experiences—were installed by local and international artists along storefronts and blank walls, in alleys and parking lots.

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11/03/2023
Tech might be king in Silicon Valley, but the economic effect of arts and culture on the region should not be brushed aside—it brings millions of dollars into Santa Clara County.

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11/02/2023
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The Gilroy Center for the Arts has opened its doors for veterans, providing them with a contemplative space to display their artwork and mementos from their time in the service.

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10/31/2023
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Only at the Tech Interactive can the history of one award include Ted Turner, Khaled Hosseini and will.i.am. This weekend, the Black Eyed Peas founding member will receive the James C. Morgan Global Humanitarian Award.

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10/31/2023
The San Diego Union-Tribune, which has operated for 154 years, sold to controversial Alden Global Capital last year. It’s not looking great for the paper’s future.

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10/30/2023
Robert Irwin, an artist and MacArthur genius grant recipient, died in San Diego at 95 on Oct. 25. Michael Govan, who heads the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, offers a colorful retrospective on Irwin's work.
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