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April 09, 2015Caitlin Fitzwater
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caitlin.fitzwater@arts.ca.gov

California's Joint Committee on the Arts to hold Creative Economy Hearing

California Arts Council Chair Donn Harris to testify with other creative industry experts

Sacramento -

 On Wednesday, April 15, the Joint Committee on the Arts, chaired by Senator Ben Allen, will explore the interwoven role of creativity and innovation as a driving force of California's economy in diverse industry sectors. During the hearing the latest Statewide data in this year's Otis Report on the Creative Economy, a follow-up to last year's inaugural statewide assessment, will be revealed.

What: Hearing of California's Joint Committee on the Arts "The Arts and Creative Industries: An Updated Assessment of California's Creative Economy"

When: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Where: State Capitol, Rose Ann Vuich Hearing Room 2040

Who: Committee Chair, Senator Ben Allen; Committee Vice-Chair, Assemblymember Ian Calderon; California Arts Council Chair, Donn K. Harris; and others to be announced

The hearing will be broadcast live, via an accessible link located at http://sd26.senate.ca.gov/.

For further information and to RSVP, please contact Lauren Pizer Mains at lauren.pizermains@sen.ca.gov or call (310) 318-6994.

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The Mission of the California Arts Council, a state agency, is to advance California through the arts and creativity. Members of the California Arts Council include: Chair Donn K. Harris, Vice Chair Susan Steinhauser, Michael Alexander, Phoebe Beasley, Christopher Coppola, Kathleen Gallegos, Jaime Galli, Nashormeh Lindo, Steven Oliver, and Rosalind Wyman. Learn more at www.arts.ca.gov.






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