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Commissioner Bill Lowman to receive UNLV Hall of Fame Award
Posted by: Coronado Arts 6 months, 3 weeks ago

The 15th Annual College of Fine Arts Hall of Fame celebration at UNLV features a cocktail reception, dinner, and ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, in the Student Union ballroom. Honorees include architect and urban planner Denise Scott Brown; American artist Dale Chihuly and Leslie Jackson Chihuly, president of Chihuly Studio; Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté; Myron Martin, president and CEO of the Smith Center; and the "First Lady of Motown," Claudette Robinson. Also being recognized with the Koep Dean's Medal are broadcaster and educator Harvey Allen and arts administrator William Lowman. Artist and educator Tim Bavington will be recognized as Alumnus of the Year.

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Welcome Elizabeth Page, Senior Librarian Head of Youth Services
Posted by: Coronado Arts 6 months, 3 weeks ago

Elizabeth Page started March 19 at the Coronado Public Library as the Senior Librarian, Head of Youth Services.  She comes from the Monrovia Public Library in the San Gabriel Valley working 8 years in various positions including Youth Services Supervisor. Previous to that she worked as the Teen Librarian at Moorpark City Library and the Tween Library at the Ann Arbor District Library in Michigan. She earned a Bachelors of Science in Chemistry from Washington State University and a Masters in Information Science from the University of Michigan. Elizabeth is active in the American Library Association serving on book award committees including the Printz Award, and is currently serving on the Alex Awards, helping to choose quality adult books with teen appeal. Her passions include storytelling for preschoolers, developing elementary age programming, and staying up with popular culture. She even wrote a book in 2011 on using popular culture to develop programs for teens titled Create, Relate and Pop @the Library: Services and Program for Teens & Tweens.

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Artist of the Month: March 2018
Posted by: Sherril Altstadt 7 months, 2 weeks ago

Artist of the Month: March 2018

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Coronado Arts Education Foundation Gala
Posted by: Coronado Arts 7 months, 3 weeks ago

Join supporters of arts education and invite your friends to a fun-filled gala and auction cocktail party on March 10 from 6 - 9 pm at Maretalia Ristorante, 1300 Orange Avenue, Coronado. 

The attire is smart casual, the atmosphere is festive and the food is fabulous! Stroll through the Maretalia Ristorante - we have it all to ourselves that evening, thanks to the generosity of Blue Bridge Hospitality! Wander from the charcuterie and bruschetta food station to the salads station, to the polenta and ragu station and, of course, to a Chef-attended carving station!

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Spring Floral Arranging Classes at the John D. Spreckels Center
Posted by: Coronado Arts 7 months, 4 weeks ago

Spring Floral Arranging at the John D. Spreckels Center

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Call to Artists - 2018 Coronado Sit a Spell and Play A Tune
Posted by: Coronado Arts 7 months, 4 weeks ago

Click here to download pdf of application.

The City of Coronado seeks to involve local artists/teams to work with the 2018 Sit a Spell and Play a Tune Public Art Program to artistically decorate working pianos sited in Coronado public spaces. Artists will be required to create designs for an artistic piano to be installed in public areas in Coronado. To be considered artists/teams are required to develop and submit visual concepts for piano designs for jury review and selection. If approved by the City Council the final artwork submitted will be digitized and applied to console pianos via a graphic wrap process.

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Why we LOVE and NEED Public Art - Forbes Magazine
Posted by: Coronado Arts 8 months, 1 week ago

New Yorkers are a disaffected bunch; in public they can seem blind to their surroundings, always fiddling with a BlackBerry or iPod and at all costs avoiding eye contact. Yet line Central Park with miles of orange gates, or install some temporary man-made waterfalls on the East River, and these urban dwellers shed their recalcitrance and become positively giddy.

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Coronado Community Read Brochure is Now Available
Posted by: Coronado Arts 8 months, 2 weeks ago

Are you READY Coronado? The 2018 Coronado Community Read selection is Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. The Community READ is a six-week community program of lectures, activities, films and book discussions focusing on a shared book. Most of the events are FREE and open to the public. The 2018 Coronado Community Read is launching February 22 at 6:30 p.m. with PRESS REWIND: A 1980’s Concert featuring BETAMAXX. Tickets are on sale at the Coronado Library Reference Desk or contact the Contract Arts Administrator at 619.522.2633. Tickets are $25 per person and this event will sell out!

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Coronado Cultural Arts Commission Meeting: Viewing
Posted by: Sherril Altstadt 8 months, 3 weeks ago

The first Thursday of every month the Coronado Cultural Arts Commission meets once on month on the first Thursday of the month at 4:30 p.m. in City Council Chambers. Viewing the meetings is possible from your television or by going online. Currently, Spectrum TV is having audio difficulty but meetings are running with audio online - link below.

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