LAaRT offers a unique look at the people and events involved in Arts and Culture in Southern California and beyond. Intelligent, diverse and at times surprising, LAaRT gives the viewer an insider’s look into the creative process. LAaRT airs each Monday evening at 7:00 p.m. with an encore presentation Fridays at 8:30 PM and Saturdays at 5:00 PM.

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    PBS SoCaL's Arts with Impact initiative is provided by the California Arts Council. a state agency, advancing California through the arts and creativity.

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    • Carl St. Clair and James Newton Howard find mutual admiration and creative collaboration.


    • Explore the fascinating history and artistic importance of the Watts Towers in Los Angeles


    • Friends remember Pulitzer Prize winning play writer August Wilson.


    • City Ballet of Los Angeles touches those that normally wouldn't experience the ballet.


    • Allen Leech describes the parallels between Downton Abbey and his real world experience.


    • “Selma" and "Imitation Game” stand out for their stories & who put for who put them there.


    • Daniel Ho's world view & original approach are what set him apart from other composers.


    • Erin Gruwell shares the story of how the written word turned around 150 at-risk students.



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