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Two National Broadcasts in April

We’re happy to announce that two California Humanities-supported documentaries will be having their national broadcasts on PBS in April. Ruben Salazar Broadcast Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle, an investigative look at the life and mysterious death of pioneering journalist, Ruben Salazar, premieres nationally on PBS on PBS on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Check …

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2014 California Documentary Project Awards Announced

Cal Humanities is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 California Documentary Project (CDP) grant awards. This year we have awarded $350,000 to 13 film, radio, and new media projects that reflect a broad range of topics and enhance our understanding of California and its cultures, peoples, and histories. …

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Awesome Sauce!

California Humanities-supported Community Stories project, LA Heat: Mouth Altering Condiments—Artworks, which explores the impact of Sriracha and Tapatio in Los Angeles, recently opened its exhibit to a record-setting crowd on March 13 at the Chinese American Museum (CAM). The CEOs of the companies that produce the sauces, David Tran of Huy Fong …

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California Humanities at the LA Times Festival of Books

Be part of the (now) biggest literary event in the country, the LA Times Festival of Books, to be held on the campus of the University of Southern California, Saturday, April 12 through Sunday, April 13. With hundreds of events including author talks and book signings, panels, film screenings, cooking …

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Cultures of the Iranian Diaspora

With the support of California Humanities, San Jose State University’s Persian Studies Program will for the first time hold a two-day Cultures of the Iranian Diaspora conference featuring  panels on visual arts, literature, and film with Bay Area and nationally acclaimed writers, artists, and filmmakers. This program will include the …

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