Kristin Sakoda comes to the West Coast as LA’s new arts chief

After many months of searching, the LA County Arts Commission has a new chief in New Yorker Kristin Sakoda, selected by the county’s Board of Supervisors after her well-respected service at NYC’s Department of Cultural Affairs. Sakoda takes over as of February 15, filling the position left in September by Laura Zucker, who was enormously successful in … Read more

LA DCA’s new performing arts chief is rooting for small orgs

An announcement last week could bode very well for small arts organizations in Los Angeles:  Ben Johnson, formerly from CAP-UCLA.  Johnson is receiving cheers for his stated mission to support small, diverse organizations in particular. The department’s press release follows, adapted for our site from this webpage. [Press release] City of Los Angeles Department of … Read more

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