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Cornerstone Theater Company awarded James Irvine Foundation Grant

We are thrilled to announce that Cornerstone has been awarded a $750,000 grant from the James Irvine Foundation, to be used over a period of 3 years. The grant is part of the New California Arts Fund, which supports arts nonprofits to advance organizational transformation that leads to expanded arts engagement. “We are beyond ecstatic to have received this grant…

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Artbound: Love on San Pedro

Cornerstone has partnered with KCET’s Artbound to bring you exclusive coverage of our fourth Hunger Cycle play, Love on San Pedro, a collaboration with the Skid Row Community. Artbound is a transmedia project dedicated to producing an online destination about the arts and culture of Southern and Central California with columns written by over 50 experienced…

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Love on San Pedro: Creative Seeds

Join us for Creative Seeds throughout the run of Love on San Pedro! Our community partners are hosting Partner Nights, as an opportunity for you to learn more about their work, meet their community, and enjoy pre- and post-show activities. Everyone is welcome! 11/8 – Downtown Women’s Center (post-show discussion) 11/9 – Skid Row Housing Trust…

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Skid Row Internet Radio Station at Cornerstone!

Skid Row resident and community activist DJ FeelGood has been making waves in Downtown Los Angeles and now she’s hosting Skid Row Internet Radio at Cornerstone! Monica aka DJ FeelGood has been interviewing community members and artists associated with Love on San Pedro and you can listen to these exclusive podcasts now on Skid Row…

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Sunny Days

On July 3rd, I attended the LA County Arts Commission Interns’ Summit. When my mother asked about my day, this is the first story I told her: She was not surprised when she heard it ended like this: Understandably, her first reaction was to bring me some agua de chía and grab my agenda. She…

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Chasing the right star

I am not new to information desks. On my first day working for my favorite museum, my supervisor asked me to guide our guests through programs I barely knew. Quickly, I needed to learn the information, synthesize it, and be prepared to answer questions. I could be wrong, but I believe I did a good…

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Meet Cornerstone’s Summer Intern: Araceli Castillo

One of my security blankets is a poem by Ruben Dario, A Margarita Debayle. By age three, I could recite how the princess stole a star because it was shiny and how after much fuss it was finally confirmed that it belonged to her. I loved the story because the princess got to keep her…

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Ronnie Catalan: A Confident Actor

We love working with youth, gardens and food and we’ve thoroughly enjoyed connecting with the students at LAHSA.  We’re observing this play transform into a powerful and truly meaningful apart of their lives. Through our weekly interviews with them, we have learned about their motivations and appreciation for theater, their aspirations for college and beyond…

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Marilin Lopez-Bermudez on portraying a silent character

We love working with youth, gardens and food and we’ve thoroughly enjoyed connecting with the students at LAHSA.  We’re observing this play transform into a powerful and truly meaningful apart of their lives. Through our weekly interviews with them, we have learned about their motivations and appreciation for theater, their aspirations for college and beyond…

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