Musician and philanthropist Herb Alpert is more inspired by new art than ever, which is why he’s giving $75,000 each to five risk-taking artists in the middle of what he hopes will be long careers.
The Herb Alpert Award in the Arts has been presented to five mid–career artists who were recognized for their contributions to the fields of music, film/video, theater, dance, and the visual arts. This year’s recipients of the $75,000 unrestricted prize are composer and pianist Courtney Bryan, artist and filmmaker Arthur Jafa, playwright Robert O’Hara, choreographer Okwui Okpokwasili, and…
Tom Teicholz, Forbes – There is a club in LA that has met every year for the last 23, filled with some of the most talented and creative people in the country – some might say the world. They are dancers, visual artists, playwrights, music-makers and filmmakers.
The Herb Alpert Foundation and California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) Honor the Five 2017 Herb Alpert Award in the Arts Recipients at the Herb Alpert Foundation Lunch >
Five $75,000 prizes given annually for the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts in Dance, Film/Video, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts SANTA MONICA, CA (PRWEB) The Herb Alpert Foundation and California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) will award the 23rd Annual Herb Alpert Award in the Arts to five exceptional mid–career artists, presented at a…
Why the current political moment makes the new Herb Alpert awards for experimental artists so relevant >
Carolina A. Miranda, Los Angeles Times – An experimental composer who once created a new piece of music every day for a year. A video artist whose surprising work grapples with complex issues relating to the human mind.
Christina Campodonico, The Argonaut – Last year the jazz legend and founder of A&M Records gave Los Angeles City College a record-breaking gift of $10.1 million to fund tuition-free music education. Since 1988 his Santa Monica-based Herb Alpert Foundation has given more than $150 million to philanthropic causes