Department of Cultural Affairs

CALL FOR THEATER ARTIST – Voices of the Rebellion Deadline Extended

In conjunction with and support of Monumental Los Angeles April 29th-May 4th, 2022, Twinbiz is proud to announce that the Department of Cultural Affairs’ Leimert Park Cultural Hub will commission a total of six playwrights, actors, or spoken word artists to create and perform original or historical works in theatrical observance of the 30th anniversary of the LA Civil Uprising.

Friends of Watts Towers Want Apology for Hooks’ Suspension

The Civil Service Commission revoked Watts Towers Art Center Director Rosie Lee Hooks’ suspension recently, however Friends of Watts Towers members say they now want an apology from the city and they are asking community members to join them in petitioning for one. The Department of Cultural Affairs is leaving in authority the official who knowingly presented false testimony that caused Hooks’ suspension, they said. They are calling the situation “disrespectful” and “a slap in the face” to the Watts Community. “We feel disrespected,” said FOWT board member, Ed Lander who joined other members in composing the apology letter. “A