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ANIMATION CELEBRATION

As part of May’s 1st Thursday, the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum presents a collection of 18 animated music videos. “The Amazing Animated Jukebox” is free Thursday, May 3, at 7 and 8:15 p.m. at CAF in Paseo Nuevo. For more info, call 966-5373.

KIDS AT THE LOUVRE

Next month, Gabriel and Colette Speer will become two of the youngest artists to ever display their work at the Louvre Museum in Paris. The siblings were just two of 10 students to have their work selected for the Louvre from an exhibit in L.A. last year. Nine-year-old Gabriel’s painting is a portrait of King Arthur on his stallion while 11-year-old Colette’s is a Renaissance-like interpretation of the Holy Annunciation.

GET YOUR GRANTS HERE

Community events planners, arts organizations, and artists should head to sbartscommission.org to check out the money available from our fair city in support of the arts. Administered through the county, the arts grants are available to nonprofit organizations and the various deadlines are in June.

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