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President’s Message, November 2021

Dear Friends and Supporters, We have all seen the scenes many times in movies, plays, and theater productions: the crisis passes, whatever it was, and the townspeople cautiously look out their windows, peek out the doors, and tentatively emerge. Sometimes the super-hero has defeated the…


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President’s Message, October 2021

Dear Friends and Supporters, It was great to see the students arriving at Cesar Chavez Community Center last Saturday. Returning students were excited to see their teachers and friends. New students were excited to meet their teachers and make some new friends. Everyone was excited to make…


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Riverside Arts Academy to honor three arts leaders at fundraising gala

Two local leaders and a company will be honored for their support of the arts at a November fundraising gala staged by the Riverside Arts Academy. The event will be the academy’s first in-person fundraising event in more than a year. The honorees, who will receive Community Impact Awards,……


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Mariachi Juvenil de Riverside del Riverside Arts Academy Performs at the Riverside Tamale Festival

On September 18, our Mariachi Juvenil de Riverside del Riverside Arts Academy students performed at the 4th Annual Riverside Tamale Festival at White Park. RAA Board Member, Art Alcaraz, introduced our students to the audience and then our kids gave a phenomenal performance! We are proud of our…


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Ruth Noemy Wheeler, won the First Prize Award at the 2021 Los Angeles Conducting Workshop & Competition

We're excited to share that one of our very own Teaching Artists, Ruth Noemy Wheeler, won the First Prize Award at the 2021 Los Angeles Conducting Workshop & Competition! She was selected from a number of skilled musicians and conductors throughout the nation. The Los Angeles Conducting…


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Riverside Arts Academy was awarded $30,000 from the California Arts Council

We are excited to announce that the Riverside Arts Academy was awarded $30,000 from the California Arts Council through the Arts & Cultural Organizations General Operating Relief Grant Program! This is a wonderful accomplishment and we are excited to continue to develop our programming and…


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