Traditional Artists Series

Alliance for California Traditional Arts  in partnership with the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation invites you to ACTA’s Roundtable Series: Traditional Artists Crossing Boundaries 

2014_8_tars_san_diegoKumeyaay Wild Cat Song singer Stanley Rodriguez at an ACTA event in 2012 (Photo: Abel Gutierrez)

Thursday, September 4, 2014, 6 – 9 p.m.

Joe & Vi Jacobs Center, Chollas View Room
404 Euclid Avenue, San Diego, CA 92114

Join us as we recognize and celebrate San Diego’s traditional artists and organizations in an evening of art-sharing, refreshments, and conversation.

T. Ford, Black Storytellers of San Diego; Kirin Amiling Macapugay, Kalingas North American Network; Stanley Rodriguez, Kumeyaay traditional singer; and a representative from Fandango Fronterizo; will lead off a discussion about the unique experiences and strategies of local traditional artists and their communities in navigating and negotiating physical, political, cultural, and social borders.

ACTA will present the California Living Heritage Award to Josephine S. Talamantez.
Special musical guest, Ramon “Chunky” Sanchez, NEA National Heritage Fellow.

RSVP: // 559-237-9812

The Alliance for California Traditional Arts promotes and supports ways for cultural traditions to thrive now and into the future by providing advocacy, resources, and connections for folk and traditional artists and their communities.  ACTA is the California Arts Council’s official partner in serving the state’s folk and traditional arts field. For more information, please visit

The vision of the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation is to be part of a caring community where people are responsible to each other, where all cultures are embraced, where sustaining resources are in place for a vibrant economic and philanthropic life, and where residents create the future they envision. For more information, please visit and

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