Members of the state’s Joint Committee on the Arts took a tour of the Waterfront Arts and Entertainment District in San Pedro on Tuesday, Oct. 18.
The district, designated as one in every of 14 within the state in 2017, has accomplished its five-year pilot program and is doubtlessly in line to obtain extra funding from the state.
The companions of the San Pedro Arts and Cultural District — Grand Vision Foundation, The San Pedro Waterfront Arts District, the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, Councilman Joe Busciano’s office and Angels Gate Cultural Center — hosted the legislative delegation.
That delegation was from the Assembly Committee on Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism and Internet Media, together with the joint Legislative Committee on the Arts.
The group of greater than 30 guests — led by Assembly Arts Committee chairwoman Tasha Boerner Horvath, D-Encinitas, and state Sen. Ben Allen, D-Redondo Beach, chairman of the joint arts committee — acquired a comprehensive-yet-quick tour of cultural factors of curiosity in San Pedro.
Among the spots visited by lawmakers have been Angel’s Gate Cultural Center, an artwork gallery in downtown San Pedro and the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium. Little Tokyo is the one different designated California arts district inside the metropolis of Los Angeles.