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The Viterbi Museum in Tutor Hall displays revolutionary digital and electric devices that the school’s namesake, Andrew Viterbi, pioneered — equipment that connects cellphone technology to the internet. (Photo/Gus Ruelas)

Through technology, USC’s museums and galleries keep people connected to the arts

For the first time in its more than 80-year history, the USC Fisher Museum of Art has closed its doors. Yet the museums and galleries of USC remain conduits to the arts for many.

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Gustavo Dudamel at home
In a message recorded at home, Gustavo Dudamel reminds people to take care of themselves and to remain inspired and connected. (Image/Courtesy of Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra)

Los Angeles Philharmonic, KUSC and KDFC team to present At Home with Gustavo

The special on-air and online series — which has been created in response to COVID-19 — features selections curated by the noted conductor plus personal reflections on the music that keeps us together, even when we’re apart.

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Judith Shelton stand-up comedy teacher
Students in Judith Shelton‘s class are expected to do comedy in front of their peers at every meeting to help them get over their insecurities, but also to discover what works for them. They also do a real set in front of a live audience at a comedy club as part of the class. (Photo/Courtesy of Judith Shelton)

Stand-up comedy lecturer reassures students that failure is part of the routine

As both a comedian and a teacher, Judith Shelton encourages her students at the USC School of Dramatic Arts to take risks and celebrate their imperfections.