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Arts & Culture Newsletter: In her docuseries, Ruth-Ann Thorn spotlights the work of Native American artists

Good morning, and welcome to the U-T Arts & Culture Newsletter.

I’m David L. Coddon, and here’s your guide to all things essential in San Diego’s arts and culture this week.

Ruth-Ann Thorn operated her first art gallery “out of the back of a Ryder truck.” That’s a humble beginning for the woman who would — over the course of 15 years — oversee seven brick-and-mortar galleries: in La Jolla, Fashion Valley, the Gaslamp Quarter, Seaport Village and out of town in Laguna Beach, Beverly Hills and Breckenridge, Colo.

Today Thorn, who is of the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians in Valley Center, has just one gallery space: Exclusive Collections in Solana Beach’s Cedros Avenue Design District. This is by choice. She’s taken her advocacy for artists, particularly Native American artists, to a multimedia platform. Thorn’s docuseries titled Art of the City began as a project on Facebook

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Oregon museums showcase Native American art, culture and even running to highlight Indigenous experience

Jordan Marie Brings Three White Horses Daniel is a professional runner who has set her sights on the 2024 Olympic Trials marathon.

But she doesn’t run for the paycheck or international fame.

“Running is an integral part of our culture,” she told The Oregonian/OregonLive. “It’s part of how we express ourselves.”

For Daniel, who describes herself as a “proud Lakota winyan,” it’s also a way to raise visibility of Indigenous people and the issues important to them. At the 2019 Boston Marathon, she dedicated each mile to a missing or murdered Indigenous woman or girl, highlighting a shocking, ongoing “epidemic” in Native communities that rarely gets media attention.

“Having our story and history told is really important — it’s important for non-Indigenous people to hear and see us,” she says. “We need allies.”

Bend’s High Desert Museum is telling some of those stories, including Daniel’s, in a unique exhibit called

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Houston Cinema Arts Society and Museum Of African American Culture Celebrate Juneteenth And Black Music Month

Houston Cinema Arts Society and Houston Museum of African American Culture partner on screenings at Moonstruck Drive-In in celebration of both Juneteenth and Black Music Month. Miss Juneteenth will play on Saturday, June 19th at 8:30pm with $30 tickets per car and Summer of Soul will play on Wednesday, June 23rd at 8:30pm with free advanced registration.

On Saturday, June 19th at 8:30pm, HCAS and HMAAC will present A Juneteenth Celebration: Miss Juneteenth and Doretha’s Blues at Moonstruck Drive-In. The program will consist of the Texas-shot film Miss Juneteenth by Channing Godfrey Peoples, previously screened at HCAS’s Beyond Film Program with Sundance Film Festival, and will be preceded by the Houston premiere of the director’s new short film, Doretha’s Blues. Doors open at 7:00pm, and at 7:30pm audience members will get to listen to a custom Juneteenth Mixtape by DJ Red of Screwed Up Records and Tapes celebrating the legacy

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