Inner-City Arts CEO and President Shelby Williams-González

You Can Only Make So Many Flower Pots in COVID

Shelby Williams-González is president and chief executive officer of downtown L.A. arts education provider Inner-City Arts. Previously the executive director of artworxLA, she is also a company member of the national touring Afro-Brazilian dance company Viver Brasil. Before participating in a Zócalo/Helms Bakery District event, “Will a New Generation of Leaders Shake Up L.A.’s Culture?,” she shared why she decided not to become a vet, how she met her husband, and why she’ll be giving away vases for the next decade.

Shakespeare Would Have Loved L.A.

The Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival Puts on His Plays as the Bard Intended: Wild, Weird, and Outdoors

I spent the entire July Fourth holiday last year making a roast. Not one you’d ever want to eat—it was made of old tights wrapped around a bag of tiny …