The Woman's Building will honor 10 women for their contributions to the Southern California arts community when it presents its Vesta Awards from noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel.

The winners are Ray Eames for design arts; Cheri Gaulke, performance art; Elyse Grinstein and Lydia Takeshita, community support; Ruth Hirschman, media arts; Meredith MacRae, broadcast journalism; Phranc, music; Ruth Waddy and Beatrice Wood for visual arts, and Carmen Zapata for theater.

The Woman's Building, 1727 N. Spring St., a nonprofit public arts center, provides professional opportunities to women artists and offers creative work by women through exhibitions, performances, video and film screenings, literary readings, lectures, classes and workshops.

Information: (213) 221-6161.

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