CalArts Alumni Collaborate on YouTube Series

[Blank] My Life, a surreal, comedic YouTube webseries follows Susan, a millennial struggling to make it as an artist in New York City. Created by New York-based actor and writer Alex Speith, the show has screened at various festivals and is now in its second season.

Speith collaborates with various […]

2017-06-22T08:35:57+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Announcements|

Three Dog Night, Cheech and Chong, Dwight Yoakam and “Frozen” Sing-Along Included in 2017-18 Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) Season

The 2017-18 Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) season will feature an eclectic lineup of talented musicians and performers, as well as family-friendly programs as part of its College of the Canyons Presents season.

Local residents will have the opportunity to experience a variety of internationally acclaimed acts and artists, without ever having to leave the […]

2017-06-20T12:09:10+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Announcements, Uncategorized|

CalArts Alumna’s Short Film Shortlisted for BAFTA Student Film Awards

Last month, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) announced a shortlist of films in the running for the 2017 BAFTA Student Film Awards. The 45 films listed were chosen from more than 400 submissions by students at film schools in 15 different countries. Animator and CalArts alumna Xiya Lan’s (Film/Video BFA 17) […]

2017-06-20T09:13:34+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Announcements, Around Town|

CalArts Partners with Women in Animation

Women in Animation (WIA) is pleased to announce the first round of academic partnerships to encourage student participation in the WIA network of support. The School of Visual Arts (SVA) has aligned as both a corporate sponsor as well as a membership sponsor, and California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) has agreed to be a […]

2017-06-12T11:22:58+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Announcements|

July 29: City to Commemorate Opening of The MAIN

The City of Santa Clarita will officially dedicate The MAIN, formerly the Repertory East Playhouse, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Old Town Newhall on Thursday, June 29 at 4 p.m.

July 29: City to Commemorate Opening of The MAIN

2017-06-12T10:04:54+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Announcements, Uncategorized|

CalArts Alumna is Second Female to Win Best Director at Cannes Film Festival

Academy Award-winning filmmaker and CalArts alumna Sofia Coppola (Art 94) has won Best Director at the recently concluded 2017 Cannes Film Festival held in France. Coppola, who garnered the award for the Southern gothic, “The Beguiled”, is only the 2nd female filmmaker to win best director in the festival’s 70-year history. The last female to […]

2017-06-07T12:53:22+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Announcements|

June 16: Opening Night of Jazz and Blues at Valencia Town Center

No more wondering what to do on Friday nights because Friday, June 16th will be opening night as the sounds of live Jazz and Blues bands once again fill Town Center Drive in Valencia. This will be the 18th year that the Valencia Jazz & Blues will feature regional, national and international entertainers in a […]

2017-06-05T09:04:34+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Announcements, Around Town|

June Public Art Highlight: Willie Johnston

Each month, the City of Santa Clarita highlights a different piece of art in its public art collection. Following the Memorial Day holiday, the month of June highlights Mark Henn’s Willie Johnston, a bronze statue of a Civil War drummer standing proudly in the center of Veterans Historical Plaza, located at 24275 Walnut Street.

Willie Johnston […]

2017-05-31T11:08:36+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Announcements, Around Town|

Hart Show Choir Announces Its 10th Annual Summer Camp

Hart High School’s nationally award-winning show choir will be holding a two-week camp from July 10th through July 21st at the Hart High School Auditorium. The camp, which runs from 12 pm to 5 pm each weekday, is an opportunity for kids to learn show choir, be inspired, and have fun. The instructors are the choreographers and musical […]

2017-05-30T10:33:55+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Announcements|