Dr. Steven Lavine Honored by the Arts Commission

Each month the Arts Commission recognizes individuals or groups who have made a significant contribution to the artistic and cultural life of the Santa Clarita Valley. At the meeting on March 9, 2017, the Arts Commission recognized Dr. Steven Lavine for his twenty-nine years as the President of California Institute of the Arts.

During his tenure […]

March 23rd, 2017|Announcements|

CalArtians Featured in 2017 Whitney Biennial in New York

The 78th installment of the 2017 Whitney Biennial opened to the public at the Whitney Museum in New York on Friday. The 63 artists, with a number of CalArtians counted among them, explore themes of self and the individual’s place in a turbulent society.

CalArtians Featured in 2017 Whitney Biennial in New York

March 23rd, 2017|Announcements|

News from the ARTree

There are plenty of upcoming ways to get involved with the ARTree, whether it is through art classes or by donating to the ARTree when shopping on on Thursday, March 16.

News from the ARTree

March 20th, 2017|Announcements, Around Town|

2017 Concerts in the Park Schedule Released

The city of Santa Clarita’s Concerts in the Park, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union, is returning to Central Park each Saturday at 7:00 p.m., from July 8 through August 26, with an irresistible lineup of music and food vendors. Bring friends and family, set up a chair and let the evening take you away.


March 16th, 2017|Announcements|

CTG Spring Performances, Summer Theatre Registration

This spring break, Canyon Theatre Guild are hosting a performance of “Charlotte’s Web, the Musical,” an exciting, musical version of the beloved classic by E.B. White. For kids who want to do more than watch performances, CTG has also begun registration for summer camps where kids have fun, learn theatre skills, and perform a show on a […]

March 13th, 2017|Announcements, Around Town|

Local Artists Submit Work for CA State Senate Art Competition

The California State Senate contemporary art competition is right around the corner and Senator Scott Wilk is looking for submissions. Each Senator selects a piece of art that reflects the unique qualities of his or her Senate District. The winning entries are displayed from May, 2017 to September, 2018 for all to enjoy.

Local Artists […]

March 8th, 2017|Announcements, Around Town|

CalArts Alum Writes, Directs ‘Logan’ Movie

Crafty CalArts writer-director James Mangold (Film/Video BFA 85) has brought a stripped-down, rugged, dramatically powerful Western film sensibility to Logan, the new X-Men movie that marks actor Hugh Jackman’s final turn as the hell-bent, adamantium-clawed mutant Wolverine, a.k.a. Logan, one of the most beloved superheroes in the Marvel universe.

CalArts Alum Writes, Directs ‘Logan’ Movie

March 6th, 2017|Announcements|

‘The Beauty of Change’ Art Exhibition

Norma Warden, local artist and president of the Santa Clarita Artists’ Association, will open a solo exhibition of fine art photography at the Canyon Theatre on March 24.  The exhibit is called ‘The Beauty of Change.’  A free wine and food reception will be held on Sunday, March 26 from 5-7 p.m.

‘The Beauty of […]

March 6th, 2017|Announcements, Around Town|

Celebrating the Arts through Dance

Four Santa Clarita Valley elementary schools joined fifth grade classes from across Los Angeles County to take part in the 47th Annual Blue Ribbon Children’s Festival.  Since its creation in 1970, the Blue Ribbon Children’s Festival has introduced more than 845,000 students to the performing arts at a young age.

Celebrating the Arts […]

March 6th, 2017|Announcements, Around Town|

CalArts Alum Film ‘Spa Night’ Wins at Spirit Awards

Andrew Ahn’s (Film/Video MFA 11) debut feature film, “Spa Night,” took home the coveted John Cassavetes Award at the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, February 25. Traditionally held the day before the Academy Awards on the beach in Santa Monica, Calif., the Spirit Awards celebrate independent film and filmmakers. The Cassavetes is awarded […]

March 1st, 2017|Announcements|