Around Town

The New Yorker’s Poetry Editor Selected as CalArts 2018 Writer-in-Residence

Kevin Young has been selected as the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) 2018 Katie Jacobson Writer-in-Residence. Young will conduct workshops with CalArts students in the MFA Creative Writing Program and present public readings, which will be held at CalArts on Feb. 15 at 7:00 p.m. and at REDCAT in Downtown Los Angeles on Feb. […]

2018-01-22T08:28:52+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Announcements, Around Town, Uncategorized|

Save the Dates for the 2018 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival

The 25th Anniversary of the City of Santa Clarita’s annual Cowboy Festival, presented by Heritage Sierra Medical Group, is set for April 19 through April 22, 2018. The William S. Hart Park event area will once again serve as the venue for the wild, western festivities. However, this year general admission is free.

The sights, sounds […]

2018-01-17T09:02:50+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Announcements, Around Town|

Around Town | Remo Music Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Dr. Ami Belli, owner of Remo, Inc., continues the Belli Family mission to strengthen communities around the world. Nearly 20 years after opening the Remo Recreational Music Center in Los Angeles, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held for their new facility in the Santa Clarita Valley. To further celebrate, a drum circle session was held […]

2018-01-11T16:18:51+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Announcements, Around Town|

Filming Continues to Flourish in Santa Clarita

The City of Santa Clarita saw an increase in location filming in 2017 with the Film Office reporting 556 film permits and 1,385 location film days, which generated an estimated $33.9 million in economic impact to our local community. This represents a 1.5 percent increase in permits, a 1.4 percent increase in film days, and […]

2018-01-11T08:30:58+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Announcements, Around Town|

Newhall Family Theatre Seeks Board Members for Foundation

A brand new nonprofit foundation is being created to support the Newhall Family Theatre for the Performing Arts at Newhall Elementary School, and community members are invited to apply for a seat on the new organization’s founding board of directors.

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Newhall Family Theatre Seeks Board Members for Foundation

2018-01-11T08:27:23+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Announcements, Around Town|

Currently Filming in SCV: ‘S.W.A.T.,’ ‘NCIS,’ Walmart Spots

Commercials, feature films, television shows and more are all being filmed in the Santa Clarita Valley this week.

They include:

· “S.W.A.T.” – Television

· “Timeless” – Television

· “Seal Team” – Television

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Currently Filming in SCV: ‘S.W.A.T.,’ ‘NCIS,’ Walmart Spots

2018-01-11T08:20:15+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Announcements, Around Town|

“Zen Space” Art Exhibit by BiJian Fan on Display at the Westfield Valencia Town Center Art Space

The newest exhibit at the Westfield Valencia Town Center Art Space, “Zen Space” by artist BiJian Fan, reminds visitors to take a moment in their busy lives to breathe deeply and be mindful. The exhibit features a display of cutting-edge paper sculptures influenced by paper art traditions from China.  The Town Center Art Space is […]

2018-01-10T08:31:21+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Announcements, Around Town, Artist Spotlight|

CalArts Alum Featured on “The Frame” Podcast

Last Thursday, artist and CalArts alum Zachary Aronson (Art BFA 14) was featured on KPCC’s arts and entertainment podcast, The Frame.

Perhaps “the only artist in the world who paints with blowtorches,” Aronson discussed his work in pyrography – writing with fire on wood–with reporter Adriana Cargill along Southern California’s iconic Venice boardwalk.

CalArts Alum Featured […]

2018-01-10T08:26:49+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Around Town, Artist Spotlight|

‘Fear and Love’ Solo Exhibit by Sept at The MAIN

Los Angeles artist Sept will exhibit solo works at The MAIN gallery in Old Town Newhall from January 2 through February 2, with an artist reception set for Thursday, January 18 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

‘Fear and Love’ Solo Exhibit by Sept at The MAIN

2018-01-02T10:00:10+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Announcements, Around Town, Artist Spotlight|

Spring Rehearsals for SC Encore Chorale Begin in January

Santa Clarita Encore Chorale’s spring rehearsals will start up again on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018,
from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. at the Newhall Church of the Nazarene, 23857 The Old Road, Newhall, CA 91321 (near Calgrove and the I-5).

All current and new singers are invited to attend, sing, and make new friends.

Spring Rehearsals for SC […]

2017-12-29T08:59:05+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Announcements, Around Town|