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July 1: Arts and Wellness Event at Pitchess Detention Center

Dignity and Power Now, a group of local artists and families of loved ones incarcerated in Los Angeles County jails, will present its “Freedom Harvest” summer pop-up arts and wellness event at Pitchess Detention Center on Saturday, July 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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July 1: Arts and Wellness Event at Pitchess Detention Center

2017-07-03T09:04:33+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Around Town|

Teen Cancer Survivor Makes Film Directorial Debut in SCV

Julia Fulmer, a 16-year-old cancer survivor, is making her directorial debut by calling the shots on “Rachel’s Pitch,” a new original short film that began shooting in Santa Clarita on Monday. Fulmer worked on the script with filmmakers Jennifer Fischer and Ramon Hamilton, who founded and ran the Santa Clarita Valley Film Festival for seven […]

2017-06-28T08:59:35+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Around Town|

CalArts Names Dimitri Chamblas Dean of Lund School of Dance

California Institute of the Arts has named Dimitri Chamblas, former artistic director of the Paris Opera’s creative digital platform 3rd Scene, as the new Dean of The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance.

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CalArts Names Dimitri Chamblas Dean of Lund School of Dance

2017-06-26T12:14:09+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Announcements, Around Town|

ARTree Speaker Series: Artist, Painter Bill Davis

The ArTree Speaker Series presents award winning artist Bill Davis.

With a life-long love for surfing, Bill believes immersion in the surfing culture measurably affected his imagery and palette. He’s been creating art, in one form or another, all his life.

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ARTree Speaker Series: Artist, Painter Bill Davis

2017-06-26T12:07:20+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Around Town|

CalArts Dance: A Turn with Didik Nini Thowok and Ratri Anindyajati

Didik Nini Thowok, master dancer from Yogyakarta, Indonesia, held a two-week artist residency at CalArts from April 24 to May 5, 2017. Didik engaged in several academic activities on campus that included lecture-demonstrations, as well as working with students individually and in groups.

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CalArts Dance: A Turn with Didik Nini Thowok and Ratri Anindyajati

2017-06-26T11:41:44+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Around Town|

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|

CalArtians VR Film Shown at Cannes Film Festival

Filmmakers are turning to VR to create new cinematic experiences, changing the ways audiences relate to onscreen action. As a tool, VR not only allows for full immersion, it also opens the door to interactive films that give viewers control over the video’s timing as well as where to move and look in a 360-degree […]

2017-06-12T12:26:39+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Around Town|

The ARTree Speaker Series: Writer and Filmmaker Carroll

The ARTree Speaker Series presents published fiction writer and poet, an award-winning screenwriter, filmmaker and now director, Carroll Brown. He works a full-time job in a field outside of the creative arts, as well as being a husband and father. How do you balance the effort to be a creative artist with the requirements of making […]

2017-06-05T09:09:48+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Around Town|

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|