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SCV In the Movies | Episode 70: Interview with Evan Thomason

E.J. and Bill sit down for a chat with Evan Thomason, the Economic Development Associate for the Santa Clarita Film Office. They learned about the recent film and television shows shot within the Santa Clarita Valley, as well as a look into what the film office does.

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February 27th, 2017|Around Town|

CalArts Alumni Co-Directs Planned Parenthood’s Centennial Animated Video

Kirsten Lepore (Film/Video MFA 12) co-directed an animated video with actress Lena Dunham for Planned Parenthood’s centennial. The short educational video, which has tallied more than 3 million views on Facebook since its Jan. 16 release, combines stop motion animation, illustration, and archival photos and audio to document the nonprofit organization’s past 100 years.

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February 27th, 2017|Around Town|

Fifth Graders from SCV Schools Heading to Blue Ribbon Children’s Festival

Fifth graders from Castaic Elementary School, Live Oak Elementary, Germain Charter Academy, Plum Canyon Elementary, and Dr. J. Michael McGrath Elementary are attending the Blue Ribbon Children’s Festival at the Music Center/Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County.

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Fifth Graders from SCV Schools Heading to Blue Ribbon Children’s Festival

February 23rd, 2017|Around Town, Education|

Currently Filming in SCV: Honda CRV Commercial, Squad Goals, Teen Wolf

Commercials, feature films, and television shows are all being filmed in SCV this week.

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Currently Filming in SCV: Honda CRV Commercial, Squad Goals, Teen Wolf

February 22nd, 2017|Around Town|

Santa Clarita Philharmonic Performs with Special Guest Emeralde

This year’s “pops” concert of the Santa Clarita Philharmonic is a “not to be missed” event, according to the organizers.  Jeffrey Gilbert, who has been with the orchestra since its inception, will once again lead the musicians serving as music director. The second half of the concert will feature Emeralde, the adult contemporary pop duo […]

February 22nd, 2017|Around Town|

Feb. 22: Panel Discussion on Social Media Marketing for Artists

A free panel discussion about social media and how to use it to better market yourself will happen on February 22 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The Main, formerly the Repertory East Playhouse, on 24266 Main Street in Newhall.

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Feb. 22: Panel Discussion on Social Media Marketing for Artists

February 22nd, 2017|Around Town|

Never Too Late for Laughs

Richard Myers was inspired to try his hand at comedy after seeing a story about the 10 x 10 variety open mic event held the first Thursday of each month at The Main in Newhall.  The Valencia resident had slight nerves before taking the stage the first time last December, but they quickly went away. […]

February 22nd, 2017|Around Town|

A Valentine for Women, Art, and Community

Now in its seventh year, Empowering HeArts has recognized women for their ability to rise above overwhelming circumstances. Each year a relevant theme embodies the persona of the honorees. This year “Courage” shines through the life of each honoree as well as the artwork depicted by a celebrated artist.

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February 22nd, 2017|Around Town|

CalArts Selects Author Junot Diaz for 2017 Katie Jacobson Writer-in-Residence

Junot Diaz has been selected as California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) 2017 Katie Jacobson Writer-in-Residence. Diaz, who was awarded the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his novel The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, will work with students in CalArts’ MFA Creative Writing Program.

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February 21st, 2017|Around Town|

CalArts Alumnus was Lighting Designer for Super Bowl

On Sunday (Feb. 5), pop superstar Lady Gaga graced Houston’s NRG Stadium stage for the Super Bowl LI Halftime Show. Her 12-minute performance, which included snippets from her hits and tributes to Americana, such as Woody Guthrie’s “This Land Is Your Land,” drew an estimated 111.3 million viewers.

 

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February 21st, 2017|Around Town|