Around Town

Valencia High Choir Takes Home First Place at Monterey Jazz Festival

For the first time in the program’s history, Valencia High School’s jazz choir Two N’ Four won first place at one of the country’s biggest competitions, the Next Generation Monterey Jazz Festival.

“We’ve never gotten first place before, this is our first time out of 15 years,” Choir Director Christine Tavares-Mocha said.

Each year Valencia High School applies to […]

2018-03-19T09:07:02+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Announcements, Around Town, News|

COC: Larry Hurst “Paintings and Collages” Gallery Talk

Former COC Gallery Director Larry Hurst gave a talk at the COC Art Gallery on March 1, which was in conjunction with his exhibition “Paintings and Collages” that runs through the end of March 2018.

The one-person exhibition brings together works from three areas of Hurst’s aesthetic investigations: his precise and elegant geometric abstract paintings; his […]

2018-03-12T08:48:43+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Around Town, Artist Spotlight, News|

‘The Shape of Water’ Author Daniel Kraus to Speak at Event Hosted by the Santa Clarita Public Library

Daniel Kraus, co-author with Guillermo del Toro of the novel “The Shape of Water,” will be speaking at a free author event called “Straight from The Oscars: Daniel Kraus,” hosted by the Santa Clarita Public Library and City of Santa Clarita, on Monday, March 12, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. at The MAIN. Daniel will be speaking […]

2018-03-12T08:35:50+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Announcements, Around Town, News, Uncategorized|

City to Host Youth Art Showcase in Celebration of Youth Art Month

To celebrate Youth Art Month, the City of Santa Clarita is inviting the community to the third annual Youth Arts Showcasetaking place on Saturday, March 24, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at The Centre. The free event gives students in the Santa Clarita Valley an opportunity to showcase their artistic talents by performing or displaying their art for the community. The […]

2018-03-08T12:57:05+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Announcements, Around Town, News|

‘Timeless,’ ‘Criminal Minds,’ ‘Seal Team’ Now Filming in Santa Clarita

The city of Santa Clarita has updated the list of productions shooting in the city and the Santa Clarita Valley the week of March 5-11, 2018.

· “Seal Team” – Television

· “Shooter” – Television

· “WYE” – Television

· “S.W.A.T.” – Television

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‘Timeless,’ ‘Criminal Minds,’ ‘Seal Team’ Now Filming in Santa Clarita

2018-03-08T12:49:38+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Announcements, Around Town, News|

Outdoor Events Return to Thursdays@Newhall in March

The City of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall series, presented by Valencia Auto Center, sees the return of its free outdoor events in Old Town Newhall this March. Popular events 10 by 10, Note by Note, an artist reception at The MAIN and the ARTree Speaker Series are rejoined by JAM Sessions, Variety Night and a SENSES Block Party on […]

2018-03-01T12:29:20+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Announcements, Around Town, News|

“Metamorphosis” Art Exhibit at The Main in Newhall to Showcase Repurposed Collage Artwork by Paige Bridges

Starting Tuesday, March 6, 2018, the art gallery at The MAIN in Old Town Newhall will showcase “Metamorphosis,” an art exhibition featuring repurposed, mixed media artwork by artist Paige Bridges. The exhibition will be on displaythrough Friday, March 30, 2018, and is available for viewing during all events at The MAIN, as well as Tuesday through Friday from 1:00 […]

2018-03-01T12:23:02+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Announcements, Around Town, News|

1980’s Inspired ‘It’s Like, Totally Rad Art’ Exhibit to Open at City Hall

Residents seeking tubular art will want to visit the newest art exhibit in the First Floor Gallery at City Hall called “It’s Like, Totally Rad Art.” The exhibit opens on Thursday, March 1, 2018, and features a variety of art influenced by the 1980s. The community is also invited to an art reception celebrating the […]

2018-02-26T13:43:21+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Announcements, Around Town, News|

‘NCIS’ Producer Joins 2018 SCV Economic Outlook Panel

“NCIS” producer-writer Scott Williams has been added to the lineup of speakers at the 2018 Economic Outlook Conference hosted by the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation and College of the Canyons at Tournament Players Club Valencia on March 8 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

“NCIS” has been on the air and filming in the […]

2018-02-26T09:07:50+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Announcements, Around Town, News|

City of Santa Clarita | Arts and Entertainment Summit: Amphitheater in Santa Clarita

The City of Santa Clarita invited members of the community to a summit for suggestions and feedback for a potential amphitheater in Santa Clarita over at the Centre on Wednesday, February 21st.

This summit was a follow up from community input collected in 2015, which developed the Arts Master Plan. From the 41 recommendations in the Arts Master […]

2018-02-26T09:04:56+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Around Town, News|