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CalArts Faculty Member Starring in One Man Show on Netflix

The one-man show Rodney King, written and performed by actor and former CalArts School of Theater faculty Roger Guenveur Smith and directed by Spike Lee, premieres on Netflix. The release coincides with the 25th anniversary of the state court acquittals of the four LAPD officers who were videotaped beating King in 1991. The trial sparked […]

2017-05-01T08:47:21+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Announcements, Around Town|

Valencia HS Vocal Jazz Named Number One in the Nation by Downbeat

Valencia High School’s Vocal Jazz Program, which features the group Two N’ Four, has been named the No. 1 Vocal Jazz Program in the nation by Downbeat Magazine.

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Valencia HS Vocal Jazz Named Number One in the Nation by Downbeat

2017-05-01T08:26:15+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Announcements, Around Town|

Bridge to Home Gives Humanitarian Award to Film Director

Bridge to Home, SCV homeless service provider, gave a Humanitarian Award to Yaniv Rokah, Director of the internationally acclaimed documentary movie “Queen Mimi” at the Cowboy Breakfast Fundraiser in Newhall on Saturday.

SCVNews.com:

Bridge to Home Gives Humanitarian Award to Film Director

2017-04-26T09:59:48+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Announcements, Around Town|

Hart District Students Win Big at National Video Awards

Students from four different high schools and two junior highs in the William S. Hart Union High School District have been honored at the annual Student Television Network Awards held in Anaheim.

Nearly 3,000 students and teachers attended this year’s convention, which is held annually in different cities across the country. The award categories range from […]

2017-04-20T09:26:44+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Announcements, Around Town|

Arts Commission Recognizes Cristal Ramirez for Being National Finalist

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. This month The Commission honored Cristal Ramirez for her participation in the Sister Cities Young Authors and Artists Showcase.

The City of Santa Clarita has two formal international Sister City […]

2017-05-18T17:06:41+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Around Town|

David Bowie Memorabilia to be Raffled at Tribute Concert

In addition to the great music, WiSH will be sponsoring a raffle of David Bowie Vinyl and other promotional items, so bring your dollars, as net proceeds from the event benefit our local students.

WiSH is proud to announce a partnership with the David Fernandez Singer Songwriter Salute Series, this year in tribute to the late […]

2017-04-17T09:30:21+00:00 April 17th, 2017|Announcements, Around Town|