Artist Spotlight

Young Filmmaker Celebrates Premiere of First Feature Film

This weekend, Griffin Loch, an eighth grade student at Santa Clarita Valley International (SCVi) charter school, saw his first full-length feature film up on the big screen.

The 13-year-old spent the past year perfecting “Calling the Shots,” a film he wrote, directed, produced, edited, designed and acted in, before he invited the public to his premiere at The American Film Institute […]

2017-11-15T11:24:00+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Around Town, Artist Spotlight|

ARTree Speaker Series: Filmmaker Jennifer Fischer

The ARTree Speaker Series welcomed filmmaker Jennifer Fischer as their guest speaker for October.

Jennifer Fischer is the Co-Founder of Think Ten Media Group and a writer, producer and arts educator whose creative and educational work focuses on highlighting shared human experiences and on creating art experiences that cultivate empathy and understanding.

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2017-11-13T09:27:34+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Around Town, Artist Spotlight|

CalArts Alumna Laura Owens Exhibits Works at the Whitney in New York

The most comprehensive exhibition to date of the work of artist and CalArts alumna Laura Owens (Art MFA 94) opened at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York on Friday.

Running through Feb. 4, the mid-career retrospective will feature close to 60 paintings from the Los Angeles-based artist, covering her work from the […]

2017-11-13T09:17:57+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Announcements, Artist Spotlight|

ARTree Speaker Series: COC Animation Department

The ARTree Speaker Series presents the COC Animation Department, where students have worked on two films documenting the stories of two Holocaust Survivors.

The Animation program at the College of the Canyons is proud to be partnering with the Remember Us/Righteous Conversations Project to record and animate survivor stories from the Nazi Holocaust.

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2017-11-13T09:14:07+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Around Town, Artist Spotlight|

Karli Webster to Return to ‘The Voice’ as Team Miley’s Comeback Artist

Karli Webster is returning to NBC’s “The Voice” next week as one of four Comeback Artists picked by their coaches for a second chance in the popular reality singing competition.

The Canyon Country singer was chosen by Miley Cyrus to return for the final round of the show before it officially goes live, the “Playoffs” — […]

2017-11-13T09:11:53+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Announcements, Artist Spotlight|

CalArts Alumna to Present Live New York Performances

Artist and CalArts alumna Kelly Nipper (Art MFA 95) presents three live performances of Terre Mécanique Thursday – Saturday at the Performa 17 biennial in New York.

Nipper’s technology-driven, multimedia installation was commissioned by Performa for the biennial, and features five performers in a rapid 3D printing laboratory.

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CalArts Alumna to Present Live New York Performances

2017-11-08T09:19:27+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Announcements, Artist Spotlight, News|

Outwest Concert Series | John Zipperer

In a performance that oozed with style and fun, John Zipperer took the OutWest stage through a ride with his guitar at the Main as part of the Outwest Concert Series.

John’s clear voice, infectious melodies and heartfelt lyrics reach fans in places that they didn’t know existed. Soon everyone is singing along, swaying, chair dancing, […]

2017-10-31T09:58:49+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Around Town, Artist Spotlight|

Arts & Entertainment | Local Singer Paves the Way for Young Women on NBC’s The Voice

SCV Resident, Karli Webster is following her dreams while inspiring young women to do the same.

After making it through the blind auditions on The Voice, she is ready to make “herstory”.

“The Voice” footage courtesy of NBC.

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Arts & Entertainment | Local Singer Paves the Way for Young Women on NBC’s The Voice

2017-10-18T08:55:06+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Around Town, Artist Spotlight|

Finding Art Santa Clarita | Cecily Willis

Fine artist and painter Cecily Willis brings to life the different sights in and around Santa Clarita in striking watercolor.

These watercolor paintings were the first featured works of art shown in The MAIN theater’s art gallery space.

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Finding Art Santa Clarita | Cecily Willis

2017-10-18T08:30:08+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Around Town, Artist Spotlight|

Finding Art Santa Clarita | Forge Ahead Arts

Forge Ahead Arts has worked on numerous public art pieces within the Santa Clarita Valley. The nonprofit group continues to work to forge community bonds through multimedia, multi-dimensional, multi-disciplinary and multi-generational pieces.

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Finding Art Santa Clarita | Forge Ahead Arts

2017-10-09T09:09:00+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Around Town, Artist Spotlight|