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Residents Invited to Join Month-Long Library Celebration of ‘Ready Player One’ Novel

The Santa Clarita Public Library’s fourth annual One Story One City program returns with free, themed events during the entire month of March. The One Story One City initiative encourages citywide discussions and promotes reading across all ages through one story. This year’s book selection is best-selling, science fiction novel “Ready Player One,” by Ernest Cline.

“Ready Player One” is […]

2018-02-21T12:39:19+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Announcements, Around Town, News|

CalArtians Featured on Digital Recording of ‘Young Caesar’ Opera

For those who missed last year’s sold-out staged production of Lou Harrison’s long-evolving opera “Young Caesar” at Walt Disney Concert Hall, you can now experience it through The Industry Records’ digital release of the live performance recorded with the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s New Music Group.

Yuval Sharon, the LA Philharmonic’s artist-collaborator, directed the 2017 production […]

2018-02-21T12:30:55+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Announcements, News|

Oscar Buzz: Will 2018 Bring Oscar No. 11 to a CalArts Animator?

Two films directed by alumni of California Institute of the Arts’ legendary Character Animation program, “Coco” and “The Boss Baby,” are nominated for “Best Animated Feature” Academy Awards.

Disney PIXAR’s “Coco” is co-directed by first-time feature director and CalArts alumnus Adrian Molina and veteran director Lee Unkrich. “The Boss Baby,” from DreamWorks Animation, is helmed by […]

2018-02-21T08:51:23+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Around Town, Artist Spotlight, News|

CalArtians Among Winners at 2018 Slamdance Film Festival

Several CalArts School of Film/Video filmmakers won awards at Slamdance 2018 this year, which ran parallel to the larger Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, from Jan. 19-25.

This year’s lineup included 11 films from current CalArts students, faculty and alumni from the School of Film/Video, with three CalArtians taking home awards: Works […]

2018-02-14T09:52:28+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Announcements, News|

‘Seal Team,’ ‘Red Tag,’ ‘Shooter’ 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 February 12-18, 2018.

· “S.W.A.T.” – Television
· “Rag Tag” – Television
· “Seal Team” – Television
· “Shooter” – Television
· “Silicon Valley” – Television

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2018-02-14T09:19:35+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Around Town, News, Uncategorized|

Santa Clarita Artists’ Association Inducts New Executive Board

The Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA) inducted its new Executive Board, alongside the 2018 board members on Dec. 18 at the end-of-year Holiday party of the Club in Newhall.

Formally installed were: Zony Gordon, President; Charlotte Mullich, Vice President, Sandy Fisher, Treasurer; and Jeanne Iler, Recording Secretary.

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2018-02-12T09:42:11+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Announcements, Around Town|

Tickets on Sale for Jazz Show at The MAIN

Imagine receiving an invitation to a gala featuring John Coltrane, Sigmund Freud and Faust. Bruce Forman’s “The Red Guitar” is all that and more. The City of Santa Clarita invites you to attend this musical performance in an intimate setting at The MAIN, located at 24266 Main Street in Old Town Newhall. Tickets are on […]

2018-02-07T08:17:54+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Announcements, Around Town, Events|

City Invites Community to Provide Input on Possible Future Amphitheater for Santa Clarita

The City of Santa Clarita is encouraging the public to provide their feedback for a potential amphitheater in Santa Clarita at the “Arts and Entertainment Summit” on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. The public meeting will take place at The Centre, located at 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway. After a quick informational presentation, residents […]

2018-02-07T08:12:13+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Announcements, Around Town|

Dark Comedy “Two Fisted Love” to Feature Sound Design by CalArts Grad

The upcoming world premiere of Range of Light Productions’ Two Fisted Love, written by David Sessions, features sound design by CalArts alumna Cricket S. Myers (Theater MFA 03).

Opening Saturday (Feb. 10*), at the Odyssey Theater in Los Angeles, the dark comedy is set in the privileged world of Silicon Valley in 2008, in the days […]

2018-02-05T08:52:44+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Announcements, Artist Spotlight|