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|

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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Santa Clarita Artists’ Association Inducts New Executive […]

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|

Tickets on Sale Monday for Special Performances at Cowboy Festival

Tickets to special performances as part of the 25th Annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, presented by Heritage Sierra Medical Group, will go on sale to the public on Monday, February 5, at 10:00 a.m. Tickets to these events, which begin on Thursday, April 19, will be available to purchase by visiting

General admission to the main […]

2018-02-05T08:53:59+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Announcements, Around Town, Events|

Newhall District Describes its ‘Full-Rounded’ Arts Education

A recent countywide survey from the Los Angeles County Arts Education Collective found that nearly every school in Los Angeles County, and every school in the Santa Clarita Valley, offers its students some kind of arts instruction.

In fact, all 10 schools in the Newhall district participated in the survey, which evaluated the quality and quantity of arts […]

2018-02-05T08:41:25+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Announcements, Around Town, Education|

CalArts Alumnus Takes Home Grammy for Producer of the Year

The 60th Annual Grammy Award winners were announced on Sunday with CalArts alumnus Greg Kurstin (Music BFA 92) winning the Producer of the Year, Non-Classical category, (awarded during the pre-telecast, the Grammy Premiere Ceremony). He becomes the first producer to win it two years in a row since Babyface won it three years running from […]

2018-02-05T08:39:06+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Announcements, Artist Spotlight|

“The Golden Oaks of Santa Clarita” Art Exhibit to Begin Thursday

The community is invited to “The Golden Oaks of Santa Clarita,” an art exhibit by artist Brad Sergi celebrating the beautiful oak trees that have blanketed Santa Clarita for centuries.

The art exhibit which features works created using a method of combined photography, digital painting and painting on canvas, will be on display at the Valencia […]

2018-01-31T08:33:52+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Announcements, Around Town|

Four Weeks of Fun at Thursdays@Newhall in February

The City of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall series continues its winter schedule in February with free artistic events in Old Town Newhall. Popular events 10 by 10, Note by Note, an artist reception at The MAIN and the ARTree Speaker Series offer fun and entertainment on Thursday nights.

Thursdays@Newhall is an ongoing opportunity for residents of Santa Clarita to […]

2018-01-31T08:22:21+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Announcements, Around Town|