New CalArts Dance Dean Takes Dance from the Theater to the Streets

With a desire to share the global reach and expansive impact of art, Dimitri Chamblas, California […]

2017-11-22T09:46:10+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Announcements, News|

CalArts Dancers Plan Massive ‘Impromptu’ Performance

Los Angeles’ streets are famously devoid of pedestrian activity, but those driving or walking down Grand Avenue on a December evening may encounter the controlled chaos of an impromptu dance experience.

On Friday and Saturday, Dec. 15 and 16 at 8 p.m., 70 dancers from the California Institute of the Arts will present a massive ensemble […]

2017-11-21T09:01:52+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Announcements|

WiSH Foundation Donates New Guitars to Sierra Vista

The WiSH Education Foundation helped students at Sierra Vista Junior High School in Canyon Country with a donation of guitars Friday.

The donation follows WiSH’s STEAM theme for the year, with an emphasis on the arts.

WiSH Foundation Donates New Guitars to Sierra Vista

2017-11-21T08:59:24+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Announcements, Around Town|

ArtsChangeUS and CalArts Celebrate New Edition of Groundbreaking Anthology

ArtsChangeUS (Arts in a Changing America) and California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) announce the release of the second edition of the groundbreaking anthology Contemporary Plays by Women of Color (Routledge Press, 2017), edited by ArtsChangeUS Director Roberta Uno.  

“The need for the voices in this anthology—and the voices of the vast diversity […]

2017-11-16T11:58:28+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Announcements|

CalArts’ Graphic Design Classes in Creative Bloq’s Top 10

CalArts Graphic Design Coursera classes are the crème de la crème of online learning opportunities, according to Creative Bloq, an online magazine tracking creative trends and developments in design.

The classes are geared toward beginners and are accompanied by video lectures, homework assignments, creative prompts and additional materials.

CalArts’ Graphic Design Classes in Creative Bloq’s Top 10

2017-11-16T08:51:53+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Announcements, Education|

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|

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|

Santa Clarita Considers Likelihood of an Amphitheater

It may or may not be feasible to build an outdoor amphitheater in the Santa Clarita Valley, so the city is contracting a firm to find out.

At their meeting Tuesday, the council will award a contract for $59,640 to AEA Consulting to conduct a study to decipher where an amphitheater may fit and how much it […]

2017-11-13T09:06:09+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Announcements|

Free Artist Panel Discussion to Focus on Overcoming Your Creative Block

On Wednesday, November 15, the public is invited to the free New Heights program: “Should I Create Art?” from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at The MAIN.  Two successful artists will give their advice on how to overcome your creative block as an artist and how to address questioning your passion for art. The free event is open to the public […]

2017-11-13T08:40:20+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Announcements, Around Town, Events|

College Jazz Ensemble Selected to Compete at Its First National Jazz Conference

The College of the Canyons Jazz Ensemble ‘Just Jazz’ will be starting the New Year with a bang by heading to its first national convention. The award-winning ensemble will perform at the 9th annual Jazz Education Network (JEN) conference in Dallas, TX on Jan. 3-7, 2018.

The event represents the largest educational/performance conference in the global […]

2017-11-08T09:59:37+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Announcements|