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Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival Announces Summer Schedule

The Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival is back, and better than ever. The generous support from the community has given the theater group the ability to take the festival to the next level.

The 2018 Summer Festival:
– Lord Chamberlain’s Gala & Celebration – Friday, July 13 at The Centre
– As Time Goes By: A Gift of Song […]

2018-06-27T10:11:34-07:00June 27th, 2018|Around Town, Events, News|

Santa Clarita Artists Association to Participate in Newhall Chalk Art Festival

The Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA) will be participating in Old Town Newhall’s Chalk Art Festival this year in two capacities.

SCAA artist representatives will be drawing with pastels, a 10’x10’ reproduction of a masterpiece, as other members provide fun art activities for children in front of the SCAA Gallery, located on 6th Street between Railroad […]

2018-06-27T09:52:56-07:00June 27th, 2018|Around Town, Artist Spotlight, Events, News|

Tom Petty Tribute in California Innovation Park

The David Fernandez Singer Songwriter Salute Series continues with a tribute to Tom Petty. The WiSH Foundation will also be on hand to collect gently used musical instruments during the concert for distribution to music programs in the Hart School District.

Due to high demand for tickets and to get back to the concert’s original roots, the […]

2018-06-27T09:49:18-07:00June 27th, 2018|Around Town, Events, News|

CalArts Opens First Art Exhibit at Westfield Valencia Mall

“Window Lace,” the first exhibit by CalArts students to be presented at the Westfield Valencia Town Center Mall, is now open on the mall’s first floor across from H&M and will be on display through the end of summer 2018.

Long known for its experimental ethos in artmaking, CalArts is now also engaging its Valencia neighbors […]

2018-06-25T09:44:29-07:00June 25th, 2018|Around Town, Education, News|

“Pettable Paintings” Now on Display in Newhall

Here’s something you rarely hear about – an art exhibit where you are encouraged to touch the artwork.

In Santa Clarita, a new art exhibit has opened that allows you to touch and feel paintings as much as you want. “Pettable Paintings,” the newest art exhibit at the Newhall Community Center features
“pettable” animal-themed artwork by Santa […]

2018-06-18T09:43:44-07:00June 18th, 2018|Around Town, Events, News|

2018 Quilt Show Brings A Stash Of Americana To Santa Clarita

The 2018 Quilt Show, presented by the Santa Clarita Valley Quilt Guild, took place at William S. Hart Park on Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10.

The 2018 Quilt Show was the first show presented by the Santa Clarita Valley Quilt Guild in seven years, according to Kristeen Dolan, Chairwoman for the show.

“We’re displaying 80 […]

2018-06-11T09:45:36-07:00June 11th, 2018|Around Town, Events, News|

Newhall Students Shine in 11th Annual Art Show

The Newhall School District hosted its 11th annual Art Show where it showcased the work of students from all ten school sites in the district.

The hundreds who attended the show on Tuesday were greeted by thousands of unique art pieces that lined the halls and were created by students ranging in age from transitional kindergarten […]

2018-06-07T13:02:39-07:00June 7th, 2018|Around Town, Education, News|

“Swing into Summer” at the Canyon Country Community Center

Join the cool cats and cut the rug as swing dance takes over the Canyon Country Community Center! “Swing into Summer” will be held Saturday, June 9, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Community Center (18792 Flying Tiger Drive).

Residents ages 18 and older are invited to this fun evening of dancing for novices […]

2018-06-04T12:46:30-07:00June 4th, 2018|Around Town, Events, News|

“Toxikologie” Art Exhibit at The MAIN in Newhall

Starting Tuesday, June 19, 2018, the art gallery at The MAIN in Old Town Newhall will feature “Toxikologie,” an exhibition showcasing vibrant, layered altarpiece-style works, inspired by both Harajuku high fashion and medieval altarpiece forms, by artist Kitty Cutshall. The exhibition will be on display through Friday, July 13, 2018. An art reception for “Toxikologie” will take place on Thursday, June […]

2018-06-04T12:42:18-07:00June 4th, 2018|Around Town, Events, News|

Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert Series Starts June 15th

No more wondering what to do on Friday nights because Friday, June 15th will be opening night as the sounds of live Jazz and Blues bands once again fill Town Center Drive in Valencia. This will be the 19th year that the Valencia Jazz & Blues will feature regional, national and international entertainers in a […]

2018-06-04T10:06:11-07:00May 31st, 2018|Around Town, Events, News|