News 2017-07-05T10:15:55+00:00

Local news for the Santa Clarita arts community.

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

November 22nd, 2017|Announcements, News|

With a desire to share the global reach and expansive impact of art, Dimitri Chamblas, California Institute of the Arts’ (CalArts) new dean of the Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance, is bringing his choreography [...]

ArtsChangeUS and CalArts Celebrate New Edition of Groundbreaking Anthology

November 16th, 2017|Announcements|

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 [...]

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

November 16th, 2017|Announcements, Education|

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 [...]

Young Filmmaker Celebrates Premiere of First Feature Film

November 15th, 2017|Around Town, Artist Spotlight|

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 [...]

Cougar News | Art gallery Showcasing the Work of Sheldon Figoten

November 15th, 2017|Around Town|

The College of the Canyons Art Gallery is showcasing the work of Sheldon Figoten in a one-person exhibition of new paintings. “Light Fields” is open until December 7th. Cougar News reporter Sam Delgado with more [...]

ARTree Speaker Series: Filmmaker Jennifer Fischer

November 13th, 2017|Around Town, Artist Spotlight|

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 [...]