Local news for the Santa Clarita arts community.

April 29: Audition for 2017 Shakespeare in the Park Production of OTHELLO

April 17th, 2017|Announcements, Around Town|

The Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival is holding auditions for their summer Shakespeare in the Park production OTHELLO. This year’s production is directed by Tiger Reel, with performances in July and August. April 29: Audition [...]

April 17: CalArts Bands Live at The Troubadour

April 17th, 2017|Announcements|

On Monday (April 17), seven bands from the graduating class of The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts will perform live at The Troubadour, one of Los Angeles’ most legendary venues. Soundstream 2017, an [...]

CalArtians Named 2017 Guggenheim Fellows

April 11th, 2017|Announcements|

Friday, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced the new class of Guggenheim Fellows for 2017. Among the list of 173 “individuals who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability [...]

Mayor Smyth to Proclaim April 11 as Arts Day 2017

April 11th, 2017|Announcements|

In celebration of the first year of Santa Clarita’s adoption of the Arts and Culture Master Plan, Mayor Cameron Smyth will proclaim Tuesday, April 11 as Arts Day 2017. Arts Day has been acknowledged in [...]

CalArts Ranks in College Choice’s Top 25 Best MFA Programs

April 11th, 2017|Announcements|

College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, has published its 2017 ranking for the 25 Best MFA Programs, with Valencia’s California Institute of the Arts making the list. CalArts [...]

April 22: CalArts Highlights Emerging Artists at Dance Camera West Film Festival

April 11th, 2017|Announcements|

Bridging the gap between the film and dance communities, the nonprofit organization Dance Camera West (DCW) brings audiences two weekends of challenging and provocative dance films for the 16th annual DCW Dance Film Festival. Happening [...]

The MAIN Looking for Artists to Feature in Lobby’s Exhibits

April 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The city of Santa Clarita Arts and Events Office is seeking art entries for an exhibit in the lobby of The MAIN, the city’s arts venue in Old Town Newhall. The Arts and Events Office [...]

Digital Market Expert Answers Questions About Marketing Independent Films

April 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

  Digital marketing expert Sheri Chandler will be hosting a marketing workshop at City's the next New Heights session April 12th. Prior to the workshop, she sat down for a Q&A to discuss the importance [...]

QS Rankings Ranks CalArts as Top University for Art and Design

April 5th, 2017|Announcements|

The QS World University Rankings recently released its list of Top 10 Universities for Art & Design and CalArts is among the higher education institutions cited. CalArts ranks ninth out of a list that names [...]

OutWest Concert Series | Walden Dahl

April 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Walden Dahl brought the Bluegrass and Country Western style to The Main in another installment of the OutWest Concert Series. Walden Dahl is one of the finest Bluegrass and Country Western musicians around today. He recreates [...]

Filming this week in Santa Clarita

April 3rd, 2017|Around Town|

Film and TV productions bring revenue and jobs to the Santa Clarita Valley. You might run into a film crew any day. Here are some productions filming around town this week. Filming this week [...]

CalArts Alum in Broadway Production of A Doll’s House, Part 2

April 3rd, 2017|Announcements|

Actor and CalArts alumna Condola Rashad (Theater BFA 08) joins Laurie Metcalf, Chris Cooper and Jayne Houdyshell onstage for a Broadway production of Lucas Hnath’s A Doll’s House, Part 2, with previews starting on March [...]