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ARTree Speaker Series: Foamee Hoameez Creator Rick Quevedo

February 27th, 2017|Around Town|

The ARTree Speaker Series presents Rick Quevedo, founder of Foamee Hoameez. The February 2017 installment of the Speaker Series happened at the Series’ new location, The Main, formerly the Repertory East Playhouse, on February 23, [...]

Instagram Exhibit Showcases Creativity in Social Media

February 27th, 2017|Around Town|

Instagram and photography lovers, this one is for you: there is a free exhibit featuring Instagram photos taken by community members on display at the Newhall Community Center. The exhibit is called “Regram,” and is [...]

CalArts Alumni’s Photography on Display in Belgium

February 27th, 2017|Announcements|

New work by James Welling (Art BFA 72, MFA 74) is on display at S.M.A.K., the Museum of Contemporary Art, in Ghent, Belgium from Jan. 28 through April 16. SCVNews.com: CalArts Alumni's Photography on Display [...]

New Heights: Artist Development Series “Social Media for Artists”

February 27th, 2017|Around Town, Education|

An esteemed panel shared their experience and techniques on marketing themselves and their work.  This unique workshop provided attendees with valuable insight into the social media world as the panel of experts will provide artists [...]

SCV In the Movies | Episode 70: Interview with Evan Thomason

February 27th, 2017|Around Town|

E.J. and Bill sit down for a chat with Evan Thomason, the Economic Development Associate for the Santa Clarita Film Office. They learned about the recent film and television shows shot within the Santa Clarita Valley, [...]

CalArts Alumni Co-Directs Planned Parenthood’s Centennial Animated Video

February 27th, 2017|Around Town|

Kirsten Lepore (Film/Video MFA 12) co-directed an animated video with actress Lena Dunham for Planned Parenthood’s centennial. The short educational video, which has tallied more than 3 million views on Facebook since its Jan. 16 [...]

Fifth Graders from SCV Schools Heading to Blue Ribbon Children’s Festival

February 23rd, 2017|Around Town, Education|

Fifth graders from Castaic Elementary School, Live Oak Elementary, Germain Charter Academy, Plum Canyon Elementary, and Dr. J. Michael McGrath Elementary are attending the Blue Ribbon Children’s Festival at the Music Center/Performing Arts Center of [...]

Currently Filming in SCV: Honda CRV Commercial, Squad Goals, Teen Wolf

February 22nd, 2017|Around Town|

Commercials, feature films, and television shows are all being filmed in SCV this week. SCVNews.com: Currently Filming in SCV: Honda CRV Commercial, Squad Goals, Teen Wolf

Thursdays@Newhall is Back for 2017 Season

February 22nd, 2017|Announcements|

The city of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, will kick off its 2017 March through October season on Thursday, March 2, 2017 with a fresh lineup of events on Main Street in [...]

Artists Transform Suitcases Into Powerful Narrative Art Pieces for DVC of SCV

February 22nd, 2017|Announcements|

Five regular suitcases have been transformed into powerful narrative art pieces shining a light on emotional events experienced by clients from the Domestic Violence Center of Santa Clarita Valley. SCVNews.com: Artists Transform Suitcases Into Powerful [...]

CalArts Alumni Films Showcased in International Film Festival Rotterdam

February 22nd, 2017|Announcements|

Several alumni from CalArts’ Program in Film and Video showcased recent work at the annual, held in the Netherlands from Jan. 25-Feb. 5. The prestigious ten-day festival is in its 45th year and highlights the [...]

Santa Clarita Philharmonic Performs with Special Guest Emeralde

February 22nd, 2017|Around Town|

This year's "pops" concert of the Santa Clarita Philharmonic is a "not to be missed" event, according to the organizers.  Jeffrey Gilbert, who has been with the orchestra since its inception, will once again lead [...]