Local news for the Santa Clarita arts community.

CalArtians Screen Works at Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, Tenn.

April 3rd, 2017|Announcements|

The Knoxville, Tennessee-based Big Ears Festival curates a world-class lineup of musicians and filmmakers. This year, the festival runs from March 23-26 with several CalArtians screening their works, including School of Theater faculty Janie Geiser [...]

Assistance League Gives Art Grants to Three Schools

April 3rd, 2017|Announcements, Around Town|

You never know how you’re going to light the fire of a life-long learner. But you do know that you need to get them close to a flame. That flame can exist in a classroom, [...]

Around Town | 2nd Annual Youth Art Showcase Celebrates Youth Art Month

March 29th, 2017|Around Town|

Santa Clarita students got the opportunity to showcase their talent by performing and displaying their art for the community. Around Town | 2nd Annual Youth Art Showcase Celebrates Youth Art Month

Official Lineup for the 2017 Cowboy Festival

March 29th, 2017|Announcements, Around Town|

The 2017 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, presented by Heritage Sierra Medical Group, will offer a wide variety of rocking musical genres to the wildest Western event of the season. Bringing back old favorites and introducing [...]

The ARTree Speaker Series: Fine Artist Ignacio Gomez

March 27th, 2017|Around Town|

The ARTree Speaker Series presents Ignacio Gomez, fine artist known for his support of the Latino community. Gomez discussed his decades long career making various art pieces for books, music, magazines, and Los Angeles County cities. [...]

Around Town | City Hosts Reception for Sister Cities International

March 27th, 2017|Around Town, Uncategorized|

The Valencia Library played host to the Sister Cities International art exhibit. The exhibit’s theme is “Peace through People” and showcases artwork from students across the country and internationally, including a piece from a Golden [...]

Dr. Steven Lavine Honored by the Arts Commission

March 23rd, 2017|Announcements|

Each month the Arts Commission recognizes individuals or groups who have made a significant contribution to the artistic and cultural life of the Santa Clarita Valley. At the meeting on March 9, 2017, the Arts [...]

CalArtians Featured in 2017 Whitney Biennial in New York

March 23rd, 2017|Announcements|

The 78th installment of the 2017 Whitney Biennial opened to the public at the Whitney Museum in New York on Friday. The 63 artists, with a number of CalArtians counted among them, explore themes of [...]

Assistance League Awards Arts Grants to Elementary Schools

March 21st, 2017|Around Town|

Sulphur Springs Community School’s Multipurpose Room filled with cheers, claps and taps as the three-member group of POWERHOURE!!! performed for the elementary school Monday morning. The educational dance assembly was sponsored by Assistance League Santa [...]

Local Artist Spotlight: Frank Rock

March 20th, 2017|Artist Spotlight|

Santa Clarita resident Frank Rock has been interpreting the world around him with pen, pencil and paintbrush for more than 60 years, when he started doodling faces, landscapes and characters in the margins of his [...]

COC Cougar News | Vocal Jazz and A Capella Festival

March 20th, 2017|Around Town|

Cougar News reporter Richard Andal covered the Santa Clarita Vocal Association’s Vocal Jazz and A Capella Festival held at Valencia High School. COC Cougar News | Vocal Jazz and A Capella Festival

SCV In the Movies | Episode 71: Interview with Dr. Alan Pollack

March 20th, 2017|Around Town|

After the 89th anniversary of the St. Francis Dam disaster, E.J. and Bill talk with Dr. Alan Pollack, the president of the Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society. They discuss the events surrounding the disaster at [...]