Artist, writer, educator and CalArts alum Audrey Chan (Art MFA 07) has been named the first-ever resident artist by the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California.
“Art has long played a vital role in advocacy for change and justice,” said ACLU SoCal Executive Director Hector Villagra....
Formerly the “Career Fair,” the CalArts Opportunities Festival (Opp Fest) now includes employers offering a wide range of professional opportunities for CalArts students and alumnx such as internships, full-time, part-time, freelance, project-based and volunteer opportunities.
Representation matters: That seemed to be the underlying theme of Sunday night’s 92nd Oscars ceremony, telecast worldwide by ABC.
From Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite” making history as the first (South) Korean and non-English film taking home the night’s biggest prizes to the now Oscar-winning...
CalArtians took home a number of awards at the 47th Annual Annie Awards, presented by the International Animated Film Society at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles on Saturday, Jan. 25.
They included the marquee Best Animated Feature for the Netflix production “Klaus,” directed by Sergio...
“Trailblazer,” “a gentle giant,” “witty,” “a fountain of creativity” — just some of the adjectives from around the web describing the late artist and CalArts founding faculty member John Baldessari, who died on January 2 at the age of 88.
Baldessari’s legacy and influence reaches...
The inaugural digital edition of “The Pool,” CalArts’ alumni magazine, launched on Dec. 9, coinciding with the release of the sixth print issue.
The new website features expanded content, including videos from interviews and performances, as well as additional photos.
Highlights from “The...
CalArtians are leaders in spurring and advancing Los Angeles’ music scene, according to the LA Times’ classical music critic Mark Swed.
In a recent article, Swed traces the evolution of LA’s music scene from 1987, when Ernest Fleischmann, then-head of the LA Philharmonic, called for the end of...
California Institute of the Arts graduate Ryan Bancroft (Music BFA 11, MFA 13) has been named the new principal conductor of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, or BBC NOW.
Bancroft (pictured above) will formally begin September 2020, succeeding Danish conductor Thomas Søndergård, who assumed the...
Fell Runner, the experimental art-band with roots at CalArts, began a September weekly residency at the Echoplex in Los Angeles on Monday.
The four-piece features three alums from The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts: Steven van Betten (BFA 14) on guitars and vocals; Gregory Uhlmann (BFA 14) on...
The Kestner Gesellschaft presents Where Art Might Happen: The Early Years of CalArts, an exhibition dedicated to the institute’s infancy running from Friday, Aug. 30 – Sunday, Nov. 10 in Hanover, Germany.
Founded in 1916, the art association houses a collection of salient contemporary works...
Park officials have announced Los Angeles County regional parks and natural areas, which include William S. Hart Park, Placerita Nature Center and Vasquez Rocks, will now be closed Mondays and Tuesdays due to staffing reductions.
As the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health suspends daily reports until Monday, the California Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed a total of 248,235 cases statewide as of July 2 (up from 5,688 from July 1 and another 2,352 results received), with 6,263 deaths (up 100 from July 1) from the disease.
The city of Santa Clarita has changed the language of its Code Enforcement’s mission statement -- by omitting a portion stating that issues are addressed using the "broken windows" theory -- to reflect what officials said is a more accurate reflection of operations.
A music teacher who taught in schools throughout Southern California, including Santa Clarita, pleaded guilty to one federal count of producing child pornography and six state counts of lewd acts with a child under the age of 14.
Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Thursday the “Wear A Mask” public awareness campaign encouraging Californians to use face coverings – one of the best ways people can protect themselves and others from the virus.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 2,204 new cases of COVID-19 and 55 new deaths due to the virus countywide, with a total of 3,239 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began.
College of the Canyons All-State middle linebacker Charles Ike, one of the most prodigious tacklers in the program's proud history, has signed with Idaho State University after a notable two-year run as one of the Cougars' top defensive playmakers.
As we continue to adapt business practices in this challenging environment, SCV Water remains deeply committed to the safety of our customers, community, and employees as we continue to do our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau Missing Person Unit are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Ashley Bebe Nichole, a 26-year-old Black female, who was last seen on the 17700 block of Birkewood Court in Santa Clarita, on Tuesday, June 2, at 3:10 a.m.
The city of Santa Clarita wants to know how your internet service is performing. Local businesses and residents alike are encouraged to complete the City’s new Speed Test Survey available at speedup.santa-clarita.com.
It seems like many things in our lives have been flipped upside down in the past few months. However, work continues, as planned, on the two major projects within our Santa Clarita 2020 Strategic Plan. Throughout the Safer at Home order, construction projects continued to progress.
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