In a new twist on the classic Dickens’ holiday story, “A Christmas Carol” is coming to the Sanctuary’s stage this weekend December 12th, 13th & 14th at 7 p.m., and with one matinee showing on Saturday the 14th at 4 p.m.
Tickets are now on sale online for just $10 for adults and $5 for children under 13 and seniors 65 & over.
Come on out and celebrate the holiday season with family, friends and neighbors at a live stage performance of this timeless holiday classic with a new twist based on the novel by Charles Dickens. Buy an extra for that friend or neighbor.
Short of the story of Christ’s birth, few Christmas tales are as iconic as Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Since its first publication over 170 years ago in 1843, it has been adapted from text into numerous stage productions and film portrayals. The classic story of the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge and his redemption tale is etched into our memories as one of the greatest holiday stories of all time.
In the preface to his famous novella, author Charles Dickens explains the reason why this story sticks with us: “I have endeavoured in this Ghostly little book, to raise the Ghost of an Idea, which shall not put my readers out of humour with themselves, with each other, with the season, or with me. May it haunt their houses pleasantly, and no one wish to lay it.” It is this very story of redemption which haunts all of us (pleasantly) just as the ghosts that haunt Scrooge himself.
Little known to many, Dickens named his story A Christmas Carol, because of the song-like quality he hoped that readers would sense. The title of the book has the word “carol” in it, which in Victorian era England, exclusively referred to songs praising the birth of Jesus. Additionally Dickens calls the chapters of the book “staves,” (a.k.a. “stanzas”) which sing of Christian themes, with Charles Dickens himself having stated, “I have always striven in my writings to express the veneration for the life and lessons of our Saviour.”
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Museum will host the inaugural Haunted "Bones' Gulch" Halloween Attraction on Saturday nights Oct. 1-29. The final night of the attraction will be Sunday, Oct. 30. Proceeds go toward the LASD Museum.
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control would like to remind residents within unincorporated county areas and participating contracted cities that the pet license amnesty period is almost over.
We began our Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism (EDIA) journey nearly two years ago, and while the path ahead was not clearly defined, Health Services leadership was enthusiastically joined by workforce members across our health enterprise in a united commitment to creating a more welcoming, inclusive and proactively anti-racist health care system for our patients, staff and the communities we serve.
College of the Canyons student-athletes Brianna Botello (women's volleyball) and Sam Regez (men's cross coutry) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running Sept. 19-24.
Are you hiring? Looking for a new career? The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Center has partnered with College of the Canyons, the city of Santa Clarita and America's Job Centers of California to host a valley-wide job fair at the Canyon Country Community Center Thursday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond hosted a virtual webinar on Sept. 28 to update local educational agencies, including district and charter school administrators and classroom educators, on over $3.6 billion in block grants and other resources to promote financial education in California high schools.
Supervisor Kathryn Barger honored the Republic of Artsakh’s Foreign Minister, David Babayan, by presenting a scroll at the Board of Supervisors' meeting to commemorate the alliance and solidarity between Los Angeles County and Artsakh.
The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation has taken immediate action to temporarily close Pico Canyon Park, in Stevenson Ranch, until further notice after an aggressive mountain lion was seen in the area.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority is extending the public review period for the Palmdale to Burbank Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement an additional 30 days to Dec. 1, 2022.
A motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger that called for the county to comply with the constitution and report back with non-custodial, secure mental health treatment facility models for incarcerated individuals who cannot be diverted was rejected by the Board of Supervisors.