The world’s top Chinese acrobats tumble onto the main stage Friday night at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons. The Golden Dragon Acrobats combine breathtaking acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, and ancient and contemporary music.
The troupe carries on a tradition that goes back 25 centuries. Tickets range from $25 to $43 – call the PAC box office at 661-362-5304. And visit the website for more info about the production.
And of course it’s Halloween weekend, so lots of spooky, kooky parties are going on. Friday night, local party animals John Vang and Will Diaz host a costume party for big kids 21 and older at The Vu Bar & Lounge in Newhall.
It’s their ninth annual spooktacular, and scheduled bands include The Dips, Lumberjack, Two Thumbs Up and My-T-Mo. The fun starts at 8:30 Friday night. Call 661-255-7833 for more info.
And on a programming note, SCVTV’s “House Blend” show hosted by yours truly presents a special encore broadcast of our Season 4 episode featuring Woodwork, the young progressive acoustic trio featuring Avery Merritt, Rory Glenn and Brendan Coyle.
Tune in to “House Blend” at 10 p.m. on Saturday night right here on SCVTV and streaming everywhere at scvtv.com.
You’ll find lots more local entertainment news 24/7 at HometownStation.com, SCVNews.com and my blog, stephenkpeeples.com. That’s what’s thumpin’ on the SCV Entertainment Beat.
See the SCV Entertainment Beat report in SCV NewsBreak.
Santa Clarita journalist Stephen K. Peeples is an entertainment reporter for SCVTV and SCVNews.com, as well as AM 1220 KHTS Radio News and the station’s website at HometownStation.com. Peeples also hosted and co-produced SCVTV’s WAVE-nominated “House Blend” program, and posts more entertainment news and reviews on his own site at http://www.stephenkpeeples.com.
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