Rootsy Americana singer-songwriter Pat Nason and his Regular Crew bandmates Ed Pausic, Sue Blue Bull and Deborah Houston Cloer just premiered a new video clip for “Everything’s Gonna Be Different,” a key track from the group’s “All the Time in the World” album.
The Crew shot the clip last year at Adams’ Pack Station in Arcadia. Gina Gores caught the raw footage and Jason Siler produced the audio and the final video edit.
Check out the new video, and visit CD Baby to score the song and the album.
On Sunday, the Santa Clarita Master Chorale and special guest vocalists will present two performances of “The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace” at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons.
The major work by contemporary Welsh composer Karl Jenkins tells the dramatic story of bravery, anguish, horror and hope, and the Chorale dedicates the performances at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. to the honor and memory of Santa Clarita Valley military veterans.
The Chorale has invited top singers from local high schools and community choirs to join the chorus. Artistic Director Allan Robert Petker will introduce the production with a pre-concert talk starting at 3 p.m.
Tickets are $29, $22 and $15. Prices for seniors and students are $24, $17 and $11.
Veterans and active military can request two free tickets by emailing email@example.com.
Tickets are going fast for the 13th annual Summer Meltdown Autism Awareness Art & Music Festival at Central Park Saturday and Sunday, April 30 and May 1.
The local Yes I Can students have booked more than two dozen bands and nearly a dozen artists (see the lineup here) for the non-profit event.
General admission tickets are $30 for one day, and $50 for a weekend pass. A VIP package for both days goes for $90. There’s plenty of free parking, but parking closer to the stage is available for $10 each day.
Visit the Summer Meltdown event page on Facebook for more info, and score your tickets on the order page.
Saturday night, SCVTV will feature Summer Meltdown in an encore broadcast of “House Blend,” hosted by yours truly.
Canyon High School’s Yes I Can program director and Summer Meltdown exec producer Bret Lieberman joined me in the studio to preview the 2015 Summer Meltdown last spring. We took a deep dive into the marathon festival’s colorful history, and talked about the challenges and rewards of guiding students with and without disabilities in producing and staging such an event.
That Summer Meltdown special preview airs at 10 Saturday night on Time-Warner Channel 20 in the SCV and AT&T U-verse Channel 99 in Los Angeles and Orange counties, and streams everywhere online at scvhouseblend.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 bumpin’ this week on the SCV Entertainment Beat. Santa Clarita journalist and Grammy nominee 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 from 2011-2015, and posts more entertainment news and reviews on his own site at http://www.stephenkpeeples.com.
The Los Angeles County Arts Education Collective, coordinated by the Department of Arts and Culture, and KCET have joined forces to create a new documentary that explores the value of arts education for the youth, communities, and creative economy of L.A. County.
California Institute of the Arts, or CalArts, is leasing space at Newhall Crossings in Downtown Newhall to put its students’ artwork on display, officials with the Valencia arts college announced recently.
If you watched NASA’s exciting Mars Perseverance rover landing on Feb. 18, you definitely won’t want to miss the College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus spring 2021 virtual Star Party on Friday, April 23.
The William S. Hart Union High School District was named one of 19 school districts and one county office of education for school attendance review board as a model program for its attendance strategies during distance learning.
The Children’s Bureau is seeking foster families during National Foster Parent Appreciation Month and is now offering two virtual ways for individuals and couples to learn how to help children in foster care while reunifying with birth families or how to provide legal permanency by adoption.
To provide a framework to guide the future of residential development locally, the city of Santa Clarita is embarking on a public process to update the Housing Element of the Santa Clarita General Plan.
California Senate Bill 545, a measure to provide additional resources to struggling students, has received unanimous support from the Senate Education Committee, announced Sen. Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita).