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1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
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CalArts’ First, Full Tuition Posse Foundation Winners Announced
Thursday, Feb 3, 2022

Twenty-seven high school seniors have learned they will be attending college on full-tuition art scholarships totaling $5.2 million as participants in the new Posse Arts Program. Selected from public high schools in New York, Puerto Rico and cities across the country, the program’s inaugural class...

CalArtian Among 17 Winners of Student Academy Awards
Thursday, Oct 21, 2021

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted 17 students, including Sujin Kim from California Institute of the Arts, winners of the 48th Student Academy Awards competition. The Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal awards in the seven award categories will be presented by Oscar-winning filmmaker...

CalArtian’s Lighting Design for Moulin Rouge! The Musical Earns Him First Tony
Monday, Sep 27, 2021

On Sunday, theater luminaries recognized achievements in Broadway at the 74th Tony Awards at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York City, after more than a year delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic. CalArtian Justin Townsend (Theater MFA 03) joined a roster of distinguished winners upon receiving the...

Newhall Crossings Featuring Works by CalArtians
Tuesday, May 4, 2021

By Danielle Gallegos For The Signal California Institute of the Arts, or CalArts, is leasing space in Downtown Newhall to put its students’ artwork on display, officials with the Valencia arts college announced recently. The agreement at Newhall Crossings, which is set to be on display until the...

Soul’s Oscar Victory Marks CalArtians’ 12th Win in Best Animated Feature
Thursday, Apr 29, 2021

With Sunday night’s win for Soul (Pixar), the Best Animated Feature Oscar has now gone to alumni of the California Institute of the Arts’ (CalArts) renowned animation programs 12 times. Since the category was introduced at the Academy Awards 20 years ago, the majority of winning films have been...

CalArts’ Early Years Subject of Exhibition in Germany
Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019

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...

CalArts Faculty to Perform in Apophenia Wolf Concert
Thursday, Jun 13, 2019

Benjamin Richter and Carmina Escobar, faculty of The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts, will perform in Ghost Ensemble’s upcoming concert Apophenia Wolf on Saturday, June 15, in New York City. The musical collective Ghost Ensemble, of which Richter is the artistic director, presents seven entrancing...

CalArts Alums Rack Up 2019 Tony Awards
Monday, Jun 10, 2019

On Sunday, theater luminaries were recognized at the 73rd annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Six CalArtians, including Mara Isaacs, Todd Sickafoose and Bob Mackie, joined a roster of distinguished winners. Mythologically-inspired production Hadestown, was the night’s big...

CalArts Alums, Faculty to Perform at LA Dance Festival
Thursday, Apr 11, 2019

CalArtians are among the esteemed Los Angeles-based dance talent performing at the 7th annual Los Angeles Dance Festival (LADF), which runs throughout the month of April. Festival Curator Deborah Brockus invites followers of LA’s modern dance scene to an expansive array of performances, community dance...

CalArts Alum to Perform with Grammy-Winning Pianist Gloria Cheng
Thursday, Feb 21, 2019

On Saturday, Feb. 23, CalArts alum and composer Danny Wood (Music BFA 13) performs in concert, opening for Grammy-winning pianist Gloria Cheng. The evening performance takes place in a private residence in Los Angeles and features a beautifully restored Louis XV Steinway B piano. The concert is a reprisal...

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1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
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1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
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1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
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1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pitchess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
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