Musician-artist and CalArts graduate Julian Gross (Art ’00) has earned a Grammy nomination in the Best Recording Package category for his art direction on “Healer,” Grouplove’s latest release.
Gross shares the nomination with the band’s Hanna Hooper.
The Best Recording Package category...
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....
Reporter Anderson Cooper’s profile of artist Mark Bradford, a CalArts graduate who addresses socio-political themes in his abstract works, aired on CBS’ “60 Minutes” Sunday night.
The transcript follows, with Cooper’s voiceover narration in italics.
Introduction: Mark Bradford...
Composer, sound artist and CalArts alum Ellen Reid (Music MFA 11) on Monday was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for music for “p r i s m,” “a bold new operatic work that uses sophisticated vocal writing and striking instrumental timbres to confront difficult subject matter: the effects of...
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Ralph Breaks the Internet, the sequel to the critical and commercially successful Wreck-It Ralph (2012), comes out next week (Nov. 21) on the day before Thanksgiving. The highly anticipated follow-up film is co-directed by CalArts alum Rich Moore (Film/Video BFA 87) and...
Animator and CalArts alum Eirini Vianelli’s (Film/Video MFA 17) stop-motion graduate thesis film, “Icebergs,” won the Special Jury Mention for a Short Film at the 24th festival edition of the Sarajevo Film Festival in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The festival, which took place Aug. 10-18, is...
The last time we heard from CalArts alum Narae Kim (Theater MFA 17), she was off to the 2017 Festival de Cannes with writer and director Celine Tien and sound director Julien Soros to present “Pippa’s Pan 盼.”
The interactive Virtual Reality film, with art direction by Kim, focuses on...
Experimental composer Coleman Zurkowski (MFA Music 14) bridges the gaps between jazz, dub, psych-rock, and electronic music on his new album “Zero.”
Zurkowski released his latest work on the LA-based label Dangerbird Records in February.
Zurkowski on his new album:
“This album is an...
New York-based visual artist and CalArts alum Jen Liu (Art, Integrated Media MFA 01) has received a 2018 grant from the Art+Technology Lab at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to further work on her multimedia project “Pink Slime Caesar Shift.”
For several years, Liu (Art, Integrated Media...
Singer and CalArts alum Laura Jean Anderson, whose latest single was featured on NPR’s “All Songs Considered” last week, will perform at the Moroccan Lounge in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, April 19 starting at 7:30 p.m.
The NPR feature premiered “Silence Won’t Help...
Friends of the Children – Los Angeles presented Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger with the "Power of One" award at their inaugural Women's Leadership Breakfast held Friday, Jan. 27 at The California Club. Barger was selected to receive the award for her work and dedication to supporting and safeguarding children in Los Angeles County, especially those within the foster care system.
Everything old is new again and that’s what’s happening at Hart Park in Newhall. Heritage Junction, where eight historic buildings and a steam engine and caboose are on display to the public, has officially been renamed “Santa Clarita History Center” and a new logo designed and adopted.
TreePeople in partnership with the Old Town Newhall Farmers Market and the Fernandeno Tataviam Band of Mission Indians will be giving away full size fruit trees including lemon, lime, orange, guava, pomegranate and peach on Saturday, Jan. 28.
Ready to lose your thirsty turf lawn? The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency will show you where to start! Learn how to remove your lawn and transform it into a beautiful, sustainable landscape. Join our free virtual landscape and gardening workshop, Strategies for Replacing your Lawn, on Saturday, Feb. 4, at 9 a.m.
Two California Institute of the Arts alums, Antoine Hunter aka Purple Fire Crow (Dance 2002) and Kite (Music BFA 2014), were among the 45 United States Artists Fellows announced on Tuesday, Jan. 24 who will receive $50,000 unrestricted cash awards.
Anyone who has lived in another city will tell you that the events we put on in Santa Clarita are second to none. As we look ahead to the warm weather and sunshine afforded by the arrival of spring, now is a wonderful time to add some of the marquee city of Santa Clarita events to your 2023 calendar.
NEW ORLEANS – The California State University, Northridge Men's and Women's Cross Country programs earned U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Teams for the 2022 NCAA Division I Cross Country season as announced by the USTFCCCA Thursday.
In Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation's latest episode, you’ll learn about DrinkPAK, a premier contract manufacturer of premium alcoholic and non-alcohol beverages based in Santa Clarita.
The College of the Canyons Sports Medicine Program and Valencia High School Medical Science Academy will host the 2023 Sports Medicine Professions Fair on Saturday, Feb. 4, from 10 a.m. - noon, at the college's Valencia campus.
On Jan. 19, the Board of Directors for the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation approved long-time board member John Shaffery, managing partner of Poole Shaffery, to step into the role of Board co-chair as successor to Roger Seaver.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station reminds Santa Clarita Valley residents that the past rain event may have created great riding trails, but riding off highway vehicles unauthorized on private property is considered trespassing.
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced a new partnership at a press event today between the California Department of Education and California Volunteers, Office of the Governor, to promote new pathways for California Volunteers service corps members — a group that includes 10,000 per year across all corps, including the California Climate Action Corps, AmeriCorps, #CaliforniansForAll Youth Jobs and #CaliforniansForAll College Corps — to become teachers in California classrooms.