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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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June 25-Sept. 8: ‘Torn Apart’ CalArts Curated Exhibit On View at Pacific Design Center
Friday, Jun 24, 2022

On Saturday, June 25, Torn Apart: Punk, New Wave + the Graphic Aftermath, 1976-86 opens at the PDC Design Gallery at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. Organized and curated by California Institute of the Arts Graphic Design faculty Michael Worthington, Torn Apart is the largest exhibition...

June 25: CalArts’ ‘Luna’ Modern Reimagining of Chinese Myth
Thursday, Jun 16, 2022

“Luna” is one of several productions by students from California Institute of the Arts at the 2022 Hollywood Fringe Festival. Duoyi (Zoe) Wang’s (Theater MFA 2024) is the show’s writer, director. and producer. “Luna” is a modern reimagining of the ancient Chinese moon-goddess...

New CalArts Student-Created Play at Hollywood Fringe Festival
Monday, Jun 6, 2022

California Institute of the Arts junior Jeannette Srinivasan’s “Yellow/Blue Play” is among the productions included at the 2022 Hollywood Fringe Festival. Srinivasan’s play is an original play about a surviving twin’s experience with grief, memory and the colors of her childhood....

Immersive Play ‘Signals’ Stars CalArts Alum Jason Pollak
Friday, Jun 3, 2022

The Hollywood Fringe Festival features multiple productions with current and former students of California Institute of the Arts, including the world premiere of the immersive and interactive sci-fi play “Signals.” Directed by Alexander Whitover, the show from the Last Call Theatre company...

Charmaine Jefferson Elected New CalArts Board Chair
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

The California Institute of the Arts recently announced that Charmaine Jefferson has been elected Chair of the Board of Trustees. She assumed the role on May 3, 2022, as colleges and universities across the country are challenged to deepen their educational offerings, maintain relevance, broaden the...

June 16-18: Hollywood Fringe Festival Show Features CalArts Students
Monday, May 30, 2022

This year’s Hollywood Fringe Festival features multiple shows created and performed by California Institute of the Arts students. Running from Thursday, June 9 through Sunday, June 26 in numerous venues throughout Los Angeles, the festival has a long history of being a space for CalArtians to perform...

CalArts Students Featured on New John Tejada Album
Thursday, May 26, 2022

The third compilation album featuring original works by California Institute of the Arts students in electronic music was released on May 5 by the nonprofit United Kingdom record label Touched Music. The album, “John Tejada Presents Future Stars 3,” was music from producer and composer Tejada’s...

CalArts Graphic Design Program Scores High in Animation Career Review’s 2022 Rankings
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Animation Career Review, an online resource site for those researching careers in animation, game design, graphic design, digital art, and related fields, has recognized California Institute of the Arts in six categories in its 2022 Graphic Design School Rankings, including two top spots for schools...

CalArts Class of 2022 Graduates 366 with Music and Unique Traditions
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

California Institute of the Arts hosted graduation ceremonies Friday, May 13 in the CalArts Graduation Courtyard. After two years of virtual ceremonies the CalArts class of 2022 celebrated graduation with an in-person event at the Valencia campus. Graduation ceremonies kicked off at 4 p.m. with performances...

CalArts Board of Trustees Confer Emeritus Status Upon Faculty
Friday, May 13, 2022

The California Institute of the Arts Board of Trustees have awarded 14 admired, acclaimed and longtime faculty members emeritus status in recognition of their contributions to CalArts. All of the honorees retired in 2021 or 2022. The list of newly designated faculty emeriti includes: Thom Andersen: Living...

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1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
Sanford Lyon
1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
Ygnacio del Valle
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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