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The Cowboy Couture Fashion Show
New exhibit at Art Gallery focused on the Middle East
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Six Flags Magic Mountain revealed plans Thursday to convert the 36-year-old classic roller coaster Colossus, into a world-record-breaking hybrid coaster named Twisted Colossus.

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Instrumental music struggles to find students while vocal music thrives
Instrumental music struggles to find students while vocal music thrives

Clearly, the COC vocal department is thriving, but why are there so few instrumental music majors? According to Music Department Chair Dr. Bernardo Feldman, the COC administration is partially blocking the intstrumental music department from growing.

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SCV residents jam in Old Town Newhall

The second thursday of every month Old Town Newhall hosts the Jam Sessions.

Inside the mind of “Rent” director Matthew McCray

The musical “Rent” is coming to College of the Canyons and the man responsible for the big show is Matthew McCray. McCray is the director of “Rent” and has been a fan since he first saw the show in 1996 as a college student. He grew to love the show so much that he convinced […]

The Cowboy Couture Fashion Show

The Repertory East Playhouse, located at 24266 Main Street in Old Town Newhall, hosted the kick off to the 2014 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival with a Cowboy Couture Western Inspired Fashion Show. Festivities started at 6:30 p.m. with a reception in the Hydeaway Lounge, which included a full service cocktail bar. The fashion show began […]

The Great Stone Face

Film actor, comedian and director Buster Keaton was best known for his silent comedies in the 1920s. A man who was considered the greatest physical comedian in silent cinema history will have some of his best drolleries performed on stage at The Pasadena Playhouse in “Stoneface: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Buster Keaton” June […]

History of Newhall’s own Canyon Theatre Guild

What started with just reading play scripts and one show a season, the Canyon Theatre Guild now produces nine shows in a single season and has more than 30,000 people walk through its doors every year. When a group of people moved to California from the East Coast, they missed doing theatre. So they got […]

New exhibit at Art Gallery focused on the Middle East

The College of the Canyons Art Gallery’s newest exhibition is called Garden of the Poet: Iran and Beyond, by Abstract Artist Francine Matarazzo. It will be displayed from now until May 1, 2014. Matarazzo’s art pieces depict visuals that inspired her while traveling in North Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. This show touches upon […]

Senses block party takes Downtown Newhall back to the roaring twenties

Thursday night, Downtown Newhall turned its streets into its monthly Senses block party. This month’s theme was the Roaring ’20s, and community members showed their 1920s fashion by dressing up for the event. Attendees danced to live music by Vaud and the Villains, a New Orleans orchestra and Cabaret show with 19 group members. The […]

Free Friday night Indie film screenings in Hasley Hall

Students along with their families and friends, are welcome to fill in the 103 seats available for screenings of independent films ,taking place in COC’s Hasley Hall, Room 101, every friday evening.

COC to celebrate independent filmmaking with “Indie Saturday”

This Saturday, the College of the Canyons Humanities Department will host “Indie Saturday,” an all-day event dedicated to independent films in the Santa Clarita Valley.

Santa Clarita local discovers hidden talent

A 30-year-old Santa Clarita local makes the top 30 out of about 30 thousand contestants in an Instagram  “Turn Yourself Into A Clown” contest after discovering she had a hidden talent for face painting only four months prior to the contest. Deanna Costa, a local Clinical Social Worker who works with people suffering from substance […]

Valentine’s Day Fashion

Valentine’s can be the perfect time to pull out your impressive pieces, so don’t be afraid to show off that romantic dress or flirty skirt! But you don’t have to feel overwhelmed with options: you can make the day special by keeping your outfit simple and casual as well.

COC art gallery presents new paintings by Sue Tuemmler

College of the Canyons’ Art Gallery will feature new art by Sue Tuemmler starting Oct. 14. The collection of works entitled “Some Kind of Order that Ought to be Present” represents many original color paintings. “In these abstract paintings, I build an arrhythmic structure of unexpected movement, surprising juxtapositions and channels that navigate the seen […]