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New exhibit at Art Gallery focused on the Middle East
Student art exhibition draws crowd
Student Services/Administration Building construction in progress
Alicia Keys live At Staples Center
Admissions and Records building goes out with a bang
The Original Pantry Cafe, Los Angeles

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
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 […]

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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 […]

COC educator releases book on the evolution of Tinker Bell

The world has known Tinker Bell for more than a century, but how did she come to be the pixie that is recognized today all over the world?

“I had a friend who had cancer last year and she was very strong through it and depended on God a lot and got through it and she is fine now,” said Alice Nyquist.

Universal Studios Hollywood kicked off Halloween with its annual Eyegore awards and Halloween Horror nights.

International Film Festival brings world to COC

The Hollywood movie scene is filled with films from American directors and most movie goers get to see these on the big screen. But there is a world of movies out there from international directors that are worth the watch that don’t get the same recognition and exposure as domestic titles.

The COC dance company began their tryouts for the new school year. Tryouts began the first week of school but it’s not too late to tryout. It takes some dance experience to make the team, but more importantly it’s the motivation and determination to be a part of a family. Some  have already made the […]

‘Sneakerheads’ troubled by shoe sellouts

neaker consumerism is often overlooked. Here is insider information on how big the sneaker industry is perceived, how lucrative their selling market can be, and how dangerous sneaker releases can get.

Locals celebrate youth, enjoy family time

The Santa Clarita Valley Boys and Girls Club hosted there 8th annual “Day For Kids” event this past Saturday at Newhall Park.

Old Town Newhall hosts Art Slam

Old Town Newhall is the place to be on Thursday nights as Thursdays@Newhall hosts a free event on the first two Thursdays of the month, called Art Slam.

Opinion: The British are coming! Actually, they’re already here

The British have played some part in American culture, but recently, that influence is beginning to make a much larger impact on society.