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From age 3 to now performing under the stage lights and showing off her outgoing personality has never been a fear to Setareh Khatibi, a Santa Clarita native who was Miss Mexico U.S. in 2013. Khatibi is a pageant queen who lived her whole life in Santa Clarita, and has competed in pageants throughout Santa […]

PHI builds state-of-the-art film archive in Santa Clarita
PHI builds state-of-the-art film archive in Santa Clarita

The Packard Humanities Institute, in partnership with UCLA, have built the second largest film warehouse and restoration facility in the U.S. right here in Santa Clarita

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Creating the Creatures of Fright Fest

Fright Fest takes place every Halloween season at Six Flags Magic Mountain. A team of expert SFX artists create the believable monsters and creature designs for the horror event.

Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night celebrated the Performing Arts Center’s 10 year anniversary. Contestants had five minutes to show off their best act. Singing wasn’t the only option for Open Mic Night There was also dancing, monologues, comedy, and even beat boxing! At the end the audience voted for the best performance leaving Gilbert Fajardo in first place […]

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A unique viewing for pumpkin carving

Families from all around the Santa Clarita Valley attended the Aquatic Center’s 7th annual Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest and Spooky Family Fair.

Mini Style Hacker

Santa Clarita’s newest sensation, Mini Style Hacker, was created by a mother of two who mimics celebrity fashion and posts photos on instagram.

Blogger denied access to LeAnn Rimes concert

Blogger Ilana Angel and a guest were asked to leave and promptly escorted off the COC Valencia Campus after waiting in line for a LeAnn Rimes concert at The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center on Sunday, Sept. 28. Angel has written a number of provocative comments about the country-pop singer on her blog and various […]

Performing Arts Center Presents Na Lei Hulu I Ka Wekiu

The Na Lei Hulu I Ka Wekiu production company is performing a blend of traditional and contemporary Hawaiian dance this Friday, Sept. 26th, at 8 p.m. at the COC Performing Arts Center.

A new open mic night

Barnes & Noble in Valencia hosted the first ever open mic night called Expression Sessions.

“Beauty and the Beast” takes over the Performing Arts Center

Belle from Beauty and the Beast once said “I want adventure in the great wide somewhere,” and College of the Canyons might have just what she was looking for. The Performing Arts Center will be hosting the “Beauty and the Beast” ballet this weekend.

Six Flags Magic Mountain reveals plans for Twisted Colossus

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.

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.