Leapin' Lizards! America's most beloved musical, "Annie," is back in 30th anniversary tour running for eight performances Jan. 13-18 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood.
It may not have had the glitz or glamour of Cannes or Sundance, but the fourth annual Santa Clarita Valley Film Festival offered SCV residents the chance to view the works of emerging filmmakers in the comfortable setting of the Repertory East Playhouse in Newhall.
Taking the "uncomfortable" roastee chair at the Santa Clarita Elks Lodge in Canyon Country on Saturday, Jan. 24, will be Carl Goldman of KHTS AM 1220.
If you taped that SCV events calendar to your refrigerator last week there's a couple of dates that need to be changed. The annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner to benefit the SCV Senior Center will be held on Saturday, Feb. 21. The intriguing "Night at the Coconut Grove" celebration for Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley has been moved to March 10, 2010. Film Fest at The REP
For those who adore the craft of acting as I do "How Cissy Grew" now playing at the El Portal Theatre in NoHo is an astonishing piece of theater. A character study drawn almost in pen and ink this powerful one act resonates - leaving the audience to ponder the implications of "nature versus nurture" long after exiting the theater.
Welcome to Pacific Standard Time! I hope everyone remembered to "fall back" last night.
There was "Fashion... and All That Jazz" at the 24th annual Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Guild Fashion Show held Oct. 26 at the Sheraton Universal in Universal City.
Happy New Year and here's hoping for a fine 2009. Only three more days in 2008 - and I'm looking forward to 2009. Let's hope it will be a kinder year than most of the experts predict. To help you plan your 2009 social and event life here's the first part of our early 2009 clip-and-save calender. We'll feature more events next week. Jan. 24 The Santa Clarita Elks Lodge, 17766 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country, ...
Purple balloon sculptures of grapes on the vine waved gently in the breeze and "marked" the spot of participating locations for the inaugural "The Wine Affair ... Sip, Stroll and Savor the Sounds" held Oct. 19 on Town Center Drive in Valencia.
Do you know what you're going to be for Halloween? Halloween arrives on Friday with costumes, treats and spooky fun. However, the "ghoulish" season will soon be over and instead of pumpkins we'll be carving a turkey and decorating the tree. Where did the time go? Last chance for Ghoul Mines
If timing is everything, then the Evening of Inspiration hosted by LETMESAIL,Inc. couldn't have come at a better time. With the economy in a nosedive, the worst day in Wall Street history a recent memory and residents of the Santa Clarita Valley concerned about falling home prices and keeping their jobs, the inspiring examples of Kathy Buckley and Patrick Henry Hughes, were the right antidote to troubling times.
LETMESAIL's Bon Voyage Ball invites residents of the Santa Clarita Valley to a festive "after-dinner" party for New Year's Eve at the Hyatt Valencia.
Lil Lepore and Shari Frazier, natives of New York, found their way to the Santa Clarita Valley in September 2006 to sell wine. The duo opened Vino 100 in the Highridge shopping center at Newhall Ranch Road and Copper Hill in Valencia.
The holiday countdown is now at single digits. Hanukkah begins tonight at sundown, Christmas is a mere four days away and Kwanzaa begins Friday. I rather think the British and the Canadians have it nicely thought out with Boxing Day celebrated on the day after Christmas. The day after Christmas should be a holiday! Happy Hanukkah, Merry Christmas and Joyous Kwanzaa! Menorah lighting at Town Center Mall
The Newhall Library was the inspired choice of location for an inaugural wine tasting benefit for the William S. Hart Education Foundation.
I've just returned from my retreat on Whidbey Island, Wash. It was a lovely week which I spent visiting with friends, drinking salted caramel hot coco at the Local Grown coffee shop and taking in a great community theater production of "The Full Monty." I also had a fantastic seafood dinner of salmon, fresh Dungeness crab and fresh crab cakes. It really doesn't get any better than that!
It's the simple things that we take for granted that Maureen Wright, R.N. thinks about in relation to her visits to Africa.
It seems that spring has sprung! I've enjoyed watching the trees and flowers bloom throughout the Santa Clarita Valley in recent weeks. The hills are even green. I know it won't last, but it is lovely for the moment. I am looking forward to the yuccas that bloom in May, my favorite time of year.
Santa Clarita Valley International Charter School recently honored two women during its annual fundraising benefit dinner held at the Hyatt Regency in Valencia.
I hope all the Easter eggs have been found and the Easter ham or lamb is cooking in the oven. Did you already bite the ears off your chocolate Easter bunny? My favorite has always been the marshmallow eggs.
It was a lovely brunch yesterday morning at the Robinson Ranch Clubhouse in Sand Canyon to celebrate the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley Women in Service event.
The 32 kindergartners in Marrilee Bingham's class at Peachland Elementary School in Newhall can now add "author" to their list of accomplishments.
Soroptimist International Greater Santa Clarita recently hosted a "Day of Service", on behalf of Mending Kids International, was a lot of fun and very rewarding.
It was a St. Patrick's Day full of "Mischief and Malarkey" at the annual Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley fashion show.
The "Hearts for Heroes" Builder's Ball was an emotional evening that honored veterans of the United States military and supporters of the Habitat for Heroes campaign.