Lexus Jazz and Blues Series - The sounds of live jazz and blues bands once again fill Town Center Drive in Valencia during the 10th annual Lexus of Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert Series. These Friday night events feature regional, national and international entertainers in a quaint street party setting while offering interactive activities for adults and children.
Four couples dance to the lively beats of timba, or Cuban salsa music, under the shade of a tree at Newhall Park on a Sunday afternoon.
The Santa Clarita Ballet Company and Academy will present two programs during the weekend of June 21 - 22 at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons. Both programs are equally entertaining and appropriate for audience members of all ages.
Saugus resident Tom Bolewski speaks of his hope to one day ride his bicycle again. The 6-foot-1, 48-year-old former competitive cyclist and motorcycle rider also talks about what he'll eat as soon as he recovers - a Carl's Jr. Six-dollar Burger.
"Love is in the Air," an all-afternoon art and music event featuring 30 outstanding local artists and musicians, will be held at the Hyatt Valencia ballroom from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 31.
This Sunday, June 1, the Santa Clarita Master Chorale will treat you to a program of blockbusters, opening with a classic that'll take you from zero to 70 in four beats of a timpani - Carl Orff's "O Fortuna"
Today people live in an informational society. One can get information about almost everything - just click the button on your laptop and that is all. This is called "The Global Village," researched by Herbert Marshall McLuhan. I am sure that people in Dublin, Rome, Kyiv and Moscow, in the north, east, west and south, know about the United States of America, about the educational potential of the country. That is why a lot of exchange programs exist in other parts of the world.
They arrive with walking shoes and sunscreen, coolers and tents.
Most come in specially designed T-shirts, each displaying their own personal reason for supporting the event.
"Nevermore," quoth Edgar Allan Poe's raven. How eerily he repeated that word to the poet's every question. And whenever I read the second to the last stanza of that poem, when the raven whispers his final negative to Poe, I imagine a tone of irony from that beak and a glimmer of amusement in that eye.
THE THEATER - May gave us some great flicks in the form of "X-Men: Days of Future Past," and "Maleficent," but June seems to be offering even more.
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