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Santa Clarita’s Youth Grove Evening of Remembrance scheduled

The city of Santa Clarita will host the ninth annual Youth Grove Evening of Remembrance on Wednesday, Sept.10 at Central Park, located at 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road. The event will begin with the inaugural Walk of Remembrance at 6:45 p.m., ...

Lancaster accepting applications for Youth Commission

The city of Lancaster is currently accepting applications from local high school students who are interested in serving on this year’s Lancaster Youth Commission.

Hollywood has new filmmakers

A colleague recently bemoaned the fact that Black films suffer from a limited outlay of subject matter. Once you get past the repetitive yarns of “gangsta” stories and urban melodramas, the “chick flicks” and redundant romances, and so forth, there ...

Multi-talented filmmaker William Greaves dies

William Greaves, an Emmy-winning filmmaker who made more than 200 documentaries and several groundbreaking experimental films in a career spanning seven decades, died Aug. 25 at the age of 87 in Manhattan, N.Y.

Lancaster hosts ‘Celebrate America’ in honor of military service personnel

The city of Lancaster’s fifth Celebrate America on the BLVD, an annual patriotic party and military tribute, will take place in downtown Lancaster on Saturday from 5 to 9 p.m.

Free admission for teachers at DryTown Water Park

Palmdale’s DryTown Water Park, located at 3850-B East Avenue S, is offering free admission to teachers during September. “To show our appreciation for all our teachers do, we’re offering them free admission in September,

Palmdale couple to be arraigned for toddler’s beating

A Palmdale woman and her boyfriend are set to be arraigned next month on charges stemming from the beating of her 22-month-old son.

Game Changer: HellaChella debuts as first of its kind pop-up festival

Premiering as a first of its kind pop-up festival in the San Fernando Valley, a varied group of multitalented individuals came together to make the inaugural HellaChella Music Festival a monumental success.

BLVD Cinema to screen MANA at close of Spirit of Summer Exhibit

On Sunday, August 31, The Lancaster Museum of Art and History (MOAH) and BLVD Cinemas will once again collaborate as they screen MANA, a documentary on southern California artists who share the skill and affinity of surfing. The film showcases ...

‘Finding Nemo’ wraps up family movie series at Palmdale Amphitheater

Palmdale’s “Family Movie Night” concludes tonight at the Palmdale Amphitheater, 2723 Rancho Vista Blvd., with the showing of “Finding Nemo.”

World Stage celebrates 25 years

The World Stage Performance Gallery will hold its 25th anniversary concert on Aug. 24 at the Ford Amphitheatre at 6 p.m. The concert is taking place despite the uncertain future the performance venue faces.

Dave Koz and friends headline Jazz fest

Summertime always brings a favorite tradition—live musical performances in the park. There is a positive energy for people as they listen to a familiar song with family and friends while enjoying food and sunshine. This Sunday, that summer tradition continues ...

New YouTube show ‘C.A.K.E. The Series’ aims to improve Black image

Americans live on a steady diet of reality television shows, social media, and Hip Hop music. Whether you are young or old, Black or White, you are being exposed to themes and ideas that the media wants you to see;

Behind Robin Williams’ genius was the great comic Jonathan Winters

Before Robin Williams, there was Jonathan Winters. Winters begat Williams, if only in comedic spirit.

Youth Sports & Healthy Families Festival returns for a sixth year

Santa Clarita’s annual Youth Sports and Healthy Families Festival is back and better than ever in 2014. The free, action-packed event will feature sports activities, interactive lessons, healthy food demonstrations and more from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, ...