Movies

Local documentary filmmaker debuts in Cannes and Los Angeles

Laura Carlson is a professional writer by day and a documentary filmmaker on the side. Her first film “Beyond Barriers” was screened at the Cannes Short Film Festival in 2019 and made its U.S. premiere in February at the Golden State Film Festival at the TLC Chinese Theater.

Newhall Library holds “musical instrument petting zoo” for kids and teens

Gone are the days when you would be shushed for making noise in the library. As librarian Liza Purdy puts it, that’s an antiquated stereotype and the Newhall Library is a “full throttle library.” On Monday, the Old Town Newhall Library was full of music as the library hosted a “musical instrument petting zoo” for children and teens as part of the monthly “Green Eggs and Jam” music program.

How the SCV figured into the Oscars landscape

Throughout the years, the city has maintained its close ties to Hollywood, so when the nominations for the 2020 Academy Awards season were released Jan. 13, it was no surprise Santa Clarita was an integral part of seven of this year’s distinguished films.

Rob McFerren: Fall Seasonals

As we roll into fall we will take a look at a couple of popular beers of the season. Today most Craft Breweries are producing

Rob McFerren: Pumpkin Beers

It’s hard to believe that we are already in August but as fall approaches the growing selection of Pumpkin Beers will start appearing at your

‘Fist Fight’

If I were to rate my favorite BatmYou can tell me “Fist Fight” is a live-action, R-rated cartoon, and I shouldn’t take any of it