Wild Up’s Winter Festival Darkness Sounding Returns

Each winter, the classical music collective Wild Up presents a new series inspired by the darkest and shortest days of the year. Darkness Sounding opens Friday (Jan. 15), and runs through Feb. 14. The winter festival takes place virtually or at socially distanced outdoor venues at various...

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Fifth Annual Co-Incidence Festival Goes Virtual

The Co-Incidence Festival returns for 2021—with a twist. This year’s festival kicks off with a virtual four-day segment (Thursday, Jan. 14 to Sunday, Jan. 17), followed by an in-person, second half anticipated for summer 2021 (dates TBD).  Seeking to expand the definitions of art, music,...

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All the World’s a Studio: Production as Composition

CalArts faculty, musician, and sound engineer Emily Evans didn’t miss a beat when the COVID pandemic sent faculty hustling to redesign classes for remote learning. Evans leaned into the challenge and her past experience to introduce Production as Composition for BFA3s, 4s, and MFAs. The...

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Condola Rashad to Release Space Daughter: Behind the Magic

Singer, Tony Award-nominated actress, and CalArts alum Condola “Dola” Rashad releases Space Daughter: Behind the Magic, a mini-documentary that provides insight into the creative process of her critically acclaimed visual EP, Space Daughter. The documentary will be...

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CalArts Jazz Forum Releases YouTube Playlist

As this difficult year comes to a close, The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts has a silver lining to share with the CalArts community and beyond. For the first time, the lineup of visiting artist talks from this semester’s CalArts Jazz Forum are available on YouTube.  Helmed by Jazz...

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Choreographers & Composers Class Presents Final Performance

On Friday, Dec. 18, students from CalArts’ Choreographers & Composers course will present their final works over Zoom. Choreographers & Composers is co-taught by David Rosenboom and Dimitri Chamblas, deans of The Herb Alpert School of Music and The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance,...

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CalArtians Among Automata LA’s Fall/Winter Artists in Residence

Downtown Los Angeles-based experimental performance venue Automata has announced its latest edition of artist residencies. The fall/winter 2020-21 residencies feature six resident artists, five of whom are CalArtians: Benni Quintero (Film/Video BFA 20), Ramona Apthorp (Art BFA 19), Susan...

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