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Filmmakers Call “Action!” on Campus

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Cristina Pimentel October 1, 2016

You’re at home watching your favorite TV show or that popular box office movie in theaters. In this scene, students with their backpacks are walking aimlessly to class. In another, the actress is walking...

President Harrison delivers Annual Welcome Address and Reception

Matador band is lined up outside of VPAC
Carolyne Hogikyan August 27, 2016

CSUN President Dianne Harrison held her fifth Annual Welcome Address and Reception Thursday, at the Valley Performing Arts Center. She began the address by asking all attendees to give a moment of silence...

Review: L.A. Theatre Work’s presentation of “Bram Stoker’s Dracula”

Photo credit: Matt Petit.
Jake Tully October 30, 2015

Nearly 120 years later, Dracula proves to be one of the most spine-tingling tales our literary canon has to offer. In anticipation of the upcoming Halloween weekend, L.A. Theatre Work’s presentation...

VPAC, “Diavolo” previews stunts, set at Sierra Quad

DIAVOLO dancers perform a dance inspired by skateboard culture in the Sierra Quad to promote their upcoming shows at the Valley Performing Arts Center. Photo credit: Halie Cook
Sarah Goulding September 2, 2015

Loud music paired with a stage full of skateboard ramps in the center of the Sierra Quad left students and passersby watching in awe as the dancers of Diavolo performed a preview of their upcoming show...

Things to do at CSUN: 5/4-5/7

Brooke Holland May 4, 2015

12:30 p.m. – Monday, May 4 Head over to the Oviatt Library for a three-day provocative lecture discussing the topics of sex and gender. Day-one will cover the topic of "Climax: Gender and Women's...

Brasil guitar duo fascinates VPAC

Brasil guitar duo fascinates VPAC
Macie Bennett October 20, 2014

Joao Luiz and Douglas Lora of The Brasil Guitar Duo encompassed all that is the classical genre, but with a slight latin flare during their set at the Valley Performing Arts Center (VPAC) Thursday. This...

The Fab Faux succeed in emitting authentic Beatles vibes at the VPAC

The Fab Faux is a Beatles tribute band, covering well known songs like,
Candice Criss September 23, 2014

Picture this: Four men donned in Beatles-style costumes and wigs, terrible British accents and lip-syncing. The Fab Faux is nothing like that. Instead, their goal is to show the Beatles catalog with as...

Scharoun Ensemble Berlin takes a classical approach to music at the VPAC

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SheDaye Brown March 24, 2014

In an unusually intimate setting, the audience was seated on the main stage with the Scharoun Ensemble Berlin Sunday night at the Valley Performing Arts Center for what turned out to be a mesmerizing...

Parsons Dance Company trancends time and space with VPAC performance

At the end of the first piece at the Parsons Dance at the Valley Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 22, 2014 in Northridge, Calif. (Photo Credit: Hayley Hill/Contributor)
Jasmine Burch March 23, 2014

Parsons Dance Company left the audience speechless Saturday night in its hour long performance at the Valley Performing Arts Center. The production made a fine spectacle, as eight dancers filled the stage...

Gala Flamenca dances across VPAC stage with style

Photo courtesy of VPAC, Jesus Vallinas
Nicole Socala March 16, 2014

The curtain is raised and a single beam of light spills over Carlos Rodríguez, a member of the renowned flamenco dance group Gala Flamenca. He moves his hands towards the light and suddenly clicks his...

Savion Glover steps out at the VPAC with amazing tap performance STePz

Jake Tully March 8, 2014

Having no genuine conception of what to expect when attending Savion Glover’s “STePz” performance at Cal State Northridge’s Valley Performing Arts Center on March 7, 2014, it was quite easily...

VPAC seeks to make schedule more attractive to students

VPAC seeks to make schedule more attractive to students
Champaign Williams January 29, 2014

The building can be seen from across campus. It’s several stories tall. Its structure is encased in 30,000 square feet of glass. There’s no way to miss it. So why is student attendance at the Valley...

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