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VPAC hosts ‘Symphony of the Heart’ benefit concert

CSUN's state-of-the-art Valley Performing Arts Center is a cultural center for the San Fernando Valley. The Sundial / File Photo.
Nikolas Samuels January 25, 2017

Some of the world's top performers will be at the Valley Performing Arts Center this Sunday to entertain students and the public —all for a good cause. The concert "Symphony of the Heart" will feature...

Cloud Nine looks to blend comedy and drama

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Eliset Zapien November 13, 2015

Cloud Nine is a two-act play combined together to portray a time-shifting comedy of gender and sexuality by Caryl Churchill. Ryan Lisman, 21-year-old psychology major, is one of the cast members and...

Deadline approaches for students to get free tickets for Yo-Yo Ma VPAC concert

Photo credit: Valley Perfomring Arts Center Website
Madeline Sensibile April 29, 2015

CSUN alumni Earl Enzer and his wife Karen have given students the opportunity to see world renown cellist Yo-Yo Ma perform at the Valley Performing Art Center next week on May 6. The Enzers have underwritten...

Martha Graham Dance Company showcase elegance at VPAC

Performers in the Martha Graham Dance Company stage Appalachian Spring at the VPAC. In its 70th season, the performance is one of  the Graham company's oldest works. (The Sundial Photo/ Manny Araujo) Photo credit: Manny Araujo
Lauren Rife April 20, 2015

Follow @Lauren_Rife // Professional dancers from the Martha Graham Dance Company graced the stage at the VPAC Saturday night on the 89th anniversary of the company's creation. Performing pieces...

Mayor Garcetti to deliver State of the City Address at VPAC on Tuesday

Mayor Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles sits in his office on July 9, 2013. (Susannah Kay/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
Kathleen Johnson April 13, 2015

Catch live updates of L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti's State of the City address here Mayor Garcetti will be delivering the State of The City Address 5 p.m. at the Valley Performing Arts Center on April...

Students Wait Anxiously For James Franco’s ‘Big Lecture’

Students Wait Anxiously For James Franco's 'Big Lecture'
Madeline Sensibile March 10, 2015

On March 10 at 6 p.m. actor and writer James Franco will be taking the stage at the VPAC for this semester's Big Lecture presented by Associated Students Productions.What looked to be nearly 500 plus students...

An evening with Vanessa Williams brings nostalgia to VPAC

Vanessa Williams performing
Lauren Rife January 18, 2015

Vanessa Williams was happy to kick off the 2015 season at the Valley Performing Arts Center on Friday night, where she demonstrated that after 30 years in the industry, she's still got it.   Williams...

Sarah McLachlin and Laura Marling kick off VPAC benefit shows

Photo Courtesy of Jeff Fasano
Neelofer Lodhy December 8, 2014

by Jake Tully, contributor CSUN was lucky enough to host two benefit concerts in support of its radio station, KCSN, this fall at the prestigious Valley Performing Arts Center. Slated for December...

Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra give the VPAC one of the most entertaining performances yet

Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra give the VPAC one of the most entertaining performances yet
Trevor Talan November 24, 2014

Backed by the musical powerhouse that is the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO), composer, improv entertainer and cultural ambassador Irvin Mayfield’s soulful vibe brought the house down and the audience...

London Philharmonic entrances the VPAC

The London Philharmonic orchestra conducted by Vladimir Jurowski and played with a distinguished pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 at the Valley Performing Arts Center in Northridge, Calif. Photo Credit: David J. Hawkins/ The Sundial
Jonathan R. Diaz October 13, 2014

  The music of classical composers Tchaikovsky, Dvorak and Prokofiev flowed beautifully through the Great Hall of the Valley Performing Arts Center on Friday night as the London Philharmonic...

Chinese acrobat team light up the VPAC stage

Solo performer from the Chinese Acrobat team balances on a tall unicycle. Photo Credit: Macie Bennett/ The Sundial
Macie Bennett September 29, 2014

  The lights dimmed and triumphant music began as the performers from The National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China joined the VPAC stage to perform Cirque Peking. The company...

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