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Students rock out to “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” musical at VPAC

Students rock out to “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” musical at VPAC

Champaign Williams

September 23, 2013

CSUN’s production of “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” sold out last weekend. The show took place Friday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets ranged from $20 for the general public, to $15 for students with a valid CSUN I.D. Garry Lennon, theater department professor and ...

President Harrison addresses campus recognition, technology in her second convocation

President Harrison addresses campus recognition, technology in her second convocation

Jake Fredericks

August 22, 2013

President Dianne Harrison hosted her second convocation at the Valley Performing Arts Center (VPAC) on Aug. 22. More than 800 people attended the celebration, filling the Great Hall to maximum capacity. "[Harrison's] speech was inspiring, motivating,” said Debra Hammond, executive director of the U...

President Harrison celebrates her position at CSUN

President Harrison celebrates her position at CSUN

Megan Diskin

May 17, 2013

CSUN President Dr. Dianne Harrison cemented her position as the university’s leader at an investiture ceremony held in the Valley Performing Arts Center Friday. Faculty, staff, alumni, students and a CSU Board of Trustee member witnessed Harrison officially take her place as president after acc...

Production films on campus this week

Christina Bennett

May 8, 2013

A major production is filming on campus this week and will be using the VPAC and a Jacaranda Hall lab to film several scenes. CSUN students have been recruited as extras for the film. On the film set at the VPAC, manager of facilities Michael Bergantzel said he could not disclose details about the...

Wendy Greuel reveals Clinton endorsement at VPAC

Wendy Greuel reveals Clinton endorsement at VPAC

Megan Diskin

March 25, 2013

Wendy Greuel held a press conference Monday outside the Valley Performing Arts Center to announce former President Bill Clinton’s endorsement of her run for mayor. Greuel said she is incredibly proud to announce Clinton’s endorsement of her campaign for mayor after working with him twelve year...

Black Grace Dance Company to perform at VPAC

Jorge Neri

March 19, 2013

The world's leading exponent of Pacific contemporary dance, Black Grace Dance Company, will be performing at the Valley Performing Art Center, Saturday March 23. Black Grace will perform to a fusion of Pacific and contemporary dance in a dynamic form and are internationally renowned for its artistry,...

Russian National Ballet Theatre Impresses with ‘Sleeping Beauty’ at the VPAC

Melanie Gaball

February 12, 2013

Marius Petipa's classic choreography was beautifully revived by the Russian National Ballet Theatre at the Valley Performing Arts Center this Saturday. The performance stayed true to the original choreography which was first performed in 1890, and doted a cast that had unshaken technique. While Princess...

Interview with the director of the Acting Company’s ‘Of Mice and Men’

Casey Delich

October 27, 2012

The Daily Sundial had a chance to interview director Ian Belknap, director of The Acting Company's upcoming performace of "Of Mice and Men." A tale of gritty reality based in the 1930’s, but that stil carries a message that transcends all generations. “Of Mice and Men” will have a one night...

Chick Corea and Gary Burton will perform at VPAC

Melody Cherchian

October 1, 2012

Chick Corea and Gary Burton are performing on Oct. 6 at the Valley Performing Arts Center at 8 p.m. as their Hot House Tour with the Harlem String Quartet continues. Armando Anthony “Chick” Corea is an American jazz pianist, keyboardist, and composer. As mentioned on his website, Corea is a 20-time...

Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson to perform at VPAC

Mayra Escobedo

September 18, 2012

Country and folk music artists Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson will take the stage at the Valley Performing Arts Center Saturday. It will be their first time performing at the VPAC. Haggard, a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, uses a mix of jazz, folk and blues to create unique a country...

Asphalt Orchestra opens Valley Performing Art Center’s fall season

Asphalt Orchestra opens Valley Performing Art Center’s fall season

Kat Russell

September 16, 2012

Unlike most orchestra’s, the New York based Asphalt Orchestra is a collaboration between leaping choreography and visualizing music that engulfs the audience with a personal approach. Asphalt Orchestra performed fourteen exhilarating songs Thurs. Sept. 13 at the Valley Performing Arts Center (...

“Life is a Dream” is a different kind of performance

“Life is a Dream” is a different kind of performance

Abbey Seltzer

February 20, 2012

The difference between dream and reality can be a difficult line to distinguish. In “Life is a Dream,” the newest production by the theater department, the intricacies of this issue is brought to life by a well-rounded cast and incredible staging. Set on a round stage, with the audience on all sides, the actor...

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