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VPAC’s ticket sales surpass projections

Sigourney B. Nuñez

February 3, 2011

The grand opening of the Valley Performance Arts Center means the San Fernando Valley finally has a world-class performing arts venue.  Patrons, who have been following VPAC’s progress, can finally enjoy entertainment booked at the facility. As of last week, the VPAC ticket office and website have sold over 815 season tickets and more than ...

VPAC’s architectural features are eco-friendly

Brian De Los Santos

February 3, 2011

The Valley Performing Arts Center, a $125 million state-of-the-art facility, may demand lower operating costs than other facilities of its size due to its green technology and building features. “We always planned for it to be eco-friendly,” said Robert Bucker, dean of the Mike Curb College of Arts, Media and...

Black box theater designed for student performances and productions

Christiaan Patterson

February 3, 2011

Students will be able to perform at the new black box theater housed in the Valley Performing Arts Center. The first student performance scheduled is “Big Love,” a retelling of an ancient Greek story about the battle of the sexes that is set to open Feb. 11. The current black box theater was built 50 years ago and has limited seating capacity and is a single-story structure. The new experime...

VPAC curtain rises at grand opening gala

Liana Hofer

January 30, 2011

The opening gala of the Valley Performing Arts Center ushered in a new cultural era for the San Fernando Valley, and ended a long period of waiting and anticipation for the Valley. For CSUN students who have waited two years for the completion of the facility, it marked the end of loud...

CSUN’s VPAC aims to raise $1 million from grand Opening Gala

Elano Pizzicarola

January 26, 2011

After over two years of construction, the much-publicized Valley Performing Arts Center will celebrate its Grand Opening Gala on Saturday Jan. 29. Vance Peterson, CSUN vice president for University Advancement said the black-tie event was “a historic occasion for Los Angeles and certainly the Valley.” The...

Ed Asner comes to CSUN in FDR

Reanna Delgadillo

December 1, 2010

Emmy-winning actor Ed Asner will be coming to CSUN to perform as one of history’s most-loved presidents in “FDR.” The play will take the stage of the Plaza del Sol December 11 at 8 p.m. This performance is originally based off the Broadway play ‘Sunrise at Campobello’ produced by Dory Schary....

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