Music

Los Robles Master Chorale Presents 3 World Premieres in Oak Park

The 105-voice Los Robles Master Chorale (LRMC), led by Artistic Director Lesley Leighton, concludes its 29th season with back-to-back matinee and evening performances of “Lauridsen & Co,” an inspirational program of choral music by living composers that features chorale-commissioned world premieres by three rising young California composers, all UCLA students, as well as the music […]

Reyes Adobe Days Features History, Family Fun and ‘Noogs’

“Noogs” were a main attraction at the 2016 Reyes Adobe Days this past weekend in Agoura Hills. The brain-child of this year’s Grand Marshal Butch Hartman, Noogs are the funny-looking stars of his Noog Network app for kids. Hartman–creator of the Nickelodeon series the Fairly Oddparents, Danny Phantom and Tuff Puppy–thought the characters would provide interactive fun […]

‘Fairly OddParents’ Creator, Chalk Artist to Headline 2016 Reyes Adobe Days

Butch Hartman–the creator of Nickelodeon’s Fairly OddParents, Tough Puppy and Danny Phantom–and chalk artist Tracy Lee Stum, will be the grand marshall and featured artist, respectively, at the 12th annual Reyes Adobe Days (RAD), Oct. 6-9 in Agoura Hills. Hartman, who will premier Bunsen is a Beast on Nickelodeon in 2017, recently designed the Noog Network app and […]

Creative Hearts Ensemble Performs Beautiful Music at Miller YMCA

(The following is from a press release) A small group of novice (and some professional) singers are making beautiful music at the Miller Family YMCA of Newbury Park. “Creative Hearts Ensemble,” a group made up of over a dozen singers and musicians, meets every Monday to practice their craft and prepare for performances. The ensemble […]

Conejo Valley Days Celebrates 60th Year

by Mira Reverente One of the much-awaited community events of the year is back with a bang, celebrating six decades of fun, fanfare and family atttractions. “It’s bigger and better than ever,” said Mary-Catherine McBride, executive director of Conejo Valley Days. “We have more rides, more events, more sponsors, more things for everyone to look […]

The Event For Las Virgenes Schools Will Be ‘Bigger and Better’

(The following is from a press release) Local businesses, community leaders and residents from Hidden Hills to Westlake Village will celebrate the fifth annual The Event in support of the Las Virgenes Unified School District and its education foundation, The Foundation for Las Virgenes Schools, on Saturday, May 21, at the Calabasas Civic Center from 5-11 p.m. […]

Agoura Hills to Welcome Home ‘American Idol’ Singing Sensation, Olivia Rox

The City of Agoura Hills invites the public to welcome home former American Idol contestant Olivia Rox, an Agoura Hills resident who made it into the top 10 on the popular singing audition show. Rox recently told CV Happening in a recent interview that being a part of the groundbreaking reality competition show was “really surreal.” The […]

Dick Van Dyke Book to Promote the ‘Joy of Reading’ in Agoura Hills

Each year, Agoura Hills promotes the joy of reading through inspiring books and celebrated authors. The book selected for the 2016 One City One Book (OCOB) community read is Keep Moving, by show-business legend Dick Van Dyke with co-author Todd Gold. Now 90 years old, Van Dyke, a New York Times bestselling author, shares in […]

New Musical Series Featuring Local Talent to Premiere on the Noog Network App

A hip new musical series is premiering on the Noog Network App, and it stars talented current and former Agoura High students. Scarlett is about a teenage girl singer (Katelyn Kelley) who is trying to make it in the music industry. “Her dream is seriously jeopardized when a more established singer tries to steal her demo song,” said […]

Lots of Fun Family Festivities at the 11th Annual Reyes Adobe Days

The elegant Night at the Adobe officially kicked off the weekend-long 11th annual Reyes Adobe Days Friday night. Saturday featured the RAD Runs followed by a crowd-pleasing parade and a day in the park. The festivities included live entertainment, street painters, a petting zoo, pony rides, local artisans and food trucks. This year’s parade grand […]