City of Carlsbad’s annual Teen Scene to showcase local teen bands, filmmakers and artists on Jan. 26

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Be a part of the scene! The City of Carlsbad will host its 10th annual Teen Scene event on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 4 to 9 p.m. at Calavera Hills Community Park at 2997 Glasgow Drive in Carlsbad.  Local bands, filmmakers and artists ages 13 to 19 will showcase their talents and compete for exciting opportunities and prizes. All ages are welcome to join in this night of creative expression by teens.As part of Teen Scene, eleven teen bands will battle it out for the title of "Carlsbad 2013 Battle of the Bands Champion."  Bands will be judged by music industry professionals on stage presence, vocal ability, instrumental talents, originality, and crowd response. The winning band will receive a one day recording session in Hurley’s professional recording studio, Big Bear Mountain Resort ski lift tickets and paid gigs with the Rock the Library Concert series.  Entries are limited. Call for entry deadline is Jan. 10 for band entries and Jan. 18 for films and artwork entries.Other activities will include a film festival featuring five-minute shorts created, produced, directed and edited by teens. The Teen Scene art gallery will feature original art work from local teen artists including  paintings, drawings, ceramics and photos. Teens can also create original art on slam boards, play video games in luxury in the Gametruck or find their groove in the dance room. 

For more information on entry rules or event details visit www.carlsbadca.gov/parksandrec or call special events hotline 760-434-2843. 

Media contacts Rachael Shay, 760-602-7519, rachael.shay@carlsbadca.gov 

Andrea Landis, 760-434-2960, andrea.landis@carlsbadca.gov


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