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King of the Yees @ KDT

King of the Yees @ KDT

Center stage there is a large door, painted a color known as Chinese Red. The ornate gold markings are Chinese characters. The King of the Yees takes us through this door and into a mulitverse of concepts about family, identity, history and politics. Lauren Yee has created a charming play; a tribute not just to her own father - the royalty of the title - but to her ancestors, all the 'cousins' [...]

MCLM – Black Talkies ‘Cabin in the Sky’

MCLM – Black Talkies ‘Cabin in the Sky’

This month Black Talkies on Parade presents one of our favorite classic films, the iconic musical Cabin in the Sky. This classic has an all-star cast that includes Ethel Waters, Lena Horne, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, and Louis Armstrong. The film tells the story of Little Joe Man, who after a deadly night of gambling is given six more months on earth to redeem his soul in order to enter heaven. [...]

CC Symphony Offers New Score for Chaplin’s “The Kid” – July 20

CC Symphony Offers New Score for Chaplin’s “The Kid” – July 20

The figure of Charlie Chaplin's The Tramp was known globally in Chaplin's day, and remains one of the most iconic figures in movies. Few have reached as many people as Chaplin did with The Tramp. A Chaplin/Tramp costume character strolls Hollywood Boulevard today. We know the figure, but do we know the character? The Tramp seems to always be in the midst of some crisis which is resolved [...]

DeeLightful Does “The Little Mermaid” This Weekend

DeeLightful Does “The Little Mermaid”  This Weekend

Looking for some summertime fun and family entertainment? Come under the sea with us  in  the dee-Lightful Production of "Disney's The Little Mermaid, jr" at the Veterans' Memorial Auditorium, running July 12th- 15th. Three lovely actresses playing the mermaid Ariel, ages 9, 11, and 16, head up the three excellent casts of local kids singing, dancing and and floating through one of Disney's [...]

IWOSC Book Marketing Intensive

IWOSC Book Marketing Intensive

Last year, IWOSC offered an intensive, all-day seminar on the foundations of marketing your writing, organizing yourself for success, putting together a realistic marketing plan, treating a platform that engages your audience and sells books. This year, we want to dig deeper and focus on some actual book marketing case studies. Why has book marketing radically changed in just the past year? [...]

Dante @ Actors’ Gang Offers Student Night July 20

Dante @ Actors’ Gang Offers Student Night July 20

 Join Get Lit - Words Ignite and The Actors' Gang for a special performance of DANTE on Thursday, July 20 at 8pm with an exciting talk back afterwards and some free giveaways as well. Penned by college student and Get Lit poet Raul Herrera, featuring the Get Lit Players and Literati Fellows, the musical adaptation of Dante’s Inferno explores the power of young voices in our current culture. [...]

King of the Yees at Kirk Douglas Theater

King of the Yees at Kirk Douglas Theater

The world premiere production of “King of the Yees” will open at Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre on Sunday, July 16 at 6:30 p.m. Written by Lauren Yee, directed by Joshua Kahan Brody and produced in association with Goodman Theatre, “King of the Yees” will continue through August 6, 2017. The cast includes, in alphabetical order, Rammel Chan, Francis Jue, Angela Lin, [...]

King of the Yees @ KDT

King of the Yees @ KDT

For nearly 20 years, playwright Lauren Yee’s father Larry has been a driving force in the Yee Family Association, a seemingly obsolescent Chinese American men's club formed 150 years ago. But when her father goes missing, Lauren must plunge into the rabbit hole of San Francisco Chinatown and confront a world both foreign and familiar. At once bitingly hilarious and heartbreakingly honest, King [...]

Culver City Friends of the Library Offers Movie Making Workshops for Kids

Culver City Friends of the Library Offers Movie Making Workshops for Kids

The first of three free movie making workshops for kids will be offered on Saturday, July 8 at 2 pm in the meeting room of the Culver City Julian Dixon Library. Targeting students entering grades 4-9, this workshop will focus on developing story telling skills and screen writing. No prior experience, materials or registration will be required. The subsequent two workshops will be held on July 22 [...]

LA Women’s Theater Festival – July 30

LA Women’s Theater Festival – July 30

For one very special night, the Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival (LAWTF) comes to Culver City for a unique performance on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. The venue will be the Veterans Memorial Building, 4117 Overland Ave., Culver City, CA 90230. The evening is hosted by Karen A. Clark singer-songwriter-poet who has performed three of her solo shows with Los Angeles Women’s Theatre [...]

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