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CTG and Humanitas PLAY LA

CTG and Humanitas PLAY LA

Humanitas, which has for years given budding television writers a leg up through its New Voices mentorship initiative, will now add support for locally based playwrights through PLAY LA, a new program launched in collaboration with Center Theatre Group (CTG). The announcement was made jointly by Humanitas President Ali LeRoi and CTG Artistic Director Michael Ritchie. The annual Humanitas/CTG [...]

Groundbreaking Photo Show ‘Gay Semiotics’ @ Cherry & Martin – Jan. 10

Groundbreaking Photo Show ‘Gay Semiotics’ @ Cherry & Martin – Jan. 10

Hal Fischer’s seminal photo series Gay Semiotics was an important milestone in both the conceptual and queer art movements when it was first exhibited in 1977. Fischer’s photo and text works decoded the body language and sartorial ciphers he saw on view in San Francisco’s Castro and Haight-Ashbury neighborhoods. The resulting dryly comic anthropological study presents a section of gay life [...]

Kentwood Players to Offer Wilde’s “Ideal Husband”

Kentwood Players to Offer Wilde’s “Ideal Husband”

 Scandal! Blackmail! Corruption! Kentwood Players presents “An Ideal Husband” by Oscar Wilde. The production is directed by T. Samantha Barrios and produced by Melodie S. Rivers and Terry Delegeane. Featured in the cast are Gail Bernardi, Harold Dershimer, Lucas Hannig, Michael Hovance, Branda Lock, Doug Mattingly, Alicia Reynolds, Melodie S. Rivers, Collette Rutherford, Michael Sandidge, [...]

ArchitectureTALKS to Present the City’s Best on Design and Architecture

ArchitectureTALKS to Present the City’s Best on Design and Architecture

The Culver City Cultural Affairs Foundation presents architectureTALKS, a series of three architecture talks presented by internationally renowned professionals based in Culver City. Proceeds from the series’ ticket sales will benefit technical enhancements (lighting, sound, and projection equipment) for the Veterans Memorial Building Auditorium, with the intent of increasing public [...]

CCEF Applauds Sony’s Support for Front & Center Theater Collaborative

CCEF Applauds Sony’s Support for Front & Center Theater Collaborative

Sony Pictures Entertainment has once again demonstrated its constant support and long standing commitment to CCUSD students and schools with a donation of $25,000 for the Front & Center Theatre Collaborative - the program that brings theatre arts education to K thru 12 students throughout our district. Culver City Education Foundation thanks Sony Pictures Entertainment for being such a [...]

AVPA Offers “The Big Show” – Dec. 18 @ Robert Frost

AVPA Offers “The Big Show” – Dec. 18 @ Robert Frost

Culver City High School’s Academy of Visual and Performing Arts is undertaking one of its largest productions ever: The Big Show. For the first time in AVPA’s 19-year history, students will join forces across all five departments in a site-specific celebration of their artistic home, the Robert Frost Auditorium. Installations and performances will take place throughout the building, from [...]

‘Tis the Season for Song: AVPA Music to Present Festive Winter Concert, Dec. 12

‘Tis the Season for Song: AVPA Music to Present Festive Winter Concert, Dec. 12

The AVPA Music Department at Culver City High School will present a musical celebration of the season in a festive winter concert, this Friday Dec. 12 at 7 p.m.. Among the highlights: The String Ensemble will be joined by a wind section to perform Tchaikovsky’s Agitato and Allegro in E minor – a work the Russian composer wrote as a student for a composition class. The Concert Band and [...]

KDT Offers Powerful Theater with “Luna Gale”

KDT Offers Powerful Theater with “Luna Gale”

There are moments in 'Luna Gale ' when I thought I knew what motivation a character had to make a choice, and then, in the next scene, I realized I had not gone deep enough - it was something else completely. Watching the Goodman Theater production of Luna Gale at the Kirk Douglas Theater on Tuesday, Dec. 2, I was both amazed and enchanted by the power of the play. Luna Gale premiered in [...]

Goodsearch Supports AVPA Foundation – Get Online

Goodsearch Supports AVPA Foundation – Get Online

Our schools - like all schools - are always looking for ways to raise funds. In the search for simplicity, the AVPA Foundation has found a way that is that is about as easy as fundraising gets - The Goodsearch/ Goodshop search engine is based on website searches and online shopping and when you sign up and designate AVPA Foundation as your cause, you will get 1 cent for each website search that [...]

Commins Writes Another Couple of Couples for Christmas

Commins Writes Another Couple of Couples for Christmas

Former Culver City resident Kevin Commins has a number of Christmas movies to his writing credit, and this Christmas is no exception. The Hallmark channel has two of them - both new this year - in rotation for your holiday viewing pleasure. The first, “Angels and Ornaments,” is a holiday love story,  where  "Corrine's holiday season gets an unexpected dose of romance when she meets the [...]

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