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AVPA Winter Concert – Dec. 8

AVPA Winter Concert – Dec. 8

Haul out the holly! Culver City High School’s Academy of Visual and Performing Arts will hold its annual Winter Concert this Thursday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Building. Five featured music ensembles will deliver plenty of holiday cheer, including the Concert Band, Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo and Chamber Singers. Among the highlights of the family-friendly evening: [...]

The State Family Holiday Party @ Actors Gang – This Weekend Only

The State Family Holiday Party @ Actors Gang  – This Weekend Only

The State family has been divided into four households: Happy, Sad, Afraid, Angry and….Confused? Wait a minute, there’s only supposed to be four. Confused must choose which household he belongs in! Written and Directed by Adam J. Jefferis & Lee Margaret Hanson, The State Family Holiday Party features a cast of over 30 students and 12 company members. This year the students have created [...]

DouglasPlus Presents “The Wholehearted” @ KDT

DouglasPlus Presents “The Wholehearted” @ KDT

Boxing is not my thing. The list of sports I am not interested in watching is pretty lengthy, and boxing is at the bottom of that list. Theater is something I love to watch, and when seated beside the boxing ring inside the Kirk Douglas Theater for the opening of "The Wholehearted" I already knew there was a twist here that would open my eyes; the boxer is a woman. Suli Holum plays Dee Crosby, [...]

Branch Gallery Exhibits “Recycled”

Branch Gallery Exhibits “Recycled”

Branch Gallery is pleased to announce their upcoming exhibition, “RECYCLED,” featuring work by VALYA. This exhibition focuses on the idea of “being recycled,” drawing inspiration from the notion that the Universe continuously recycles cosmic dust. The works on display use leftover materials to emphasize this understanding that everything is recycled. Such mediums include: threads, [...]

Happy Beethoven’s Birthday! CCSO Concert to Celebrate Beethoven

Happy Beethoven’s Birthday! CCSO Concert to Celebrate Beethoven

 To celebrate the birth date of Ludwig van Beethoven, (December 17,1770-March 26, 1827) Culver City Symphony Orchestra presents a special All-Beethoven concert on his birthday, December 17, 2016, 8:00 pm, at Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland Avenue at Culver Boulevard, Culver City. The music of Beethoven remains with us, to inspire us to seek new heights through adversity. The [...]

DouglasPlus Premieres “The Wholehearted” This Weekend

DouglasPlus Premieres “The Wholehearted” This Weekend

 Photo by Kate Freer. Stein/Holum Projects’ engrossing one-woman show “The Wholehearted” previews this Friday, December 2 and opens Saturday, December 3 at 8 p.m. at Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre as part of DouglasPlus. Written and co-directed by Deborah Stein and performed and co-directed by Suli Holum, the world premiere production is produced in association with La [...]

A Recurring Nghtmare – AVPA Dance Concert Rescheduled for Dec. 3 & 4

A Recurring Nghtmare – AVPA Dance Concert Rescheduled for Dec. 3 & 4

It was a dark and stormy afternoon; so much so the the Danger Zone Dance Company had to cancel it's second day of site-specific performance. It was just too wet. Now that the campus has had a chance to dry off, missed performances will be happening this weekend on Sunday "A Walking Nightmare" will be presented December 4 at 3 pm  and again at 4 pm. Audience guests will meet at the main entrance [...]

Dance Day @ WLA College – Nov. 19

Dance Day @ WLA College – Nov. 19

On Nov. 19 at West Los Angeles College, enjoy a full day of dance master classes in Jazz, Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Bachata, Yoga, Line Dance, Stretch and Tone, Tap, African, Zumba and more taught by dance professionals culminating in a concert with performances by various colleges and high schools. All levels of dancers from just curious, to beginners and advanced are welcome. Classes run [...]

DouglasPlus to Premiere “The Wholehearted”

DouglasPlus to Premiere “The Wholehearted”

The solo show The Wholehearted will take over the Kirk Douglas Theater from Dec. 2 to Dec.11. It’s written and co-directed by Deborah Stein and performed and co-directed by Suli Holum, with original songs by Obie-winning composer and sound designer James Sugg. Produced  in association with the La Jolla Playhouse, the play is set in a boxing gym where female boxing phenom Dee Crosby is [...]

AVPA Danger Zone Dance Steps Into “A Walking Nightmare”

AVPA Danger Zone Dance Steps Into “A Walking Nightmare”

AVPA’s Danger Zone Dance Company presents “A Walking Nightmare” – an original and entertaining fall concert set to songs by Danny Elfman for the hit movie, Nightmare Before Christmas. The family-friendly performance will take place Nov. 19 and Nov. 20 in several locations on the campus of Culver City High School. Dances have been choreographed specifically for the sites at which they will [...]

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