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The Best of Everything – Jonathan Weiss

The Best of Everything – Jonathan Weiss

When you think of advertisements in today’s world, you probably think of annoying pop-up ads that crop up on your computer screen when you’re trying to read the latest gossip from your favorite online periodical. However, there was a time not that long ago when visual and print advertising took on a surprisingly artistic tone. It all started in Europe in the late 19th century when a French [...]

CCEF Thanks Culver City Sippers for Fun Fundraiser

CCEF Thanks Culver City Sippers for Fun Fundraiser

The Culver City Education Foundation (CCEF) would like to thank all who attended last Saturday night's SIP for our Schools Event and made it such a memorable evening. Special thanks to Rachlin Partners for letting us turn their business space into our party place for the evening (not to mention the complimentary valet parking). Their generosity helped make possible an intimate gathering under the [...]

CCEF/Front and Center Theater Partner 24th Street’s “Enter Stage Right” Wins Major Grant

CCEF/Front and Center Theater Partner 24th Street’s “Enter Stage Right” Wins Major Grant

24th STreet Theatre has received a $300,000 grant over three years from the Rosenthal Family Foundation to expand its Enter Stage Right school field trip program and develop a touring version. 24th Street Theatre is a partner in the Culver City Education Fund's Front and Center Theatre Collaborative, and a portion of these funds will go to support Enter Stage Right Field trips for Culver City [...]

AVPA to Present a Haunted Musical Evening – Oct. 29

AVPA to Present a Haunted Musical Evening – Oct. 29

As Halloween approaches, it's time add some fun to the calendar, and a free, family-friendly event promises a bewitching evening of music, with the bonus of treats for costumed young concert-goers!  Haunted attractions and Hogwarts will be among the musical references at the first-ever Fall Concert presented by the AVPA Music Department at Culver City High School. Highlights of the [...]

“Forever” to Open at KDT Oct. 12

“Forever” to Open at KDT Oct. 12

The world premiere of Dael Orlandersmith’s “Forever,” directed by Center Theatre Group Associate Artistic Director Neel Keller, opens Sunday, October 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the CTG/Kirk Douglas Theatre. A DouglasPlus presentation, “Forever” was commissioned and developed by CTG with performances continue through October 26. In “Forever,” writer/performer Orlandersmith investigates [...]

Art Projects @ Antioch – Morse to Open Oct. 16

Art Projects @ Antioch – Morse to Open Oct. 16

The Antioch University Los Angeles Library advocates for broad and free access to a variety of documents and experiences, including art. Art is vital to a robust civic life. We are therefore delighted to introduce AULA Library Art Projects, three shows a year featuring various artists, local and otherwise. The Art Projects' first launch features "Hunters, Timelines and Topographies," nine [...]

SASSAS Does Art and Sound @ Baldwin Hills – Oct. 5

SASSAS Does Art and Sound @ Baldwin Hills – Oct. 5

The Society for the Activation of Social Space through Art and Sound (SASSAS) proudly presents sound. at the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook, a concert premiere of three site-specific compositions by local artists Matt Barbier, Sarah Petersen and Southern California Sonic Ecology on Sunday October 5, 2014 at 4 p.m. Commissioned by SASSAS, and performed with the entire Los Angeles basin as a [...]

Wende Museum Will be Final Stop for East German Guardhouse

Wende Museum Will be Final Stop for East German Guardhouse

On the other side of the Cold War stand-off, America’s adversary, the German Democratic Republic (GDR, or East Germany) expended significant resources to counter the NATO Allies’ battle for hearts and minds by promoting its own vision of the world. Their ADN (Allgemeiner Deutscher Nachrichtendienst) was the official and only news agency of the GDR, holding a monopoly on all newspapers, radio, [...]

“The Making of the Wizard of Oz” – Oct. 15 with CC Historical Society

“The Making of the Wizard of Oz” – Oct. 15 with CC Historical Society

Aljean Harmetz, author of The Making of the Wizard of Oz, will discuss her book and reveal facts about the classic movie made in Culver City, which is marking its 75th anniversary this year, at the next general meeting of the Culver City Historical Society, Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. in the Teen Center at 4153 Overland Avenue, Culver City. The program will include songs from the [...]

Black Talkies to Present Wilkes Lecture & Micheux Masterpiece

Black Talkies to Present Wilkes Lecture & Micheux Masterpiece

Black Talkies on Parade celebrates the music of the early 20th century with a special program om Sept. 27  starting at 3 pm that will transform the audience back to the swinging days of the early 1900's. Galen Wilkes opens the event with a lecture on early cinema featuring slides, music, and film clips. Along with being a historian, Galen is a composer who helped spark a ragtime revival in Los [...]

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