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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 [...]

Double M Jazz at Mayme Clayton

Double M Jazz at Mayme Clayton

The Mayme Clayton Library and Museum Presents Mimi Melnick's Double M Jazz Salon featuring Kamau Daaood and a Band of Griots for an afternoon of poetic storytelling woven into the fabric of soundscapes on Sunday, July 9th, 2pm Kamau Daaood and a Band of Griots is Kamau Daaood, poet; Kamau Kenyatta, piano and saxophone; Teodross Avery, saxophone; Trevor Ware, bass; Dexter Story, [...]

Actors’ Gang to Offer Get Lit’s ‘Dante’

Actors’ Gang to Offer Get Lit’s ‘Dante’

Get Lit’s DANTE, groundbreaking musical adaptation of Dante’s Inferno, opens July 6 at The Actors’ Gang, written by poet Raul Herrera, directed by The Actors’ Gang co-artistic director, Cynthia Ettinger, and inspired by mentor Daveed Diggs “Where the only light is the one you create” The Actors’ Gang presents DANTE, Get Lit’s musical adaptation of Dante’s Inferno, opening [...]

Symphony Heads West to Burton Chace Park for Summer Series

Symphony Heads West to Burton Chace Park for Summer Series

For the eighteenth year, the Culver City Symphony will leave the usual venue at the Vets Auditorium and gratefully move west from Culver City to one of the best outdoor venues in SoCal to enjoy concerts;  Burton Chace Park at 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey, magically transforming into the Marina del Rey Symphony. Each program through the summer will have a different feel and flavor, and [...]

Wine Tasting Benefit for Donna Sternberg & Dancers

Wine Tasting Benefit for Donna Sternberg & Dancers

Donna Sternberg & Dancers will hold its 32nd Wine Tasting Benefit on Saturday, July 15 from 4-6 pm. The event will include unusual wines from unexpected places, delicious food and a performance by Donna Sternberg & Dancers. Taste exotic wines from countries like Georgia, the oldest wine-producing country, from grapes like Mtsvane and Saperavi. Amidst a beautiful garden setting, two [...]

Actors’ Gang to Hold Auditions for Summer Teen Conservatory

Actors’ Gang to Hold Auditions for Summer Teen Conservatory

On July 8 & 17, the Actors' Gang will be auditioning for our Summer Teen Conservatory! This will the most fun audition your teen will ever experience - it will consist of ensemble-based theater games, an introduction to “the Style”, and a short interview for us to meet each actor individually. The participants don't have to prepare a monologue, but simply come prepared to play. This is [...]

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