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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, [...]

“Since 1917…” CCFD Chief White to Address Historical Society

“Since 1917…”   CCFD Chief White to Address Historical Society

Soon after Culver City was incorporated in 1917, the Culver City Fire Department was created. So as we continue to commemorate the city’s centennial, we also recognize the first responders that have protected the city’s citizens and their property for nearly a century. Our program will feature Culver City’s Fire Chief David L. White, who will speak about today’s Fire Department and [...]

LA County Offers Cooling Advice

LA County Offers Cooling Advice

 With a heat wave sweeping inland, we are providing you with the Los Angeles County 2017 Cooling Center List and some helpful tips to beat the heat. Avoid the sun from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. when the burning rays are strongest. Reduce physical activity. Wear a wide-brimmed hat and light colored lightweight, loose-fitting clothes when you are outdoors Avoid hot, heavy meals that include [...]

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 [...]

Sierra Club West – Wilderness Travel Class

Sierra Club West – Wilderness Travel Class

Travel does not have to mean airports and freeways. Summer can offer a completely different way to get out of town.  Meet up with the Sierra Club at 7pm, Thursday, July 13th to learn about the extremely popular Sierra Club's Wilderness Travel Course! For over 40 years, experienced Sierra Club instructors have taught wilderness skills to thousands of Southern Californians in small groups that [...]

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 [...]

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