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Symphony Closes the Summer Season with ‘Aida’ – Aug. 17

Symphony Closes the Summer Season with ‘Aida’ – Aug. 17

Tonight the Culver City Symphony will conclude the 2017 Summer Festival with one of opera's most spectacular masterworks, Verdi's emotion-packed Aïda. Commissioned for the opening of the Suez Canal, Verdi's score marked a turning point in his maturity as a composer, and the emotions of love, longing, heroism, betrayal, deceit and sacrifice for love are finely and powerfully etched. Presenting a [...]

Mayer Meant Movies in the Heyday of Culver City

Mayer Meant Movies in the Heyday of Culver City

The day Harry Culver spotted Thomas Ince filming on Ballona Creek, the destiny of his nascent city was transformed. Culver’s silver tongue and available land convinced Ince to move his studio from Pacific Palisades to brand new City of Culver City, and that studio, much changed but on the same land, is still pouring out entertainment a century later. All this was recounted by the grandniece [...]

MCLM to Screen James Baldwin Doc “I Am Not Your Negro”

MCLM to Screen James Baldwin Doc “I Am Not Your Negro”

Black Talkies On Parade presents 'I Am Not Your Negro' on Saturday, August 26th @ 2:30 pm. The 2017 Academy Award nominated documentary 'I Am Not Your Negro' for our August screening. This documentary, directed by Raoul Peck, uses the powerful words of writer James Baldwin paired with images from the Civil Rights Movement to bring to life Baldwin's unfinished novel, Remember This House. Samuel L. [...]

Just a Thought – Basket Case

Just a Thought – Basket Case

When I heard that crackling sound, I did not have to wonder what it was; my picnic basket had broken. Considering that it's older than my children, and has had a life far more adventuresome and active than most picnic baskets, it was time. Of course, there's been all these deaths, and the past seems to be ending in some definitive ways. It attended more than fifteen years of summer concerts [...]

Paul Rudnick’s ‘Big Night’ Coming to KDT in September

Paul Rudnick’s ‘Big Night’ Coming to KDT in September

Center Theatre Group has announced the casting for the world premiere of Paul Rudnick’s new play “Big Night.” Directed by Tony winner Walter Bobbie (“Chicago” and “Bright Star”), “Big Night” begins previews September 10, opens September 16 and continues through October 8, 2017, at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. The cast includes, in alphabetical order, Brian Hutchinson [...]

Issues and Eggs: Cannabis in Culver City

Issues and Eggs: Cannabis in Culver City

Morgan Sokol of MedMen, a leading cannabis management and investment firm based in Culver City with operations and exposure across North America, will discuss the legalization of Cannabis in California after the November 2016 election. Culver City is in the process of formulating ordinances to regulate the all aspects of the issue. There are many facts and rumors about cannabis that need to be [...]

Alicia Mayer – Q & A on Louis B.Mayer and MGM

Alicia Mayer – Q & A on Louis B.Mayer and MGM

Culver City is turning 100! That’s right! And “The Heart of Screenland” is celebrating the event in style. Culver City has been celebrating its centennial since last September, as we countdown to the closing ceremonies and ceremonial bash on September 20th, the date of incorporation by Harry Culver one-hundred years ago. As part of the celebration, and a lasting commemorative of the 100th, [...]

Mighty Morphin Midsummer Night’s Dream @ Actors’ Gang

Mighty Morphin Midsummer Night’s Dream @ Actors’ Gang

   The Actors’ Gang continues its tradition of bringing free theatre for multi-generational families every weekend in August at Media Park (adjacent to The Ivy Substation) with Mighty Morphin Midsummer Night’s Dream directed by the company’s Co-Artistic Director, Cynthia Ettinger. Since 2006, over 20,000 people of all ages have enjoyed 11 free adaptations of Shakespeare with a pop [...]

CTG to Premiere “Soft Power”

CTG to Premiere “Soft Power”

Center Theatre Group will partner with East West Players on the upcoming world premiere of “Soft Power” at the Ahmanson Theatre May 3 through June 10, 2018, announced Artistic Director Michael Ritchie. Through the partnership, East West Players will add this new work created by Tony Award-winning artists David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori as part of its 2017-2018 season and will also [...]

The Not So Wimpy Film Festival Is Coming!

The Not So Wimpy Film Festival Is Coming!

If you know a young filmmaker, grades 4-9, who would like to participate in the Culver City Friends of the Library One Book, One City Jr film festival, the time to be working on the film is NOW! Inspired by the book, The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary by Jeff Kinney and the Culver City Centennial, this Not So Wimpy Film Festival is looking for student entries. These films must be no longer than 75 [...]

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