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Democracy Now to Host “Reclaiming Gotham” @ Actors’ Gang

Democracy Now to Host “Reclaiming Gotham” @ Actors’ Gang

Celebrate the release of Juan González’s latest book with special event at The Actors’ Gang in Culver City. In Reclaiming Gotham: Bill de Blasio and the Movement to End America’s Tale of Two Cities, Juan González explains how cities are becoming the center of progressive political change, and introduces a new generation of municipal leaders spurring this movement for grassroots [...]

“Not So Wimpy Film Fest” Still Open to Entries

“Not So Wimpy Film Fest” Still Open to Entries

There's still time for kids grades 4-9 to submit their entries for the Not So Wimpy Film Festival. Deadline for submissions is Saturday, August 26. The film festival will be held at the library on Saturday, September 9 at 2 p.m. 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 [...]

CTG Begins Rehearsals for “Big Night”

CTG Begins Rehearsals for “Big Night”

Photo by Craig Schwartz. Rehearsals have begun 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 Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre. The world premiere will run September 10 through [...]

Last Weekend for Actors’ Gang “Mighty Morphin Midsummer Night’s Dream”

Last Weekend for Actors’ Gang “Mighty Morphin Midsummer Night’s Dream”

The final weekend of The Actors’ Gang’s Shakespeare in Media Park is coming this August 26th and 27th.  Don’t miss this rumbling, stumbling Mighty Morphin Midsummer Night’s Dream including a Tyrannosaurus Rex, talking robots, wizards and star-crossed lovers dotted with bon mots on orange hair and climate change. In the end, the right Power Ranger couples reunite (you saw this coming [...]

Heidi Duckler Dance Theater ‘1988’ Concludes @ City Hall Sept. 9

Heidi Duckler Dance Theater ‘1988’ Concludes @ City Hall Sept. 9

The final performance in the 1988 series will be on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Culver City City Hall Courtyard, with two evening showings at 5PM and 7PM. This dance performance by Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre will highlight Hanging Garden, Quotation Courtyard & Panoramic and La Ballona public artworks located at Culver City City Hall. The performance is free for Culver City residents and [...]

Pterodactyls @ Culver Studios

Pterodactyls @ Culver Studios

Pop Up Theater, Inc. is thrilled to present the award-winning play Pterodactyls, written by Nicky Silver, produced by Grafton Doyle and directed by Melanie Wissner. Pterodactyls will open on Friday, September 1 at 8pm and runs through Sunday, September 24 at The Commissary at The Culver Studios, 9336 Washington Blvd. in Culver City. A classic dysfunctional family is the vehicle for a descent [...]

Centaur Football Program Thrives on Sponsor Support

Centaur Football Program Thrives on Sponsor Support

Because of most districts limited athletic budgets, most good athletic programs have to fund raise to help offset large costs to run their programs. Since Culver City does not have crowds of 4,000 and 5,000 for its football games, the school has to rely on sponsors and major sponsors to help keep a competitive program going. Fortunately, we are blessed in Culver City to have a caring and involved [...]

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. [...]

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