Middle School Improv

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Bring the whole family for fun-filled, improvised performances by Middle School’s Improv Program on the first weekend in May. In its eighth successful year, the Middle School Improv Program will hold five unique performances on the weekend of Saturday, May 6, and Sunday, May 7, at West L.A. College. Saturday shows will be held at noon, 3:30 p.m. and 7 … Read More

AVPA’s Spring Musical

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AVPA’s Spring Musical – CULVERCITYLAND – celebrates the Culver City Centennial with a showcase of the music and characters that defined the town as the Heart of Screenland! ONE WEEKEND ONLY! March 16, 17, 18, 19 Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7pm Saturday and Sunday at 1pm Veterans Memorial Building 4117 Overland Blvd. With memorable and iconic films such as The … Read More

2 AVPA Fundraisers

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Are you looking to replace your old mattress, or add a new mattress to your home? Culver City High School students from the Academy of Visual and Performing Arts’ Mattress Fundraiser can help you acquire an excellent product while still supporting AVPA. From now until Saturday, Ortho Mattress, 5701 Sepulveda Blvd., will be hosting a fundraising drive. Check out the … Read More

O’Neill’s ‘Touch of the Poet’

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Mr. O’Neill

Pacific Resident Theatre’s unparalleled flair for re-imagining the classics continues with their staging of the rarely produced play, A Touch of the Poet, by Eugene O’Neill, Thursdays through Sunday, until Feb. 12. Robert Bailey directs a cast that includes Julia Fletcher, Matt McKenzie, Julia McIlvaine, John Dittrick, Brendan Farrell, Anthony Foux, Ron Geren, August Grahn, Dennis Madden, and Dalia Vosylius. … Read More

Block Party at Douglas

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Cast from ‘Failure: A Love Story’

Center Theatre Group has selected three local productions for the inaugural Block Park: Celebrating Los Angeles Theatre at Culver City’s Kirk Douglas Theatre, April 14-May 21. Block Party will remount Coeurage Theatre Company’s production of “Failure: A Love Story” by Philip Dawkins, Echo Theater Company’s production of “Dry Land” by Ruby Rae Spiegel and Fountain Theatre’s production of “Citizen: An … Read More

Crouch Joins Douglas Cast

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Playwright Tim Crouch. Photo by Amelia Dowd.

Playwright-actor-director Tim Crouch will join the cast of the American premiere of “Adler & Gibb,” a co-commission by Center Theatre Group with the Royal Court Theatre in London. Written-directed by Crouch and co-directed with Andy Smith and Karl James, the DouglasPlus presentation will run Jan. 17-29, Washington Boulevard, Culver City. The cast includes Crouch as Sam, Gina Moxley as Margaret … Read More

O’Neill’s ‘Poet’ Returns

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Mr. O’Neill

Pacific Resident Theatre’s unparalleled flair for re-imagining the classics continues with their staging of the rarely produced “A Touch of the Poet” by Eugene O’Neill. It is being staged Thursdays through Saturdays at 8, and Sundays at 3, at 703 Venice Blvd., Venice, through Jan. 29. Tickets are $25 – $30 and can be purchased online at http://www.pacificresidenttheatre.com or by … Read More

AVPA Everywhere During Holidays

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On Thursday evening, the Academy of Visual and Performing Arts of Culver City High School will present its Winter Music Concert at 8 o’clock at the Vets Auditorium. The concert features the AVPA’s five main ensembles: orchestra, concert band, chamber singers, jazz ensemble, and jazz combo. At 6:30, pre-concert music will be presented by the clarinet and flute ensembles. Admission … Read More

‘Amelie’ Screening on Saturday

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From left, Adam Chanler-Berat, Kimberly Grigsby, Sam Pinkleton, Pam MacKinnon and Phillipa Soo from the cast of ‘Amelie.’

In anticipation of “Amélie, A New Musical,” opening Dec. 16 at the Ahmanson Theatre, Center Theatre Group and The Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles will present a special screening. The five-time Oscar-nominated film “Amélie” will be shown on Saturday at 7:30. Center Theatre Group’s production of “Amélie, A New Musical” begins previews on Sunday at the Ahmanson. … Read More

Culver City Film Fest Opens Saturday

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The weeklong third annual Culver City Film Festival will open on day at the ArcLight Cinema, Downtown, the main screening venue, and close the following Saturday. The Mayme Clayton Library & Museum on Overland Avenue also will host screenings. The festival will screen shorts and features, narrative films, documentaries, and more and will show films from all over the world with … Read More