O’Neill’s ‘Touch of the Poet’

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Mr. O’Neill
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’
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 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
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.’
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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Culver City Film Festival

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

AVPA Will Try Again

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They were so impressive the first time they have been invited back. The Academy of Visual and Performing Arts of Culver City High School will stage its Fall Dance Concert Encore on Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock and 4. Everyone will assemble at the main entry to the campus for “A Walking Nightmare,” after rain earlier postponed the last two … Read More

For Vets on Veterans Day

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American Legion, Hollywood Post 43
American Legion, Hollywood Post 43

On Veteran’s Day, Friday, the American Legion Hollywood Post 43 will present the world premiere of Everything In Between, in their Historic Cultural Monument Building, 2035 N. Highland Ave. Launching a four-weekend run, Everything In Between plays at 8 on Fridays and Saturdays, and at 3 on Sundays through Dec. 4. Tickets are $25, and they are priced at $10 … Read More

Asian Film Fest a Hit

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Among City Council members at the Asian Film Fest – from left, Vice Mayor Jeff Cooper, wife Rafia, Councilwoman Meghan Sahli-Wells, husband Karim, and Councilman Thomas Small. Photo, Greg Doherty
Among City Council members at the Asian Film Fest – from left, Vice Mayor Jeff Cooper, wife Rafia, Councilwoman Meghan Sahli-Wells, husband Karim, and Councilman Thomas Small. Photo, Greg Doherty

Mayor Jim Clarke spoke and Korean-American actor Ricky Kim hosted closing night on Monday at the ArcLight Theatre, Culver City, for the 2nd Annual Asian World Film Festival. The Festival concluded with a screening of Operation Chromite, one of the five Korean films featured throughout the week as part of the newly designed Korean Film Days program in association with … Read More