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 Arts    August 20, 2015 

Kentwood Players To Present "Ravenscroft"

Kentwood Players presents Don Nigro’s comedic murder mystery “RAVENSCROFT” from September 11 to October 17 with performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm, Sundays at 2pm at the Westchester Playhouse, 8301 Hindry Avenue in Westchester. The...

 
 Arts    August 13, 2015

Kentwood To Have Staged Readings of "Biloxi Blues"

Sister community Theater groups Kentwood Players and Theatre Palisades are working in tandem this summer to present all three plays in Neil Simon's Eugene Trilogy, It begins with "Brighton Beach...

 
 Arts    August 13, 2015

'The Object Lesson' Will Open New Douglas Theatre Season

“The Object Lesson,” written and performed by Geoff Sobelle and directed by David Neumann, opens the Center Theatre Group’s 12th season at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Previews for the West Coast premiere begin September 4 and the...

 
 Arts    August 6, 2015

Kentwood Players Announces Open Auditions For "SOMETHING'S AFOOT"

Kentwood Players will hold open auditions for the murder mystery musical spoof "SOMETHING'S AFOOT" on Saturday, September 12 from 1 pm through 4 pm, and Sunday, September 13 from 6 pm through 9 pm....

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Arts    July 23, 2015

Bands Combine To Entertain Forum Crowd

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter There was a surprise at The Fabulous Forum on Saturday night at the Chicago/Earth, Wind & Fire – Heart & Soul concert. Both bands took the stage together for...

 
 Arts    July 16, 2015

Rock Musical "Girlfriend" Opens Sunday At Douglas Theatre

“Girlfriend” opens at the Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City Sunday, July 19 at 6:30 p.m. Featuring a book by Todd Almond and music and lyrics by Matthew Sweet, the rock musical about first love will continue through August...

 
 Arts    June 25, 2015

Neil Simon Play Coming To Kentwood

Kentwood Players presents Neil Simon's "Brighton Beach Memoirs" from July 10 through August 15 with performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm, Sundays at 2 pm at the Westchester Playhouse, 8301 Hi...

 
 Arts    June 25, 2015

Clar Family To Present Award To Emerging Young Artists

In an effort to identify and nurture new talent, Richard Clar recently announced a $1000 award to help support young artists who are striving to further their careers as professional jazz musicians. The Mimi Melnick Double M Award for Young Jazz...

 
 Arts    June 25, 2015

Kentwood Schedules Auditions For New Play

Kentwood Players will hold open auditions for Don Nigro's Gothic thriller "Ravenscroft" on Saturday, July 11 from 10 am to 3 pm and on Sunday, July 12 from 7 pm to 10. Callbacks will be held on Monday...

 
 Arts    June 25, 2015

"How To Be A Rock Critic" Opens At Douglas

The world premiere production of "How to be a Rock Critic" opened Wednesday, June 17 at 8 p.m. and continues through June 28 in a limited engagement of 12 performances at the Center Theatre...

 
 Arts    June 11, 2015

Here's The List Of Upcoming Douglas Theatre Plays

Center Theatre Group Artistic Director Michael Ritchie has set the 12th season at the CTG/Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. "I am pleased to announce a season with the range and imagination and...

 
 Arts    June 4, 2015

Cast Named For 'Girlfriend" At Douglas Theatre

Casting is set for "Girlfriend," which will begin previews at the Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City on July 12 with the opening slated for July 19. Featuring a book by Todd...

 
 Arts    June 4, 2015

Playwriting Prizes Are Available

As a part of their new partnership PLAY LA, Center Theatre Group and Humanitas will be accepting submissions starting June 1 for the Humanitas/CTG Playwriting Prize, which supports Southern California playwrights. Submissions will be accepted until...

 
 Arts    May 28, 2015

Culver Music Summer Festival Starts In July

Boulevard Music will present six free concerts on Thursday evenings at 7 pm from July 9 through August 13 in the palm-lined courtyard of Culver City City Hall. Curated by producer Gary Mandell of Culver City’s Boulevard Music, Culver City’s Boule...

 
 Arts    May 28, 2015

"Family Concert" Is Coming To The Kirk Douglas Theatre

The Culver City Chamber Orchestra will present "Family Concert, on Sunday June 14 at 4 p.m. at the Kirk Douglas Theatre, 9820 Washington Blvd, Culver City The concert will be presenting PETER AND THE...

 
 Arts    May 28, 2015

"How To Be A Rock Critic To Begin"

Rehearsals began May 26 for the world premiere production of "How to be a Rock Critic," based on the writing of Lester Bangs, the rock critic who reached iconic status in the 1970s with his...

 
 Arts    May 21, 2015

A Downtown Affair

The 4th "Affair of The Arts" will take place on May 30 from 11 am to 7 pm and May 315 from 11 am to 6 pm in downtown Culver City at the intersection of Culver Blvd. and Main Street. The free outdoor festival showcases 60 of Southern California's...

 
 Arts    May 21, 2015

AVPA To Present Spring Music Concerts

AVPA will present two music concerts this spring, giving all the ensembles a chance to perform a variety of music that has been rehearsed throughout the spring semester. Friday, May 22 – AVPA...

 
 Arts    May 21, 2015

Limited Engagement Play To Begin At Douglas Theatre

A work-in-progress presentation of Lucy Alibar's "Throw Me On the Burnpile and Light Me Up" begins a limited engagement at the Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre on Thursday, May 21 as part of...

 
 Arts    May 7, 2015

"Straight White Men" Coming To Douglas Theatre

Center Theatre Group, in collaboration with the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, will present the West Coast premiere of Young Jean Lee's newest work, the acclaimed play "Straight White...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Arts    May 7, 2015

Verdi Chorus Remains Brilliant After 32 Years

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter The Verdi Chorus pulled out all of their “Hidden Gems” for their Spring performances at the acoustically-sound First United Methodist Church in Santa Monica....

 
 Arts    May 7, 2015

May Brings Entertainment To WLA College

"Wiley & the Hairy Man," a play for children and the child in everyone, takes the stage in West Los Angeles College's Black Bok Theater on May 7 and 8 at 7 pm and May 9 at 2 pm. Tickets are $2...

 
 Arts    April 30, 2015

Pacific Art Guild Meeting

The Pacific Art Guild will meet Wednesday, May 6 at 7 pm in the Community Room, Westchester Civic Center, 7166 W. Manchester Avenue. Guests are welcome. The guest demonstrator for May will be Iris Carignan. Born in Georgia, Iris attended art school...

 
 Arts    April 30, 2015

DouglasPlus Play Coming In May

A work-in-progress presentation of Lucy Alibar's "Throw Me on the Burnpile and Light Me Up" will commence at the CTG/Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City on Thursday, May 21 and will continue through...

 
 Arts    April 30, 2015

dee-Lightful Productions Goes INTO THE WOODS

Want to take a little time to get away from it all? You can go INTO THE WOODS with Culver City's foremost children's theater company on May 14, 15 and 16. Fulfill your appetite for fairy tales with a...

 

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