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The new show at Corey Helford Gallery features all new 12" x 12" works by 36 of artists on the gallery's roster of "New Contemporary" artists, including pieces by Sas Christian (see above), Carlos Ramos (see below), and Lola (see farther below. The show's opening celebration is this Saturday, August 30th, from 7 to 10 pm and is, as always, free and open to the public (and usually a lot of fun).…Continue
Rogue Artists Ensemble will present a free family performance of HYPERBOLE: bard in Culver CIty's Carlson Park at 11 a.m. this Saturday, August 23rd. Here's how Rogue Artists describes their take on Shakespeare:
"HYPERBOLE: bard takes Shakespeare’s best characters, poetry and plot devices and shuffles them up, twists them around, and shakes them down. Remixing Shakespeare with intricate mask work, original puppets and live music, the Rogues dig down to the heart of the Bard, sharing the joys, the sorrows and the non-stop action that everyone, from kids to Shakespeare aficionados, loves about the greatest playwright of all time."
Carlson Park is at Braddock Drive and Motor Avenue in Culver…Continue
Fiesta La Ballona presents three days of carnival rides, live music, food trucks, games, and a beer and wine garden for the adults this August 22 - 24 -- Culver City’s annual “Party in the Park” at Veterans Park. Veterans Park is located at 4117 Overland Avenue in Culver City and complimentary parking is available. Fiesta hours are:
Friday, August 22 - 4:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Saturday, August 23 - 11:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday, August 24.- 11:00 am to 9:00 pm
Let's face it, we all go…Continue
What is there to do on a Sunday in Los Angeles? Any day is a good day for the beach. So we loaded up the bikes in the El Camino and drove to the Duquesne Street bridge to catch the Ballona Creek bike path to PDR and MDR - a nice six mile ride with no cars.
Then we headed down to find a place on the water to eat. First we had to figure out…Continue
Today the question is: Do you know where in Culver City this doggy is? If you know, enter your response in the comments box of this post.
If your answer fails to appear in the comments section immediately, fear not! So more people can play, I'll hold all the responses until the following Thursday, when I'll reveal them.
Picture submissions for future games of "Where Am I" are welcome. Email them to:…Continue
It has become quite the tradition: each Saturday and Sunday in August, the Actors' Gang theater troupe performs a family-friendly adaptation of Shakespeare play in Media Park in Culver City. In 2011, it was a vampire vs. zombie version of Romeo & Juliet. In 2012, we got a Star Wars version of The Tempest, with Obi Wan Kenobi as Prospero, Princess Leia as Miranda, C3P0 as Ariel, and Jabba the Hutt as Caliban. Last year, they put on a superhero version of Twelfth Night.
This year, it seems that they're performing a My Little Pony version of A Midsummer Night's Dream (to go along with the slightly more traditional version of the play being performed inside the theatre.…Continue
The Dustbowl Revival will perform at the the Culver City Boulevard Music Summer Festival this Thursday, August 14, at 7:00 pm -- in the Culver City Hall Courtyard. The Dustbowl Revival is a Venice-based roots music collective (including guitar, fiddle, mandolin, accordion, tuba, washboard, and trumpet) that performs early 20th century standards and original gospel, bluegrass, gut-bucket blues and New Orleans swing tunes.
Here's what they sound like:
The concert series is produced by Gary Mandell of Boulevard Music and co-sponsored by the City of Culver…Continue
The organizers of the fledgling Culver City Film Festival have sent out a call for film submissions, calling the festival "a fantastic opportunity for filmmakers from all over the world to showcase their work to a wide audience located in the 'Heart of Screenland.'"
To submit a film to the 2014 Culver City Film Festival, send a DVD screener to: Culver City Film Festival at 4640 Admiralty Way, Suite 500, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292. Include a $25.00 Submission fee made payable to Culver City Film Festival." Filmmakers can also submit online via "Film Freeway" here.
The film festival is accepting submission of all films, from shorts to features and international films with…Continue
Each Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 from this Saturday July 12 to August 17, the Culver City Public Theater will perform Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. The play, one of Shakespeare's most effervescent comedies, centers on the twins Viola and Sebastian, who are separated in a shipwreck and each end up in the court of Countess Olivia. Olivia falls in love with Viola (who is disguised as a boy), and Sebastian falls in love with Olivia. Hilarity ensues.
Each 2:00 performance is preceded at 12:00 by a performance of the Children's Popcorn Theatre's original play, The Quibbling Siblings, written and directed by Blake Anthony Edwards. It's a family-friendly adaptation of a Grimm's fairy tale that tells the story of four brothers and sisters…Continue