‘When Stars Align’ recounts brutal reality of a forbidden love

It’s not often I walk out of a theater amazed by the truly remarkable ensemble work I have just witnessed. But I can honestly tell you “When Stars Align” by Carole Eglash-Kosoff and John Henry Davis performed as a guest production a [..]

‘Awake and Sing!’ takes a hard look at the Effect of Poverty in Depression-Era America

Born to Jewish immigrant parents in 1906, Clifford Odets dropped out of school at 17 to become an actor and was one of the original members of the New York City-based, avant-garde, left-wing ensemble Group Theatre. The group was founded by Harold Clu [..]

‘These Paper Bullets’ offers a modish rip-off of Shakespeare and the Beatles

As a lover of Shakespeare’s plays and the music of The Beatles, I knew I was in for a treat seeing ‘These Paper Bullets’at the Geffen Playhouse. But trust me, you do not need to be familiar with the plot of “Much Ado About Not [..]

‘The Experiment’: an outrageous Rocky Horror asylum cabaret 

Are you ready for an immersive theatrical Halloween experience like no other, offered by Creating Arts Studios most outrageously talented lunatics and freaks? If you are like me, rush over and throw your cares to the wind and join in the wicked fun a [..]

Summer Crawl festival will pleasure eyes and ears

Culver City is ready to welcome the warmest season of the year with a Summer Crawl on Saturday, June 20 from 3 to 6 p.m. Organized by the Culver City Arts District (CCAD), the event will allow locals as well as those from other cities to enjoy a fre [..]

BAD JEWS: Perhaps a Bad Title for Interesting New Play at the Geffen

When I first heard the title of Joshua Harmon’s play BAD JEWS, I wondered why anyone would want to use that title, thinking it would keep audiences away. Fortunately it does not seem to be the case given the full house at the Geffen Playhouse [..]

Summertime Cinema back at Westfield Culver City

Westfield Culver City is going back to the movies with its annual Summertime Cinema event. Every Friday beginning July 10 to Aug. 7, Westfield Culver City will host movie night on a large screen in the Promenade area, screening five of the biggest f [..]

A bite into nostalgia

Do you remember where you were in 1952? The favorite TV program was “The Jackie Gleason Show,” the favorite song was “All of Me” by Johnnie Ray, and on the corner of Washington and Sepulveda there was a not-so-famous restauran [..]

Culver City Music Fest to heat up in July

Summer breezes… an intimate courtyard… free parking… and great music. Escape to Culver City for the 2015 Culver City’s Boulevard Music Summer Festival. Boulevard Music presents six free concerts on Thursday evenings at 7 p. [..]

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