Ionesco’s RHINOCEROS offers a political warning still relevant today

“RHINOCEROS,” was written as a response to and criticism of the sudden upsurge of Communism, Fascism, and Nazism during events preceding World War II.

King of the Yees

The world premiere production of “King of the Yees” by Lauren Yee, directed with innovative flair by Joshua Kahan Brody and produced in association with Goodman Theatre, continues through August 6 at Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre.

Denis Arndt and Mary-Louise Parker Reprise Their Broadway Roles in HEISENBERG at the Mark Taper Forum

Tony Award and two-time Olivier Award winning playwright Simon Stephens makes his Mark Taper debut to complete its 50th Season with HEISENBERG, a sharply original play direct from Broadway featuring 2017 Tony®-nominated Best Actor Denis Arndt (The Night Alive, Basic Instinct) and Tony and Emmy® winner Mary-Louise Parker (Proof, Weeds). Stephens captures every emotion and the many possibilities that accompany new and old love, hope and fear, and reality versus fantasy using the simplest of tales – boy meets girl.

Culinary Culver City: The Maple Block

Particularly around this time of year, a good barbeque restaurant is priceless. Few things quite say “summer” like the smell of meat in a smoker, the juices and fats turning over and hanging in the California air like a welcome cloud of meaty joy. The Maple Block offers that, and so much more.

Sony Pictures relieved after Spider-Man success

It has only been 15 years since Sam Raimi’s first “Spider-Man” movie, and yet the franchise is already on its second reboot. Even in Hollywood that’s speedy, and the move resulted in some criticism, and not a small amount of confusion.Yet it turns out that, in this case, it was a savvy move by Culver City-based Sony Pictures.

City named a 2017 Elite Fleet by ‘Government Fleet’ magazine

For the fourth consecutive year, “Government Fleet” magazine, which covers public sector vehicles and transportation, honored Culver City as a 2017 Elite Fleet at last month’s Government Fleet Expo & Conference, held in San Antonio, Texas. Culver City was one of only four North American Elite Fleets, the others being from Boise Idaho, Columbus Ohio, and Mesa Arizona.

‘Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well’ in Blau and Shuman’s musical review

JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS, a musical revue conceived by Eric Blau and Mort Shuman which was a hit when it opened off-Broadway in 1968, features English lyrics and additional material by the pair who pay tribute to the Belgian singer-songwriter known as the “Bob Dylan of France” thanks to his ability to reflect the current mood of society through his music and lyrics.

'The Gingerbread Lady' us a sweet treat

Kentwood Players is presenting THE GINGERBREAD LADY, a dramedy by Neil Simon, opening Friday, July 14 through Saturday, August 19, 2017 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm at the Westchester Playhouse, located at 8301 Hindry Avenue in Westchester, CA 90045.

So, you think you’re a movie “buff”

So you call yourself a movie buff huh? Well, below are 33 classic quotes from well-known movies (answers follow). Test your knowledge and memory. All of these movies are worth seeing if you somehow, over the years, missed them. I've created my own scale to rate your score and compare with friends.

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