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Valley Vista: Art in the San Fernando Valley, ca. 1970-1990

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 12:00pm to Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 4:00pm

Valley Vista exhibition poster

Valley Vista: Art in the San Fernando Valley,
ca. 1970-1990
examines for the first time the unique contribution of the San Fernando Valley to Los Angeles’ art history.  The exhibition and its accompanying catalog look beyond the stereotypes of the Valley as little more than a suburban cultural wasteland, and, instead, offer an alternative narrative documenting the Valley’s unrecognized yet substantial role in LA’s emergence as a center of contemporary art activity.  *Note-See full story for complete gallery hours. Read more

In Protest: The Shifting Paradigms of Collective Social Action

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 8:00am to Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 5:00pm

In Protest exhibition poster

Collective social action movements have been a part of American life since the nation's earliest days whether spontaneous expressions of dissent or high-reaching attempts to change society. While protest movements are not an exclusively American phenomenon, our ability to express dissent has become a defining characteristic of our American identity, rights, and freedoms. Read more

Valley Vista: Art in the San Fernando Valley, ca. 1970-1990

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 12:00pm to Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 4:00pm

Valley Vista exhibition poster

Valley Vista: Art in the San Fernando Valley,
ca. 1970-1990
examines for the first time the unique contribution of the San Fernando Valley to Los Angeles’ art history.  The exhibition and its accompanying catalog look beyond the stereotypes of the Valley as little more than a suburban cultural wasteland, and, instead, offer an alternative narrative documenting the Valley’s unrecognized yet substantial role in LA’s emergence as a center of contemporary art activity.  *Note-See full story for complete gallery hours. Read more

Contraband

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 7:00pm

CONTRABAND poster

CSUN CINEMATHEQUE
The Films of MICHAEL POWELL and EMERIC PRESSBURGER

Contraband (1940), 92 mins.

One of the classic early collaborations between the British director-writer team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, Contraband is an entertaining espionage thriller set in London during the first year of World War II. Also known as Blackout for its U.S. release. Read more

49th Parallel

Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 7:00pm

49th Parallel poster

CSUN CINEMATHEQUE
The Films of MICHAEL POWELL and EMERIC PRESSBURGER


49th Parallel (1941), 123 mins.

A Nazi U-boat crew is stranded in Canada and must make its way across the border into the still-neutral United States. 49th Parallel is at once a compelling piece of anti-isolationist propaganda and a quick-witted wartime thriller from the team of Powell and Pressburger. Read more

One of Our Aircraft is Missing

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 7:00pm

One of Our Aircraft is Missing poster

CSUN CINEMATHEQUE
The Films of MICHAEL POWELL and EMERIC PRESSBURGER

One of Our Aircraft is Missing (1942), 102 mins.

One of Our Aircraft is Missing is the first film Powell and Pressburger made under the banner of their joint production company, The Archers. Echoing the plot of their previous film, here British pilots are caught behind enemy lines and must make their way to safety. Read more

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 7:00pm

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp poster

CSUN CINEMATHEQUE
The Films of MICHAEL POWELL and EMERIC PRESSBURGER

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943), 163 mins.

Considered by many to be the finest British film ever made, Powell and Pressburger’s Colonel Blimp is a stirring cinematic masterpiece like no other. An emotional and slyly satirical film about war, love, aging, and obsolescence, shot in glorious Technicolor. Read more

Sinbad at VPAC

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 7:30pm

Sinbad

With his “hit ‘em in the face” style of comedy, Sinbad causes an uproar of comedic hysteria when he takes the painful trials and embarrassing tribulations of day-to-day life and throws them back into his audiences’ faces. Read more

Bat Boy, the Musical

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 7:30pm

Batboy the Musical poster

From the reliably true story in the tabloid Weekly World News comes this musical comedy/horror show about a strange half boy/half bat creature discovered in a West Virginia cave.   Read more

Bat Boy, the Musical

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 7:30pm

Batboy the Musical poster

From the reliably true story in the tabloid Weekly World News comes this musical comedy/horror show about a strange half boy/half bat creature discovered in a West Virginia cave.   Read more

The Fab Faux

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 8:00pm

The Fab Faux

“Come Together” for an unforgettable evening with the acclaimed Beatles’ tribute band, known for its painstaking recreations of their iconic songs, and hear them perform one of the greatest albums of all time, Abbey Road, in its entirety! Read more

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