Throughout 2019, audience members voted for their favorite Western. Their selection featuring John Wayne’s final role is a cinematic love letter to the Western, even as the genre was fading from the neighborhood movie house. Adapted from Glendon Swarthout’s novel, The Shootist reflects on the past, while acknowledging the coming of a new West. When the film was released in 1976, Variety summed it up by stating, “The Shootist is simply beautiful and beautifully simple.” Introduced by Courtney Joyner, former film editor for True West magazine and co-author of Western Portraits: Unsung Heroes and Villains of the Silver Screen.
Directed by Don Siegel | Starring John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, and Ron Howard
Annie Abbott’s engaging and inspiring tour de force is a tale of courage and resilience, told with humor, grace, and pathos. Don’t miss it! “In “Giving Up Is Hard To Do,” veteran stage and screen actor Annie Abbott shares her years of hard knocks and success – love, loss, and new love – with high-octane spirit and a great deal of humor.” – Lynne Heffley, The Los Angeles Times “Exposing her wicked sense of humor, passionate heart, and soaring spirit,…
Join us! Únanse con nosotros! Virtual Family Art Workshop (via Zoom) Saturday, August 15th, 3:00 – 5:00pm Angels Gate Cultural Center is now offering monthly Family Art Workshops! All are welcome. Art activities for kids and adults, ages 1 to 101! Angels Gate Cultural Center ofrece Talleres de Arte mensuales para familias! Todos son bienvenidos. Actividades para niños y adultos, desde un 1 año de edad hasta los 100! Sign up today! Register on eventbrite, and you will receive the…
Studio Soup is a quarterly series of candid conversations about process, featuring guest artists who share their experience and practice. Artist Peggy Reavey hosts this closer look at the unique ways artists move from original impulse to finished piece – how their work comes to be. Join the conversation with Peggy Reavey and guest artists, Eugene Daub, June Edmonds, and WS Milner on Thursday August 20th, 6:30-8pm. This virtual event is free but registration is required.