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  • On January 10th, 2015 the Downey Museum of Art presented work from it’s collection by one of Southern California’s original modern artists, Vic Joachim Smith ~ early work.  Presented at the South Gate Civic Museum and Art Galleries, the exhibit will be up for the month of January.  The Other Theatre Company also presented a […]

    Photos from Downey Museum of Art presents Vic Joachim Smith

    On January 10th, 2015 the Downey Museum of Art presented work from it’s collection by one of Southern California’s original modern artists, Vic Joachim Smith ~ early work.  Presented at the South Gate Civic Museum and Art Galleries, the exhibit will be up for the month of January.  The Other Theatre Company also presented a […]

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  • The Downey Civic Theatre is conducting a survey as part of its effort to make sure the theatre has long-term viability and continues to be relevant in the community.  The Theatre Management wants to hear from Downey residents regarding what they like, what they don’t like and what shows they’d most like to see. An […]

    Downey Theatre seeks feedback on future events

    The Downey Civic Theatre is conducting a survey as part of its effort to make sure the theatre has long-term viability and continues to be relevant in the community.  The Theatre Management wants to hear from Downey residents regarding what they like, what they don’t like and what shows they’d most like to see. An […]

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  • For the first time since 1985, the Downey Symphony Orchestra had a sold-out concert at the Downey Civic Theatre.  When the Theatre was being planned in the late 60’s, the Symphonic Society and the Downey Children’s Theatre argued about the size of the auditorium– the Symphony wanted 1000, and the theatre only 500.  At 738 […]

    Downey Symphony’s Sold-out Concert

    For the first time since 1985, the Downey Symphony Orchestra had a sold-out concert at the Downey Civic Theatre.  When the Theatre was being planned in the late 60’s, the Symphonic Society and the Downey Children’s Theatre argued about the size of the auditorium– the Symphony wanted 1000, and the theatre only 500.  At 738 […]

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  • Art Exhibit Application Join Local Artists In A Special Exhibit At The 22nd Annual Interfaith Multi-Cultural Songfest Saturday, March 15, 2015 Art Display Viewing Preceding songfest:  4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Immediately after Songfest  8:30 pm – 9:30 pm The Church of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints 12425 Orizaba Ave., Downey Contact:  Lois Buchanan for more details (562) 927-9790 *protected email* This is a […]

    Call to Artists: Interfaith Multi-Cultural Songfest Mar 15

    Art Exhibit Application Join Local Artists In A Special Exhibit At The 22nd Annual Interfaith Multi-Cultural Songfest Saturday, March 15, 2015 Art Display Viewing Preceding songfest:  4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Immediately after Songfest  8:30 pm – 9:30 pm The Church of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints 12425 Orizaba Ave., Downey Contact:  Lois Buchanan for more details (562) 927-9790 *protected email* This is a […]

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  • The Downey Arts Coalition, in partnership with music director Margaret Zeleny have announced auditions for a newly formed city chorus, the Downey Master Chorale.  The group is a new opportunity for singers to be challenged and join a community of musicians that wish to share this beautiful art form with their local audiences. Auditions are […]

    Downey Master Chorale Auditions

    The Downey Arts Coalition, in partnership with music director Margaret Zeleny have announced auditions for a newly formed city chorus, the Downey Master Chorale.  The group is a new opportunity for singers to be challenged and join a community of musicians that wish to share this beautiful art form with their local audiences. Auditions are […]

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  • Downey’s space history had the privilege of being featured this morning on our local NPR radio station, KPCC 89.3.  The play Defying Gravity, which opens tonight at the Columbia Memorial Space Center provides a frame story for how Downey’s space programs shaped the city in both its heyday as well as the loss of the Rockwell […]

    Defying Gravity featured on KPCC 89.3

    Downey’s space history had the privilege of being featured this morning on our local NPR radio station, KPCC 89.3.  The play Defying Gravity, which opens tonight at the Columbia Memorial Space Center provides a frame story for how Downey’s space programs shaped the city in both its heyday as well as the loss of the Rockwell […]

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  • True, we packed out the house at the Epic Lounge for a screening of a new short documentary about Bumblebee.  We were excited to have Downey filmmakers doing a film on a Downey artist that has a regional following, and to present the event here in our community.  All ages were represented, from 1 to […]

    A local arts feedback loop: Bumblebee the film

    True, we packed out the house at the Epic Lounge for a screening of a new short documentary about Bumblebee.  We were excited to have Downey filmmakers doing a film on a Downey artist that has a regional following, and to present the event here in our community.  All ages were represented, from 1 to […]

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