Doris Duke Theatre

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Duets is going to be amazing+

Last night I sat in on a rehearsal for the Doris Duke Theatre’s first multicultural dance program—”Duets: Exploring Dance Through...

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Movies at the Academy 72 years ago+

Way before Doris Duke Theatre was even built, the Academy was showing movies. We’re talking silent films in Central Courtyard...

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William Kelso wows crowd at Doris Duke+

About 180 people filled Doris Duke Theatre for archeologist William Kelso’s free talk, and the history and archeology buffs weren’t...

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Free movies all weekend: Pacific Islands Film Festival+

The second Pacific Islands Film Festival: Cultural Forum Through Film starts today at the Doris Duke Theatre. ”These films represent the...

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Archeologist William Kelso coming to the Academy in August+

Back in 2007, the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown was big news. It was a National Geographic cover...

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2nd Annual Surf Film Festival opened to full house+

Opening night of the 2nd Annual Surf Film Festival sold out on Friday, and pro surfers Kekoa Cazimero, Jason Shibata,...

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Oscar winner to attend Rainbow Film Fest 5/24+

Dustin Lance Black, left, took the Oscar for best original screenplay for “Milk.” Now he drops into paradise for the...

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Meet ‘Herb and Dorothy’ at next Friends of Film Friday+

In November I posted an item about the Academy having the honor of being named the recipient of 50 works...

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Richie Mehta coming to Friends of Film Friday 2/20!+

Film Curator Gina Caruso just got word that Indian-Canadian filmmaker Richie Mehta, whose “Amal” was the hit of last year’s...

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Buy the auteur theory? Come see Alain Robbe-Grillet’s films+

Alain Robbe-Grillet is best known as the creator of the Nouveau Roman and screenwriter of Alain Resnais’ cinegeek wetdream ‘Last...

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