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Catalina Museum Exhibit, Benefit Honor Silent Star Charlie Chaplin

LOS ANGELES TIMES

Celebrate Charlie Chaplin at the Catalina Island Museum.

 

The Mudbugs Cajun and Zydeco Band to Headline the 3rd Annual Catalina Island Museum Fourth of July Music Festival

AVALON BAY NEWS

Celebrate the 4th of July with the Catalina Island Museum on Casino Point. This year`s line up includes Fighting Chance, Something and the Mudbugs Cajun and Zydeco Band.

 

Catalina Island Museum to Celebrate Chaplin`s 125th Birthday During the Opening of an Exhibition Dedicated to the Star

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

The Catalina Island Museum - and fans around the world - will celebrate Chaplin`s 125th birthday on Wednesday, April 16th with an opening reception for its latest exhibition.

 

Catalina Island Museum to Screen Acclaimed Beatles Movie and Interview Pattie Boyd on 50th Anniversary of its London Premiere

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the London premiere of "A Hard Day`s Night," the Catalina Island Museum will have a screening of the film in the Avalon Casino Theatre.

 

A Secret Love Affair: Charlie Chaplin and Paulette Goddard, Exhibition Opens at the Catalina Island Museum

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

A new exhibition about Charlie Chaplin and actress Paulette Goddard opens with a wine reception on Wednesday, April 16 in celebration of Chaplin`s 125th Birthday.

 

Catalina`s Avalon is Getting an Ambitious Overhaul

LOS ANGELES TIMES

Santa Catalina`s cozy harbor town is trying to restore its luster as a tourist hub. A museum leads the list of ambitious projects.

 

The Feature Film of the Catalina Island Museum Silent Film Benefit Opened to Rave Reviews in 1931

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

Charlie Chaplin`s silent masterpiece, "City Lights" delighted audiences and was praised by critics when it opened in 1931.

 

Catalina Island Museum’s Screening of “City Lights” will Showcase Chaplin’s Musical Gift

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

Southern California`s most talented musicians will perform Chaplin`s original "City Lights" score for the Catalina Island Museum Silent Film Benefit on May 17th.

 

City Lights Features an Orchestral Score Written by Charlie Chaplin Himself

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

This year`s Catalina Island Museum Silent Film Benefit will be the first to feature a full 39-piece symphony orchestra, accompanying Chaplin`s masterpiece, "City Lights."

 

Pattie Boyd to Appear at the Catalina Island Museum`s Screening of A Hard Day`s Night on the 50th Anniversary of its London Premiere

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

Don`t miss Pattie Boyd`s return to Catalina Island on July 6 to help the Catalina Island Museum celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Beatles` hit movie: "A Hard Day`s Night."

 

Chaplin`s City Lights and Symphony Orchestra featured at Catalina Island Museum`s Silent Film Benefit

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

Tickets for the 27th Annual Catalina Island Museum Silent Film Benefit are on sale now!

 

A String Quartet from the Stanford Symphony Orchestra to Perform an Intimate Concert at Avalon Grille

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

Arranged by the Catalina Island Museum and the Santa Catalina Island Company as the perfect way to follow-up Friday`s performance by an ensemble of the Stanford Symphony Orchestra.

 

On Catalina, A Free Holiday Concert by a Stanford Symphony Ensemble

LOS ANGELES TIMES

An ensemble of the Stanford Symphony Orchestra will perform a free holiday concert on Catalina on Friday. By Rosemary McClure

 

Museum`s Symphony Program will highlight the Sounds of America

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

Tickets are going fast for the Catalina Island Museum`s free holiday concert on December 13 in the Avalon Casino Theatre.

 

An Interview with the Conductor for the Catalina Island Museum`s Holiday Concert

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

Assistant Conductor of the Stanford University Orchestral Studies Program, Anna Wittstruck, will direct the 13-member ensemble comprised of Stanford University undergraduates, graduate students and community players.

 

The Catalina Island Museum Invites You to a Free Symphony Concert in Avalon`s Casino Theatre

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

Presented by the Catalina Island Museum, an ensemble of the distinguished Stanford Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert at no charge on December 13th to kick off the island`s holiday season.

 

Groundbreaking Makes History

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

The Avalon community shows their support for the Catalina Island Museum at the groundbreaking ceremony for the museum`s new building.

 

The Duke of Catalina Featured in New Museum Exhibition

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

Catalina Island Museum exhibit honors Avalon`s centennial.

 

Catalina Island Museum Explores the Last 100 Years of Catalina Island`s Only City in a New Exhibition

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

To commemorate the Avalon`s centennial, the Catalina Island Museum will showcase some of Avalon`s most influential characters and interesting events in their new exhibition "Avalon: 100 Years of Bizarre, Fascinating and Colorful History."

 

Celebrate National Museum Day by Viewing the Museum`s Exhibition about Ralph Glidden

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

This year National Museum Day is Saturday, September 28 and the Catalina Island Museum is celebrating by offering free admission.

 

Community Reaction to the Announcement of the Groundbreaking

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

Members of the Catalina Island Museum`s Board of Trustees and a number of community members share their reactions to the groundbreaking announcement.

 

Catalina Island Museum Announces Groundbreaking for the New Ada Blanche Wrigley Schreiner Building

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

In its 60th year, the Catalina Island Museum is about to begin construction of their new home: the Ada Blanche Wrigley Schreiner Building.

 

Catalina Island Museum`s Getty Intern Shares Her Passion for History

MUSEUM NEWS

For twenty years the Catalina Island Museum has received a grant from the Getty Foundation to fund a summer internship. This year`s intern shares her thoughts about history and travel.

 

Catalina: 1908 Tuna Club Open for Tours Saturday

LOS ANGELES TIMES

Deals & News: Travel deals, tips and advice filtered for restless Southern California. By Rosemary McClure

 

Rare Tours will Reveal the Illustrious History of Avalon`s Tuna Club

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

Tuna Club tours benefit the Catalina Island Museum. One day only!