Valley Performing Arts Center

Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times

Charlie Chaplin’s "Modern Times" (1936) is a rich and moving satire on the Machine Age. Chaplin falls in love with the young waif played by starlet Paulette Goddard. Chaplin also wrote the musical score for the comedy, at a time when his creative energies were at their peak, demonstrating a profound ability to reveal his characters’ motives through music. More

Valley Performing Arts Center

"Beyond La Bamba: A New American Sound," with Las Cafeteras

Las Cafeteras brings a new sound to the East Los Angeles Chicano tradition. Los Angeles Times describes their music as a “Uniquely Angeleno mishmash of punk, hip-hop, beat music, cumbia and rock. More