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Join Santa Claus and your favorite Los Angeles musicians at Fais Do Do this Saturday, December 20th for a wonderful Holiday variety show!
Tickets are $12
18 + w/ ID
Doors open at 8:00 PM
Star Strike burlesque…Continue
Soey Milk's new show, "Sinvaro," opens this Saturday night, December 13, at CHG Circa. An artist's reception -- always free, open to the public, and lots of fun -- will be held on Saturday from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. Says the gallery about the show and Milk's work:
SINAVRO: a pure Korean word translated loosely to mean, “ To progress slowly, almost imperceptibly.” Soey Milk reveals the delicacy of growth in her new solo exhibition. In a presentation rife with contradictions, Soey exposes what it is to be human – for her – for now. The artist humbly admits to a gradual evolution, ignited by her Korean/American cultural dichotomy, but she invites the viewer to walk with her to discover the turbulence barely contained by the serene guardians in her works.
Personally I had never seen these cougars before I spotted them on a rainy day last week (explaining the horrible quality of these pics)), so I didn't expect anyone to know the answer. Contrary to my expectations, this entry generated quite few responses, if you include those on Culver CIty Times' Facebook page, where Bernadette Sheridan…Continue
Area C, a 64-acre portion of the Uplands area of Ballona Creek Wetlands, is a pretty but troubled piece of open, Culver City-adjacent land owned by State of California. The Annenberg Foundation had put a $50-million proposal on the table that offered to make extensive improvements to the land but also included a controversial interpretive center and domestic animal adoption component – a move that put them at odds with some local environmental groups. Now the Annenberg Foundation has announced that it has rescinded its proposal.
Said Jordan Traverso of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (the organization charged with determining how to proceed with the restoration of Area C). “After considerable thought and reflection, the Annenberg Foundation’s leadership has made a decision to suspend its continuing involvement in the restoration planning for the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve. The Foundation informed us of this decision after a…Continue
This Holiday season, Adopt & Shop -- at the corner of Sepulveda and Culver Blvd. -- is hosting a "12 Pets of Christmas" promotion, offering $50 off adoptions throughout the month of December for pets in tough-to-place categories. These “underdogs” include: Chihuahuas, black pets, adult cats, bashful, senior, only, medical needs, overweight and long stay pets, big dogs, pitbulls and bonded pairs.
"Found Animals’ Adopt & Shop was conceived in support of a single belief: all pets deserve a home," says the non-profit. "Since our adoptable dogs and cats come from local shelters, every adoption saves the life of an at-risk animal. Because we’re a nonprofit, purchasing from Adopt & Shop helps more than your favorite pet, it helps all pets. Proceeds…Continue
One of the greatest community events to hit LA - Ciclavia - comes Sunday to Leimert Park - the Soul of LA.
Ciclavia (pronounce it as you like) closes major streets to cars and opens them to walkers, bikers, strollers, unicyclists and the like. Click here for all the details.
This is a slideshow of my trip from Leimert Park to the 2011 Ciclavia that spanned from Boyle Heights to East Hollywood.
You experience your neighborhood (or someone else's) a lot different when you are strolling rather than passing through. You notice more. Especially when there are thousands of likeminded, engaged Angelenos with you.
This is the first Ciclavia in South LA - though South LA peeps have been involved very early on and there were spurs to the Dunbar and Jazz Park on Central Avenue and to Leimert Park Village. The event spanned downtown through Culver City to…Continue
Today the question is: Do you know where in Culver City this "jungle cat is? If you know, enter your response in the comments box of this post.
If your answer fails to appear in the comments section immediately, fear not! So more people can play, I'll hold all the responses until the following Thursday, when I'll reveal them.
Picture submissions for future games of "Where Am I" are welcome. Email them to:…Continue
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Culver City will celebrate the holidays with a Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, December 4, at 6:00 pm. Presented by the Downtown Business Association and the City of Culver City, the event will feature an appearance by Santa Claus all the way from the North Pole.
There will be hot cider, hot cocoa and festive treats to make everyone feel merry, plus performances by local choirs and appearances by the Mayor and city council members. Culver City makes this holiday celebration "green" and energy efficient, lighting a 22-foot artificial tree with LED lights.
[photo of 2012's ceremony courtesy of Culver CIty Times member Ysa Adams. Thanks…Continue
Santa is now available for pictures in the center court of the Culver City Westfield Mall, through December 24. Do people still do this? Do we have fond childhood memories of take-a-picture-with-me Santa? Please share in the comments!
If you need to step it up this year on the Santa tip, you can make crafts with the man on Thursday, December 18, from 9 am to 10 am, or you can join Santa for a prix fixe family breakfast, on Tuesday, December 23 from 9 am - 10 am. the breakfast, made for a family of four, is $30! Go HERE for more info and to…Continue