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New Mural in Culver City

I'm not a 100 percent sure this mural -- on one of the new buildings across the street from the Culver City Metro Station -- is complete, but ... what do you think?

I think maybe my favorite view of it is the ripply one reflected in the windows across the street.…


Added by Scupine on October 6, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Enhance Your Wildlife Painting with these Expert Tips

Wildlife Painting:

One of the first steps in creating a stellar art piece is to have ample choices to make the final selection from. The options could be completely imaginary or one could have a database of images to choose from.…


Added by Kate Ashton on October 5, 2015 at 12:13am — No Comments

The Big Bluegrass Bash

Two great all-acoustic bands with strong roots on the Westside will team up on October 29th to create the Big Bluegrass Bash, a celebration of Bluegrass, Americana and Roots music. Burning Heart Bluegrass and…


Added by Jeffrey Fleck on October 1, 2015 at 1:10pm — No Comments

Culver City Buses Now Take TAP Cards

Great news! On September 16th, Culver CityBus joined Los Angeles County’s 26 public transit agencies at a press conference to announce that in a historic first, commuters can now use the same TAP card to pay the fare on buses or trains operated by any agency, creating the largest seamless…


Added by Scupine on September 29, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Antioch University Announces Alumni Award Recipients

Los Angeles – The recipients of Antioch University Los Angeles’ (AULA) second annual alumni awards include a philanthropy strategist, an advocate for formerly incarcerated young people and the site director of an innovative learning…


Added by Dia Kalakonas on September 28, 2015 at 11:52am — No Comments

Culver City-based Colors Offers Free LGBTQ-Affirmative Counseling to Youth Under 25

Colors LGBTQ Youth Counseling Center, located at Antioch University in Culver City, provides free LGBTQ-affirmative counseling to youth under 25 and their families in the greater Los Angeles area. Since its launch in 2012, Colors has provided more than 3,700 free counseling…


Added by Scupine on September 28, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 077 Solution

Periodically, I post a picture of something in Culver City that is 'hiding in plain sight.' Last week I asked: Do you know where in Culver City this sign is?…


Added by Scupine on September 24, 2015 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Katixon Skincare Offers Culver City Cancer Patients Free Skincare

Feeling ugly and worthless from skin conditions that left her skin cracked, peeling and scarred, Katrina Schenfield, the founder of Culver City-based Katixon Skincare, dealt with it the only way she thought she could - by attempting…


Added by Scupine on September 22, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Participate in Coastal Clean-up Day at Ballona Creek in Culver City this Saturday

The Ballona Creek Cleanup is Culver City's contribution to Coastal Cleanup Day -- this Saturday, September 19, from 9:00 a.m. till noon.

To participate, just show up at one of these locations:

  • Syd Kronenthal Park (at the bike path entrance) Host: Echo…

Added by Scupine on September 17, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Free Concert at the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook in Culver City this Sunday

Fluxus artist Yoshi Wada, and his son, composer Tashi Wada, will present a a free concert this Sunday, September 27, at the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook.  

Wada and his son will present "an expansive duo performance using a loose structure and a unique…


Added by Scupine on September 17, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

9/16 Mtg Theme: Life Lessons On and Off The Dance Floor | Dancing Toastmasters Group

Dancing Toastmasters

Come join the next meeting on September 16 @ 7PM of DanceMasters Toastmasters. We meet every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month at the Veterans Memorial Building at 4117 Overland Ave., Culver City, CA 90230.

We are a group of dancing Toastmasters that just love everything about DANCE.…


Added by DanceMasters Toastmasters on September 16, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 085

Periodically, I post a picture of something in Culver City that is 'hiding in plain sight.' -- asking Culver City Times members if they know where it is. 

Today the question is: Do you know where in Culver City this sign is? [I have to say: I love the sentiment!] If you know, enter…


Added by Scupine on September 15, 2015 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

LACMA Show Gives Glimpse of Frank Gehry's Design for the Jazz Bakery in Culver City

According to the Los Angeles Times, models of the new Frank Gehry-designed Jazz Bakery in Culver City will be unveiled at the Los Angeles Country Museum of Art on Sunday,…


Added by Scupine on September 9, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Gallery Pick of the Week: The Irreverent Abstraction of Chris Barnard at Luis De Jesus in Culver City

The new show from Chris Barnard, entitled White Tide, opens this Saturday, September 12th, at Luis De Jesus Gallery in Culver City. An artist's reception (always free, open to the public and lots of fun) will be held this Saturday, from 6:00 to 8:00…


Added by Scupine on September 8, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Fire Guts Recently Closed Model Train Store in Culver City

Allied Model Trains was a Los Angeles fixture for 69 (!!) years -- and had been located in Culver City since 1975.

In 2007 it downgraded it's location from the Union Station look-alike building that currently houses Samy's Camera to the Art Deco building across the street, at the corner of Sepulveda and…


Added by Scupine on September 3, 2015 at 6:00am — 5 Comments

I remember going to the 1st Fiesta LaBallona in 1951 !

Ah yes ! 1951 ... I was going into 6th grade at Farragut Drive School ... after an awesome 5th grade experience with Mr.

Jim Mattheis ( it was his 1st year as a teacher). John Toren ended up being our 6th grade teacher.

I went to the 1st Fiesta La Ballona at Vet's Park with my Farragut Drive buddies: Steve Westerfield, Dennis Tiernan & Jack Williamson. There were the carnival rides - the booths - etc. And I recall the annual parades with the local…


Added by Wayne Flaaten on August 27, 2015 at 6:05pm — No Comments

Culver City Celebrates 2015 Fiesta La Ballona This Weekend, August 28-20

Fiesta La Ballona -- a Party in the Park -- will be held this weekend, August 28, 29 & 30, in Veteran's Park in Culver City. With carnival rides, live music, games, a food court, and a beer and wine garden for the adults, there'll be good times for all.

Admission to the fiesta is…


Added by Scupine on August 26, 2015 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Holy Cow BBQ at Culver Crossroads is Open...and Delicious

Bad news for those who are already grumbling about the overstuffed parking lot at Culver Crossroads (at Sepulveda and Washington): Holy Cow BBQ is now open – and it’s delicious.

Holy Cow isn’t part of a chain, but it doesn’t arise out of nowhere either. There is an additional Holy Cow…


Added by Scupine on August 24, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Antioch University Distinguished Professor, Former President, Chancellor and Humanitarian, Al Guskin, Announces Retirement

Lengthy career of service includes inspiring change and helping found the Peace Corps…


Added by Dia Kalakonas on August 19, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

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