March 2012 Blog Posts (43)

Sahli-Wells Attracts Growing Ranks of Endorsers

The City Council candidate adds endorsements from leading organizations to her impressive roster of supporters.

Meghan Sahli-Wells was recently honored with endorsements from the Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters, 47th Assembly District Democratic Club, the Sierra Club, and Culver City Employees Association, and as well as the support of the…


Added by James Klein on March 15, 2012 at 2:40pm — No Comments

Vox Femina Present Free Choral Concert

Join Vox Femina this Sunday, March 18, at 3 pm, at the Culver City Presbyterian Church for a free choral music performance. The Culver City-based Vox Femina promises classical works and folk songs celebrating the traditions of England, Ireland and Scotland, including choral settings for some of Shakespeare sonnets as well as authentic Irish…


Added by Scupine on March 14, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Definiens Chamber Music Ensemble to Perform at Ivy Substation

Definiens, a Los Angeles-based chamber music ensemble, will present a concert of chamber music from the 20th and 21st century on Tuesday, March 20th at 8pm at the Ivy Substation at 9070 Venice Blvd.  This program will feature Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon’s piano trio Pale Yellow and Fiery Red, French composer Albert…


Added by Scupine on March 13, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

LA Times Reviews "Seven Young Artists" Show at George Lawson Gallery in Culver City

Leah Ollman, on the LA Times Culture Monster blog, saluted the seven painters featured in the latest show at the George Lawson Gallery in Culver City, saying, "it’s a quietly invigorating experience to look…


Added by Scupine on March 13, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Culver City, stay hip, fresh and green

Attend the 7PM City Hall meeting about creating a new vision for Sepulveda Boulevard.

Build on the successes of Parcel B and create a Specific Use Plan for our neighborhood.


We don't have a Specific Use Plan on file in the City Municipal Code to govern the specific usage of the commercial properties on Sepulveda Boulevard from Farragut Drive up to Venice Boulevard. The City will hold site plan hearings…


Added by Bryan and Tongo on March 12, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Neighborhood Gathering & BBQ at Southern Baptist Church on Tuesday at 5:00 PM

The pastor of the Southern Baptist Church located on the corner of Braddock and Lafayette - just a block away from our bustling downtown is hosting a BBQ for all who would like to stop by.  The church was Culver City's original library.  A sister congregation from Lubbock, TX is helping with new landscaping and refurbishing the inside of this historic structure.  

Please come to visit at 5:00 for the BBQ and if so inclined stay for the 7:00 PM service.

Added by Gateway Neighbors on March 12, 2012 at 5:03pm — No Comments

Parent-Supported Services: Just Exactly Where Do the Candidates Stand?

Parent-Supported Services: Just Exactly Where Do the Candidates Stand?


A number of City Councilmembers and City Council candidates have signed the petition and/or have clearly stated their support for parent-funded services within our schools.  Indeed, Mayor Mehaul O'Leary, Councilmembers Jeff Cooper and Andrew Weissman, as well as city council candidate Scott Malsin are all in support.…


Added by Jamie Wallace on March 9, 2012 at 6:07pm — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 024

Every other friday, I'll post a picture of something in Culver City that is 'hiding in plain sight.'

This time, the question is: Do you know where in Culver CIty this flag-topped architectural detail is? If you know, enter your response in the comments box of this post! I'll reveal the answer in two Fridays, when I post a new game.

Last time, I posted…


Added by Scupine on March 9, 2012 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

Culver City Times Founder and Editor Justin Scupine to Appear Live on KNX 1070 Friday

Culver City Times Founder and Managing Editor Justin Scupine (in other words, I) will be live on the air on KNX 1070 tomorrow, Friday, March 9, at 3:20 p.m.

KNX 1070 will be…


Added by Scupine on March 8, 2012 at 6:30pm — 4 Comments

Sephora Opens New Location at Westfield Culver City

LA Racked is reporting that cosmetics giant Sephora will open a new, 3,623-square-foot location at the Westfield Culver City this Friday, March 9th. Until now, shoppers had to be satisfied with the limited-selection "store-within-a-store" Sephora inside…


Added by Scupine on March 8, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Tonight Only: 'Pay What You Can' To See 'George Orwell's 1984' at the Actors' Gang in Culver City

If you're interested in seeing The Actors’ Gang’s adaptation of George Orwell’s 1984, directed by Tim Robbins, tonight's the night to go: it's a "pay what you can" performance. The play runs ends its short four-week Culver City run onl March 24.

Adapted by Michael Gene Sullivan and originally produced by The Gang in 2006, Tim Robbins’ production of 1984 has now been seen in over 40 US states and on four continents. Written in 1948, Orwell…


Added by Scupine on March 8, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Culver City Council Honors Girl Scouts’ 100th Anniversary

The City Council of Culver City will present a special proclamation on March 12 to a local Girl Scouts troop in observance of the organization’s centennial anniversary.

A ‘100th Anniversary Proclamation’ will be presented to members of Culver City Troop 4645, who will accept the honor on behalf of local Girl Scout Council, Girl Scouts of Greater Los…


Added by James Klein on March 7, 2012 at 9:12pm — 2 Comments

Vintage Clothing Show Pops Up in the Helms District of Culver City

Helms Design District Vintage Boutique will hold a Vintage Summer Bargain Boutique this Saturday, March 10, from 10 am to 4 pm -- at the LightSpace Studio at 8755 Washington Boulevard in Culver City.

The Helms Design District Vintage Boutique, part pop-up shop, part clothing expo -- a 5,000-square-foot studio with displays of classic, designer and…


Added by Scupine on March 7, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Jim Houser's "As Quiet as It's Kept" opens at LeBasse Projects in Culver City

Artist Jim Houser's new show,"As Quiet as It's Kept" -- ragged, warm and whimsical paintings, mixed media compositions and installations -- opens at LaBasse Projects in Culver City this Saturday, March 10th. The opening reception is from 6 pm to 9 pm, and, as always, the public is welcome. LaBasse Projects is located at 6023 Washington…


Added by Scupine on March 6, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

AVPA school, with MOCA, Present Enzymatic: A Collection of Socio-Politically Generated Art By Emily Wood

AVPA students visit the studio of MOCA’s Intensive Artist-Led Residency, Carolyn Castano.

AVPA visual art students from…


Added by Geoff Maleman on March 6, 2012 at 7:55am — 1 Comment

Signs of the Times - Our Candidates Fly Their Colors

The Culver City Council election isn't until April 10 -- more than a month away -- but fans of Scott Malsin, Andrew Weissman, Micheal O'Leary, Jim Clarke and Meghan Sahli-Wells are already showing their support with lawn signs.

Find more photos like this on Culver City…


Added by Scupine on March 5, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Four Time US Olympic Gold Medalist Lenny Krayzelburg visits Culver City Natatorium

Culver City California March 2nd 2012

Four Time US Olympic Gold Medalist Lenny Krayzelburg visits Culver City Natatorium

With his…


Added by Robert Smith on March 5, 2012 at 12:30am — 3 Comments

Culver City High School Academy Art Students Shine In Gold

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, a nationwide arts competition open to high school students, has recognized Culver City High School art students from the CCHS Academy of Visual and Performing Arts for their exceptional talent in the visual arts.

Edna Vogel Amezcua, Michelle Bac, Camille Clair, and Ahin Ju earned “Gold Key” awards, the highest level of…


Added by Geoff Maleman on March 4, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

SONY Closes Albuquerque Studio. More Jobs for CC?

SONY not renewing their July lease for New Mexico Visual Effects Imageworks. ("Green Lantern," "Amazing Spiderman," "Men In Black 3") SONY offers employees work in Culver City and Vancouver.

Does this mean…


Added by Chris Wilde on March 3, 2012 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Culver City Gets It's Own Metro Stop Sign

If you pass the corner of Washington and National all the time, it can seem as if the progress of the new Culver City Metro station has been glacial. That's why it's worth celebrating that the Expo Construction Authority has recently installed our very own "Culver City" Metro Stop sign.

More evidence of progress on this property is the cleared-out space behind…


Added by Scupine on March 2, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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