April 2014 Blog Posts (21)

A Plea for Help: Is This Print the Work of Culver City Resident Ed Ruscha?

The other day I received a request for help from a gentleman who lives near Boston, MA, who is looking for some help to authenticate the 9"x11" color print shown above that he believes is the work of legendary artist Ed Ruscha. He had read my recent …

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Added by Scupine on April 30, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Tub's Fine Chili Celebrates 5 Years!

Come on by, all week long for treats & surprises to celebrate our 5th Anniversary!

Our NEW, build your own Western Wraps are available at a special price of $5 through 5/03. Pulled pork, meat loaf, spiral cut beef hot dogs and veggie options available.

Thanks to all you chili lovers and supporters of small business! We look forward to many more years in Culver City!…

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Added by margie hodges on April 30, 2014 at 12:40am — No Comments

Act Now to Apply For a Position on the Culver City Cultural Affairs Commission, Etc.

Do you want a real voice in the future of Culver City? The city is actively seeking volunteers for its commissions, committees and boards. Act Now!! The application deadline for appointments is 5:00 PM, Tuesday, April 29, and late applications will not…

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Added by Scupine on April 28, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Culver City Symphony To Play Beethoven, Saint-Saens This Saturday

The Culver City Symphony's annual "Concert for Young Musicians is this Saturday, April 26, at 8:00 pm at the Veteran's Memorial Auditorium. The evening, featuring Beethoven's "Pastorale" Symphony No. 6, will offer performances by the two young violinists who were the winners of the…

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Added by Scupine on April 25, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Celebrate Arbor Day 2014 with Free Mini Tacos from Tito's Tacos

Tito’s Tacos and the Culver City Public Works Department will join forces to celebrate Arbor Day 2014 with a tree planting ceremony outside of the award-winning Mexican food restaurant, tomorrow morning, April 23, from 8 am to 9 am.

The Arbor Day tree will be planted to replace a recently…

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Added by Scupine on April 22, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Culver City's 3LABS Studio Hosts 27th Annual Los Angeles Modernism Show This Weekend

The 27th Annual Los Angeles Modernism Show & Sale takes place this weekend, April 26th and 27th, at 3LABS Studio in Culver City. Featuring more than 40 national and international exhibitors presenting decorative and fine arts from all design movements of the 20th century, the Los…

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Added by Scupine on April 22, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

6th Annual Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase This Saturday

The Mar Vista Community Council invites you to participate in the FREE 6th Annual Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase on Saturday, April 26th, 2014 from 10 am to 4pm. You can get a preview of some of the gardens…

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Added by Scupine on April 21, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Some Gifs Celebrating MGM's 90th Anniversary

Last Thursday, April 17, marked the 90 anniversary of Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer Studios, and an industrious fan on Tumbler, Nitrate Diva, took the opportunity to create…

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Added by Scupine on April 21, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Culver City Doctor's Breakthrough Diagnosis Featured in the New York Times Magazine

Last Sunday's New York Times magazine "Diagnosis" column featured the story of a surprising diagnosis of a troubled young man by Culver City physician Dr. Jory…

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Added by Scupine on April 18, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Parcel B Update: "Limbo"

Here's an update (of sorts) from Culver City Councilman Jim Clarke regarding Parcel B, the 1-acre plot in the heart of downtown Culver City. To get caught up, last September the Culver City Successor Agency transmitted a resolution to the State Department of Finance, recommending the sale…

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Added by Scupine on April 18, 2014 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 075 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 vine-covered wall is?…

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Added by Scupine on April 17, 2014 at 3:00am — No Comments

Zelda the Cat Found!

Great news! Culver Citizen Jason Neroni reports that Zelda the cat is home safely. Awesome.…

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Added by Scupine on April 15, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Matt Saunders Show Opens at Blum & Poe Gallery This Saturday

Artist Matt Saunders' show Neon in Daylight opens at Blum & Poe Gallery in Culver City this Saturday, April 17. It's the artist's second solo exhibition at the gallery. The show comprises a new video installation as well as some startling and beautiful works utilizing a cameraless…

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Added by Scupine on April 15, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Help Find Zelda the Cat in Culver City

Jason Neroni (@JasonNeroni on Twitter) is looking for Zelda the cat, who's been missing for five days. Amazing-looking creature, last seen at Helms & Washington in Culver…

Added by Scupine on April 14, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 075

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 vine-covered wall is? If you know, enter your response in the comments box of this…

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Added by Scupine on April 10, 2014 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

Hear an Expert on MGM Backlot at Next Culver City Historical Society Meeting Next Wednesday

Stephen Sylvester, co-author of M-G-M Hollywood’s Greatest Backlot, and Academy award winning cinematographer Fred Koenekamp will share the spotlight at the next general meeting of Culver City Historical Society, this Wednesday, April 16, at 7 p.m in the Veterans Memorial Building’s…

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Added by Scupine on April 9, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

The Culver City Cultural Affairs Commission Will Consider Designating the Culver City Ice Arena a "Cultural Resource"

If the continuing viability of the Culver City Ice Arena is of interest to you, mark April 22 on your calendar. On that date, the Culver City Cultural Affairs Commission will be holding a special meeting to discuss designating the rink a "Cultural Resource" and a candidate for…

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Added by Scupine on April 8, 2014 at 5:35pm — No Comments

The Detour Restaurant is Coming to Culver City

The storefront between The Corner Door and ChocoVivo in West Culver City has been closed for a while now, but recently a Public Notice of Application to Sell Alcoholic Beverages has been affixed to the boarded-up exterior, affording us a clue to its future. It will be called "The Detour" and will be a "general eating…

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Added by Scupine on April 7, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Vote to Select Two New Culver City Councilmembers this Tuesday

Please remember to VOTE Tuesday, April 8, to select two members of the City Council. Polls open at 7:00 AM and close at 8:00 PM. You can confirm your voting location with your ballot or using THIS website.

Your four choices for…

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Added by Scupine on April 4, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Kurt Solmssen Show Opens at George Billis Gallery in Culver City This Saturday

Artist Kurt Solmssen's first solo exhibition at the George Billis Gallery opens this Saturday, April 5, and runs through May 10. The opening reception - which is, as always, is free, open to the public, and sure to be a lot of fun - is this Saturday, April 5, from 5 pm to 8…

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Added by Scupine on April 2, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

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