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The June 3rd election is quickly approaching. I have noticed the blue and white YES ON MEASURE CC signs on lawns around town. However, I didn't see any signs in opposition. I thought it odd. Shortly, I received on my doorstep on two different days information about a NO VOTE ON MEASURE CC. One sheet was paid for by HOMEOWNERS & VETERANS at risk of losing their homes. The other was a multi-page handout with two web links but otherwise was anonymous.
Last week, I reported that Australian-born street artist Fintan Magee would be painting a mural at the corner of Lindblade and Sepulveda in Culver City. Now the mural is complete...and a superb addition to the city. Sincere and enthusiastic…Continue
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Benita Bike’s DanceArt will offer a free performance on June 1 at 1:30 pm at Culver City’s Senior Center (4095 Overland Ave.) The chamber modern dance company will perform the brand new work “In the Garden,” accompanied by Finnish vocal music, as well as the quirky and humorous “Through the Lens,” and the ever-popular piece “Southern Memories,” set to traditional…Continue
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Fintan Magee, the Australian-born street artist responsible for the huge pieces pictured above and below, will be painting a new mural at the corner of Lindblade and Sepulveda in Culver CIty, starting this Saturday, May 24.
Culver City resident Dan O’Brien, who is helping to coordinate Magee’s visit and involvement in both mural projects, says Magee won’t waste…Continue
To celebrate the opening of Michelson Found Animals’ flagship Adopt & Shop store -- at the corner of Sepulveda and Culver Blvd. -- you are invited to a fun-filled Community Day for the whole family to enjoy this Saturday, May 31st, from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm. Bring your dog, cat, kids, and friends to Adopt & Shop for training,…Continue
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Today the question is: Do you know where in Culver City this tower 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…Continue
Construction continues apace on architect Abramson Teiger's design for the complex of five retail and office buildings that will replace the Branded Arts Building -- across Washington Blvd. from the Culver City Expo Line Station. The complex, named PLATFORM by the architects, will offer cafes, restaurants, retail stores, and 'creative office…Continue
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Yesterday, the Los Angeles Times ran a special section devoted to food cognoscente Jonathan Gold's 101 Best Restaurants in Los Angeles. Gold clearly identified the Helms Bakery District as the latest center of gravity for exceptional food in Culver City: two out of…Continue
Added by Scupine on May 19, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments
Leah Ollman recently reviewed the new show by Augusta Wood at Angels Gallery in Culver City for the Los Angeles Times. Ollman explains that, to create the photographs in the show, Wood projects "family pictures from across the decades atop one another onto the white wall of her studio and photographs the layered results." The result, says Ollman, demonstrates the…Continue
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Shoes for the Homeless -- a non-profit organization founded by local podiatrist Ira Diamond that provides "gently used" and new shoes free of charge to the homeless -- has organized one of its semi-regular "shoe processing" date for this Saturday, May 17th from 3-4 pm. They could really use help with this task and are requesting volunteers. The shoe processing will take place at 4123 Jackson Avenue in Culver City.
Call 213-309-4084 or email…Continue
Added by Scupine on May 13, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments
Two Culver City establishments made Thrillist's recent run-down of the city's best bars with hidden entrances.
First on their list is Blind Barber (psst: it's located at 10797 Washington Blvd., through the door in the back of the barber shop, in the same building that houses Best Buy). Here's what the publication said about Blind Barber: "This…Continue
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Culver City Times member -- and 'Where Am I' stalwart…Continue
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Fifteen local art contest winners whose artwork highlighted the importance of conserving water were recognized by the West Basin Municipal Water District on April 28, 2014. Out of the 470 entrees, three of the winners hailed from Culver City, including:
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The Annual Cruisin' Back to the 50's Culver City Car Show is this Saturday, May 10th, from 9 am to 3 pm. As in the last nine years, downtown Culver City (Culver & Washington Blvds. between Duquesne and Ince Ave.) will be shut down to display hundreds of classic cars and hot rods from all across California. The event is always a huge success - attracting car enthusiasts from across the city and beyond - and is a lot of fun.
George Barris -- car…Continue
Added by Scupine on May 5, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments
On April 22nd, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors authorized the County Public Works Department to move forward with the construction of Stoneview Nature Center in the Blair Hills area of Culver City. The park will be created by demolishing an abandoned private school and constructing the park on the school's five acres of land.
The plan for the nature…Continue
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Today the question is: Do you know where in Culver City this flowery couple is? If you know, enter your response in the comments box of this post.
If your answer fails to appear in the comments section…Continue