May 2014 Blog Posts (18)

NO OR YES VOTE ON MEASURE CC

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.  

This…

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Added by Evlynne Braithwaite Householder on May 29, 2014 at 8:35pm — 3 Comments

Excellent New Fintan Magee Mural in Culver City Now Complete

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…

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Added by Scupine on May 29, 2014 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 tower is?…

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Added by Scupine on May 29, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Free Dance Performance in Culver City This Sunday

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…

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Added by Scupine on May 26, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Artist Fintan Magee to Paint New Mural at Lindblade and Sepulveda in Culver City This Weekend

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…

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Added by Scupine on May 23, 2014 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Adopt & Shop in Culver City Celebrates Opening With Community Day

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…

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Added by Scupine on May 23, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 077

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 tower is? If you know, enter your response in the comments box of this…

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Added by Scupine on May 22, 2014 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Update on Construction of New Retail and Office on Site of Branded Arts Building in Culver City

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,…

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Added by Scupine on May 21, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

3 Culver City Eateries Make Jonathan Gold's 2014 Best Restaurant List

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…

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Added by Scupine on May 19, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Los Angeles Times Reviews the "Quiet and Convincing Power" of Augusta Wood's Photos at Angles Gallery in Culver City

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…

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

Shoes for the Homeless in Culver City Seeking Volunteers for "Shoe Processing" This Saturday

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…

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Added by Scupine on May 13, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Blind Barber in Culver City Tops List of Los Angeles' Best Secret Bars

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…

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

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 076 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 flowery couple is?…

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

Three Culver City Students Recognized for their Water-Themed Art

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:

  • Elementary School…
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Added by Scupine on May 7, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Culver City Car Show Is This Saturday, May 10

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…

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Added by Scupine on May 5, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Stoneview Nature Center Will Be Built in the Blair Hills Area of Culver City

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…

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

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 076

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 flowery couple is? If you know, enter your response in the comments box…

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Added by Scupine on May 1, 2014 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

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