May 2015 Blog Posts (11)

Gallery Pick of the Week: The Faded Beauty of Terry Thompson at George Billis Gallery in Culver City

Terry Thompson's photorealistic oils depicting old signs make a very welcome return to Culver City in a show at George Billis Gallery, opening this Saturday, May 30. The show is called "Dive Motels and Cheap Eats."

Here's what the gallery's website says about the latest show: "Terry Thompson continues to explore his fascination with text and Americana through his highly…

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Added by Scupine on May 26, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Chef Evan Funke Leaves Bucato Restaurant in Culver City

Evan Funke has left the building. According to the Los Angeles Times, the chef at Culver City's hot Italian restaurant has resigned from his post and is heading to Europe:

Funke says he doesn't know who's taking over for him…

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Added by Scupine on May 22, 2015 at 12:25pm — 1 Comment

CCUSD, City Create New Traffic Patterns to Enhance Safety Near High School Complex

Working with the City of Culver City and the Culver City Police Department, Culver City Unified School District is implementing new traffic patterns on Elenda Street in front of the Culver City High School and Middle School complex.

 

“We know pick-up and drop-off times in this area can be busy and chaotic,” said Superintendent Dave LaRose. “Our primary concern is student safety, and we believe the new traffic patterns will encourage drivers and pedestrians to co-exist more…

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Added by Geoff Maleman on May 20, 2015 at 11:41am — No Comments

An evening to remember: Culver City Education Foundation's annual gala, Tribute to the Stars 2015 at Sony Pictures Studio

On Saturday May 2nd, the legendary Sony Pictures Studio was transformed into a festival of merrymaking to support Culver City at Culver City Education Foundation's annual gala in its…

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Added by Dana Nichols on May 14, 2015 at 7:18am — No Comments

Red Hen Press at Annenberg Community Beach House

Four master storytellers examine life’s many twists and turns, from the mundane to absurd. Ron Carlson’s The Blue Box, a collection of flash fiction, uses small space to tell big stories whose themes run the gamut from finding love to finding lake monsters. In Kids in the Wind, Brad Wethern tells delightful tales of childhood in a small seaside…

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Added by Redford Henry on May 12, 2015 at 3:02pm — No Comments

Red Hen Press at Boston Court Performing Arts Center

Red Hen Press partners with Boston Court Performing Arts Center, a venue dedicated to presenting works that are creative, bold, and daring. It strives to challenge the audiences of Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley with diverse programs in an intimate setting.

This year, our authors include:

Lory Bedikian’s The Book of Lamenting was awarded the 2010…

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Added by Red Hen Press Inc on May 12, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Red Hen Press at ROSEGALLERY

The Poetry Society of America (PSA) and Red Hen Press present an evening of powerful, multicultural art—both visual and aural—at Santa Monica’s internationally renowned ROSEGALLERY. Binational poets William Archila, Amy Uyematsu, and Fady Joudah explore culture, ethnicity and often fractured identity in the American melting pot and beyond. With poet and PSA Programs…

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Added by Red Hen Press Inc on May 12, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

LA Confidential Interview's Chloe Tran of Culver City's East Borough Restaurant

LA Confidential has posted an conversation between Chloe Tran, the mastermind behind downtown Culver City's East Borough restaurant, and Kimmy Tang, the entrepreneur behind 9021Pho.

Here's what Tran has to say…

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Added by Scupine on May 12, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

2015 Ocean Swim Series

This year, Southern California Aquatics (SCAQ) has expanded its 2015 Ocean Swim Series to include safe, high quality; affordable and fun swim options during the week as well as both morning and evening sessions. SCAQ is an adult swim club that also offers pool practices at nine locations, including Culver City Municipal Plunge. Ocean swimming is great workout for…

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Added by Elizabeth Artley on May 8, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Göran Eriksson Announces Bid for 2016 City Council Seat

Longtime Culver City resident and chair of Culver City’s Finance Advisory Committee, Göran Eriksson has announced that he will run for one of the three seats available on the 2016 Culver City Council ballot.

Eriksson has a long track record as a successful businessman and community activist, so while his announcement comes earlier than usual, he said planning…

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Added by Geoff Maleman on May 6, 2015 at 4:28pm — No Comments

12th Annual Culver City Car Show Is This Saturday, May 9

The 12th Annual "Cruisin' Back to the 50s" Culver City Car Show is this Saturday, May 9th, from 9 am to 3 pm. As in the past, downtown Culver City will be shut down to display more than 400 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. Vendors and musical…

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

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