June 2012 Blog Posts (34)

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 030

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 sign 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 this sculpture:…

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Added by Scupine on June 8, 2012 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

Joshua Petker's "Adrift" Opens at LaBasse Projects in Culver City

Artist Joshua Petker's new show,"Adrift" opens at LaBasse Projects in Culver City this Saturday, June 9th. The opening reception is from 6 pm to 9 pm, and, as always, the public is welcome.

LaBasse Projects -- which represents Branded Arts muralists …

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Added by Scupine on June 8, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

Culver City Symphony Orchestra Perform This Weekend

The Culver City Symphony Orchestra will present a concert featuring Faure, Debussy and Mendelssohn this Saturday, June 9, at 7:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Auditorium. 

Fauré: Prelude, Pelléas et Mélisande, (1898)

von Weber: Concerto for Bassoon, 1st mvt (1811), Nathan Kirchhoff-Bassoon

Debussy: Children's…

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

Healthy Fast-Food Restaurant LYFE Kitchen Rumored to be Coming to Downtown Culver City

LA Eater is reporting a rumor that LYFE Kitchen, a "health-oriented fast-casual" restaurant, will be coming to the downtown Culver CIty space once occupied by Moko (just east of Rush Street) some time this year. 

LYFE Kitchen has already opened one location in Palo Alto, CA, and is the brain-child of two former executives from McDonalds: former President and COO Mike Roberts and…

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Added by Scupine on June 7, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

Chef Lisa Morgan Will Host Free Demonstration on French Cooking at Surfas in Culver City

Join chef Lisa Baker Morgan at Surfas in Culver City this Saturday, June 9, as she discusses and demonstrates how the French eat well and stay slim. Learn what to do with seasonal ingredients as well as which ingredients to have in a French pantry. There is no entrance fee but class space is limited. The class, which includes class participation, takes place on Saturday June…

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

Vintage Clothing Show Held in the Helms District of Culver City

Helms Design District Vintage Boutique will hold a Vintage Summer Bargain Boutique this Saturday, June 9, 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 repurposed vintage clothes and accessories. 

Entry to the event is $5; however, free and discounted…

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

Attend a Workshop on Fracking in Culver CIty, Tuesday at 7 p.m.

What is fracking? Why do oil companies use the practice? Does it have a negative impact on the environment? Has fracking been used in the Baldwin Hills, and, if so, where exactly? Can this affect our health?

The California State Department of Conservation will…

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Added by Scupine on June 5, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Expo Line Will Open in Culver City at Noon this Wednesday

The day has finally arrived. The Expo Line's Culver City Station will open this Wednesday, June 20, at noon. Expo rides will be free that day for those getting on at Culver City.…

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Added by Scupine on June 5, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Plan Your Summer Activities With the New Culver City Living Brochure

The Summer 2012 edition of the Culver City Living brochure is available online HERE.  The brochure details activities for all ages offered by the city, including swimming instruction, basketball and softball leagues for adults…

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Added by Scupine on June 4, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

The GARY EDMUND CARTER COLLECTION - first stop on Culver City commuity Tour

Presentation to the Culver City Council

Monday – May 7, 2012

Mr. Mayor and members of the City Council, I am Charles Deen, president of Culver City Great Parks Association (CCGP). Welcome to the first stop on the community tour of the

Gary Edmund Carter Collection.

National Baseball Hall of Fame member Gary Edmund Carter was born in Culver City, California on April 8, 1954.

Mr. Mayor, tonight I am wearing a uniform representative of Gary Carter as a member of the…

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Added by Culver City Great Parks Assn on June 4, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Fracking continues in Baldwin Hills

My neighbor in Leimert Park posted the following letter and community information on LeimertParkBeat.com,

which has meeting info for Culver City as well.

"PXP...

Stop polluting our air and water!!!

We want to preserve this community for our children!

We are going to shut you down.

Sincerely,

Heather Presha

Mommy, Wife, Block Club Captain and…

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Added by Enhager on June 2, 2012 at 8:29am — No Comments

The Corner Door Restaurant in West Culver City Opens Tonight

Added by Scupine on June 1, 2012 at 3:28pm — No Comments

The Corner Door Restaurant in West Culver City Opens June 1

The Corner Restaurant -- the new eatery in on Washington Boulevard in West Culver City, right across the street from Waterloo & City -- opens tonight, June 1, at 6:00 p.m. The restaurant's chef is Luke Reyes of  The Tasting Kitchen on Abbot Kinney in Venice.

Here's a look at the…

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Added by Scupine on June 1, 2012 at 3:00am — No Comments

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

If you're interested in seeing The Actors’ Gang’s adaptation of George Orwell’s 1984, directed by Tim Robbins, tonight, June 1, is the night to go: it's a "pay what you can" performance. 

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 envisioned a totalitarian future where love for Big…

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Added by Scupine on June 1, 2012 at 3:00am — No Comments

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