August 2013 Blog Posts (24)

Mitch Dobrowner's "Storms" opens at Kopeikin Gallery in Culver City This Saturday

Mitch Dobrowner's new exhibition of photographs, "Storms," opens at Kopeikin Gallery this Saturday, September 7, and runs through October 26. Dobrowner received the prestigious Sony World Photographer of the Year award in…

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Added by Scupine on August 30, 2013 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 061 Solution

Every other Friday, 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 doggy is? …

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Added by Scupine on August 30, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments

Heather Gwen Martin's Show Opens at Luis De Jesus Gallery in Culver City

Los Angeles-based artist Heather Gwen Martin's third solo exhibition at the Luis De Jesus Gallery, "Pattern Math," opens this Saturday, September 7, and runs through October 12. This exhibition follows her strong presentations in Rogue Wave 2013 and at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego and…

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Added by Scupine on August 28, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Chef Akasha Richmond of Culver CIty's Akasha Restaurant talks to LA Magazine about Bitters

Akasha Richmond makes her own hot sauce and jam for her Akasha Restaurant in downtown Culver City. Now an article in Los Angeles…

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Added by Scupine on August 27, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 061

Every other Thursday, 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 doggy is? If you know, enter your response in the comments box of this post.

If your answer fails to appear in the comments section…

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Added by Scupine on August 23, 2013 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

New School of Cooking in Culver City Offers Classes for Amateurs and Professionals

The New School of Cooking in the Culver City Arts District is now offering two full-time professional programs -- in addition to its wide variety of seasonal classes for amateur cooking enthusiasts that focus on classic and ethic cuisines, baking and pastries, wines and knife skills.

For example, on Saturday…

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Added by Scupine on August 21, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Say Goodbye to Culver City's Antique Street Lamps

I've been noticing the signs of construction around the light poles on the south side of Washington Place in West Culver City -- and hoping they wouldn't be removed and replaced with regular, standard light poles. Now I've discovered that on April 8, the Culver City Council awarded a contract to Unique Performance…

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Added by Scupine on August 21, 2013 at 6:00am — 5 Comments

LA County Considering Building a Nature Center in Blair Hills Area of Culver City

Contrary to my long-held belief that people don't tear down buildings to build parks, Los Angeles County is seriously considering demolishing an abandoned private school in the Blair Hills neighborhood of Culver CIty and constructing the Stoneview Nature Center. The nature center would consist of five acres of land,…

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Added by Scupine on August 19, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

2013 Fiesta La Ballona is This Weekend, August 23-25!

Fiesta La Ballona, Culver City’s annual “Party in the Park”, will be held this year on August 23 - 25, 2013, at Veterans Park, located at 4117 Overland Avenue in Culver City.  The weekend will feature carnival rides and games, live performances, more than 100 booths featuring artisan…

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Added by Scupine on August 19, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 060 Solution

Every other Friday, 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 tree is? …

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Added by Scupine on August 15, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Ballona Creek Wetlands, PART TWO: A Prescription

Area C, a 64-acre portion of the Uplands area of Ballona Creek Wetlands, is a pretty piece of open, Culver CIty-adjacent land owned by State of California – and a battleground between the esteemed Annenberg Foundation and local environmental groups. The foundation has put a $50 million proposal on the…

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Added by Scupine on August 14, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Highly Qualified Marathon runner sought

Qualified Runners Needed To Run in 2014 Osaka/Kaizuka Senshu International Marathon

Are you a serious marathon runner?  Can you run a full marathon under 4 hours and 10 minutes?

The Culver City Sister City Committee, a non-profit international and intercultural community organization, will send one male and one female runner to the 21st Annual Osaka Senshu International Marathon scheduled for Feb. 16, 2014 and be hosted by our sister city…

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Added by Marla Wolkowitz on August 14, 2013 at 8:40am — No Comments

Led Zeppelin Tribute Band Performs This Thursday at the Culver City Music Festival

This summer, as always, Culver City is presenting a series of free concerts in the courtyard of Culver City City Hall. The 2012 2013 summer series offers rock, r&b, jazz, soul, and country acts on six consecutive Thursdays this July and August at 7:00 p.m. The festival is produced by Gary Mandell of Culver City’s…

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Added by Scupine on August 13, 2013 at 6:00pm — 4 Comments

Big Shake-Up in Culver City Media: CC Patch to Close? and CC News to Find New Editor

Last week, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong announced that the company plans to close or find partners for 400 of its 900 Patch local-news websites. It has not yet been announced which of the sites would be shut down, but the Culver City and Venice/Mar Vista Patch sites have both posted open letters…

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Added by Scupine on August 13, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Bucato Restaurant in Helms Complex in Culver CIty Opens

Chef Evan Funke and partner Ed Keebler's long-awaited Italian restaurant in the Helms Complex, Bucato, is now open. A recent LA Times feature described the…

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Added by Scupine on August 12, 2013 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 060

Every other Thursday, 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 stage is? If you know, enter your response in the comments box of this post.

If your answer fails to appear in the comments section…

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Added by Scupine on August 8, 2013 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

Afro-Cuban Musican Richardo Lemvo Performs This Thursday at the Culver City Music Festival

This summer, as always, Culver City is presenting a series of free concerts in the courtyard of Culver City City Hall. The 2012 summer series offers rock, r&b, jazz, soul, and country acts on six consecutive Thursdays this July and August at 7:00 p.m. The festival is produced by Gary Mandell of Culver City’s Boulevard Music. 

This Thursday, August 8,…

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Added by Scupine on August 6, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Vintage Clothing Show in the Helms District of Culver City This Saturday August 10

Helms Design District Vintage Boutique will hold a Vintage Summer Bargain Boutique this Saturday, August 10, 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…

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Added by Scupine on August 6, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Summer Camp Scholarships Still Available for August

Parents, PAW is now Gifting Scholarships for the Last Session of Summer Camp.

Performing Arts Workshops, VOTED 2010’s BEST SUMMER CAMP in LA Parent Magazine, is pleased to announce that through a generous donation, scholarships for the final session…

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Added by Performing Arts Workshops on August 6, 2013 at 2:17pm — No Comments

Man Attacked on Ballona Creek Bike Path in Culver City

On July 19 at 6 pm, Bill Fournell was riding his bike on the Ballona Creek Bike Path between Duquesne Avenue and Higuera Street when he was assaulted by three males in their late teens. One of them slung his bicycle under Fournell's tire as he was riding by, and Fournell went over the…

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Added by Scupine on August 5, 2013 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

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