September 2011 Blog Posts (30)

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 013

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 ancient barber pole is? If you know, enter your response in the comments! I'll reveal the answer in two Fridays, when I post a new…

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Added by Scupine on September 30, 2011 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

They're Here: Invaded! by Jason Torchinsky



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They were on their way, and now they're here. As of this morning, Jason Torchinsky's Space Invaders have landed in downtown Culver City. Read the interview with the artist…
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Added by Scupine on September 30, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

Culver Studios To Be Sold

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Culver Studios is about to be put up for sale. According to a recent article, the lot is expected to fetch as much as $150 million. 

Founded in 1918 by silent…

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Added by Scupine on September 29, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

New Mural By CYRCLE. at National and Washington in Culver City

The art collective known as CYRCLE. is responsible for the new mural at the BrandedArt building, one block west of National & Washington in Culver City. The BrandedArt building, which according to site curator…

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Added by Scupine on September 28, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Red Noses, New Actors' Gang Play, Begins Previews



To inaugurate its 30th Anniversary season, The Actors’ Gang has announced that acclaimed director Dominique Serrand will direct the Gang’s sizeable ensemble in Peter Barnes’ Olivier Award-winning comedy, Red Noses. Previews begin Thursday, September 29, with previews continuing Friday and…

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Added by Scupine on September 28, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Get a First Look at Design Presentations for the Parcel B Development in Downtown Culver City

Next week, you'll be able to get your first glimpse of what might lay in store for "Parcel B" -- that unused triangle of asphalt between the Culver Hotel and the Ince parking structure in downtown Culver City.

Four developers will present their design proposals for the space to the City Council and…

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Added by Scupine on September 27, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

IndieCade is Coming to Downtown Culver City. Get a 10% Discount Code Here.

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Added by Scupine on September 26, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Lost Dog

I've written before about my love for lost pet signs. Hope this one -- offering $1,000 for an 11 lb. Malti-poo -- works. …

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Added by Scupine on September 23, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Don't Miss: Korin Faught's "Voices of the Lake" at Corey Helford Gallery in the Culver City Art District

"Voices from the Lake," is an exceptional exhibition of oil paintings by Korin Faught – at the Corey Helford Gallery at 8522 Washington Boulevard in the Art District of Culver City. The work will is only scheduled to…

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Added by Scupine on September 22, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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In response to the recent pubic discovery that school board Prez Scott Zeidman has voted to waste millions of education dollars litigating against our own special ed kids in the district, we are committed to replacing him…

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Added by Amanda Copeland on September 22, 2011 at 5:20pm — No Comments

Eight Silly Questions: With Space Invaders Artist Jason Torchinsky

 

As previously reported, giant wooden Space…

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Added by Scupine on September 21, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Space Invaders are Built and On Their Way to Downtown Culver City

Gigantic wooden "Space Invaders" will be touching down in downtown Culver City this week or next. As I explained back in June, the sculptures were commissioned by the City of Culver City as a game-themed…

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Added by Scupine on September 20, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Video Shows Rainbow Artist Tony Tasset at Work

In anticipation of the arrival of the nine-story "Rainbow," which will soon tower about Sony Pictures Entertainment Studio in Culver City, here's a video of artist Tony Tasset at work installing another of his giant, iconic sculptures, "Eye."

In the video,…

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Added by Scupine on September 19, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 012

Every other friday at 6:00 pm, 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 this tattoo is? A small detail in a large panorama, this woman appears to be eschewing the pumpkins and opting instead for a taste of honey. We don't see…

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Added by Scupine on September 16, 2011 at 7:27am — 2 Comments

Jonathan Gold Recommends Culver City's Ramen Yamadaya

Famed Los Angeles food critic Jonathan Gold just reviewed Culver City's new ramen restaurant, Yamadaya. Read the whole review in the LA Weekly here. Gold begins his review with the age-old question,…

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Added by Scupine on September 15, 2011 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Watch "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" in downtown Culver City

“Made in Culver City,” the Culver City Redevelopment Agency’s free film program, will bring “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” the the courtyard of Culver City Hall on Saturday, September 17 at 7:30 p.m. 

Directed by Victor Fleming, who also helmed The Wizard of Oz and (to some…

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Added by Scupine on September 15, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

How to Participate in Coastal Clean-up Day at the Ballona Creek Bike Path

The Ballona Creek Cleanup is the City of Culver City's contribution to Coastal Cleanup Day -- this Saturday, September 17, from 9:00 a.m. till noon. To participate, just show up at one of these locations, where there are gates affording access to Ballona Creek:…

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Added by Scupine on September 15, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

ArtInfo.com Reports on Recent Acquisitions by Culver City's Wende Museum

ARTINFO.com recently featured a post highlighting recent acquisitions by Culver City's Wende Museum. According…

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Added by Scupine on September 14, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

See Culver City School Board Candidates Debate

Laura Chardiet (above), Scott Zeidman, and Nancy Goldberg will participate in an forum for the candidates for the Culver City Unified School District School Board sponsored by the…

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Added by Scupine on September 13, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Zeidman Announces Full Support of Board of Education and City Council

This afternoon, The Committtee to Re-Elect Scott Zeidman for Culver City School Board announced the endorsement of Karlo Silbiger.  With Silbiger’s endorsement, Zeidman now has all four other Board of Education members’ full support and endorsement (Silbiger, Kathy Paspalis, Patricia Siever and Steve Gourley), as well as the full support and endorsement of all five City Council members (Mayor Mehaul O’Leary, Vice Mayor Scott Malsin, Andy Weissman, Chris Armenta and Jeff Cooper). Zeidman…

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Added by Scott Zeidman on September 13, 2011 at 2:22pm — No Comments

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