September 2011 Blog Posts (30)

Legendary Minimalist Composer Terry Riley to Perform with the Calder Quartet in Culver City

Terry Riley, the composer of such seminal pieces of minimalism as "In C" and "Poppy Nogood" will perform at Blum & Poe Gallery in Culver CIty this Wednesday, September 14. Riley will perform with the Calder Quartet, a group based out of the based out of the Colburn School in downtown Los Angeles.

 

The bad news is the tickets are $100 apiece. The good news is…

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Added by Scupine on September 12, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Moby To Appear at the Kopeikin Gallery to Sign His Book

Musician Moby (real name Richard Melville Hall) will appear at the Kopeikin Gallery this Saturday, September 10th, from 6:00 to 8:00. He will be available to sign his new book of photography, featuring images taken while he was on tour this past summer in support of his latest album. Kopeikin Gallery's latest…

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Added by Scupine on September 9, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Vice Mayor Scott Malsin Concludes His Series Advocating a Change in Culver City's Labor Policy

The Culver City City Council recently approved labor contracts for many city employees that radically alter their retiree medical benefits. In the final installment of a three-part series, Culver City Vice Mayor Scott Malsin argues that the adopted policy will cause many valuable and experienced employees to retire prematurely and that the policy should be changed. You can read the …

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Added by Scupine on September 9, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Culver City Architect Steven Ehrlich Profiled in Los Angeles Times

This is a picture of the Zeidler Residence in Venice. Last Sunday, the Los Angeles Times profiled Culver City-based architect Steven Ehrlich, whose firm designed this stunning building. Ehrlich recently accepted the 2011 Maybeck Award, the prestigious honor bestowed…

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Added by Scupine on September 8, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Taco Bell Getting a Facelift?

Something's happening with the Taco Bell on the northeast corner of Sepulveda Boulevard and Braddock Ave. The sign is staying up, so it must be a facelift. This used to be one of last old-school designs, complete with outdoor walk-up window.…

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Added by Scupine on September 7, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

A New Landscape for Culver City

Last Friday afternoon, I noticed this bit of tree trimming on Washington Boulevard, just west of Overland. That's Best Buy on the right, and on the left, across the street, is my favorite bakery in town, Lonzo's.…

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

The Christo Effect in Culver City

There's something about wrapping an enormous building like this. I realize it's for a mundane reason -- termites -- but it still reminds me of Christo wrapping the Pont Neuf.…

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Added by Scupine on September 4, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 011

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, it's sign comprised of two stylish swans. Do you know where it is?

If you know, enter your response in the comments!

I'll reveal the answer in two Fridays, when I post a new game.

 

Two weeks ago, I posted this image of…

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Added by Scupine on September 2, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Vice Mayor Scott Continues His Series Advocating a Change in Culver City's Current Labor Policy

The Culver City City Council recently approved labor contracts for many city employees that radically alter their retiree medical benefits. In the second of a three-part series, Culver City Vice Mayor Scott Malsin argues that the adopted policy will cause many valuable and experienced employees to retire prematurely and that the policy should be changed. You can read the…

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Added by Scupine on September 2, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

Video of Japanese Tsunami Surging Up Ballona Creek

I just came across this video, taken on Friday March 11, 2011 at around 4:30 p.m.

Added by Scupine on September 1, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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