September 2013 Blog Posts (26)

Indiecade 2013 Coming to Downtown Culver City This Weekend



IndieCade 2013, an international festival of independent video games, is coming to downtown Culver City on October 5th and 6th. It's big news in the videogame world, but even if you have only a passing interest in videogames, you can have some real fun at the event.

You can participate for free in a couple of different ways.

First, the festival organizers have sifted through more than 400 independent video game entries to select the best games.…

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Added by Scupine on September 30, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Cherry and Martin Gallery in Culver City Presenting Retrospective of Artist Robert Heinecken

Starting this Saturday, Cherry and Martin in Culver City is presenting its second solo exhibition of works by Robert Heinecken, who died in 2006. The exhibition focuses on a number of works from the second third of Heinecken's career, including color cibachrome…

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

Watch Mamma Mia This Saturday at Free Outdoor Screening at Helms Bakery in Culver City

Head to Helms Walk, the Helms Bakery pedestrian plaza on Helms Avenue, this Saturday, the 28th, at 7:15 pm for the last of four fun movies with musical themes. You already had your chance to see Pitch Perfect, Bride and Prejudice, and Enchanted, and this Saturday they're showing Mamma Mia!

Bring your friends and family for a night at the movies and under the stars. They’ll provide the chairs and a few surprises…

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Added by Scupine on September 27, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 063 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 lettering is? …

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Added by Scupine on September 26, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Artist Kristian Burford Brings Another of His Provocative Set Pieces to Nye + Brown in Culver City This Saturday

Los Angeles-based artist Kristian Burford makes life-size, hyperrealistic sculptures -- often of figures enacting shadowy narratives within Burford's immersive ‘sets’. Last year, Nye + Brown offered a particularly creepy example of Burford's work -- one that insisted the viewer peek into dimly…

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Added by Scupine on September 25, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Website Offers Introductions to Three Potential New Culver City School Board Members

On November 5, 2013, Culver City citizens will elect three new Culver CIty School Board members. There are seven candidates running this year, and the Culver CIty Real Estate Voice is offering brief video interviews of three of them -- Sue Robins, Steve Levin, and Karlo SIlbiger. Here is a brief excerpt from each:…

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Added by Scupine on September 25, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Find Out What You Need To Know About Obamacare -- This Saturday at West LA College in Culver City

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act, was signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. Together with the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, it represents the most significant regulatory overhaul of the…

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Added by Scupine on September 24, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

The Owner of The Corner Door in Culver CIty Reflects on the Bar's First Anniversary

LA Eater recently featured an interview with The Corner Door owner Todd Jerry, who reflected on the bar's first year. The article calls the Corner Door "one of the most…

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Added by Scupine on September 24, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Enjoy Earthfest LA 2013 This Saturday, September 28, at West LA College in Culver City

The 7th Annual Earthfest LA is coming to West Los Angeles College in Culver City this Saturday, September 15. The event offers free educational panel discussions and demonstrations on environmental topics as well as fun activities for youth. Demonstrations begin at 11a.m. in front of the Student…

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Added by Scupine on September 23, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Bar Nine Collective To Bring a "Specialty Coffee Wonderland" to the Hayden Tract Area of Culver City This October

Zayde Naquib and partner Jereme Pitts are transforming a 3400 square foot warehouse space in the Hayden Tract area of Culver City into a specialty coffee wonderland. Bar Nine Collective, a new roastery and cafe, is expected to open at 3515 Helms Ave. in mid-October. Says…

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Added by Scupine on September 23, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

How to Participate in Coastal Clean-up Day at Ballona Creek in Culver City This Saturday

The Ballona Creek Cleanup is the City of Culver City's contribution to Coastal Cleanup Day -- this Saturday, September 21, 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:

  • Syd Kronenthal…
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Added by Scupine on September 20, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 063

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 lettering is? If you know, enter your response in the comments box of this post.

If your answer fails to appear in the comments…

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Added by Scupine on September 19, 2013 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

All Roads Lead to Culver City

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Added by Luis Lopez on September 18, 2013 at 8:36pm — No Comments

Only 8 Performances Left of OY! at the Actors' Gang in Culver City

In July of 2013, the Actors' Gang premiered OY!, the work of author, professor, theorist and critic Hélène Cixous, best known as a playwright of epic work with Le Théâtre du Soleil. Now the play is returning to the Actors' Gang, starting September 19 and running through October…

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Added by Scupine on September 18, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Sang Yoon of Culver City's Father's Office Eliminated from "Top Chef Masters"

Sang Yoon, the chef behind both Father's Office and Lukshon in Culver City, was eliminated from the show Top Chef Masters last week. He (and his sous chef Ted Hopson) survived into the top five, but Yoon was eliminated during a tricky Mexican food challenge.

Yoon won several…

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Added by Scupine on September 18, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments

Ballona Wetlands Land Trust Files Suit Against the California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Ballona Wetlands Land Trust has filed suit against the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to resolve a months-long dispute over access to public records.  The suit is related to the Annenberg Foundation's proposal to construct a large facility in "Area C" of the Ballona…

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Added by Scupine on September 16, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Blaze Pizza Opens in Culver City

Blaze Pizza has announced the opening of its new 35-seat restaurant in Culver City -- and to celebrate is offering free pizza to its Facebook fans tomorrow, September 17th, between 6:00 pm and 9:00 pm. Just "like" the Blaze Pizza page on Facebook, and print out a screen shot or present…

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Added by Scupine on September 16, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 062 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 futuristic sign is? …

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Added by Scupine on September 12, 2013 at 5:07pm — No Comments

Culver City's Wende Museum Offers New On-line Exhibit, "Living in a Socialist City"

The Wende Museum in Culver City is offering what it calls a "virtual exhibition," entitled Living in a Socialist City, now online at…

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Added by Scupine on September 11, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

No Ice Skating in Downtown Culver City This Year?

Last December, downtown Culver City was transformed into a Winter Wonderland (am I overstating this?) with the installation of an ice skating rink in the empty space next to the Culver Hotel, known as Parcel B. However, Bietak Productions has informed Culver City staff that they will not be…

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Added by Scupine on September 9, 2013 at 8:07pm — 5 Comments

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