October 2013 Blog Posts (34)

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 066

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

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Added by Scupine on October 31, 2013 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

Culver City Symphony Orchestra's Opening Performance This Saturday

The Culver City Symphony's season opening concert will pay tribute to the 200th Anniversary of the births of Verdi and Wagner -- this Saturday, November 5, at 8:00 pm at the Veteran's Memorial Auditorium. The evening will also offer a unique concert aria by…

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Added by Scupine on October 31, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

New Show by Photographer Artist J. Bennett Fitts Opens at Kopeikin Gallery in Culver City This Saturday

The latest show at Kopeikin Gallery in Culver City offers serene images of industrial parks and other landscapes by photographer J. Bennett Fitts. As the New York Times noted back in 2006, the young California artist's work "owes something to Ed Ruscha and Bernd and Hilla Becher. Like…

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

Weirdo Artist Jim Shaw Gets Solo Exhibition at Blum & Poe Gallery in Culver City Starting this Friday

Los Angeles-based artist Jim Shaw's first solo show at Blum & Poe in Culver City is dominated by an 18 by 40 foot work called Mississippi River Mural, described as "an old theater backdrop layered with a frieze of figures painted in illustrative comic style in battle-ready…

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

Welcome to Culver Village, New Business District in Culver CIty

Over the last three months, Culver City's Economic Development staff has been meeting with various business owners along Sepulveda Boulevard between Culver Boulevard and Franklin Avenue regarding forming an independent business district.  The group has collectively decided to call themselves “Culver Village” to…

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Added by Scupine on October 29, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Mayor Cooper Announces Re-Election Kickoff Party

On Sunday, November 24, Mayor Jeff Cooper will join supporters from throughout the city to officially kick off his re-election campaign at an event from 2 to 5 p.m. at the home of Beverly and Dan O’Brien at 10824 Lindblade Avenue in Culver City.

“I am proud of what I have helped accomplish in Culver…

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Added by Geoff Maleman on October 28, 2013 at 3:24pm — No Comments

Culver City High School to Host First Centaurian Leadership Conference

On Tuesday, October 29, 90 Culver City High School students will come together to talk about leadership – from starting new clubs to assisting peers in making good choices and strategic decisions throughout high school.



The first Centaurian Leadership Conference will be held throughout the school day and will include a variety of workshops run by students and community leaders. Sessions will include everything from Effective Leadership and Community Outreach to Action Planning.…

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Added by Geoff Maleman on October 28, 2013 at 9:56am — No Comments

Why I'm Voting for Karlo Silbiger

I am posting this letter to express my support for Karlo Silbiger, a candidate in the 2013 Culver City School Board election.

I have a daughter who attends Linwood E. Howe Elementary School, and I have been impressed with Karlo’s service on the School Board, his knowledge and experience, steady and consistent temperament, attention to detail, and his effective and nuanced handling of the critical issues facing the Board.

Karlo Silbiger has demonstrated his commitment to the…

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Added by James Klein on October 25, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 065 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 bit of geometry is? …

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Added by Scupine on October 24, 2013 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

11th Annual Free Kids Carnival Celebrates Disability Awareness Month

Area children were invited to the Culver City Senior Center on Sunday, October 20th, from 1 to 4 to enjoy carnival games, a petting zoo, food & drinks, live entertainment, crafts, and more. 

The event was made possible through partnership with Culver City Exchange Club, Culver City’s Disability Advisory Committee, Culver City Senior Citizens Association, & Culver City Neighborhood Girl Scouts.…

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

LA Times Reviews Kristian Burford Installation at Nye + Brown in Culver City

In the October 17 edition of the Los Angele Times, Sharon Mizota reviewed the creepy new installation by Kristian Burford at Nye + Brown Gallery in Culver City, saying "You know the nightmare where you show up naked at the office? Kristian Burford has captured something of that horrifying…

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

Culver City's Corner Door Offers $6 Drinks to Celebrate New Winter Cocktail Menu

According to Eater LA, Beau du Bois -- the expert and…

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Added by Scupine on October 23, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Los Angeles Times Says Red Bread in Culver City Has LA's Best Rye

In an article about the best bread and rolls in town, the…

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Added by Scupine on October 22, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Lin Howe Students Harvest Vegetables for LYFE Kitchen

On Wednesday, October 16,  a group of Linwood Howe students were invited by Leslie Adler at Culver City Education Foundation  to help harvest the vegetables in the front of LYFE Kitchen. The event was hosted by LYFE Kitchen and Harvest to Home, a donor of CCEF was on hand to lead the harvest.…

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Added by Geoff Maleman on October 22, 2013 at 10:27am — No Comments

Eat at Pitfire Pizza and Benefit Culver City Cultural Affairs This Wednesday

Place your order for pick up or bring your family and friends to Pitfire Artisan Pizza this Wednesday, October 23rd from 5 to 9 pm, and 10 percent of the proceeds will benefit the Culver City Cultural Affairs Foundation. I recommend the Burrata Pizza and the Hand Chopped Salad.

The…

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Added by Scupine on October 21, 2013 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Need a Flu Shot? Annual Culver City Flu Clinic This Wednesday

The annual Culver City Flu Clinic will be held on Wednesday, October 23rd, from 9:00 – 11:00 AM at the Veterans Memorial Building.  The L.A. County Department of Public Health is offering flu vaccines at no charge to people who don’t have health insurance or whose…

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

Carnival at Veteran's Park in Culver City??

I took this just before midnight last night at Veteran's Park.   It appears they are preparing for a…

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Added by Chris Grossman on October 18, 2013 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 065

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

If your answer fails to appear in the…

Continue

Added by Scupine on October 17, 2013 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

Danny Heller Brings Photorealistic Oils to George Billis Gallery in Culver City

Danny Heller's newest exhibition of photorealistic oils of Mid-Century Modern architecture in downtown Los Angeles opens this Saturday, October 19, at the George Billis Gallery and continues through November 16. The opening reception - which is, as always, is free, open to the…

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Added by Scupine on October 16, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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