November 2013 Blog Posts (26)

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 068

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

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Added by Scupine on November 28, 2013 at 7:25am — 3 Comments

Two Culver City Bars Make Thrillist's List of Coolest Bars in Town

Thrillist LA just put together a list of the "Coolest Bars and Restaurants in Town," and both Public School 310 and The Corner Door made the cut. 

Here's the semi-coherent blurb about Corner Door:

This just-opened, brick-and-steel-laden neighborhood barstaurant's…

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

Mural By Artist Mitchell Syrop Erected on La Cienega Blvd. in Culver City

Artist Mitchell Syrop -- born in Yonkers but now a Los Angeles native -- has an outdoor piece up right now outside the Francois Ghebaly Gallery, at 2600 S. La Cienega Blvd. in Culver City.

"If we imagine ourselves as living in an enlightened, pluralistic…

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

Supporters Turn Out to Support Jeff Cooper’s Re-Election Campaign at Kickoff Party

Nearly 100 supporters turned out yesterday to voice their endorsement of Mayor Jeff Cooper who is seeking re-election to a seat on the Culver City Council in the April, 2014 election.

Held at the Veterans Park home of Beverly and Dan O’Brien, the…

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Added by Geoff Maleman on November 25, 2013 at 9:47am — No Comments

Ballona Wetlands PART THREE: Annenberg Foundation's Leonard Aube Explains Annenberg's Proposal for Area C

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…

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Added by Scupine on November 22, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 067 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 these cogs are?…

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Added by Scupine on November 21, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Monroe Hodder Show Opens at George Billis Gallery in Culver City This Saturday

Monroe Hodder’s newest body of abstract oil paintings, bursting with color and vibrancy, opens at George Billis Gallery in Culver City this Saturday, November 23rd. The opening reception is from 5 to 8 and, as always, is free and open to the public. The show continues through January 4th,…

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Added by Scupine on November 20, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

New Show by Josh Agle Opens at Corey Helford Gallery in Culver City

Josh Agle's new show, “Pink Elephants,” opens at Corey Helford Gallery in Culver City this Saturday, November 23rd. The opening reception is from 7 pm to 10 pm, and, as always, it's free, open to the public, and usually a lot of fun. 

An American…

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Added by Scupine on November 20, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

B&B Hardware in Culver City Moving Across the Street

B & B Hardware -- a Culver City institution since 1950 -- is moving to a smaller space directly to the east of its current location. One of B&B's (always friendly) employees told me that the store will close around Thanksgiving and re-open in the space directly across Kenyon Boulevard by March of 2014. When…

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

Oral Cancer Can Be Caught Before It Kills

Many don’t know they’re at risk, but having regular dental checkups is an important defense against oral cancer.

Oral cancer – cancer in the mouth, on the lips, or in the throat – is a complex disease, and many people don’t know they’re at risk for it, says Dr.…

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Added by Beth Newcomb on November 18, 2013 at 9:03am — No Comments

Culver City's Maker Studios Hires Ex-Yahoo Exec As Its Chief Content Officer

According to Los Angeles Business Journal, Maker Studio, the Culver City-based online video network, has attracted Erin McPherson from Yahoo, where she served as head of programming and…

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Added by Scupine on November 18, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Impact Report for Annenberg Foundation's Ballona Creek Wetlands Project Delayed

It was previously estimated that the state would complete its Environmental Impact Report for the restoration of Ballona Wetlands (including the visitors center proposed by the Annenberg Foundation) by this fall. Now, the latest estimate is that the report will not be completed until the spring…

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Added by Scupine on November 15, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

ANGEL CITY DERBY CLOSES RECORD-BREAKING SEASON WITH A DOUBLE HEADER ON NOVEMBER 16

Los Angeles, CA – Angel City Derby brings the 2013 season to a close by challenging two neighboring…

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Added by Rachel Johnston on November 14, 2013 at 8:42pm — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 067

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 these cogs are? 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 November 14, 2013 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

New Stone Canyon Gallery at the Culver City Crossroads Features Images from Venice Carnevale

The premiere exhibition at the new Stone Canyon Gallery -- the newest addition to the bustling Culver Crossroads shopping center at the corner of Washington Blvd. and Sepulveda Blvd. -- features of images from the Carnivale in Venice by Stephen Verona titled "Carnivale…

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Added by Scupine on November 13, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

New Seven-Story Creative Offices Building Planned for the Fox Hills Area of Culver City

Curbed LA hips us to the latest renderings of a new 7-story office building soon to be erected at the corner of Hannum Ave. and Uplander Way in the Fox Hills area of…

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Added by Scupine on November 13, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Los Angeles Doctors Symphony Orchestra to Perform Opera's Greatest Hits in Culver City

The Los Angeles Doctors Symphony Orchestra with Soprano Emma-Grace Dunbar will perform "An Afternoon at the Opera" this Sunday at 3:00 pm at Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Culver City. The performance, which costs $15 or $10 for students and seniors will consist of the following program:…

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Added by Scupine on November 12, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Branded Arts Murals Building in Culver City Coming Down

We've been talking about it for a while, but the time has now officially come: the Branded Arts Building is coming down. If you want to take one last look at the murals that have long served as the vibrant gateway to Culver City for Expo Line riders, you better get out there quick. The Branded Arts Building is…

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Added by Scupine on November 11, 2013 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Fin Asian Fusion Restaurant Takes Over Former Mi Ranchito Space in Culver City

Mi Ranchito Mexican Restaurant in West Culver City has closed, and Fin -- an Asian fusion restaurant -- has very quickly taken its place. Despite the fact that Mi Ranchito's (charmingly crude) mural still adorns the west face of the building, the restaurant's (formerly charmingly cluttered) interior has been…

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Added by Scupine on November 11, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR RENT IN GREAT AREA OF CULVER CITY:

Near business park area, Westfield Shopping Center and freeways; 2 minutes from 405 and 90 freeways. Private executive office attached to shared bullpen area with two other small production companies. Great for producer, casting director, architect, design firm, start up company, editor or anything creative in which a good office dynamic helps. $700 monthly includes parking and internet connection for one. Email for more information and photos. TWO WEEKS FREE with 6 month commitment.…

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Added by Donaldson on November 8, 2013 at 12:15pm — No Comments

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