November 2016 Blog Posts (14)

VENICE ARTS FREE YOUTH MEDIA WORKSHOPS - SPRING 2017

Since 1993, Venice Arts has reached thousands of youth through our award-winning Art Mentoring Program Free to low-income families, more than 400 youth participate each year at our center in Venice or at an ArtPartner site in other areas of Los Angeles. A low student-to-artist ratio assures educational excellence and visual, digital, and media literacy: all key to future success.

Our programs include photography, filmmaking, and multimedia plus comics, animation, and writing that…

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Added by Erica Rodriguez on November 22, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Swimming With Heart

                         After suffering a heart attack six years ago, Jerome Smith’s heart only pumps at 34 percent of a healthy one. But that hasn’t kept the 73-year-old from blasting away at SCAQ Masters swim workouts. And now he plans to compete in his…

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Added by Elizabeth Artley on November 17, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Heidi Duckler Brings Dance--and Snow--to Culver City

This Saturday, December 10, 2016, at 7:00 pm, a performance from Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre will bring a new site-specific dance piece, live music and projections … and snow … to Culver City’s Helms Bakery District. The piece, entitled Snowed Under, marks the opening of Helms…

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Added by Scupine on November 16, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

2016 Math Maze Game Tournament Set for December 3rd

The Academic Preparation Squad and 100 Black Women of Carson are hosting a Mother & Son / Father & Daughter Math Maze Game Tournament, Saturday, December 3, 2016 at the…
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Added by SPMG Media on November 15, 2016 at 8:21pm — No Comments

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Added by ThaWilsonBlock Magazine on November 12, 2016 at 6:13pm — No Comments

Join Us for the #BringingItTogether November 2016 Free Artist Photo Shoot 11/26 @ Jefferson Park, Pasadena 12p-4p

This is a peaceful event where artists come together to network, build their presence, and win prizes!!!



ThaWilsonBlock Magazine & DENA Music Scene are hosting the…

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Added by ThaWilsonBlock Magazine on November 12, 2016 at 6:02pm — No Comments

Hotel Laguna – A Historical Landmark

On the coast of southern California, there’s a town called Laguna Beach, where tourists enjoy the beaches that feel like the Riviera and the ocean breezes refresh their souls from their busy lifestyles. It is here that tourists flock to Hotel Laguna, a historical landmark.

Established before 1888, the hotel burned down two months after its opening and was rebuilt in 1888.Today, the hotel is operated by Stefen C. Anderson, who has kept the originality of the property from its former…

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Added by Pete Allman on November 10, 2016 at 6:59pm — 1 Comment

Yamashiro Hollywood Offers Unique Dining Experience

Los Angeles is quite the place for a diverse selection of cuisine. It is becoming as popular as New York and Chicago. One of the iconic places that rises to world acclaim to dine is Yamashiro Hollywood.

It has a history of over 100 years and has catered to politicians, Hollywood stars, Royalty; and tourist from around the globe. Recently, the Glover family sold Yamashiro to the Sugar Factory Group, where they brought in some of the most talented people in the hospitality…

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Added by Pete Allman on November 10, 2016 at 6:59pm — No Comments

Real Del Mar Resort – A Place Upon the Ocean

Just a half hour from Tijuana, there’s a resort on the hillside that overlooks the ocean. In all its splendor, it has the architecture of a Spanish hacienda with an 18 hole golf course, a spa, the Alba Soul Italian Restaurant, a church and a grocery store. This is the Real Del Mar Resort.

What’s not to like, with the quaintness of 76 suites and studios set on a hillside?

On this occasion, I took the liberty of strolling throughout the golf course, checking the layout. Golfers…

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Added by Pete Allman on November 10, 2016 at 6:57pm — No Comments

Bill Jones, Iconic Photographer to Celebrities and Atheletes Is Remembered

Bill Jones is known in the photography world as “Iconic.” He undoubtedly was friends with many celebrities, including Halle Berry, Snoop Dogg, Spike Lee, Jim Carrey, Denzel Washington and many others. His passing leaves happy memories for many people.

I remember when Bill had covered Nelson Mandela’s visit to the United States, just after he had been released from an African prison. Bill was there to capture that historical moment, just as I was with actor Sy Richardson. It…

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Added by Pete Allman on November 10, 2016 at 6:56pm — No Comments

Novecento Pasta and Grill Specializes in Northern Italian Cuisine

Culver City has its fair share of restaurants. Some last and some go out of business. Novecento Pasta and Grill has certainly stood the test of time for nearly 20 years. Angela the owner believes in the concept of providing fresh cuisine, without the heavy creams.

The ambiance of this quaint restaurant has original paintings carved into the walls, giving the decor a feeling of old Italy. On this occasion, I shared my dining journey with Ron Brewington. The journey was a healthy…

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Added by Pete Allman on November 10, 2016 at 6:54pm — No Comments

Special Meeting of the Culver City Council Will Consider Adoption of New Strategic Plan for 2016-2021

On Monday, November 14, at 4:00 (before the regular city council meeting), Culver City's City Council will discuss a proposed city council strategic plan for 2016-2021.

The plan outlines six general goals for the city:

  1. Increase civic engagement
  2. Enhance the restoration…
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Added by Scupine on November 10, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments

Buzztop Has the Right Fly Screen for Your Windows

Windows come in all different sizes and shapes; their edgings or frames can be made from aluminum or PVC and timber, but they all have the same purpose and function. They open your houses to fresh air. The only actual downside of opening up your windows is the risk and threat of undesirable mozzies, bugs, and flies, or at worst possible home intruders or burglars. So, how can you select window fly screens to protect you and your whole family from such unsolicited guests depends on the kind…

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Added by Asley Farrington on November 9, 2016 at 1:41am — No Comments

Vicuña at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City Offers a Presidential Candidate Unsuited for the Job

If you are in the mood for an evening of theatre that directly confronts today’s political situation, you really couldn’t do better than Vicuña, now playing at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. The play takes on the rise of Donald Trump with a currency and satiric bite that rivals…

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Added by Scupine on November 1, 2016 at 3:00am — No Comments

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