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The Annual Cruisin' Back to the 50's Culver City Car Show is this Saturday, May 11th, from 9 am to 3 pm. As in the last eight years, downtown Culver City will be shut down to display hundreds of classic cars and hot rods from all across California. The event is always a huge…Continue
Added by Scupine on May 6, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
1) New work by artistic director Donna Sternberg, including The Science of…Continue
Added by Scupine on November 2, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Bars and restaurants throughout downtown Culver City are banding together to help celebrate OktoberFest this Wednesday, October 17, from 5 to 9 pm.
Pick up your “OktoberFest Passport,” featuring a complete list of offers and specials, at Melrose…Continue
Added by Scupine on October 15, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Invertigo Dance Theatre is presenting three Sunday dance programs in October at the Brasil Brasil Cultural Center in Culver City. On consecutive Sundays starting on the 14th, three dance companies will perform work -- and each choreographer has been challenged to find some interesting way to demystify the process by which dance is created, allowing audiences to experience the fun, frustration, inspiration,…Continue
This Thursday, August 23, the Culver City Orchestra wraps up its summer-long series of outdoor concerts at Burton Chace Park in Marina del Rey with their presentation of "Russians There and Here."
Serge Rachmaninov, Russian born, fled the Communists, and lived out his life in Beverly Hills. The program has his "Symphony No. 2," one of his most lyrical and beloved works. George Gershwin, born in New York City, was of…Continue
Added by Scupine on August 21, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
My wife and I went to the Culver City Orchestra's summer series at Burton Chace Park in Marina del Rey for their presentation of "Remembering France," last thursday evening. It was really wonderful. …Continue
Added by Scupine on August 16, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The Southern California Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians will offer a four-hour tour of Eric Owen Moss' amazing buildings in Culver City's Hayden Tract this Saturday, August 18, from 10am to 2pm. The event is $29 for SAH/SCC members and $55 for non-members.
The day will include…Continue
Added by Scupine on August 15, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
This Thursday, August 9, the Culver City Orchestra will continue its summer-long series of outdoor concerts at Burton Chace Park in Marina del Rey with their presentation of "Remembering France." Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Claude Debussy, 1862-1918, the program will present his "March Ecossaise" and the brilliant "Iberia" from "Images." Maurice Ravel returns to these concerts with his ode to the dance: "La Valse." Then the highly…Continue
Added by Scupine on August 8, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Legendary Latin jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval will give a free outdoor performance as part of the Summer Music Series in Marina del Rey's Burton W. Chace Park this Saturday, August 4 at 7:00 pm.
Added by Scupine on August 2, 2012 at 5:29pm — No Comments
"Rockabilly, jumpin’ western swing, and hillbilly boogie" band Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys will wrap up the 2012 Boulevard Music Summer Festival in Culver City this Thursday, August 2. Check out the clip above from Late Night with Conan O'Brien: lots of fun retro sounds played by expert musicians.
Singer/guitarist Robert David Hall, who plays…Continue
Added by Scupine on August 1, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Soul singer and songwriter Brenda Lee Eager will perform this Thursday night, July 26, at 7:00 pm, as part of the Culver City Music Festival. As a solo singer, she had two minor R&B chart hits, "Good Old Fashioned Lovin'" and "Watch My Body Talk." She worked as a backup singer for such…Continue
Added by Scupine on July 24, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
French-born guitarist Stephane Wrembel will performs his beautiful, complex, and fiery gypsy jazz this Thursday night, July 19, at 7:00 pm, as part of Culver City Music Fest. This one, I'm looking forward to! If Wrembel looks familiar in this clips, it may be because he performed his original theme to the Woody Allen film "Midnight…Continue
Added by Scupine on July 18, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Each Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 for the rest of the month of July, the Culver City Public Theater is performing "A Servant to 2 Masters," a new adaptation of a play by Carlo Goldoni. Then during the first three weekends in August at 2:00 the troupe will perform an adaption of "The Matchmaker" by Thornton Wilder.
Each 2:00 performance is preceded by a performance of the Children's Popcorn Theatre at 12:00 performing an adaptation of The Odyssey. The show pulls in a…Continue
Added by Scupine on July 17, 2012 at 5:17pm — No Comments
This Thursday the Culver City Orchestra will begin its summer-long series of outdoor concerts at Burton Chace Park in Marina del Rey with their presentation of "Opera at the Shore." The finalists and winners from the Loren L. Zachary National Vocal Competition in arias and ensembles will perform arias from some of the best-loved operas.
The show begins at 7:00 pm, but you should arrive early. These events are very popular.
Bring a blanket for the grass, or…Continue
Added by Scupine on July 11, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Argentinian rock band Los Pinguos will headline this Thursday's Culver City Music Fest kickoff this Thursday -- free and outdoors in the courtyard of Culver City City Hall. Opening will be "the original Los Angeles party band," The Bonedaddy's. The music starts at 7 pm, and ... well ... if this kind of music's not your thing, at least it should be nice warm…Continue
Added by Scupine on July 11, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Prior to closing its doors in August, Culver City's Royal/T (seen above when it featured rad murals covering its windows) will hold a "Greatest Hits Party" starting at 8:00 this Saturday, June 30. Past curators -- including Warhol Museum Director Eric Shiner and Whitney Biennial co-curator Jay Sanders -- and artists such as Kenny Scharf will offer a guided tour of the space from 8:00 to 9:00 pm, followed by a party until 12 am, with dessert, a performance by Prince…Continue
Added by Scupine on June 27, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The picnic will be catered by Santa Maria Barbeque and its chef Jim Rodrigues, who will grill tri-tip beef roasts and chicken, which…Continue
This series of fee outdoor concerts - which begins on July 12 - is held in one of this area's the most spectacular waterfront settings: Burton W.…Continue
Added by Scupine on June 26, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
This summer, as always, Culver City will present a series of free concerts in the courtyard of Culver City City Hall. The 2012 summer series offers rock, r&b, jazz, soul, and country acts on four consecutive Thursdays between July 12 and August 2 at 7:00 p.m. This year's festival is produced…Continue
Added by Scupine on June 25, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The public opening of the Expo Line Culver City Station coincides with Downtown Culver City's Third Wednesday "Summer Solstice" Happy Hour event which features special offers and free goodies from more than 25 businesses downtown, as well…
Added by Scupine on June 19, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments