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Culver City's A-Frame Returns to Los Angeles Magazine's "Where to Eat Now" List

Los Angeles Magazine's "Power-Ranking" of new L.A. restaurants serves as a guide to the hottest eateries in the city -- and its rare when a 5-year-old (!!) restaurant makes the last. But thanks to chef Roy Choi's decision to rethink the menu to emphasize the Hawaiian-ness that Choi says was…

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Added by Scupine on February 27, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Culver City Symphony Presents Works by Stravinsky, Schumann, Mozart This Saturday

This Saturday, February 28, at 8:00 pm, the Culver City Symphony will perform works by Mozart, Wieniawski, Stravinsky and Schumann at Veteran's Memorial Auditorium. 

The program will include: 

Mozart: Overture, "The Magic Flute"…

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Added by Scupine on February 27, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Multiple Gallery Openings in the Culver City Art District This Saturday

If you've been waiting for the right time to spend a Saturday evening in the Culver City Art District, this weekend (February 21) is it. George Billis Gallery, Western Project, and Luis De Jesus Gallery are all having openings. And in my experience, that means there'll be a lot of activity at all…

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Added by Scupine on February 19, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Culver City Architect Steve Ehrlich to Speak This Monday

Architectural writer Thomas Aujero Small will moderate a lively discussion with renowned architect and founding partner of Ehrlich Architects, Steven Ehrlich -- with an emphasis on how firm renovated Culver City's Kirk Douglas Theatre. The talk will take place at the Kirk Douglas Theatre on…

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Added by Scupine on February 18, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

"Love" Mural in Culver City Gets Overhaul Just in Time for Valentine's Day

Artist Curtis Kulig has given his iconic "Love Wall" on Hayden Ave. in the Culver City a well-deserved make-over.

The above phone shows it's new look, and here's the "before" pic.…

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Added by Scupine on February 13, 2015 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Four Culver City Establishments Make Thrillist's List of the 24 Best Dive Bars in Los Angeles

Just go ahead and dub Culver City the Dive Bar Capital of the City. Evidence? When Thrillist assembled its look at the finest dive bars in Los Angeles, a full 16 percent of the bars were located in our…

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Added by Scupine on February 12, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Free CPR Training for Culver City Residents

"Ready Culver City," a Disaster Resilience Coalition participating in the Los Angeles County Community Disaster Resilience Pilot Project, is offering free CPR Training to Culver City residents. The classes are being offered at the Culver City Teen Center, 4153 Overland Ave.

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Added by Scupine on February 5, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Score Free Menchie's Frozen Yogurt in Culver City This Friday

Menchie's Frozen Yogurt is celebrating National Frozen Yogurt Day -- Friday, February 6 -- with FREE frozen yogurt.

From 4 to 8 pm, frozen yogurt fans can visit ANY Culver City or Los Angeles Menchie's location to claim their free 6 oz. cup of…

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Added by Scupine on February 4, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Culver City Plunge Gets Plastered -- Will Reopen this Friday

The Culver City Municipal Pool -- known as The Plunge -- has been closed to the public since December 22 for annual maintenance. Two failing filter tanks were replaced, and the pool's old plaster was chipped away and re-plastered on January 14. (The photo above is the "after" shot. The one below…

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Added by Scupine on February 3, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 084 Solution

Periodically, 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 sign is?…

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Added by Scupine on January 30, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Ziggy's Barber Salon Coming to Culver Crossroads in Culver City

To judge by the banners now on display at Culver Crossroads at the corner of Sepulveda Blvd. and Washington Blvd in Culver City, there's going to be a new barber in town. Great news for those who are currently waiting in line for upwards of an hour to get a cut at Floyd's on Venice (in Mar Vista). 

Not much…

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Added by Scupine on January 29, 2015 at 12:43pm — 1 Comment

Culver City Symphony Offers Sibelius, Grieg, Britten This Saturday

This Saturday, January 31, at 8:00 pm, the Culver City Symphony will perform works by Sibelius, Mendelssohn, Glazunov, Grieg and Britten at Veteran's Memorial Auditorium. The Glazunov concerto will be particularly unique -- a rare classical pairing of the saxophone with a string orchestra. The…

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Added by Scupine on January 29, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Hear Superstar Culver City Architect Zoltan Pali Speak This Sunday

Over the course of the next couple of months, The Culver City Cultural Affairs Foundation will present a series of three 'architectureTALKS' -- a that will shine the spotlight on some of the internationally renowned architects based in Culver City. 

The first event is scheduled for this…

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Added by Scupine on January 21, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Culver City Homelessness Committee is Seeking Volunteers for its 2015 Homelessness Count

The Culver City Homelessness Committee is seeking volunteers for its 2015 Homelessness Count taking place the evening of January 28th.

Here's the scoop from Christopher Patrick King, who serves as Vice Chair of the committee:

Ideally, we would love to have volunteers…

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Added by Scupine on January 20, 2015 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 084

Periodically, I post a picture of something in Culver City that is 'hiding in plain sight.' -- asking Culver City Times members if they know where it is. 

Today the question is: Do you know where in Culver City this sign is? If you know, enter your response in the comments box of this…

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Added by Scupine on January 15, 2015 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Kevin Lachoff Installed as 2015 Culver City Chamber of Commerce Chair

Congratulations go out to Kevin Lachoff, who was installed as Culver City Chamber of Commerce Chair for the 2015 year at a ceremony last Thursday, January 5. Lachoff is a commercial real estate leasing and sales agent at Newmark Grubb Knight Frank and had previously served as Chair-Elect of the…

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Added by Scupine on January 13, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Gallery Pick of the Week: Chad Robertson at Western Projects Gallery in Culver City

Los Angeles artist Chad Robertson has a new show of paintings and works on paper opening this Saturday at Western Project gallery in Culver City. The opening reception runs from 6 to 8 pm on Saturday, and these receptions are (always) open to the public and (usually) a lot of fun. 

Here's…

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Added by Scupine on January 9, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Chop Daddy BBQ Coming to Former 041 Bucaro Site in Downtown Culver City

It was Santa Maria BBQ. Then it was 041 Bucaro, small plate Italian restaurant. Now it's going to be ... a BBQ restaurant.

LA Eater is reporting that 041 Bucaro is no more. Taking…

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Added by Scupine on January 9, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Get on the Waiting List for a Community Garden Plot in Culver CIty

The Culver City Parks, Recreation & Community Services department is currently taking names and contact information for city residents interested in renting a very limited number of community garden plots located near Veterans Memorial Park.

To qualify, you must reside in Culver City, live in an apartment,…

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Added by Scupine on January 7, 2015 at 2:22pm — No Comments

Two Culver City Eateries Make LA Eater's List of "Essential LA Restaurants"

Los Angeles Eater recently assembled a list of "The 38 Essential Los Angeles Restaurants," and Culver City is home to two restaurants on the list: Father's Office and Bucato.

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Added by Scupine on January 7, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

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