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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 — No Comments

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

Culver City Julian Dixon Public Library to Close for Remodeling

Los Angeles County Librarian Margaret Donnelian Todd has informed the City of Culver City that renovations to the Julian Dixon Library on Overland Avenue will begin on January 5, 2015. Part of the improvements will include the purchase of nearly 40 new computers for children, teens and the general public. The…

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Added by Scupine on January 2, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments

LA Weekly Names D*Face Mural in Culver City One of LA's 10 Best Pieces of Street Art of 2014

Going Everywhere Fast, the (completely excellent) replacement mural painted by English street artist D*Face on the side of Corey Helford Gallery on Washington Blvd in February of 2014, has been named by…

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Added by Scupine on December 24, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Culver City Developing an Urban Forest Master Plan

The City of Culver City is working with the consultant Artecho to develop an Urban Forest Master Plan, to establish "a comprehensive vision for a robust and resilient urban forest in the city."

The goal of the plan is to establish a long-term strategic framework for the next 50 years that will include…

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Added by Scupine on December 22, 2014 at 4:01pm — 1 Comment

16 Arts Organizations Receive Funding Through Culver City Performing Arts Grant Program

The Culver City Council approved 16 grants for the 2015 Culver City Performing Arts Grant Program.  The program, which is also supported by Sony Pictures Entertainment, provides music, dance and theatre performances throughout the year -- many of which are certainly familiar to regular readers of…

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Added by Scupine on December 22, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Gallery Pick of the Week: Soey Milk at CHG Circa Gallery in Culver City

Soey Milk's new show, "Sinvaro," opens this Saturday night, December 13, at CHG Circa. An artist's reception -- always free, open to the public, and lots of fun -- will be held on Saturday from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. Says the gallery about the show and Milk's work: 

SINAVRO: a pure…

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Added by Scupine on December 12, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 083 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 "jungle cat" is?…

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Added by Scupine on December 10, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Annenberg Foundation Unexpectedly Retracts Its Controversial Proposal for Ballona Wetlands

Area C, a 64-acre portion of the Uplands area of Ballona Creek Wetlands, is a pretty but troubled piece of open, Culver City-adjacent land owned by State of California. The Annenberg Foundation had put a $50-million proposal on the table that offered to make extensive improvements to the land but also included a controversial interpretive center and domestic animal adoption component – a move that put them at odds with some local environmental groups. Now the Annenberg…

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Added by Scupine on December 9, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Adopt and Shop Seeking Homes for Underdog Pets

This Holiday season, Adopt & Shop  -- at the corner of Sepulveda and Culver Blvd. -- is hosting a "12 Pets of Christmas" promotion, offering $50 off adoptions throughout the month of December for pets in tough-to-place categories. These “underdogs” include: Chihuahuas,…

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Added by Scupine on December 8, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 083

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 "jungle cat is? If you know, enter your response in the comments box of…

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Added by Scupine on December 5, 2014 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Culver City Times Now 600 Members Strong

As of last night, this site has 600 members! Thank you everyone for signing up and becoming an active part of this community. 

Those who enjoy this site but are not members: please considering signing up. It's free, and members are the first to hear about the exciting events in…

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Added by Scupine on December 4, 2014 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Culver City Celebrates Holidays With a Tree-Lighting Ceremony This Thursday

Culver City will celebrate the holidays with a Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, December 4, at 6:00 pm. Presented by the Downtown Business Association and the City of Culver City, the event will feature an appearance by Santa Claus all the way from the North Pole.…

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Added by Scupine on December 2, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Artwork for New Downtown Culver City Holiday Banners Created by 5th-Grade Artists

Have you noticed the new seasonal banners hanging in downtown Culver City? The artwork was provided by 5th grade students from each of Culver City's five elementary schools -- El Marino, La Ballona, Farragut, El Rincon and Linwood Howe. The kids were asked to create art that answered…

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Added by Scupine on November 27, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

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