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Free Classical Music Concert in Culver City this Sunday

The Los Angeles Doctors Symphony Orchestra will perform a free concert this Sunday, November 23, at 3 pm at Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Culver City. The program will include excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” and “Sleeping Beauty;” Brahms’ “Hungarian Dance;” Stravinsky’s…

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Added by Scupine on November 20, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

East Borough: Culver City's Best Brunch?

Thrillist just named East Borough Culver City's Best Brunch, saying "Because your brunch game needs a bit of Vietnamese flair, this recent addition drops creative and farm-fresh dishes into your weekend, like their beer-battered crêpe with Dungeness crab, steamed bao with bacon and quail…

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Added by Scupine on November 18, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Roller Derby Returns to Culver City This Saturday

This Saturday, November 15, the Culver City Veterans Auditorium will be home to a doubleheader of roller derby action: Shore Shots & Road Ragers vs. West Coast Derby Knockouts.

Here's how the organizers describe the event:

The Angel City Derby Girls are a group…

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Added by Scupine on November 12, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Will the Former Culver City Courthouse Be Turned into an Extension of LACMA?

Plans are still preliminary at best, but it's such an exciting prospect, I have to pass on the info: The Los Angeles Times has reported that Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors member Mark Ridley-Thomas wants spend $8 million to convert Culver City's former courthouse on Overland…

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Added by Scupine on November 12, 2014 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Waterloo & City Will Close; Southern(ish) Food Restaurant 'The Hatchet Hall' Will Take its Place

According to the LA Weekly and…

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

Gallery Pick of the Week: Lily Stockman at Luis De Jesus Gallery in Culver City

Lily Stockman's new show, "Women," opens this Saturday night, November 8, at Luis De Jesus. An artist's reception -- always free, open to the public, and lots of fun -- will be held on Saturday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Says the gallery's web site about the show and Stockman's…

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Added by Scupine on November 7, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Donna Sternberg & Dancers Perform in Culver City This Weekend

Donna Sternberg & Dancers will present its latest work, One Song Many Dances, at the Ivy Substation in Culver City this Friday and Saturday, November 7 and 8, at 8:30 pm. TIckets are $25.

The performances are supported in part by grants from the Culver City Art in Public…

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

Update: Stoneview Park in the Blair Hills Area of Culver City

Los Angeles County Public Works will soon begin demolishing the existing old school structures on the Stoneview Park site. The county says it will use the most remote part of the site, the southwest corner, for louder activities such as breaking up concrete, to minimize disruption to the nearby…

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Added by Scupine on November 5, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Celebrate Halloween by Watching Raiders of the Lost Ark in Veteran's Park in Culver CIty Tonight

On Halloween, Friday, October 31st, Culver City's Parks & Playgrounds program will host a free night at the movies under the stars at 8:00 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park. This year’s movie presentation is the 1981 classic, Raiders of the Lost…

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Added by Scupine on October 31, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 082 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 these "Waves" are?…

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

Culver City Symphony To Play Faure, Hayden, Beethoven This Saturday

The Culver City Symphony's first concert of the 2014-15 Season is this Saturday, November 1, 2014, 8:00 pm at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium.

The program includes:

Fauré: Masques et Bergmasques (1919)

I. Overture, II.…

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

SideChef to Demo How To Make Memorable Thanksgiving Sides at Surfas Culver City

SideChef, the step-by-step cooking app that rocketed into iTunes’ Top 10 Food & Drinks apps in the first week of its iPhone launch, is hosting "Festive Falls Flavors" at Surfas Culinary District’s Test Kitchen at 8777 Washington Blvd, this Saturday, November 1, from 11 am to 1…

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Added by Scupine on October 28, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

What's the Best Bar in Culver City?

Recently, Thrillist.com nominated Bigfoot West (on Venice) as the Best Bar in Culver City. Here's what they had to say about the watering hole: 

Both Bigfoot locations look like someone took Yogi Bear's Yosemite ranger stations and plopped 'em down right in the middle of…

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Added by Scupine on October 27, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Gallery Pick of the Week: David Lloyd at Klowden Mann in Culver City

David Lloyd's New Paintings opens at Klowden Mann gallery in Culver City this Saturday, October 25. Lloyd is a Los Angeles-based artist, and his new work is a combination of "formal abstraction and narrative irreverence." The piece over there on the left is…

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Added by Scupine on October 23, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Free Home Compost Workshop in Culver City This Saturday

The Culver City Public Works Environmental Programs and Operations Division is offering an Advanced Home Composting Workshop this Saturday, October 25, from 9 am to 11:30 am at the Veterans Memorial Complex, Garden Room.

This Advanced Workshop will introduce…

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Added by Scupine on October 21, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 082

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 these "Waves"  are? If you know, enter your response in the comments box of…

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Added by Scupine on October 17, 2014 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Culver City Architecture: Coombs House

 

"The Craftsman-style house at 4245 Duquesne is a 1920s landmark structure. Dan Coombs, a contractor and member fo the city's early board of trustees, built it for his family. A park and a street both carry the Coombs name in honor of the family."

-from the book "Culver City" by (Culver City…

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Added by Scupine on October 16, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Progress Report: Artist Patrick Marston Creating Magical Mural in Culver City

Artist Patrick Marston has been working away on his mural at the corner of Washington Place and McLaughlin Ave. Here's an overview of his progress. When complete, it's going to be magnificent.…

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Added by Scupine on October 16, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Los Angeles Times Reviews Drucker and Ernst at Luis De Jesus Gallery in Culver City

Los Angeles Times art critic Christopher Knight devoted a recent column to the new show by photographers and filmmakers Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst, "Relationship," at the Luis De Jesus Gallery in Culver City.

Explaining that the show features two videos and 62 photographs that were…

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Added by Scupine on October 15, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Culver City Seeks Your Opinion About Connecting Expo Line Station to Downtown Culver City

Culver City is trying to figure out what would be the best way to help people get the three long blocks from the Culver City Expo Line Station to downtown Culver City--or as they say it, they're "exploring various grant options for the funding of multimodal transportation options."

If you have an…

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Added by Scupine on October 14, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

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