Scupine's Blog – February 2012 Archive (30)

Tour de Taste Offers a Bike Tour of Some of Culver City's Finest Restaurants

Join the Los Angeles County Bike Coalition as they explore Ballona Creek, Culver City, and beyond on two wheels and with thejr taste buds.

Riders will take off from Media Park (at the corner of Culver Boulevard & Venice Boulevard) in half-hour intervals, beginning at 10:00 AM on Sunday, March 4th, 2012. They will…

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Added by Scupine on February 29, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Culver City Youth Health Clinic to Hold Fundraiser

The Culver City Youth Health Clinic, which provides free quality medical care, mental health services, and health education for the youth of Culver City is truly a special jewel of the city, and a fundraiser on March 10 is a great opportunity to support it.

For more information about the fundraiser, which will be a fun Mystery Night at the DoubleTree by Hilton…

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Added by Scupine on February 28, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Batch Restaurant in Culver City Welcomes Chef Dan Moody for Five Nights of Pop-Up Dining

The partners of newly opened Batch Restaurant and Bar in Culver City are collaborating with chef Dan Moody on a five-night pop-up restaurant on Tuesday, February 18, through Saturday, March 3rd. 

The idea of a Pop-Up restaurant is not a new one. LudoBites, for example, is a restaurant by Chef Ludo Lefebvre that since it opened in 2007, has no permanent…

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Added by Scupine on February 27, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Poet Wanda Coleman to Appear in Culver City as Part of West Los Angeles College Black History Month Events

In celebration of Black History Month, West Los Angeles College in Culver City is hosting a series of free events, including an evening dance, art, music and poetry at the campus' Fine Arts Theatre. This free event will feature performances and works from

Poet - Wanda Coleman: The poet’s latest collection – her 19th book -- is titled…

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Added by Scupine on February 27, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 023

Every other friday, I'll post a picture of something in Culver City that is 'hiding in plain sight.'

This time, the question is: Do you know where in Culver CIty this high-performance tire is? If you know, enter your response in the comments box of this post! I'll reveal the answer in two Fridays, when I post a new game.

Last time, I posted these glowing…

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Added by Scupine on February 24, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Culver City's Wende Museum Presents Poetry Reading

Culver City's own Wende Museum is presenting a reading of poetry created in response to artworks exhibited in the Deconstructing Perestroika exhibition at the Craft and Folk Art Museum at 5814 Wilshire Blvd. The event this Saturday, Febuary 25, from 7 pm to 9 pm is organized by Brendan Constantine, Los Angeles poet and author of…

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Added by Scupine on February 23, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

12 Galleries Celebrate Openings at the Culver City Art Crawl This Saturday

("Blissed Out" from Hadley Holliday's show, opening this Saturday, February 25, at Taylor De Cordoba in Culver City)

Many of the galleries up and down Washington Blvd. and La Cienega Blvd. in the Culver City will celebrate new openings this Saturday, February 25, from about 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  As always, these openings are free and open to the…

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Added by Scupine on February 23, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Delia Brown's "Felicity & Caprice" opens at Angles Gallery in Culver City

Los Angeles artist Delia Brown's new show, “All Manner Of Things” -- a narrative cycle of paintings based on the 1968 film, Les Biches, by Claude Chabrol -- opens at Angles Gallery in Culver City this Saturday, February 25th. The opening reception is from 6 pm to 8 pm, and, as always, the public is…

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Added by Scupine on February 23, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Watch Rachel Rosenthal's My Brazil -- Now Available as a Webcast

Last autumn, the City of Culver City's Speak Easy Program presented performance art icon Rachel Rosenthal's acclaimed My Brazil, and now the city has made the performance available for all to watch here as a webcast.

Rosenthal originally wrote the piece,…

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Added by Scupine on February 23, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Documentary and Reality TV Conference Will Relocate to Culver City

Westdoc, the premiere West Coast documentary and reality conference, has announced that for the first time this year's three-day event will take place in Culver City this September. The opening night film screening, panels, keynote presentation, PitchFest competition and vendor area will be located at Pacific Theatres Culver Stadium 12, while the Culver…

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Added by Scupine on February 22, 2012 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

Despite Concern, City Sells Centinela and Washington Property to Regency Centers LLC

Last Monday, the Culver City Council agreed to approve a commitment letter with Regency Centers Acquisition LLC / Red Barn for the sale of the city-owned property on the northeast and northwest corners of the Washington Boulevard and Centinela Avenue intersection for the development of a …

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Added by Scupine on February 20, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Check Out Barbara Strasen's New Show at George Billis Gallery in Culver City

Barbara Strasen's new show, “All Manner Of Things,” opens at George Billis Gallery in Culver City this Saturday, February 18th. The opening reception is from 5 pm to 8 pm, and, as always, the public is welcome. 

This is the gallery's third solo show of new work by Barbara Strasen. The…

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Added by Scupine on February 17, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

George Lawson Gallery in Culver City Presents "Seven Young Los Angeles Painters I Like"

For its seventh exhibition in Culver City, the George Lawson Gallery is showing examples of the work of seven Los Angeles-based painters in their 30s, including recent graduates of UCLA, Otis, Calremont and Cal State Long Beach.

The artist's reception is this Saturday, February 18, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. 

The gallery will also offer a panel…

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Added by Scupine on February 16, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

See a Preview Performance of George Orwell's 1984 at the Actors' Gang for Only $10

The Actors’ Gang’s adaptation of George Orwell’s 1984 begins a short four-week run on Saturday, February 25, but previews begin this friday, February 17, and preview tickets are available now for just $10 apiece. Just go here, select the night you would like to attend, and use the code…

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Added by Scupine on February 16, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

IndieCade, Taste of the Nation, & The Culver City Car Show: Should They Be Saved?

Culver City Car Show

At last Monday's meeting, the Culver City Councilmembers debated whether the city should continue to help fund three major Culver City cultural events: IndieCade, Taste of the Nation, and the Culver CIty Exchange Club's Car Show. In the past, the city's redevelopment agency has helped fund these events, but with the state's recent elimination of these agencies, Culver City must decide whether funding should continue.

City Manager John Nachbar recommended against…

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Added by Scupine on February 16, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

New Mural by Anthony Lister at BrandedArts Building at National & Washington in Culver City

There's a new mural across the front of the Branded Arts Building at National and Washington in Culver City, and it's by Australian-born, New York-based artist Anthony Lister. 

Here's what Anthony Lister looks like:…

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Added by Scupine on February 14, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Culver City Council Candidate Scott Malsin Invites You to His Fundraising Party "Summit at the Lodge"

Culver City Council candidate Scott Malsin has announced that his fundraiser will be held on next Saturday, February 18. The event, which will be held at the Culver City Elks Lodge, has been named the "Summit at the Lodge," and it will feature music by the Culver City High School AVPA Jazz Band.

Tickets may be purchased online at…

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Added by Scupine on February 10, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 022

Every other friday, I'll post a picture of something in Culver City that is 'hiding in plain sight.'

This time, the question is: Do you know where in Culver CIty these glowing bulbs are? If you know, enter your response in the comments box of this post! I'll reveal the answer in two Fridays, when I post a new game.

Last time, I posted this figure who…

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Added by Scupine on February 10, 2012 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

Catch Josh Agle's New Work at Corey Helford Gallery in Culver City

Josh Agle's new show, “Animal Kingdom,” opens at Corey Helford Gallery in Culver City this Saturday, February 11th. The opening reception is from 7 pm to 10 pm, and, as always, the public is welcome. 

Josh Agle is an American artist, better known by the nickname Shag. Said Roberta Smith in a review in the…

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Added by Scupine on February 9, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Pietro Roccasalva Show Opens at David Kordansky Gallery in Culver City

Artist Pietro Roccasalva's first show in the United States opens at the David Kordansky Gallery in Culver City this Saturday, the 11th. The opening reception will take place from 6 to 9 pm (and the public is welcome as always). But you should really visit the gallery any time on Saturday, because -- in addition to paintings, drawings, and a neon work by the…

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Added by Scupine on February 9, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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