Scupine's Blog – February 2015 Archive (9)

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 always part of the menu's charm, that's exactly what happened to A-Frame.



Added by Scupine on February 27, 2015 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

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" (1791)

Wieniawski: Violin Concerto, No. 2 (1870)

Kevin Miura, Violin (Miura…


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 the galleries on La Cienega and on Washington. Great art is likely and great…


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 Monday, February 23 from 7 to 9 pm.

The discussion is part of Culver City…


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.

The mural is painted on the northwest corner of Smashbox…


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 fair burg. 

Scarlet Lady was called "The best dive for free…


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.

Go HERE to…


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 frozen yogurt (one per guest) with any flavor and any toppings. In addition, all…


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 is the "before"). Some maintenance was also performed on the offices and locker…


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

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