Scupine's Blog – March 2012 Archive (28)

Participate in the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Culver City

By participating in the American Cancer Society's RELAY FOR LIFE OF CULVER CITY you can affect everyone touched by cancer.  Relay For Life of Culver City will take place on May 19-20 on the football field  / track at Culver City High School. 

Relay For Life is a 24-hour community event where people form teams, collect donations, and then take turns walking or…

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

Tilden Terrace Development Project is Underway in West Culver City

Construction is underway on the property known as Tilden Terrace at corner of Washington Blvd and Harter Avenue in West Culver City. 

Last March the now-defunct Culver City Redevelopment Agency approved a development agreement with Tilden Terrace, LP (whose managing general partner is the Los Angeles Housing Partnership) to develop the site as a…

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Added by Scupine on March 28, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Delia Brown's show at Angles Gallery in Culver City Get Rave From Artnet

Delia Brown's "Having Arrived at C's Summer Home, F Gets Acquainted with Her New Room"

In a review in Artnet magazine, Hunter Drohojowska-Philip says that Delia Brown's new show at Angles…

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Added by Scupine on March 28, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Why I'm Voting for Scott Malsin for Culver City Council

Since starting up this site, I have gotten to know Culver City Council candidate Scott Malsin well, and I am consistently impressed by his intelligence, his work ethic, his empathy, and his knowledge of the issues most important to Culver City. The guy really loves this city, and he's willing to fight to keep it on the right track. I'm pleased that there are several…

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Added by Scupine on March 27, 2012 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Southwestern House in the Hills about Culver City Goes on Sale

This amazing Southwestern home sits in the hills above Culver City next to the “Scenic Overlook Hike” with incredible views that stretch from the Hollywood Hills to the Ocean.  This gorgeous home boasts cool Spanish styled interiors and a large gourmet kitchen with tiled floor, stainless steel appliances, granite counters & custom wood cabinets.  The formal dining…

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Added by Scupine on March 26, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Online Registration for Recreation Classes In Culver City Begins Today

The Spring 2012 edition of the Culver City Living brochure is available online here, and the site also offers on-line restration, beginning today. The brochure details a variety of activities for all ages offered by the city, including dance and musical…

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Added by Scupine on March 26, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Los Angeles Woman's Theatre Festival Presents a Night of Dance in Culver City

The Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival will perform at the Ivy Substation in Culver City on Wednesday, March 28, at 8 p.m. The theme of the evening is “ENCORE!,” a reference to the Festival’s return to Culver City and also to its welcoming favorite performers from previous editions of the Festival. Tickets for the performance are $20 in advance, or for two…

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Added by Scupine on March 26, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 025

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...thing...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 this flag-topped…

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Added by Scupine on March 23, 2012 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

LA Times & LA Weekly Review "American Night" at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City

In the LA Weekly,Steven Leigh Morris reviews the new play at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City, American Night: The Ballad of Juan Jose, by Richard Montoya and his sketch comedy troupe, Culture…

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Added by Scupine on March 21, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Should a 7-Eleven Be Built at Braddock and Sepulveda in Culver City?

It's back! As previously reported, the owners of the property at 4436 Sepulveda Boulevard, at the southeast corner of Braddock Drive, are proposing the building of a 7-Eleven convenience store on the property. The Culver City Planning Commission invites your participation in a public hearing concerning whether it should be built. The hearing (rescheduled from February…

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Added by Scupine on March 21, 2012 at 6:00am — 20 Comments

Russian artist Vitaly Komar To Speak at Wende Museum in Culver City

New York-based Russian artist Vitaly Komar will make a special appearance at the Wende Museum in Culver City on March 23 at 4 pm. Komar will comment extemporaneously on selected images from The Wende Museum's collection of more than 200 Perestroika-era hand painted poster artworks. Space is limited and reservations are required:…

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

Doggie Central in Culver City Opens New Swimming Pool for Dogs: Splash Central

Doggie Central, a cage-free, 24-hour dog day care in Culver City, has announced the grand opening of a new feature, Splash Central, this Saturday, March 24, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Splash Central is swimming pool for dogs, where dogs can swim with an experienced canine swim coach who is in the water at…

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

LA Weekly Reviews E.K. Valley, the Newest Oaxacan Restaurant in Culver City

On the LA Weekly blog, Barbara Hansen reviewed E.K. Valley, the new Oaxacan restaurant on Washington Boulevard in the Art District of Culver City. Explaining that the owner, Epy Garcia, and his wife, Tobias, are both from San Miguel del Valle, Oaxaca, Hansen says…

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Added by Scupine on March 19, 2012 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

More Evidence of Progress on the Expo Line to Culver City

Yep, that's an Expo Line rail car (stopped) high above Jefferson Boulevard -- west of La Cienega, in Culver City. I took this picture at about 5:30 on Thursday. Metro officials have said that they have entered the final phase of testing along the Expo…

Added by Scupine on March 16, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

West Los Angeles College in Culver City Opens Two New Buildings

The students and faculty at West Los Angeles College are celebrating the opening of two new buildings right next to each other on campus:  a new four-story Classrooms building as well as a new Student Services Building.

The $19 million, 47,989 square foot Classrooms building provides modern “smart classrooms” which allow instructors to better integrate…

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Added by Scupine on March 16, 2012 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Culver City and LA Philharmonic Present Free Classical Music Concert

The City of Culver City and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association present a free string quartet performance featuring members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic in the Mike Balkman Council Chambers at Culver City City Hall, on Thursday, March 22, at 7pm. Entitled Music in the Chambers, the concert will feature a string quartet arranged by Los Angeles…

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Added by Scupine on March 15, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Vox Femina Present Free Choral Concert

Join Vox Femina this Sunday, March 18, at 3 pm, at the Culver City Presbyterian Church for a free choral music performance. The Culver City-based Vox Femina promises classical works and folk songs celebrating the traditions of England, Ireland and Scotland, including choral settings for some of Shakespeare sonnets as well as authentic Irish…

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

Definiens Chamber Music Ensemble to Perform at Ivy Substation

Definiens, a Los Angeles-based chamber music ensemble, will present a concert of chamber music from the 20th and 21st century on Tuesday, March 20th at 8pm at the Ivy Substation at 9070 Venice Blvd.  This program will feature Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon’s piano trio Pale Yellow and Fiery Red, French composer Albert…

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Added by Scupine on March 13, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

LA Times Reviews "Seven Young Artists" Show at George Lawson Gallery in Culver City

Leah Ollman, on the LA Times Culture Monster blog, saluted the seven painters featured in the latest show at the George Lawson Gallery in Culver City, saying, "it’s a quietly invigorating experience to look…

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Added by Scupine on March 13, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 024

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 flag-topped architectural detail 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…

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Added by Scupine on March 9, 2012 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

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