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Last week Culver City Exchange Club President Bruce Popkin announced that the club's annual Fourth of July fireworks show on the Culver City High School football field has been canceled -- due to refurbishing of field and stadium.
No other venue in the area is large enough to accomodate the large crowds the event…Continue
Added by Scupine on April 26, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
This time, the question is: Do you know where in Culver City this greenery is? Bonus points for identifying exactly what it's referring to. If you know, enter your response in the comments box of this post! I'll reveal the answer in two weeks, on Thursday. Then the next…Continue
Every other Friday, I post a picture of something in Culver City that is 'hiding in plain sight.' Two weeks ago I asked: Do you know where in Culver City this date is? I also offered bonus points for identifying exactly what it's referring to.…Continue
Added by Scupine on April 26, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments
If ever you were thinking about checking in on the gallery scene in Culver City, now is the time to do it. The new show by Takashi Murakami at Blum & Poe Gallery is a must-see. The Japanese superstar artist's new pieces are massive and psychedelically detailed. As David Pagel recently said in the…Continue
Added by Scupine on April 25, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The reconfiguration of the intersection of Washington Boulevard/Washington Place/Tilden Avenue -- as part of the Tilden Terrace project -- began on Monday, April 15, and will continue until early May. There's not much information about what exactly will change at the intersection. From the plans below, to kind of looks like they're going to block prevent drivers who…Continue
This summer, Culver City will once again present a series of free concerts in the courtyard of Culver City City Hall. On April 8, the Culver City Council approved a Memorandum of Understanding with Boulevard Music to produce six Culver City Boulevard Music Festival Concerts at a cost of $17,143.
Last year's festival was also produced by Gary Mandell of Culver City’s…Continue
Fullscreen, the multi-channel YouTube network has raised $30 million in a new found of funding from The Chernin Group and Comcast. Fullscreen is located within Culver Studios (Building K). With Fullscreen and …Continue
Added by Scupine on April 23, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
I can say from personal observation that Jeff earned this position through hard work and tireless service to Culver City. As a seasoned member of the Culver CIty Council and dedicated member of the Culver…Continue
Added by Scupine on April 23, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments
Yes, the backup at the largest intersections were frustrating (the event is, perhaps, a victim of its own success), but overall my wife and I were euphoric to be part of the…Continue
Added by Scupine on April 22, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments
This Sunday, April 21, Culver City will serve as a hub and co-sponsor of the of the CicLAvia event, To the Sea. For the event, 15 miles of Venice Boulevard between Los Angeles’ historic center at El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Venice Beach will be transformed into a linear park, of sorts. The event will take place between 10 am and 3 pm.
During these CicLAvia…Continue
A classic car enthusiast at Hemmings.com is offering one of the 140 trucks built for Helms Bakery in Culver City for sale for $22,500. These trucks are called Divcos, and this one, located in Merced, California, is from 1939.
Here's the seller's description…Continue
Last week, the Culver CIty Cultural Arts Commission approved a new piece of public art to be located on the exterior of the Help Group's building at xxx Washington Blvd. in West Culver City. THe sculpture, by Robert S. Toll, is entitled, "The Doors"
Added by Scupine on April 17, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
They have organized two meetings this week to gather public input on this ordinance, including:
This time, the question is: Do you know where in Culver City this date is? Bonus points for identifying exactly what it's referring to. If you know, enter your response in the comments box of this post! I'll reveal the answer in two weeks, on Thursday. Then the next day,…Continue
Added by Scupine on April 11, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The Culver City Symphony Orchestra is presenting a concert this Saturday, April 6, at 8:00 pm at Veterans Memorial Auditorium. Admission is $10, and $5 for kids 17 years of age and under. The concert is free for Westchester Symphony Society members.
For this special concert featuring winners from the orchestra-sponsored Parness Concerto Competition, the orchestra will present:
Added by Scupine on April 11, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
A couple of weeks ago, the American Society for Civil Engineers released its 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure. The Report Card, which is updated every four years, grades the nation’s infrastructure in 16 categories, including roads, transit, solid waste, bridges, drinking water, energy, parks, and schools. This year’s report card awarded the United States’…Continue
Added by Scupine on April 10, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
There's ample evidence now that the Expo Construction Authority’s contractor Balfour Beatty Infrastructure, Inc. have begun the next stage of construction of the Expo Line -- a bridge over Venice Boulevard Bridge.
The Venice Boulevard Bridge construction is anticipated to take approximately nine months.…Continue
Added by Scupine on April 9, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Arhat, an exhibition of new painting and sculpture by Takashi Murakami, will open at Blum & Poe Gallery in Culver City this Saturday, April 13. The opening reception -- free and open to the public, as always -- will run from 6 to 8 pm. The show runs until May 25.
This occasion will mark the artist's sixth solo exhibition with the gallery…Continue
Added by Scupine on April 8, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Culver City has become the first California city to implement Smart911 safety technology. At a recent press conference at the Culver City Police Station, Culver City Mayor Andy Weissman, Culver CIty Police Chief Don Pedereson and Culver CIty Fire Chief Chris Sellers unveiled Smart 911 -- a technology that allows residents and businesses in Culver City to provide…Continue
Added by Scupine on April 5, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments