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Added by Scupine on June 29, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Last week, I happened to be riding in the same Expo Line car as Culver City Councilman Jim Clarke.
Clarke says he tries to take the train a couple of times a week as he commutes to his job in Los Angeles City Hall. He serves as Director of the Mayor’s Office of Grants for the City of Los Angeles, helping to secure federal, state, non-profit, and foundation…Continue
Added by Scupine on June 28, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Prior to closing its doors in August, Culver City's Royal/T (seen above when it featured rad murals covering its windows) will hold a "Greatest Hits Party" starting at 8:00 this Saturday, June 30. Past curators -- including Warhol Museum Director Eric Shiner and Whitney Biennial co-curator Jay Sanders -- and artists such as Kenny Scharf will offer a guided tour of the space from 8:00 to 9:00 pm, followed by a party until 12 am, with dessert, a performance by Prince…Continue
Added by Scupine on June 27, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The picnic will be catered by Santa Maria Barbeque and its chef Jim Rodrigues, who will grill tri-tip beef roasts and chicken, which will be served with his special chili beans, potato salad, green salad, garlic…Continue
This series of fee outdoor concerts - which begins on July 12 - is held in one of this area's the most spectacular waterfront settings: Burton W. Chace Park. Four classical music concerts featuring the 75-member Marina del Rey…Continue
Added by Scupine on June 26, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
This summer, as always, Culver City will present a series of free concerts in the courtyard of Culver City City Hall. The 2012 summer series offers rock, r&b, jazz, soul, and country acts on four consecutive Thursdays between July 12 and August 2 at 7:00 p.m. This year's festival is produced by Gary Mandell of Culver City’s Boulevard Music.
Added by Scupine on June 25, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
This time, the question is: Do you know where in Culver CIty this ornament 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 sign:…Continue
Added by Scupine on June 22, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments
According to owner Jose Maceira (pictured below), Green Peas Restaurant on Sepulveda Boulevard in Culver City will re-open on June 27 or 28. The restaurant has been closed for months as Maceira expanded the restaurant's kitchen area and added a patio in the back of the restaurant. Green Peas offers delicious sandwiches, salads and soups -- its one of my favorite places to go…Continue
Added by Scupine on June 21, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments
Here's a video I took today of an Expo Line train making its way to the Culver City Expo Line Station. It's a day for celebration for Culver City. And back:
Here's some pictures of the new station:…Continue
Added by Scupine on June 20, 2012 at 3:00am — No Comments
The public opening of the Expo Line Culver City Station coincides with Downtown Culver City's Third Wednesday "Summer Solstice" Happy Hour event which features special offers and free goodies from more than 25 businesses downtown, as well as outdoor entertainment and activities. This Wednesday, the…
Added by Scupine on June 19, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City has announced that it will host three world-premiere productions — Twist Your Dickens, The Nether and The Royale — in its 2012-13 season. A production of Samuel Beckett's Krapp's Last Tape starring John Hurt is also scheduled.
The full schedule will…Continue
Added by Scupine on June 15, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The City Council invites all Culver Citizens to participate a series of five "Dialogue Meetings" held in locations throughout the city to garner community input on the current state and future plans for the city’s finances. The first meeting will be held this Monday, June 18, at 7:00 at the City Council Chambers.
The schedule for additional meetings…Continue
Added by Scupine on June 15, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments
Fiesta La Ballona, Culver City's "Party in the Park" is scheduled for August 24, 25 & 26 this year, in Veteran's Park, as usual. With carnival rides, live music, games, a food court, a petting zoo and pony rides, and a beer and wine garden for the adults, there'll be good times for all. Mark those calendars!
Added by Scupine on June 14, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
This storefront on Sepulveda in Culver CIty -- right next to El Rincon Criollo cuban restaurant and across the street from Abbot's Pizza -- is the future home of L.A. Spice Cafe. It'll be the first store-front restaurant for L.A. Spice Catering & Special Events, named by the Daily News as the 'Best Caterer in Los Angeles' for two years running. Check out…Continue
Culver Park is home to at new open ropes course, run by a company called Fulcrum Adventures. The "Culver City teambuilding high ropes challenge course" features eight elevated events, including a fifty-foot climbing wall, a beam walk, a power pole, and a trapeze jump. Looks scary but very fun, if you're not too freaked out about heights.
Added by Scupine on June 12, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
At the June 4, Culver City Council Meeting, City Manager John Nachbar introduced Rick Sklarz, of Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates, who shared the results from a survey they conducted of Culver City voters.
Two-thirds (68%) of respondents indicated that they believed Culver City needs additional funds to maintain essential city…Continue
This time, the question is: Do you know where in Culver CIty this sign 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 sculpture:…Continue
LaBasse Projects -- which represents Branded Arts muralists …Continue
Added by Scupine on June 8, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments
Fauré: Prelude, Pelléas et Mélisande, (1898)
von Weber: Concerto for Bassoon, 1st mvt (1811), Nathan Kirchhoff-Bassoon
Added by Scupine on June 7, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments