The Online Community for Culver City – The New Scene
This time, the question is: Do you know where in Culver City this orb 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 goat:…Continue
As part of the on-going, week-long spotlight on the Branded Arts Building mural project at Washington and National in Culver City, today we look at the new mural of psychedelic cats eyes painted by Los Angeles-based artist Robert Standish. According to the artist, the mural is meant to “symbolize the wisdom of seeing the world with eyes of gratitude and joy.”
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In our continued spotlight on the recent activity of the (not long for this world) Branded Arts Building at Washington and National, today we focus on, "I Survived The Big Bad Wolf," a collaboration between French street artist Miss Van and Los-Angeles based Dan Quintana. HERE and…Continue
Added by Scupine on August 29, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Every afternoon, when I return to Culver city on the Expo Line from my office in downtown Los Angeles, I have a front-row seat to admire the Branded Arts Building at Washington and National. For my money, the art-bedecked building is a superb welcome to a city defined by its culture and its vibrancy.
According to Branded Arts Building curator Warren Brand, the…Continue
Added by Scupine on August 28, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments
This article from the blog Caroline on Crack shines a well-deserved spotlight on the drinks prepared by Beau Du Bois, the talented mixmaster at Culver City's Corner Door.
The article includes a review and 'tasting notes' of all the restaurant's original cocktails,…Continue
Added by Scupine on August 24, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
They call it The Tempest, The Star Wars Edition, so Prospero is Obi Wan Kenobi, Miranda is Princess Leia, and Ariel is C3PO. It's 45 minutes long, and a lot of fun.
Here's a great picture of…Continue
Added by Scupine on August 23, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Culver City's Fiesta La Ballona is coming to Veteran's Park in Culver City this weekend. In addition to tons of rides for kids of all ages, the Fiesta offers live music, a petting zoo, a food court, and a beer and wine garden sponsored by the Culver City…Continue
Added by Scupine on August 22, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments
This Thursday, August 23, the Culver City Orchestra wraps up its summer-long series of outdoor concerts at Burton Chace Park in Marina del Rey with their presentation of "Russians There and Here."
Serge Rachmaninov, Russian born, fled the Communists, and lived out his life in Beverly Hills. The program has his "Symphony No. 2," one of his most lyrical and beloved works. George Gershwin, born in New York City, was of…Continue
Added by Scupine on August 21, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
According to LA County Supervisor Zev Yeroslavsky's blog, ridership on the Expo Line Phase I, which runs from Culver City to downtown Los Angeles, increased 55 percent over the last three months. The line had 497,449 boardings in July, compared to 320,627 in May. Ridership rose on Saturdays and Sundays as well as on weekdays. In fact, weekday ridership was up more than…Continue
Added by Scupine on August 20, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
This time, the question is: Do you know where in Culver City this goat 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 astronaut:…Continue
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The Southern California Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians will offer a four-hour tour of Eric Owen Moss' amazing buildings in Culver City's Hayden Tract this Saturday, August 18, from 10am to 2pm. The event is $29 for SAH/SCC members and $55 for non-members.
The day will include a panel discussion featuring Frederick & Laurie…Continue
Added by Scupine on August 15, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The Wende Museum in Culver CIty has received a matching three year-grant of $150,000 from the Museums for America Program of The Institute of Museum and Library Services to catalogue, digitize and make accessible its significant audiovisual collection from the German Democratic Republic.
More than 6,500 documentary and educational films, filmstrips…Continue
A public scoping meeting to receive input on the scope of the DEIS/EIR will be conducted on August 16, 2012, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Fiji Gateway entrance to the Ballona Wetlands (13720 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292, across from Fisherman's Village and Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors).…Continue
Added by Scupine on August 13, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The George Lawson Gallery's new show offers elected works on paper by Lorene Anderson, Judith Belzer, Sara Bright, Richmond Burton, David Eddington, Roger Herman, Tama Hochbaum, Linda Jacobson, Masaru Kurose, Jacob Melchi, Michael Moore, Marie Thibeault, and Jennah Ward.
The artist's reception is this Saturday, August 12, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.
Added by Scupine on August 10, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
LA Eater recently published its list of the Best Gastropubs in Los Angeles, and 5 out of the 16 eateries listed are located in Culver City: Father's Office, Waterloo & City, Ford's Filling Station, City Tavern, and newcomer The Corner Door. The website…Continue
Added by Scupine on August 10, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Helms Design District Vintage Boutique will hold a Vintage Summer Bargain Boutique this Saturday, August 11, from 10 am to 4 pm -- at the LightSpace Studio at 8755 Washington Boulevard in Culver City.
The Helms Design District Vintage Boutique, part pop-up shop, part clothing expo -- a 5,000-square-foot studio with displays of classic, designer and…Continue
Added by Scupine on August 9, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
This Thursday, August 9, the Culver City Orchestra will continue its summer-long series of outdoor concerts at Burton Chace Park in Marina del Rey with their presentation of "Remembering France." Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Claude Debussy, 1862-1918, the program will present his "March Ecossaise" and the brilliant "Iberia" from "Images." Maurice Ravel returns to these concerts with his ode to the dance: "La Valse." Then the highly…Continue
Added by Scupine on August 8, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
As previously observed, Culver City's iconic Sony Pictures Water Tower is having a bit of work done. According to a Sony spokesperson, the tower is getting a fresh coat of paint.…Continue
Added by Scupine on August 7, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments
According to today's Variety,Tony Tasset's enormous, colorful "Rainbow" is currently being constructed offsite, and its unveiling is planned for mid-October.
In May of 2011, the Culver City Cultural Affairs Commission approved the art work concept for Tony Tasset's Rainbow, which…Continue
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