The Online Community for Culver City – The New Scene
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 hairdo is? 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, I'll post a new game.…Continue
Tony Tasset's Rainbow -- nine stories tall and spanning 188 feet -- is currently being installed on the Sony Pictures lot. The piece was created from welded steel, clad with aluminum panels, and finished with resin-based paint in, well, every color of the rainbow. The installation process is expected to take about 8 weeks.
How do we feel about it, now that it's going in? It is bit more difficult to see than I hoped.... The best view is on Culver…Continue
No one posted the answer on the page, but on the Culver City…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 27, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments
This weekend, the 405 Freeway will be closed for 53 hours -- beginning Friday, September 28, at 7 pm and ending on Monday, October 1, at 5 am. Like last July, this year's Carmageddon will close the 405 for 10 miles from the 10 to the 101, as workers demolish the north side of the Mulholland Bridge to widen the freeway and add a carpool lane.
Last year, of course, all the hubbub about brain-curdling traffic…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 26, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Los Angeles-based artist Dave Muller's seventh solo exhibition at the prestigious gallery Blum & Poe opens this Friday and runs through October 27. The opening reception - which is, as always, is free, open to the public, and sure to be a lot of fun - is Friday, Sept. 28, from 6 pm to 8 pm.
Here's what Blum & Poe has to say about the exhibit:…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 26, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The Culver City Education Foundation launched a $1 million fundraising campaign on Friday, August 26. The "ALL FOR 1" Campaign runs through September 30, , which means you only have couple more days to give. (although you can give to the foundation any time of year). To contribute, …Continue
At tonight's last night's Culver CIty Council meeting, the council members will vote on whether voted to transform Parcel B into 250-person ice skating rink between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day this winter.
Specifically, the council will decide whether decided to approve a license agreement with the Willy…Continue
In 2011 the City of Culver City and North East Trees were awarded a grant from the State of California Strategic Growth Council for a Proposition 84 Urban Greening Planning Program for Sustainable Communities. The Planning Program provides funds to assist projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and provide multiple benefits.Continue
Blind Barber in Culver City is bit of a curveball. From the outside, it looks like a simple, if sign-less, barber shop. Peek through the window and, sure enough, there's your standard receptionist and a man in one of the barber chairs getting a shave. But there's bit of a secret behind a nondescript door on the back wall: there's a bar back there. Checking the …Continue
Added by Scupine on September 21, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
LA Curbed is reporting that new research suggests that the Sanchez Adobe on Don Felipe Drive in nearby Baldwin Hills may be the oldest building in Los Angeles -- up to 20 years older than Avila Adobe on Olvera Street.
Originally part of…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 20, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
United Parents of Culver City formed in May of 2012, to "give parents a voice in the political process in order to positively impact the lives of Culver City families." Now they've launched a podcast created by two of the Political Action Committee (PAC) members of the United Parents of Culver City (UPCC), Scott McVarish & Scott
According the organization's website, United Parents of Culver City "promotes an educational culture that places the interests…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 20, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments
LA Eater reported last week that Villa Italian Restaurant -- the old-school Italian place on Sepulveda, between Washington and Venice -- is on sale for $2.3 million. The price includes the adjacent empty lot.…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 19, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
As part of our continued coverage of the flurry of new mural activity at the Branded Arts building in Culver City, here are some pics of the new mural of the Xolotl, the Aztec god of fire, by street artist Gaia. The piece is entitled "Twin Cities."
According to the…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 18, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Help the Culver City Historical Society commemorate the city's 95's anniversary by attending the "Meet Me in Culver City" celebration on Sunday, September 23, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Historic Culver Hotel.
Festivities at the event will include abundant appetizers, one free glass of champagne or beer, a raffle, no host bar, historical theme games, and…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 17, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The Rivals, a new staging of a play from 1795 by Richard Binsley Sheridan is beginning previews at the Actors Gang Theatre in Culver City. Previews are September 21, 22, 27, and 28 at 8pm, and preview tickets are $15.
Here’s how the troupe describes the play: “Called 'a luscious feast of language and humor' and set in the notorious resort of Bath, the events of…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 17, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments
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 weeks, on Thursday. Then the next day, I'll post a new game.…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 14, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Culver City Times member Kevin Lachoff wrote me this morning to say that at yesterday's 2 pm meeting of the Oversight Board of the Successor Agency to the Culver City Redevelopment Agency, the board authorized the Successor Agency to transmit a resolution to the State Department of Finance, recommending the sale of Parcel B to Combined / Hudson LLC.
This week, LA Eater confirms what I reported in May -- that the restaurant space formerly occupied by Fraiche on Washington Blvd in downtown Culver City will be replaced by a new restaurant called Public…Continue
Culver City Times member…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 13, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
This Monday, the Culver City Council voted 4-to-1 to reject an appeal that would have prevented the building of a 7-Eleven convenience store at Sepulveda and Braddock. This wasn't much of a surprise, although no one can say that they didn't give the appeal due process: the meeting lasted until about 1:00 AM.
What was more of a surprise was that somewhere along the…Continue