The Online Community for Culver City – The New Scene
The RundownLA recently put out the alert that there's a new bar on the site of the old Saints & Sinners bar on Venice Boulevard in Culver City: Oldfields.
The article describes the bar's old-timey aesthetic, and adds:
Put-hair-on-your-chest cocktails include the Bols…
Added by Scupine on November 30, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Celebrate the season of goodwill at the annual Downtown Culver City Lighting of the Holiday Tree Ceremony in Town Plaza next to the Culver Hotel at Culver Blvd. and Van Buren Place this Thursday, December 1, at 6 p.m.
Santa Claus will make a special appearance, and the Linwood E. Howe Elementary School Choir and the Culver…Continue
Added by Scupine on November 28, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Equity One, Inc., an owner, developer, and operator of shopping centers, has announced the acquisition of Culver Center for $115 million.
Here's what the press release had to say about Culver Center:
"Culver Center is a 216,578 square foot community shopping center which is 99% leased and anchored by Ralph's, Best Buy, and Bally Total Fitness. The…
Added by Scupine on November 25, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments
The Culver City Historical Society On-line has added another entry in its Flashback Friday feature. This time, they highlight the Hull Building, designated ‘Historic Site No. 2’ by the Culver City Historical Society in 1991. The site regularly posts iconic, and in many cases…Continue
Added by Scupine on November 24, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Get a head start on holiday shopping this year by heading down to the Westfield Culver City mall at 12:01am on Black Friday, Nov. 25. Westfield promises that the extended hours will be fun-filled with activities, entertainment & sweepstakes giveaways.
What's more, Westfield is offering a free mobile app that helps you discover the best deals, meals and movie times…Continue
Added by Scupine on November 23, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments
Four Culver City restaurants were featured in the 2011 edition of Jonathan Gold's list of "99 Essential Restaurants" in Los Angeles: A-Frame, Akasha, Mayura, and Waterloo & City. Quite a respectable showing! You can read the whole list on the LA Weekly's website …Continue
Added by Scupine on November 21, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Added by Scupine on November 18, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
We know Harry H. Culver -- founder of Culver City -- was an optimist. You pretty much had to be to envision a successful real estate venture so far southwest of downtown Los Angeles in 1913. Here's further evidence, in the form of a story quoting Culver in the October 25, 1927, edition of the New York TImes. His words, which resonate in today's hard…Continue
Added by Scupine on November 18, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments
In conjunction with the Sierra Club and Energy Upgrade, Open Culver City invites you to participate as a Community Solar Day host at the Veteran's Memorial Auditorium in Culver City on Sunday, November 20 from 2 pm to 5 pm.
On November 20th, people…Continue
Added by Scupine on November 16, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Blum & Poe gallery in Culver City will present a lecture on art and philosophy by distinguished German philosopher Marcus Steinweg this Saturday, November 19, at 6 p.m. Steinweg is renowned for his collaborations with artists, including Thomas Hirschhorn and Rosemarie Trockel. He lives in Berlin and is currently organizing a lecture series at…Continue
Added by Scupine on November 15, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
On the Los Angeles Times blog, Holly Myers reviewed “Terry O’Shea: Actual Size,” the new show at…Continue
Added by Scupine on November 14, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
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 illuminated sign is? If you know, enter your response in the comments! I'll reveal the answer in two Fridays, when I post a new game.
Last time, I posted this close-up of a famous…Continue
Added by Scupine on November 11, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The Wende Museum of Culver City, the world's largest archive of the Cold War, will unveil new artwork by street artists…Continue
Added by Scupine on November 10, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Added by Scupine on November 10, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The dance troupe Donna Sternberg & Dancers will present The Flowering of Desire at the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook in Culver City this Saturday, November 12, at 3:30. This site-specific performance will use the park landscape as a stage and will be accompanied by live music from composer…Continue
Added by Scupine on November 9, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The Culver City Symphony Orchestra will present its opening concert of the 2011-12 Season this Saturday, November 12, at Veterans Memorial Auditorium. Admission and parking are free.
The concert will include:
Donizetti: Ah! Mes Ami, “The Daughter of the Regiment” (1840), featuring tenor Haqumai Sharpe…Continue
Added by Scupine on November 8, 2011 at 10:47pm — No Comments
If you want to lay your eyes upon "Going Nowhere Fast," the mural that British street artist D*Face painted on the side of Corey Helford Gallery, you better do it now. Construction is underway to erect a building in the empty lot beside the gallery, and the blocks are rising…Continue
Added by Scupine on November 8, 2011 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments
The City of Culver City will present Speak Easy, an evening of spoken word and live electronic music featuring performance art icon Rachel Rosenthal and performer/composer Amy Knoles, this Wednesday, November 9, at 8 p.m. The event will be held at the Culver Events Center, located at 11948 West Washington Boulevard.
The event is free, but you must call the…Continue
Added by Scupine on November 7, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Help clean up Ballona Creek with Ballona Creek Renaissance this Saturday from 9 to noon. Meet at the Centinela Avenue entrance to the Ballona Creek Bike Path, just west of Culver City.
Gloves, trash bags, water and some tools will be provided, but sunscreen, close-toed shoes, buckets, and grabbers, if…Continue
Added by Scupine on November 3, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Artist Chuck Close appeared at his opening at Blum & Poe Gallery in Culver City on Saturday, and he's quite the flashy dresser. His show, which will be up until December 22, features cracked portraits of the likes of Laurie Anderson and -- is that Paul Simon? There are also numerous self-portraits that mostly show him gazing somewhat doubtfully out of the…Continue
Added by Scupine on November 2, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments