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Cellist William Ellzey of Culver City earned top honors at the fourth annual Music Guild Competition, where six high school seniors competed for Westmont music scholarships on March 5. Ellzey won the Guild Scholarship, receiving up to $10,000 in annual music scholarship funds (up to $40,000 over four years) to study at Westmont College, an…Continue
Golden State Water and Culver City are hosting two California-Friendly Landscape Training classes -- one this Wednesday, February 17 and another on March 12.
Both classes will help you create a local-plant garden using the latest sustainable materials and techniques, including:
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Wolf howling in front a full moon. Black power fists. Astronauts. A saber-toothed tiger. Saturn. Bruce Lee.
Seeing this cosmic unicorn van really made my day. …Continue
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From 4 to 7 pm, frozen yogurt fans can visit ANY Culver City (or Los Angeles) Menchie's location to claim their free 6 oz. cup of frozen yogurt…Continue
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A collaborative exhibition featuring Josh Reames and José Lerma opens at Luis De Jesus Gallery in Culver City this Saturday, January 30. The opening reception with the artists runs from 7 to 10 pm. The opening is, as always, free and open to the public.
Luis De Jesus Los Angeles is located at 2685 S. La Cienega Blvd.
Do you like smoked salmon? How about "A smoked salmon plate complete with caper berries, pickled cabbage, cream cheese, and two slices of flavor-dense and generously buttered rye toast." Well, if your answer is 'God Yes,' then Los Angeles Magazine recommends Lodge Bread in West Culver City.
The magazine named Lodge Bread's smoked salmon dish…Continue
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You see these signs on any building that contains hazardous chemicals. The sign is called an NFPA panel. NFPA stands for National Fire Protection…
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Old Pros Makin' it Look Easy
Kurt Vile – B’lieve I’m Goin’ Down (easygoing, funny, and gliding)
Alex G – Beach Music (album most likely to make me say, "Ooh, I love this…Continue
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Here's what Thrillist had to say about Maple Block Meat Co: "This critically acclaimed BBQ joint sort of appeared out of thin air, and then started getting the kind of…Continue
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According to Curbed LA, the Expo Line extension from Culver City to Santa Monica is entering its last phase of testing and will (likely) be open to the public in April or May of 2016. This is according to the Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority's latest report -- although Curbed does include this caveat:
That's their estimate, not Metro's,…
This craftsman bungalow, on the northeast corner of Farragut Dr. and Lincoln Ave. was built by Dan Coombs, who also built (and lived in) the Craftsman-style house at 4245 Duquesne.
Ben Pitti, a stuntman and trick rider, raised his family here. Pitti performed rope and knife tricks in Wild West shows under the stage name "Bennie Pete," and Ben, and his brother…Continue
"A slumpstone wall hides the 1913 Cereghino house at 4214 Madison Avenue. The family lived within the walls of the 200-square-foot corner lot in a small Craftsman home rated historically significant. Camillo Cereghino was a principal of the company that developed tract 1775, known as Washington Park. Cereghino and his wife donated space for library and recreational…Continue
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On Thursday, December 3, at 6:00 pm:
Celebrate the season 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.
Santa Claus will make a special appearance, and members of local choirs will…Continue
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Thanks to the Culver City Police Officer's Association, Santa Claus will likely be coming to your neighborhood this December. He gets a police escort with sirens and flashing lights through the streets; then he waits on a corner to take a picture with children and adults.
It's classic Culver City hospitality. The CCPOA's Santa Sleigh 2015 Tour starts next week. Be…Continue
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Here's the first Christmas tree lot I've spotted in Culver City this year: Chauvet Tree Farms Christmas Trees (a Nevada-based company), on the corner of Washington Blvd. and Centinela Ave. Please share more locations in the comments section of this post as you notice them!…Continue
Added by Scupine on November 30, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments
Early in “Straight White Men,” the very entertaining new play written and directed by Young Jean Lee at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City, the play’s titular siblings chance upon the home-made board game their mother had made them play when they were children, called “Privilege.”
Crudely adapted from a cast-off Monopoly set, the game flips that game’s materialism…Continue
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When I started this site in 2011, I envisioned a place where the Culver City community could record, share and appreciate the things that make their city great. I couldn't be more pleased and gratified that so many people in the Culver City…Continue
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Congresswoman Karen Bass has been visiting neighborhoods across the 37th Congressional District, and now she is headed to Culver City -- on Sunday, November 22, from 6 pm to 7 pm, at the Culver City Teen Center. This is your chance to express your concerns about what’s happening in your community directly to your congressional…Continue
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No one posted a response in the comments section of the site, but…Continue
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