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Where Am I in Culver City? Game 082 Solution

Periodically, I post a picture of something in Culver City that is 'hiding in plain sight.' Last week I asked: Do you know where in Culver City these "Waves" are?…

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Added by Scupine on October 30, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Culver City Symphony To Play Faure, Hayden, Beethoven This Saturday

The Culver City Symphony's first concert of the 2014-15 Season is this Saturday, November 1, 2014, 8:00 pm at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium.

The program includes:

Fauré: Masques et Bergmasques (1919)

I. Overture, II.…

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Added by Scupine on October 30, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

SideChef to Demo How To Make Memorable Thanksgiving Sides at Surfas Culver City

SideChef, the step-by-step cooking app that rocketed into iTunes’ Top 10 Food & Drinks apps in the first week of its iPhone launch, is hosting "Festive Falls Flavors" at Surfas Culinary District’s Test Kitchen at 8777 Washington Blvd, this Saturday, November 1, from 11 am to 1…

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Added by Scupine on October 28, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

What's the Best Bar in Culver City?

Recently, Thrillist.com nominated Bigfoot West (on Venice) as the Best Bar in Culver City. Here's what they had to say about the watering hole: 

Both Bigfoot locations look like someone took Yogi Bear's Yosemite ranger stations and plopped 'em down right in the middle of…

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Added by Scupine on October 27, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Gallery Pick of the Week: David Lloyd at Klowden Mann in Culver City

David Lloyd's New Paintings opens at Klowden Mann gallery in Culver City this Saturday, October 25. Lloyd is a Los Angeles-based artist, and his new work is a combination of "formal abstraction and narrative irreverence." The piece over there on the left is…

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Added by Scupine on October 23, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Free Home Compost Workshop in Culver City This Saturday

The Culver City Public Works Environmental Programs and Operations Division is offering an Advanced Home Composting Workshop this Saturday, October 25, from 9 am to 11:30 am at the Veterans Memorial Complex, Garden Room.

This Advanced Workshop will introduce…

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Added by Scupine on October 21, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 082

Periodically, I post a picture of something in Culver City that is 'hiding in plain sight.' -- asking Culver City Times members if they know where it is. 

Today the question is: Do you know where in Culver City these "Waves"  are? If you know, enter your response in the comments box of…

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Added by Scupine on October 17, 2014 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Culver City Architecture: Coombs House

 

"The Craftsman-style house at 4245 Duquesne is a 1920s landmark structure. Dan Coombs, a contractor and member fo the city's early board of trustees, built it for his family. A park and a street both carry the Coombs name in honor of the family."

-from the book "Culver City" by (Culver City…

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Added by Scupine on October 16, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Progress Report: Artist Patrick Marston Creating Magical Mural in Culver City

Artist Patrick Marston has been working away on his mural at the corner of Washington Place and McLaughlin Ave. Here's an overview of his progress. When complete, it's going to be magnificent.…

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Added by Scupine on October 16, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Los Angeles Times Reviews Drucker and Ernst at Luis De Jesus Gallery in Culver City

Los Angeles Times art critic Christopher Knight devoted a recent column to the new show by photographers and filmmakers Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst, "Relationship," at the Luis De Jesus Gallery in Culver City.

Explaining that the show features two videos and 62 photographs that were…

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Added by Scupine on October 15, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Culver City Seeks Your Opinion About Connecting Expo Line Station to Downtown Culver City

Culver City is trying to figure out what would be the best way to help people get the three long blocks from the Culver City Expo Line Station to downtown Culver City--or as they say it, they're "exploring various grant options for the funding of multimodal transportation options."

If you have an…

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Added by Scupine on October 14, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Muddy Leek in Culver City Closes

LA Eater is reporting that Culver City's own Muddy Leek restaurant has closed.  The "farm-to-table" restaurant in city's Art District that …

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Added by Scupine on October 9, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Akasha Richmond Will Bring Indian-Influence Cuisine to Former Ford's Filling Station Space in Culver City

In June, Ford's Filling Station in downtown Culver City abruptly closed up shop. Now the Los Angeles Times has some great news: Akasha Richmond, the mastermind…

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Added by Scupine on October 8, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Culver City Historical Society Will Host Author of The Making of the Wizard Oz Next Wednesday

Aljean Harmetz, author of The Making of the Wizard Oz, will discuss her book about the classic movie (made in Culver City, of course) at the next general meeting of the Culver City Historical Society on October 15th at 7:30 pm in the Culver CIty Teen Center. The Wizard of Oz is…

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Added by Scupine on October 8, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

IndieCade Returning to Culver City This Weekend

IndieCade is huge -- and fun  -- independent video games festival, held in downtown Culver City each October. The "industry" side of the event includes a professional conference track and business networking opportunities, but the stuff that's the most fun for the public is the…

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Added by Scupine on October 7, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Construction Update: Culver City Rising

There is really an incredible amount of construction around Culver City right now -- both the erecting of new structures and the renovation of old ones. The landscape...she is changing, changing....

Some examples:

Eric Owen Moss's rather Jaw-dropping new office structure -…

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Added by Scupine on October 6, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Catch a Free Concert at the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook in Culver City This Sunday

The Society for the Activation of Social Space through Art and Sound (SASSAS) will be performing a free concert featuring Matt Barbier, Sarah Petersen and "Southern California Sonic Ecology" at the top of the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook in Culver City this Sunday, October 5, from 4-7…

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Added by Scupine on October 3, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Local Artist Patrick Marston Will Paint Mural on Washington Place in Culver City

Venice-based artist Patrick Marston has been commissioned to paint a mural at the corner of Washington Place and McLaughlin Ave. He has already begun sketching the piece on the wall, and he says the whole process will take about three weeks. The subject will be a couple of luminous fish -- something of a speciality…

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Added by Scupine on October 1, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Culver City Restaurants and Stores Score in the Argonaut's Best of Westside 2014 Issue

The Argonaut newspaper just published its Best of the Westside 2014 issue, and Culver City held its own. Here’s a survey of the categories Culver City placed in:

Best Cheap Eats & Best Tacos

1st Place: Tito’s Tacos at 11222 Washington…

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Added by Scupine on September 29, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 081 Solution

Periodically, I post a picture of something in Culver City that is 'hiding in plain sight.' Last week I asked: Do you know where in Culver City this moon is?…

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Added by Scupine on September 25, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

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