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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 colorful poles are? If you know, enter your response in the comments box of this post.
If your answer fails to appear in the comments section…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 27, 2014 at 6:00am — 3 Comments
Added by Jill Siegel on February 26, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments
I reported on the recent opening of East Borough, the new Vietnamese restaurant in downtown Culver City. Now Maya Meinert -- of the always reliable blog ShopEatSleep.com -- has posted a…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 25, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments
Mayor Jeff Cooper, seeking re-election to the Culver City Council on the April 8 ballot, thanked supporters and contributors to his campaign at his major fundraising event, held Saturday, February 22 at the spectacular Pterodactyl Building in the Hayden Tract.
“Thank you all for coming,” he told the crowd of more than 200 people perched atop the nearly finished building with a gorgeous view of the Culver City skyline. “I appreciate all your support and promise that I will continue…Continue
Added by Geoff Maleman on February 24, 2014 at 11:46am — No Comments
What does it take to lead a healthy life? How do we build a healthy community? We know we need good clinics and hospitals staffed by skilled professionals to keep us healthy and and treat us when we're not. But it takes a lot more than that. A healthy community has good schools, plentiful park space, healthy food options, minimal pollution, few or no gangs.
Sharing experiences is one way to build a healthier community.…Continue
Added by Ashley Alvarado on February 21, 2014 at 1:12pm — No Comments
Shoes for the Homeless -- a Culver City-based non-profit organization -- will hold its Second Annual Benefit on Thursday, February 27, from 6 to 8 pm at the Wende Museum in Culver City. Shoes for the Homeless provides shoes to the homeless and to those in need, free of charge, in our local communities. The organization collects lightly-used men’s, women’s and children’s shoes…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 21, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
British street artist D*Face has painted a completely excellent new mural on the east side of the building at -- the building that houses Corey Helford Gallery at 8522 Washington Blvd. in Culver City. The gallery, in fact, arranged for D*Face to replace the D*Face mural that formerly stood on this site (and which was covered up when an addition was built onto…Continue
The Culver City Ice Rink saga took another turn this morning with the announcement of the formation of a non-profit organization -- Culver Ice Foundation -- with the goal to raise significant funds towards a “nonprofit ice rink business model” to help save and operate the historic rink. It's the latest twist in the on-going drama that will decide the fate of the popular ice…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 20, 2014 at 6:00am — 2 Comments
Improve your garden, reduce waste and conserve water by taking a Smart Gardening Beginning Composting Workshop on Saturday, February 22, from 9:30 am to 11:00 am at the Veterans Memorial Building, located at 4117 Overland Avenue in the Garden Room. The event is hosted by Public Works Environmental Programs and Operations and Los Angeles County Public Works
Added by Scupine on February 19, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments
The Culver City Symphony will perform this Saturday, February 22, at 8:00 pm at the Veteran's Memorial Auditorium. The program is unique in that it will feature concertos for both the viola and for the bass in one concert. The works will include:
Handel/Casadesus: Concerto for Viola (1924?), Benjamin Chilton-Viola
Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 1, C Major, Hob. VIIb/1 (1761-65), Will Cravy-Bass
(Arranged for Bass…
Added by Scupine on February 18, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Every other Friday, 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 weird creatures are?
Two Culver City Times members --…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 13, 2014 at 5:57pm — No Comments
The Baldwin Hills Conservancy has approved funding for a pedestrian path to be built adjacent to Hetzler Road -- the private street that currently winds its way up to the Baldwin Hills Overlook. The path will be approximately 10 feet wide and 1500 feet long.
Since its opening in 2009, the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook has become a popular destination for visitors from…Continue
Starting this Saturday, Corey Helford Gallery in Culver City will feature collaborative works by pioneering Los Angeles graffiti artist RISK and and Nathan Ota. Here's what the gallery says about the works: "Combining their masteries of street and surreal styles, the exhibition promises to be an amazing evolution of their collaboration and an exploration of…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 11, 2014 at 4:30am — No Comments
Last week, two new restaurants opened downtown Culver City -- in the long-unused building off to the side of the Pacific Theatre. The building is there on the right of the above picture -- you can see how close it is to the Culver Hotel. Culver City trivia: it's our city's original city hall, police department and fire department.…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 10, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments
Culver City's Veterans Memorial Auditorium will host the Actors Hall of Fame's FIRST Annual Actors Hall of Fame Induction Celebration on Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 2 p.m. In this inaugural ceremony, the following actors will be inducted: Julie Andrews, Morgan Freeman, James Earl Jones, Robert De Niro, Gene Hackman, Angela Lansbury, Robert Duvall, Anthony Hopkins, William H.…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 7, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments
The Los Angeles Times' Christopher Knight calls artist Tony de los Reyes' "Border Theory" at Angles Gallery "seductive and savvy...leavened with a dose of sly wit."
"Something like the border between the United States and Mexico doesn't ordinarily come to mind when considering abstract paintings," Knight observes. "Yet for the last two years, Tony de los Reyes has been…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 6, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Every other Thursday, 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 wild creatures are? If you know, enter your response in the comments box of this post.
If your answer fails to appear in the comments…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 6, 2014 at 6:00am — 2 Comments
This week, the Culver City Chamber of Commerce announced its endorsement of incumbents Jim Clarke and Jeff Cooper in the Culver City Council election this April. Councilman Clarke and Mayor Cooper received the endorsement after a review process that included written responses on the important issues, a review of each candidate's record of public service and an interview…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 5, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments
Cooper Komatsu stood tall and confidently spelled the word A-P-P-R-E-H-E-N-S-I-O-N to take home the Ninth Annual Culver City Unified School District Spelling Bee title on February 3 at Linwood E. Howe Elementary School. The six-grader from Culver City Middle School finished atop 23 other spellers – four students from each of the district’s five elementary…Continue
Added by Geoff Maleman on February 4, 2014 at 3:35pm — No Comments