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Los Angeles Magazine's "Power-Ranking" of new L.A. restaurants serves as a guide to the hottest eateries in the city -- and its rare when a 5-year-old (!!) restaurant makes the last. But thanks to chef Roy Choi's decision to rethink the menu to emphasize the Hawaiian-ness that Choi says was always part of the menu's charm, that's exactly what happened to…Continue
This Saturday, February 28, at 8:00 pm, the Culver City Symphony will perform works by Mozart, Wieniawski, Stravinsky and Schumann at Veteran's Memorial Auditorium.
The program will include:
Mozart: Overture, "The Magic Flute" (1791)
Wieniawski: Violin Concerto, No. 2 (1870)
Kevin Miura, Violin (Miura…
Added by Scupine on February 27, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments
Turning Point School's Level 8 Community Leadership team, along with advisor Mr. Matt Kline, will be visiting Dana Point’s renowned Ocean Institute on February 27th, for an intensive three-day Plastic Ocean Pollution Solutions (POPS) Leadership Summit.
They will join 90 youth leaders from all over the…Continue
Added by Courtney Baker on February 20, 2015 at 11:25am — No Comments
If you've been waiting for the right time to spend a Saturday evening in the Culver City Art District, this weekend (February 21) is it. George Billis Gallery, Western Project, and Luis De Jesus Gallery are all having openings. And in my experience, that means there'll be a lot of activity at all the galleries on La Cienega and on Washington. Great art is likely and great…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 19, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments
Architectural writer Thomas Aujero Small will moderate a lively discussion with renowned architect and founding partner of Ehrlich Architects, Steven Ehrlich -- with an emphasis on how firm renovated Culver City's Kirk Douglas Theatre. The talk will take place at the Kirk Douglas Theatre on Monday, February 23 from 7 to 9 pm.
The discussion is part of Culver City…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 18, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments
Artist Curtis Kulig has given his iconic "Love Wall" on Hayden Ave. in the Culver City a well-deserved make-over.
The above phone shows it's new look, and here's the "before" pic.
The mural is painted on the northwest corner of Smashbox…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 13, 2015 at 2:01pm — No Comments
Just go ahead and dub Culver City the Dive Bar Capital of the City. Evidence? When Thrillist assembled its look at the finest dive bars in Los Angeles, a full 16 percent of the bars were located in our fair burg.
Scarlet Lady was called "The best dive for…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 12, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments
Culver City Middle School student Cooper Komatsu, 12, a two-time winner of the Culver City Unified School District Spelling Bee is now taking his talents to the national level.
The road to the Scripps title is different from the CCUSD event, which is for fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders, while the Scripps National Spelling Bee is open to those 15 and under and in…Continue
Added by Geoff Maleman on February 10, 2015 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment
On February 7 and 8, the Culver City High School Varsity Cheer team competed in the 2015 NHSF UCA National High School Cheerleading Championships at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. The National High School Cheerleading Championship (NHSCC) is the most prestigious cheerleading championship in the country and is nationally televised on ESPN and ESPN2 to over…Continue
Added by Geoff Maleman on February 9, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Now you can get yer chili on, seven days a week!
Follow @TubsChili on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for all the happenin's in TubTown…
Added by margie hodges on February 7, 2015 at 12:03pm — No Comments
Lewis Carter, 77, (right) and Jerome Smith, 71, (left) discovered a passion that boosted their health.
State University of New York says swimmers have lower heart rates compared to those of non-swimmers. Swimming was also found to be a viable workout for people in cardiac rehabilitation and recovering from heart failure or artery…Continue
Added by Elizabeth Artley on February 6, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Turning Point School presents a Middle School Theatre Production:
STILL LIFE WITH IRIS by Steven Dietz
Directed by Jane…
Added by Courtney Baker on February 5, 2015 at 9:54am — No Comments
Dear CCUSD Families,
As you may know, Southern California is currently experiencing a measles outbreak. Culver City Unified School District cares about the health and safety of our students, employees, parents and local community. As such, we feel compelled to share important information on the health risks associated with measles, and the measures that can be taken to prevent and treat it.
Though there have been no reported cases of measles among students or…Continue
Added by Geoff Maleman on February 5, 2015 at 7:30am — 2 Comments
"Ready Culver City," a Disaster Resilience Coalition participating in the Los Angeles County Community Disaster Resilience Pilot Project, is offering free CPR Training to Culver City residents. The classes are being offered at the Culver City Teen Center, 4153 Overland Ave.
Go HERE to…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 5, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments
Nineteen seconds. For most of us, that’s not a lot of time to accomplish much, maybe fill up a glass of water, walk up the stairs, or get a leash for the dog.
But for aspiring Olympian Derek Toomey, that’s enough time to swim two laps of the pool.
Toomey, who just finished his college swimming career at the University of Minnesota, moved to Los…Continue
Added by Elizabeth Artley on February 4, 2015 at 7:00am — 2 Comments
Menchie's Frozen Yogurt is celebrating National Frozen Yogurt Day -- Friday, February 6 -- with FREE frozen yogurt.
From 4 to 8 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 (one per guest) with any flavor and any toppings. In addition, all…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 4, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments
The Culver City Municipal Pool -- known as The Plunge -- has been closed to the public since December 22 for annual maintenance. Two failing filter tanks were replaced, and the pool's old plaster was chipped away and re-plastered on January 14. (The photo above is the "after" shot. The one below is the "before"). Some maintenance was also performed on the offices and locker…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 3, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments
Instagram, is the unbeatable technological sensation of this century. Launched on October 6 2010, Instagram surely is a new social breakthrough connecting millions of people globally. Instagram like many other social networks is based on having friends and followers, following and being followed.
Let’s talk about Instagram first
So, what is Instagram? Although Instagram has been around for a little while, i am perfectly sure even you have been…Continue
Added by Kellie on February 3, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments