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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 ancient barber pole 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 picture of a woman at a…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 30, 2011 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments
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The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Culver Studios is about to be put up for sale. According to a recent article, the lot is expected to fetch as much as $150 million.
Founded in 1918 by silent movie pioneer Thomas Ince, the studio has been owned over the…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 29, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The art collective known as CYRCLE. is responsible for the new mural at the BrandedArt building, one block west of National & Washington in Culver City. The BrandedArt building, which according to site curator Warren Brand is due for demolition…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 28, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
To inaugurate its 30th Anniversary season, The Actors’ Gang has announced that acclaimed director Dominique Serrand will direct the Gang’s sizeable ensemble in Peter Barnes’ Olivier Award-winning comedy, Red Noses. Previews begin Thursday, September 29, with previews continuing Friday and Saturday Sept 30 and Oct 1, and Wednesday and Thursday Oct 5 and…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 28, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Next week, you'll be able to get your first glimpse of what might lay in store for "Parcel B" -- that unused triangle of asphalt between the Culver Hotel and the Ince parking structure in downtown Culver City.
Four developers will present their design proposals for the space to the City Council and Culver City Redevelopment Agency Board over two nights, and the…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 27, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
As you've no doubt read, IndieCade 2011, an international…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 26, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
I've written before about my love for lost pet signs. Hope this one -- offering $1,000 for an 11 lb. Malti-poo -- works. …Continue
Added by Scupine on September 23, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
"Voices from the Lake," is an exceptional exhibition of oil paintings by Korin Faught – at the Corey Helford Gallery at 8522 Washington Boulevard in the Art District of Culver City. The work will is only scheduled to show until September 24, so get down to see them quickly -- it's the gallery…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 22, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
As previously reported, giant wooden Space Invaders created by L.A.-based artist Jason Torchinsky will soon be…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 21, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Gigantic wooden "Space Invaders" will be touching down in downtown Culver City this week or next. As I explained back in June, the sculptures were commissioned by the City of Culver City as a game-themed temporary art installation in conjunction with the 2011 …Continue
Added by Scupine on September 20, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
In anticipation of the arrival of the nine-story "Rainbow," which will soon tower about Sony Pictures Entertainment Studio in Culver City, here's a video of artist Tony Tasset at work installing another of his giant, iconic sculptures, "Eye."
In the video,…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 19, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Every other friday at 6:00 pm, 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 this tattoo is? A small detail in a large panorama, this woman appears to be eschewing the pumpkins and opting instead for a taste of honey. We don't see her face. Only the tattoo on small of her back -- along…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 16, 2011 at 7:27am — 2 Comments
Famed Los Angeles food critic Jonathan Gold just reviewed Culver City's new ramen restaurant, Yamadaya. Read the whole review in the LA Weekly here. Gold begins his review with the age-old question, "What could be more piggy than pork?" And…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 15, 2011 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment
The Ballona Creek Cleanup is the City of Culver City's contribution to Coastal Cleanup Day -- this Saturday, September 17, from 9:00 a.m. till noon. To participate, just show up at one of these locations, where there are gates affording access to Ballona Creek:…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 15, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
ARTINFO.com recently featured a post highlighting recent acquisitions by Culver City's Wende Museum. According to the story's author, William Poundstone:
Added by Scupine on September 14, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Laura Chardiet (above), Scott Zeidman, and Nancy Goldberg will participate in an forum for the candidates for the Culver City Unified School District School Board sponsored by the…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 13, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
This afternoon, The Committtee to Re-Elect Scott Zeidman for Culver City School Board announced the endorsement of Karlo Silbiger. With Silbiger’s endorsement, Zeidman now has all four other Board of Education members’ full support and endorsement (Silbiger, Kathy Paspalis, Patricia Siever and Steve Gourley), as well as the full support and endorsement of all five City Council members (Mayor Mehaul O’Leary, Vice Mayor Scott Malsin, Andy Weissman, Chris Armenta and Jeff Cooper). Zeidman…Continue
Added by Scott Zeidman on September 13, 2011 at 2:22pm — No Comments
Terry Riley, the composer of such seminal pieces of minimalism as "In C" and "Poppy Nogood" will perform at Blum & Poe Gallery in Culver CIty this Wednesday, September 14. Riley will perform with the Calder Quartet, a group based out of the based out of the Colburn School in downtown Los Angeles.
The bad news is the tickets are $100 apiece. The good news…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 12, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The Culver City City Council recently approved labor contracts for many city employees that radically alter their retiree medical benefits. In the final installment of a three-part series, Culver City Vice Mayor Scott Malsin argues that the adopted policy will cause many valuable and experienced employees to retire prematurely and that the policy should be changed. You can read the …Continue
Added by Scupine on September 9, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments