Featured Blog Posts – November 2011 Archive (16)

Skotia Gallery is extending it's hours Saturday December 3rd until 8 pm to welcome Irish artist Suzy O'Mullane...

Skotia Gallery has recently located from Santa Fe, New Mexico to Culver City and we are so happy to be here! We are a contemporary art gallery focused on emerging international painters. Our featured artist December and January is Suzy O'Mullane from Ireland. Her work is elegant, emotionally charged and exquisitely drafted. Please come by to meet the artist, have a glass of bubbly, and help welcome Skotia Gallery and Suzy O'Mullane to beautiful Culver City!

We are located at: 6144…


Added by Sofia Kanavle on November 30, 2011 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Traffic Impacts in Culver City this weekend from Expo Construction

 Culver City Expo Construction.pdf

The streets aroundWashington near Helms, National at Venice and La Cienega at Jefferson will have major delays  Saturday, Dec. 3,from 8 AM to 7…


Added by Culver City Times on November 29, 2011 at 9:55pm — No Comments

Culver City Presents Annual Tree Lighting Celebration

Celebrate the season of goodwill 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 this Thursday, December 1, at 6 p.m.  

Santa Claus will make a special appearance, and the Linwood E. Howe Elementary School Choir and the Culver…


Added by Scupine on November 28, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Equity One Acquires Culver Center for $115 Million

Equity One, Inc., an owner, developer, and operator of shopping centers, has announced the acquisition of Culver Center for $115 million.

Here's what the press release had to say about Culver Center:

"Culver Center is a 216,578 square foot community shopping center which is 99% leased and anchored by Ralph's, Best Buy, and Bally Total Fitness. The…


Added by Scupine on November 25, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments

Culver City Historical Society On-line Highlights the Hull Building

The Culver City Historical Society On-line has added another entry in its Flashback Friday feature. This time, they highlight the Hull Building, designated ‘Historic Site No. 2’ by the Culver City Historical Society in 1991. The site regularly posts iconic, and in many cases…


Added by Scupine on November 24, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Santa Claus is coming to Culver City this Christmas; police escort his sleigh through the neighbhorhoods

If you're not from here, you may not know that Kris Kringle spends most of December in Culver City (like most of us, by choice). Thanks to the Culver City Police Officer’s Association, Santa Claus gets a police escort with sirens and flashing lights through the streets. He then waits on a corner to take a picture with children and…


Added by Culver City Times on November 22, 2011 at 5:23pm — No Comments

Four Culver City Restaurants Land on Jonathan Gold's '99 Essential Restaurants' List

Four Culver City restaurants were featured in the 2011 edition of Jonathan Gold's list of "99 Essential Restaurants" in Los Angeles: A-Frame, Akasha, Mayura, and Waterloo & City. Quite a respectable showing! You can read the whole list on the LA Weekly's website …


Added by Scupine on November 21, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

ShackNews Reviews Video Game that Debuted at IndieCade 2011

ShackNews, one of the leading gaming sites on the internet, recently ran a review of 

The Dream Machine, a video game that made its debut at IndieCade 2011. Says reviewer Jeff Mattas:

In the words…


Added by Scupine on November 18, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Culver City Founder Harry H. Culver Speaks


We know Harry H. Culver -- founder of Culver City -- was an optimist. You pretty much had to be to envision a successful real estate venture so far southwest of downtown Los Angeles in 1913. Here's further evidence, in the form of a story quoting Culver in the October 25, 1927, edition of the New York TImes. His words, which resonate in today's hard…


Added by Scupine on November 18, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments

Los Angeles Times Reviews Terry O'Shea's Show at Cardwell Jimmerson Gallery in Culver City

On the Los Angeles Times blog, Holly Myers reviewed “Terry O’Shea: Actual Size,” the new show at…


Added by Scupine on November 14, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 016

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 illuminated sign 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 close-up of a famous…


Added by Scupine on November 11, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

The Wende Museum of Culver City To Unveil 40-foot Section of the Berlin Wall in Los Angeles

The Wende Museum of Culver City, the world's largest archive of the Cold War, will unveil new artwork by street artists…


Added by Scupine on November 10, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Culver City Skies: Dawn and Dusk

Added by Scupine on November 10, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

The D*Face Mural in the Art District of Culver City Will Soon Be Covered

If you want to lay your eyes upon "Going Nowhere Fast," the mural that British street artist D*Face painted on the side of Corey Helford Gallery, you better do it now. Construction is underway to erect a building in the empty lot beside the gallery, and the blocks are rising…


Added by Scupine on November 8, 2011 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

Secret Happy Hour at Seventy7 + Our Culver City Favorites

by Broke Girl's Guide 

Drinks these days are so easy. Whatever happened to the good ol’ days when you had to sneak into a seedy basement somewhere and give a secret handshake in order to booze, like back in high school (or, say, the 1920s).

Well, …


Added by Erin Bunch on November 4, 2011 at 11:43am — 1 Comment

Artist Chuck Close's New Show Opens at Blum & Poe Gallery in Culver City

Artist Chuck Close appeared at his opening at Blum & Poe Gallery in Culver City on Saturday, and he's quite the flashy dresser. His show, which will be up until December 22, features cracked portraits of the likes of Laurie Anderson and -- is that Paul Simon? There are also numerous self-portraits that mostly show him gazing somewhat doubtfully out of the…


Added by Scupine on November 2, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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