Featured Blog Posts – November 2014 Archive (13)

Artwork for New Downtown Culver City Holiday Banners Created by 5th-Grade Artists

Have you noticed the new seasonal banners hanging in downtown Culver City? The artwork was provided by 5th grade students from each of Culver City's five elementary schools -- El Marino, La Ballona, Farragut, El Rincon and Linwood Howe. The kids were asked to create art that answered the question, “What does winter mean to you?" and the the top two finalists from each school…


Added by Scupine on November 27, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Parkinson's Association offers gift for donation

The Parkinson's Association is offering a special gift for donations this holiday season. Each donation of $125 or more will receive the  Complete Parkinson's Exercise Rejuvenation System - The BrainballFX -  absolutely free.

The BrainballFX delivers remarkable improvements in strength, balance, flexibility, fine motor skill and hand-eye coordination. It is used by physical therapists, occupational therapists, and trainers, and it is specifically for people with…


Added by richard weisskopf on November 26, 2014 at 7:57am — No Comments

Santa is at the Culver City Westfield Mall - Do people still do this?

Santa is now available for pictures in the center court of the Culver City Westfield Mall, through December 24. Do people still do this? Do we have fond childhood memories of take-a-picture-with-me Santa? Please share in the comments!

If you need to step it up this year on the Santa tip, you can make crafts with the man on Thursday, December 18, from 9 am to 10 am, or…


Added by Scupine on November 26, 2014 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

Culver City Will Install More than 100 Bike Racks

In an effort to expand bike parking in Culver City, the city has initiated a bicycle rack installation program. The city will install 100 bike racks during Phase 1 of the program -- in locations that were selected based on the city's Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan (BPMP), public requests to-date and transit need.

Phase 1 will include installation of…


Added by Scupine on November 25, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

First Signs of Christmas in Culver CIty

First signs of Christmas coming to Culver City: corner of Washington Blvd. and Centinela. Do you have further evidence? Post it in the comments!

Added by Scupine on November 24, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Free Classical Music Concert in Culver City this Sunday

The Los Angeles Doctors Symphony Orchestra will perform a free concert this Sunday, November 23, at 3 pm at Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Culver City. The program will include excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” and “Sleeping Beauty;” Brahms’ “Hungarian Dance;” Stravinsky’s “Firebird;” Ravel’s “Minuet Antique;” and more.  

Soloist Mariano…


Added by Scupine on November 20, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

East Borough: Culver City's Best Brunch?

Thrillist just named East Borough Culver City's Best Brunch, saying "Because your brunch game needs a bit of Vietnamese flair, this recent addition drops creative and farm-fresh dishes into your weekend, like their beer-battered crêpe with Dungeness crab, steamed bao with bacon and quail egg, and Vietnamese French toast with sweetened condensed milk and strawberry…


Added by Scupine on November 18, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Roller Derby Returns to Culver City This Saturday

This Saturday, November 15, the Culver City Veterans Auditorium will be home to a doubleheader of roller derby action: Shore Shots & Road Ragers vs. West Coast Derby Knockouts.

Here's how the organizers describe the event:

The Angel City Derby Girls are a group of women now in their 9th season that have come together purely out of the love…


Added by Scupine on November 12, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Will the Former Culver City Courthouse Be Turned into an Extension of LACMA?

Plans are still preliminary at best, but it's such an exciting prospect, I have to pass on the info: The Los Angeles Times has reported that Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors member Mark Ridley-Thomas wants spend $8 million to convert Culver City's former courthouse on Overland Ave. to an "outpost of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and a media-arts…


Added by Scupine on November 12, 2014 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Waterloo & City Will Close; Southern(ish) Food Restaurant 'The Hatchet Hall' Will Take its Place

According to the LA Weekly and LA Eater, Culver City's Waterloo &…


Added by Scupine on November 10, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Gallery Pick of the Week: Lily Stockman at Luis De Jesus Gallery in Culver City

Lily Stockman's new show, "Women," opens this Saturday night, November 8, at Luis De Jesus. An artist's reception -- always free, open to the public, and lots of fun -- will be held on Saturday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Says the gallery's web site about the show and Stockman's work: 

Lily Stockman's exuberant, vibratory abstract paintings are based…


Added by Scupine on November 7, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Donna Sternberg & Dancers Perform in Culver City This Weekend

Donna Sternberg & Dancers will present its latest work, One Song Many Dances, at the Ivy Substation in Culver City this Friday and Saturday, November 7 and 8, at 8:30 pm. TIckets are $25.

The performances are supported in part by grants from the Culver City Art in Public Places Program.

Ivy Substation is located at 9060 Venice…


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

Update: Stoneview Park in the Blair Hills Area of Culver City

Los Angeles County Public Works will soon begin demolishing the existing old school structures on the Stoneview Park site. The county says it will use the most remote part of the site, the southwest corner, for louder activities such as breaking up concrete, to minimize disruption to the nearby residential area. The county is currently in negotiations with a design/builder…


Added by Scupine on November 5, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

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