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Archive for April, 2017

CCPD Will Take Drugs (Back)

CCPD Will Take Drugs (Back)

Prescription Drug Take Back at CCPD Saturday April 29th, 2017 from 10 AM to 2 PM. Dispose of your old, unused, or unwanted prescription drugs safely and for free by bringing them to our prescription drug take back day. The event will be held on Saturday April 29th, 2017. at the Culver City Police Department (4040 Duquesne Ave., Culver City) from 10 AM to 2 PM. Please contact Lieutenant Troy [...]

Citizen: An American Lyric @ KDT

Citizen: An American Lyric @ KDT

Center Theatre Group’s Block Party continues with the opening of The Fountain Theatre production of “Citizen: An American Lyric” this Sunday, April 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. Based on a book of poetry by Claudia Rankine, adapted for the stage by Fountain Co-Artistic Director Stephen Sachs and directed by Shirley Jo Finney, “Citizen: An American Lyric” will begin [...]

Celebrate the Symphonic Jazz Orchestra’s 15th Anniversary

Celebrate the Symphonic Jazz Orchestra’s 15th Anniversary

Chances are good if your 2nd Grader learned about Bessie Smith, Coleman Hawkins and Ella Fitzgerald, they learned it from the Symphonic Jazz Orchestra. It's time to salute this wonderful Culver City institution by  showing your support. An evening celebration will feature Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist Jane Monheit and the 67-member Symphonic Jazz Orchestra, saluting the Ella Fitzgerald [...]

Culver-Palms Y Offers “Y-Elite” Classes

Culver-Palms Y Offers “Y-Elite” Classes

During April the Culver-Palms YMCA  introduced a new workout program called Y-Elite: Small Group Training, and offered sample classes to our members. The feedback was overwhelmingly favorable. The Y will be starting classes that meet once a week for the six weeks during Spring Session II. Y-Elite classes are open to facility members, and online registration starts Thursday, April 27 at 7am. Not [...]

Affair of The Arts Returns

Affair of The Arts Returns

The Whole 9 is proud to present the 8th Affair of The Arts taking place on May 5, 6 & 7 in Downtown Culver City on Town Plaza surrounding the historic Culver Hotel. This free outdoor festival showcases 50 of Southern California's premiere painters, photographers, sculptors, and glass, ceramics and jewelry artists. In addition to visual arts, Affair of the Arts features eclectic music from [...]

WLA College to Host Univision Town Hall – Know Your Rights, Empower Yourself

WLA College to Host Univision Town Hall – Know Your Rights, Empower Yourself

Univision Los Angeles, in partnership with the California Community Foundation, a foundation with a long history of empowering Los Angeles County’s immigrants to be full participants in their civic, social and economic life, will host a Spanish-language town hall titled Conoce tus derechos: Empodérate (Know Your Rights: Empower Yourself) from the campus of West Los Angeles Community College. [...]

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Scientists will now be able to measure how fast the universe is truly expanding with the kind of precision not possible before. This, after an international team of astronomers led by Stockholm University, Sweden, captured four distinct images of a gravitationally lensed Type Ia supernova, named iPTF16geu. To get a high-resolution view, the discovery team used the W. M. Keck Observatory’s [...]

Funnell Wins Young Artist Showcase with “Inspired Resolution”

Funnell Wins Young Artist Showcase with  “Inspired Resolution”

CCHS student and AVPA artist Stanley Funnell is the winner of the 2017 Culver City Sister City Committee Annual Young Artist Showcase. Stanley's piece title "Inspired Resolution" beautifully captures this year's theme "We Are Going Places." Stanley's artwork is also the CCSCC official entry to the 2017 Sister City International Annual Young Artist Showcase. As the winner of the local [...]

Transit Oriented District – What Vision ?

Transit Oriented District – What Vision ?

The TOD Visioning team has been holding workshops and interviews. The team has walked and biked around the city with a variety of Culver City residents and stakeholders listening to concerns about mobility in Culver City. On Monday night, May 1, the team will share with you what it has seen and heard so far, and seek your help in sharpening our mutual understanding of the [...]

Rotating the Mayor – Clarke Steps Down, Cooper Steps Up

Rotating the Mayor – Clarke Steps Down, Cooper Steps Up

Every year towards the end of April, there is a City Council meeting with just one agenda item - rotating the mayor. After a hectic and brilliant year, it was Jim Clarke's moment to step down, and hand the ceremonial office over to the Vice Mayor, Jeff Cooper. With Council member Gōran Eriksson attending the meeting by phone from Sweden, all measures had to be passed by a voice vote. It could [...]

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