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Community

Save the Date – August 1st National Night Out

Save the Date – August 1st National Night Out

Culver City Police Department National Night Out is an annual campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live. Please bring your family and friends to join our event, where we will have fun activities for everyone, live music, free food and drinks, and Police and Fire Departments' equipment and services [...]

Just a Thought – Dear Madeline, Thank You

Just a Thought – Dear Madeline, Thank You

I don't know if you were surprised by the crowd; your son Steve said that he was. But really, your long term impact on so many parts of our community has left a legacy so deep and so wide, I'm surprised the crowd didn't spill out to the sidewalk. Or Culver Boulevard. It was quite the council meeting, and of course, I wish you could have been there, but of course, you sort of were. I'm glad you [...]

Symphony Heads West to Burton Chace Park for Summer Series

Symphony Heads West to Burton Chace Park for Summer Series

For the eighteenth year, the Culver City Symphony will leave the usual venue at the Vets Auditorium and gratefully move west from Culver City to one of the best outdoor venues in SoCal to enjoy concerts;  Burton Chace Park at 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey, magically transforming into the Marina del Rey Symphony. Each program through the summer will have a different feel and flavor, and [...]

One Book, One City Junior – Culver City Julian Dixon Library Kicks Off ‘Wimpy Kid’ Summer

One Book, One City Junior – Culver City Julian Dixon Library Kicks Off ‘Wimpy Kid’ Summer

The Culver City Friends of the Library hosted a very successful kick off for this summer’s One Book, One City Junior program. Centered on the book The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary, Saturday afternoon saw participants making Wimpy Kid crafts, taking photos with a Wimpy Kid background and watching the first Wimpy Kid movie. The summer festivities will culminate with a “Not so Wimpy Film Festival”, [...]

Wine Tasting Benefit for Donna Sternberg & Dancers

Wine Tasting Benefit for Donna Sternberg & Dancers

Donna Sternberg & Dancers will hold its 32nd Wine Tasting Benefit on Saturday, July 15 from 4-6 pm. The event will include unusual wines from unexpected places, delicious food and a performance by Donna Sternberg & Dancers. Taste exotic wines from countries like Georgia, the oldest wine-producing country, from grapes like Mtsvane and Saperavi. Amidst a beautiful garden setting, two [...]

Actors’ Gang to Hold Auditions for Summer Teen Conservatory

Actors’ Gang to Hold Auditions for Summer Teen Conservatory

On July 8 & 17, the Actors' Gang will be auditioning for our Summer Teen Conservatory! This will the most fun audition your teen will ever experience - it will consist of ensemble-based theater games, an introduction to “the Style”, and a short interview for us to meet each actor individually. The participants don't have to prepare a monologue, but simply come prepared to play. This is [...]

‘Light in the Moonless Midnight’ Coming to Ivy Substation

‘Light in the Moonless Midnight’ Coming to Ivy Substation

Kairos Dance Company will present “Light in the Moonless Midnight” which explores the stories of six individuals who have been touched by mental illness, and shows mental illness in its past, present, and hopeful future through dance. Kairos Dance Company is a non profit 501 C(3) that uses dance as a platform to bring awareness to social issues in order to better our community. Kairos [...]

Smart Gardening? Learn How from CC and LA Public Works

Smart Gardening? Learn How from CC and LA Public Works

Join Culver City Public Works Environmental Programs and Operations and Los Angeles County Public Works for a Beginners Smart Gardening Workshop on Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 9:30am to 11:00am Doors open at 9am. Beginner workshops provide hands-on instruction on the basic techniques of composting, worm composting, water-wise gardening, and grasscycling. Participants will be able to purchase a [...]

Bucket List Revue @ Senior Center – June 27

Bucket List Revue @ Senior Center – June 27

Back by popular demand! Get ready for the third installment of the Bucket List Actors Revue, slated for Tuesday, June 27 at 1:00 at the Culver City Senior Center. Creativity is never lost, it just improves with time  Honing their creative passions at the Culver City Senior Center, many of these performers have had thriving careers as comedians, actors, singers, dancers and writers. Most of [...]

Mallory Low on HBO – Local Hero Gets Starring Role in Series Pilot

Mallory Low on HBO – Local Hero Gets Starring Role in Series Pilot

Sometimes, seeing someone in a new context can be so startling that they are unrecognizable, but fans of long time YMCA trainer Mallory Low are used to seeing her in new ways. As an actress, she's been in films and television for years. Her biggest role yet, in an HBO pilot, has gotten her lots of applause for her charming portrayal of the vulnerable and gutsy Charlyne. While the pilot cast and [...]

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