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Boulevard Music Summer Concert Series to Open July 7 with Grammy Nominated Bluegrass Duo

Boulevard Music Summer Concert Series to Open July 7 with Grammy Nominated Bluegrass Duo

Boulevard Music presents 6 free concerts on Thursday evenings at 7 pm from July 7 through August 11 in the palm-lined courtyard of Culver City City Hall.  Country/Bluegrass music from 2015 Grammy nominated Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley (July 7); The sounds of World Music from Africa by Peter Mawanga and the Amaravi Movement (July 14); High energy Latin/Salsa rhythms great for dancing from [...]

Critical Mass Will Dance “AmaTerra” @ Ivy Substation

Critical Mass Will Dance “AmaTerra” @ Ivy Substation

Critical Mass Dance Company, the only blacklight dance theatre in Los Angeles, will perform their most cherished work, AmaTerra, in Culver City on June 25, 2016. The performance at 6:00 PM at Ivy Substation will feature illuminated flow arts, aerial arts, blacklight dance and an inspirational, family-friendly message about transformation and environmental stewardship. AmaTerra has toured [...]

Heat Wave Safety Tips – Keeping People & Pets Cool and Healthy in Extreme Temps

Heat Wave Safety Tips – Keeping People & Pets Cool and Healthy in Extreme Temps

 During periods of extreme heat conditions, extra precaution should be taken to ensure the safety of older adults, infants and children, as well individuals who participate in outdoor activities or those who are sensitive to the heat. High temperatures mean an increased risk of heat exhaustion, heat cramps or sunstroke. Los Angeles County Extreme Heat Cool Centers are available during periods of [...]

Affair of the Arts Downtown This Weekend

Affair of the Arts Downtown This Weekend

Affair of the Arts features artwork from 60 of Southern California's premiere artists, as well as eclectic music from some of LA’s most loved musicians and visual artists. Enjoy interactive art projects for adults and children, plus other activities including face painting, glitter tattoos, live painting, and magic! Proceeds from the festival support The Peace Project. Downtown Culver City [...]

CC Women’s Club Ice Cream Social Sweetens the Deal for Sandy Segal Youth Health

CC Women’s Club Ice Cream Social Sweetens the Deal for Sandy Segal Youth Health

The Culver City Woman's Club Annual Ice Cream Social held on Saturday, June 11, 2016 was a sweet success! Everyone had a wonderful time eating ice cream sundaes, banana splits and delicious cookies and brownies, and enjoying the amazing magic tricks performed by Fantastic Fig, with the help of his cat Newton. All proceeds from the event are going to the Sandy Segal Youth Health Center. Special [...]

Just a Thought – Dear Ari Noonan

Just a Thought – Dear Ari Noonan

So, now you're sorry? Now you're sorry? I can't help but notice there's a lovely slice of Culver City history that fits perfectly. A short bit of dialogue from Gone With the Wind -"You’re like the thief who isn’t the least bit sorry he stole, but is terribly, terribly sorry he’s going to jail." For those who missed the last few episodes of this particular soap opera, Ari Noonan's blog, [...]

Fiesta La Ballona Chooses AVPA Student Design

Fiesta La Ballona Chooses AVPA Student Design

The dates are up, committees are getting busy and now Fiesta La Ballona has a new design for t-shirts. Designed by AVPA Art student Isabella Bustanoby, this is what you'll be seeing on the Fiesta t-shirts this summer. The famous 'party in the park' is set for August 26-28. 2016 and will offer all the favorite rides, booths, music, food, community connections and fun. Last year, Fiesta [...]

Looking for Love, or Just a Good Laugh About It ?

Looking for Love, or Just a Good Laugh About It ?

The Ripped Bodice will be hostessing author Moira Weigel discussing her new book "Labor of Love- The Invention of Dating" on this Saturday, June 11 at 5 pm. As featured in the New Yorker,  Weigel shines a light on the American concept of dating, and how it reflects more on economics than romance. Anyone who has ever tried to find romantic love knows that it’s not easy, what with online [...]

Looking for Nominees – Deserving Services for Disabilities

Looking for Nominees – Deserving Services for Disabilities

Do you know an individual, business, or organization in Culver City that deserves recognition for their services to people with disabilities? Culver City Council and the Culver City Disability Advisory Committee, through the Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department, would like to honor one individual and one business during activities planned for “Disability Awareness Month” [...]

Just a Thought – Only the Brave

Just a Thought – Only the Brave

Last night as the numbers were being tallied, I had a memory of sitting with my parents on a hot summer evening in 1972 watching the Democratic Convention. There were a lot of candidates on stage; my folks patiently explained the nominating process, spoke of the need to end the war, and offered their reasons for being Democrats. My father pointed out Shirley Chisholm. "She's not going to win [...]

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