Archive for Culver City

Culver City’s Music in the Chamber starts this Friday

Jan 11, 2011 by Lisa Newton

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Culver City’s Music in the Chambers, is featuring members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, with three free Neighborhood Chamber Music Concerts.
The gig will be held at Mike [...]

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Culver City’s Lindberg Park and After School Program

Jan 03, 2011 by Lisa Newton

I grew up living across the street from a park, which is probably why I have a particular fondness for them. Every child should have easy access to a playground, basketball court, or in my [...]

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Ballona Creek in Black & White

Dec 30, 2010 by Lisa Newton

Yesterday’s rain brought back memories of the week long rain we had just a few days ago.
Just when you think it’s going to be a sunny day, nature tricks you and out come the [...]

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If it’s Public Art, it’s MLAPA

Nov 02, 2010 by Lisa Newton

From time to time, as my attention turns to the topic of all of the fantastic public art we have here in Los Angeles, I’ll be guest posting over at, which is the acronym [...]

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Hurry, or you’ll miss CulverLand

Oct 31, 2010

There are two different types of public art–permanent and temporary.
In fact, when you really think about it, most murals would fall under the category and defined as “temporary” art. Many times a building is [...]

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The Samitaur Tower in Culver City – a Tribute to Design

Sep 05, 2010

On Saturday, I took a 2010 Chevy Camaro for a spin and ended up at the corner of Hayden Avenue and National Boulevard in Culver City, to view a brand new “building.”
It looks unlike [...]

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Los Angeles 2010 Free Summertime Movies start this Weekend

May 27, 2010

Los Angeles and the word “free” don’t always go together, but summertime movies here are an exception. Several of the annual free concert series are already in full swing, and now it’s time for [...]

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Mapping Los Angeles by Bike

Jan 17, 2010

When I first purchased my new bike last year, naturally I started looking for places to ride it. Instinctively I presumed that because Los Angeles is so large, there would be quite a few good [...]

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The Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook

Jan 09, 2010

At the suggestion of Will over at [sic], today I finally ventured to the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook, and I wasn’t disappointed.
From where I was standing, the snow-topped mountains are more than 40 miles away. [...]

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A Review of West Coast Drawings VIII at the Koplin Del Rio Gallery

Jul 13, 2009

I am pleased to announce that Travelin’ Local has a new arts, culture, essayist, and featured writer. Although he is using his pen name–Tom Jones–in the real world, his vast education and experience are in [...]

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Culver City Downtown Walking Tour

Jul 10, 2009

Over the years, Culver City has gone through a metamorphosis. Gone are its days as a sleepy working class enclave. It’s now a modern, thriving intersection of the arts and motion pictures industries; a design, [...]

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The Culver City Art Walk

Jun 03, 2009

Last weekend, I was fortunate enough to attend my first Art Walk. Los Angeles has long been home to the Entertainment Industry; but lesser known is the fact of its existence as a long time [...]

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Riding the Ballona Creek Bicycle Trail

May 05, 2009

The day after Earth Day, the sun was shining and the air was fresh, so I took the opportunity to ride the Ballona Creek bike trail. Last time I tried to ride the trail, the [...]

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“Postcards from Ballona”

Apr 24, 2009

On Earth Day, April 22, 2009, a group of artists and volunteers gathered to revamp the “Postcards from Ballona” mural which has graced the Ballona Creek Bike Path access ramp on the west side of [...]

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