CULVER CITY CULTURAL AFFAIRS FOUNDATON PRESENTS architectureTALKS
When
Where
Sunday, January 25, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
8609 W. Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232
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CULVER CITY CULTURAL AFFAIRS FOUNDATON PRESENTS architectureTALKS 
A lively and engaging series of conversations exploring the role of design and the arts within the fabric of the community
(CULVER CITY, Calif.)—The Culver City Cultural Affairs Foundation presents architectureTALKS, a series of three architecture talks presented by internationally renowned practitioners based in Culver City. This series will take place in different locations throughout the city.  The proceeds will benefit the technical enhancement of Veterans Memorial Building’s Auditorium with the intent of increasing public performances and film screenings in that venue.  
The series will begin on January 25, 2015 with a conversation with award-winning architect Zoltan E. Pali, FAIA, founder and design principal of Studio Pali Fekete architects [SPF:a] located on Washington Boulevard in the Culver City Arts District. Moderated by architectural writer Thomas Aujero Small, Pali will discuss his work on creating the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills. The recently completed and much celebrated “Wallis” transformed a classical Spanish Mission Revival Post Office with the addition of a stunningly modern, state-of-the-art concert hall and performance space.  A reception catered by Akasha will follow the conversation with Zoltan E. Pali, FAIA.

WHEN: Sunday, January 25, 2015, 2 – 4 P.M.
WHERE: 8609 W. Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232
WHO: Zoltan E. Pali, FAIA, founder and design principal of Studio Pali Fekete architects [SPF:a]
COST: $40.00 per person.  Admission is 100% tax deductible with proceeds to benefit the technical enhancement of Veterans Memorial Building’s Auditorium.
TICKETS: To purchase tickets, visit http://architecturetalks.eventbrite.com 
PARKING: Free parking available at 8740 W. Washington Blvd. (Exceptional Children’s Foundation)
Costs for the event are generously being underwritten by Studio Pali Fekete architects [SPF:a]

About Studio Pali Fekete architects [SPF:a]
Studio Pali Fekete architects was founded in 1988 and is based in Culver City, CA. Renowned for their design sensitivities and sophisticated technical approach, the studio's projects range in size and scope including custom residences, cultural, institutional, and commercial projects. SPF:a prides itself on a high level of hands-on principal to client involvement and is driven by their belief that architecture is a worthwhile and basic human act that when done well positively transforms and inspires. The studio’s approach adheres to the tenets that constant ingenuity and inventiveness - grounded in knowledge and admiration for the tried and true - are the hallmarks of excellent, elegant, and lasting architecture.
About Culver City Cultural Affairs Foundation
The Culver City Cultural Affairs Foundation is a charitable, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and promoting cultural programming and community engagement in the City of Culver City. The Foundation’s current Cultural City Campaign coordinates and actively pursues outside funding sources for cultural programs and the technical enhancement of Veterans Memorial Auditorium. 
Parking for the event provided by the Exceptional Children’s Foundation.
About Exceptional Children's Foundation

Exceptional Children’s Foundation (ECF) provides the highest quality services for children and adults who are challenged with developmental, learning, and emotional disabilities – empowering them to reach their greatest potential. Each year, ECF serves more than 3,700 clients and their families at 15 sites throughout Los Angeles County. ECF is the only organization of its kind in California to provide a lifespan of services for children and adults with developmental disabilities. To learn more, visit www.ECF.net and connect on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ConnectwithECF.

Catering provided by Akasha