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The Journey To The Jerusalem Prayer Project

Background Story This is the story of how longtime Venice resident and musician/author/peace andenvironmental activist, Stephen Longfellow Fiske, who along with his wife Nikki, traveled from their roots in New York City, through Haight Ashbury, and Venice, to develop a music, film, and multi-media peace building project focused on building peace in Jerusalem and beyond....

Poetry: “Venice Yes”

By Jim Smith, from “If The Dead Had Email” Yes! Venice is a beach town Not a highfalutin suit-and-tie town The waves come and go ‘cause they’re free, and, yes indeed, so are we. Yes! It’s a pleasure to live by the ocean blue but that don’t mean you can’t come too. Our friends drop...

“You Can Check Out” – Excerpt from Eli Elliott’s book

…available at Elienation.com) “The whole place could go up in smoke in ten minutes. That’s the charm of Los Angeles” -William Burroughs “You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave” -Eagles, “HOTEL CALIFORNIA” AN EARLY SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA morning in July and I pull into the familiar beach parking lot that...

Running VenICE

by ICE As far as my run, well, like I said it is a daily 10 mile trek along sun soaked Venice Beach and the Santa Monica shoreline filled with my many little sacred rituals and traditions. Running to me is a celebration of life. Of spirit. Of breath. Of health. Of Living in the...

Maureen Cotter Show August 20 2016

Save Saturday Aug 20th for my party of the summer, my 12th one woman show at Beyond Baroque 681 Venice Blvd doors open at 7 for preshow party. Everyone is coming!

Hinano Café is a Venice Institution

A BELOVED institution, made even more so by the fact that it’s just about the last good, old-fashioned dive bar that we have left...

SUZY WILLIAMS – THE LIT SHOW – July 16, Saturday, 8pm

at Beyond Baroque 681 Venice Blvd, Venice,CA, 90291, http://www.beyondbaroque.org/ 310-822-3006, admission – $20 no advance tickets, first come first serve, doors open at 7:30pm Facebook = https://www.facebook.com/events/1114964101868463/ High res still – http://www.laughtears.com/hi-res-pics.html In the eleventh annual celebration of song and literature – THE LIT SHOW, LA’s Diva Deluxe SUZY WILLIAMS performs songs with lyrics taken...

Venice Spirit of Life

– Paul Tanck   I feel that 2016 is the year of death. Look at the “celebrities” that have left us suddenly and too soon this year so far: David Bowie, Merle Haggard, Glenn Frey, Patty Duke, Alan Rickman, Garry Shandling, Maurice White, Paul Kantner, Sir George Martin, Nancy Reagan, Morley Safer, Prince… All gut-wrenching...

Gone too soon…Venice Beach Angel “Frankie”

Red- I met Frankie on the boardwalk many years ago. We knew each other at least 3 years before we became friends, after that we were inseparable. My last day with Frankie was miraculous! O.G.- Frankie was happiest when she was with her son. She was too young to die and full of life. She...
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