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March 1, 2012

Commemorating Venetian Women from the Early Years

By Vanessa Cabello In celebration of Women’s History Month, I wanted to recognize and commemorate women from the early years of Venice.  Below I will explore the lives of two stellar Venetian ladies, names you may not immediately recognize – Margaret Dabney Thornton and Winifred Harwell – ladies who happened to be the respective wives...

Jin Patisserie Makes Venice Sweeter

By CJ Gronner It’s quite simple to celebrate Women in Venice, when there are so many wonderful, creative, business-savvy women making up our place in the world. I can think of more women-run businesses than I have fingers: Ananda, the Beauty Bungalows (Alexandra Wagner Skincare, Lavish Tan, Kelley Baker Brows, Stephanie Hobgood Hair all under...

The Other Brother: “Salt of the Earth,” The Film They Tried To Kill, Lives On Thanks to Technology

By Jim Smith A lot of people in Venice know that Edward Biberman was the artist who painted the Post Office mural, The Story of Venice. But few probably know that his older brother, Herbert, directed Salt of the Earth, a classic film about a New Mexico miners strike that ended 60 years ago. That...

Poetry

 Fourteen – Lynette  Hoboville – Paul Beethovan  Untitled – Roger Houston  Peace Is My Religion – Hal Bogotch  Moment – Ronald K. McKinley  Gravity – Jim Smith Ibrahim and his band – Rex Butters ——————————————-   Fourteen   Smooth childlike visage, Distant eyes, Submerged in the intense dreams of adolescence, Innocence…   She walks mature...

Swami X Speaks

Some question the existence of God when they have yet to comprehend the reality of themselves.  How about that?!?  Ignorance is the villain. You can’t take it personal.  Go with the flow and be out of step.  What can I say, everyone has their own destiny, which is Oneness as God.  It doesn’t get any...

Venice Post Office

By Terry Stoller The postal service is going to “relocate,” meaning to sell and close this beautiful Venice Main Office; and move across the street to the Annex. There is a line inside and there are only two clerks here today, and they are overworked due to continual understaffing. Furthermore, during each week there are often even longer lines, also...
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