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August 1, 2012

Venice – Where Art Meets Sublime

By CJ Gronner The Hammer Museum came down to put on the “Venice Beach Biennial” (which the materials all keep calling a “tongue in cheek” play on the Venice Biennale in Italy – Thanks, we get it.), where a bunch of “Museum” artists joined the Venice artists that are down on the Boardwalk every day,...

Chariots Coming to Venice

By Greta Cobar The Hare Krishna Festival of the Chariots is the world’s oldest religious observation, and this year marks the 36th such celebration in Venice. Called Ratha-Yatra, the festival is a celebration of the Deity Jagannath. People attend the festivities to catch a glimpse of Jagannath, whose statue only comes out of the Temple...

A Philomene Rhapsody

By Delores Hanney They are already ghosts John and Philomene As they pass Along the Boardwalk Where ghosts and poets overlap… Philomene Long More than two years after her passing, the silence of her absence from the streets and the sand of her cherished Venice milieu still echoes like a great mournful wail.  Left in...

Swami X Speaks

According to the Pleiadians, creativity is the secrecy of existence, which makes perfect sense to me, but then again, what the hell do I know.  I do know everyone and everything is looking, searching, aspiring to happiness.  Supreme happiness, or Bliss, is God.  It doesn’t get any simpler than that.  There are laws that unfold...

Tour de Venice

By Katy Crenshaw Local guy, Bryan Moss Freeman, is a real hot ticket. I’ve been living in Venice for three months and I still feel fresh off the boat from San Francisco.  So, I wanna meet more locals. After casually meeting Bryan at an establishment on Windward I started wondering what his tours were all...

Poetry

An Ancient Race of Queens – Philomene Long, 1981 For Phemomene – John Thomas It’s time –  Kalahani Working for Money – Mary Getlein Independence Day – Majid Naficy I Am No Longer Afraid – Philomene Long After Aurora – Hal Bogotch Venice Air – John Davis Fresh Out of the Oven –  Roger Houston...
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