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November 1, 2012

Another Night at the Other Venice Film Festival

By CJ Gronner The Other Venice Film Festival 2012 is in the books, and once again, a great time was had by all. Due to logistics, I could only partially attend this year, but according to all the attendees that I spoke to, it was another smashing success organized by long-time Venetian, Reuben “Ruby” De...

Sparkly Party for SPARC's 35th Anniversary

By CJ Gronner It has been all about the art lately in Venice, and a recent Saturday night was a big one for it. C.A.V.E. (Center for Audio and Visual Expression)  Gallery on Abbot Kinney had the opening of renowned street artist Shark Toof’s Ping Pong Show AND it was the big celebration for SPARC‘s...

Book Review: The Lure of a Land by the Sea

By Greta Cobar Long-time Venice historian Delores Hanney did it again: published yet another wonderful Venice memoir, made up of over thirty “vignettes,” as she calls them. With grandiose vocabulary and in what could be called poetic prose, she tells funny and insightful stories from the times of Abbot Kinney’s arrival in Venice all the...

Cats Crying for Your Help

By Charles Thomas The cats at Lincoln Place need our help again.  The cats and the Stray Cat Alliance need our help fast.  The Stray Cat Alliance is the organization that has most substantively stepped in and worked tirelessly to guarantee the safety and survival of the cat population at Lincoln Place.  The past two...

The Snake Around Venice

By Charles Dunn The Snake that curls around Venice every Saturday and Sunday is easy to see as it slowly squeezes and suffocates its victim (Venice) like its next meal. Venice has become the metal Snake’s new prey, with the residents having to stand by and tolerate its invasion each weekend. I`m talking about the...

Swami X

Every moment is free, creative, ecstatic in eternity. Be wise and cherish the treasures in your memory. Eternity is a state of consciousness and every moment is blessed. Some lamb chops are bigger than others, however, they are all the best. All there is is NOW! So why am I concerned with Where, When &...

Poetry

So Here’s My Work Day – krista schwimmer Parturition – Ronald McKinley Bamboo – Mary Getlein The Old Vine – Majid Naficy A sample from 2008 – Roger Houston Beauty is the Outcome – Tyler Uhlenhake Chemical World – Humberto Gómez Sequeira-HuGóS —————————————– So Here’s My Work Day by krista schwimmer There’s a British man...

Abbot Kinney, thanks for the fun!

By CJ Gronner We always look so forward to the Abbot Kinney Festival every year, and this year could not have been a more perfect day for it. Gone was the oppressive heat at the beach that some maniacs have been complaining about (Never me), and a gentle breeze blew through the sunshine to create...
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