Day

April 1, 2014

7 Dudley

By Rex Butters   there was no stage at SPONTOS only performers one and all noisy travelers milled about that inter-dimensional way station hung on 3 white walls eye enlightening art images blazing with the sounds rebounding around open ears and no walls at all as overflow revelers flooded out the brick street store front...

"Sponto's" partied like the good ol' days

The close-out party at Sponto’s, March 15th, was so much fun! The music started with Eddie La Grosse and was followed by Suzy Williams and the Nicknamers. They were wonderful, and Suzy sang all of her signature songs, including “Dirty Old Men Need Loving, Too,” and “Moon Over Venice.” Suzy had everyone up and dancing,...

Delightfully Ellyn…

By Anne Alvarez Ellyn Maybe shares her name on the poets monument wall alongside Philomene Long, Linda Albertano, Jim Morrisson and a slew of other Venice Poetic Greats. However, you would never know it just by meeting her. Maybe is shy, gentle, and introspective. She comments on accomplishments and associations in the most nonchalant modest...

Beachhead Saves the Day in Japan for Hama Sushi in Venice

By Phyllis Hayashibara Kinya Aota, head sushi chef at Hama Sushi in Venice, had planned to return to his home on the northern island of Hokkaido in February, 2014 to spend some time with his elderly parents and his brothers and their families. Aota has been living in the U. S. for some twenty-five years,...

Poetry

THE MOTH – By Philomene Long NOW IT IS LONG AGO – By John Thomas POEM FOR PHILOMENE – By Stuart Z. Perkoff Venice as Mecca or Jerusalem – By John Thomas HAIKU VENICE (Kerouac Style – By Krista Schwimmer poetry is the game – By Tony Scibella Home – By Mary Getlein Gaia –...
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