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January 20, 2016

The Beachhead Needs You… Now!

by Anthony Castillo Some of you out there in Venice land may be under the impression that the Free Venice Beachhead has a large staff capable of covering all the happenings in Venice, from the VNC, to the LAPD, to Mike Bonin’s high jinx, to the Coastal Commission, as well as the juggernaut of hyper...

FREE CLOTHES

By John Wolff Sometime back in the early ’70s, in Venice, on the north side of Brooks Avenue, between Pacific Avenue and the Boardwalk, in a vacant lot, someone set up the Free Clothes Box. It was a large wooden cart with a flat square base and one foot boards all around. There was a...

“Poetry Is the Consciousness of This Planet:”

“Poetry Is the Consciousness¬†of This Planet:” A Conversation with Mark Lipman, Founder of the Venice Press, Vagabond by Krista Schwimmer Beachhead: So, why did you start Vagabond? Mark: Well, I found there was a gap between what was accessible as far as access to a microphone, access to the printed word, access to the conversation....