Month

August 2016

DIVISION REFLECTION and SHADOWS up at SPARC until September 16

The closing reception and Artist’s salon is Friday, September 16, 2016 Duron Gallery, Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC) 685 Venice Blvd., Venice, CA 90291 contact: [email protected]

Brooks neighbors eat developers nuts.

I received this box in the mail.  Well actually I got notices of delivery last week, which I ignored, and then after it was returned to the developer, they dispatched some minion to hand deliver, to my steps. Inside was this card, and a bag of pistachios, which we promptly ate at the Beachhead Meeting....

Maureen Cotter Show August 20 2016

Save Saturday Aug 20th for my party of the summer, my 12th one woman show at Beyond Baroque 681 Venice Blvd doors open at 7 for preshow party. Everyone is coming!

The Theory of Evolution Is False

by Jon Wolff As the theory goes: A long time ago, a man named Abbot Kinney came to the West Coast, dug canals, built a little city with attractions and amusements, and called it Venice. Then the economy went bad, Los Angeles took over, and everything got real cheap. In the ‘50s and ‘60s, the...

Against The BID – Business Improvement District

Notes from the neighborhood meeting. Dear Venice Friends and Neighbors Opposed to the Venice Private Police Department (BID): THANK YOU for spending Saturday morning together, and raising the important questions and concerns about the proposed Venice Beach BID. Based on the meeting’s discussion, we have summarized the follow up information and actions below. Please let...

Poetry – I

I I come from the story of who? I stared at the painting for years amazing picture of the Phoenix The bird that sets itself on fire disappears into the fire Then Poof! Come Back: new bird to see The ultimate in belief – but NO, looking at it, staring at it, (staring?) The picture...

BANG BANG-YOU’RE DEAD!

(the Orlando Massacre) by-marty liboff Shoot shoot shoot Bang bang bang you’re dead I shot ya in the head. I love my gun killin is so much fun! I love my gun so ya better run run run. Kill kill kill shootin animals & people is such a thrill it’s fun the more blood ya...

A View From The Bottom

By  Pat Raphael It is easy to fall, fall, fall — but climbing out? that takes work and strength. The view from the bottom always present a path out, but that out is usually directly proportional to the viewer’s ambition and willingness to hard work. In recent weeks change is coming, and my view seems...

Drama Review: A Wilted Mint Julep

The Eccentricities of a Nightingale by Tennessee Williams By Suzy Williams This engaging Tennessee Williams play is probably his most ambitious. Purported to be a reworking of his hit, Summer and Smoke, he takes on subjects like the sacred and the profane, cosmos and microcosmos, anarchy and order, and the complexities of sexual attraction and...

“Miracle Salve” review

by Min.Saffron Lost Coast Pain Relief Salve really works! This light feeling ointment with a pleasant familiar smell is a must try for muscle relaxation, and with only six natural ingredients, it’s organic as well! I threw my back out delivering newspapers on my bike and could barely move. Within hours of application I felt...
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