venice japanese memorial monument

Venice Japanese American Memorial Monument Commemoration April 2019

The Venice Japanese American Memorial Monument Committee is very pleased to announce its speakers for the VJAMM Commemoration on Thursday, April 18, 2019
Spud Anderson Venice, CA


A recent conversation with VNC candidate Raphael "Spud" Anderson about the First Baptist Church of Venice and its importance to Venice.
First Baptist, CA Church of Venice

The First Baptist Church of Venice is the Living History of Venice

The Black History display at the Abbot Kinney Library in Venice will be up until the end of March.In recognition of Black History Month for 2019, an exhibit and discussion session was held on Saturday, February 16 in the meeting room of the library.
penske black church

Summation of L.A. Historic Designation Effort for First Baptist Church of Venice

Summary and overview of the L.A. City Historic Designation effort for the First Baptist Church of Venice.
First Baptist Church of Venice

The Fight for the First Baptist Church of Venice Continues (Interview)

The following is from a recent conversation with Dr. Naomi Nightingale about the hearing before the Department of City Planning's Office of Historic Resources to apply for historic monument designation for the First Baptist Church of Venice.
Venice, CA | Chicano History

Why Being a Venice Original Matters Why (Venice) History Matters

By Mike Bravo “People don’t need your approval to move to Venice” “Who cares how long you’ve been here.” In the same arrogant spirit of their colonizer archetypes and ancestors, dismissive gentrifier remarks like the ones above should come as no surprise. Ironically, many of them even have their Westward Expansion styled mustache and hairstyles...
Hinano Cafe Venice Beach, CA

Hinano Café is a Venice Institution

A BELOVED institution, made even more so by the fact that it’s just about the last good, old-fashioned dive bar that we have left...

Venice Spirit of Life

– Paul Tanck   I feel that 2016 is the year of death. Look at the “celebrities” that have left us suddenly and too soon this year so far: David Bowie, Merle Haggard, Glenn Frey, Patty Duke, Alan Rickman, Garry Shandling, Maurice White, Paul Kantner, Sir George Martin, Nancy Reagan, Morley Safer, Prince… All gut-wrenching...
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