By Judy Branfman Since 1999 over 1320 units of affordable, rent-controlled housing have been removed from Venice’s housing stock using the Ellis Act, which allows owners to take their buildings off the […]
Suzy Williams – VENICE BEATS ll at The Venice West Sunday, April 2, 2023 7PM
– Suzy Williams – VENICE BEATS ll at The Venice West, 7pm (6pm doors) 1717 Lincoln Blvd. $10. in advance, $12. at the door (SMART TO GET TIX in advance and get […]
THE TRUE STORY ABOUT THIRD AND ROSE By Jon Wolff
The following is from a YouTube video interview with Laddie Williams about the recent police action ordered by Councilmember Traci Park against unhoused people in Venice. The video is produced by Margaret […]
George Winston Interview by Gerry Fialka
by Gerry Fialka The inspired and inspiring piano of George Winston has calmed my soul for many years. His first solo LP was released in 1972, but his second “Autumn” in 1980 […]
“Women Talking” Film Review by Enyaj Pitchford.
Let’s all talk about the new film “Women Talking” by Sarah Polly. The power of this film is not just in hearing women talking; but it’s women listening to one another. Listening, […]
But Did You Die? by Gerry Fialka
After reading the following essay, entertainment lawyer and music explorer Al Boelter wrote: “Loving your article on death with many quotes. No, not too long. Lots of quotes, which to me act […]
Coming Together By S. A. Gerber
Coming Together By S. A. Gerber The Unurban Café was the site for the fifty-year reunion of “Stormin’ Norman & Suzy” …aka Norman Zamcheck of Newton, Mass. and our own local “Venice […]
DESALINATION, YQUE? By Lydia Ponce
DESALINATION, YQUE? By Lydia Ponce When I first heard of desalination, turning ocean water into drinking water-I thought it was a great idea because, heck, we have a whole lot of ocean! […]
The Battle of Lincoln Place: An Epic Fight by Tenants to Save Their Homes – Book Review
THE SAGA OF LINCOLN PLACE APARTMENTS A new book by Venice resident Dennis Hathaway, The Battle of Lincoln Place: An Epic Fight by Tenants to Save Their Homes, tells the history of […]
Dribbling his way through the Arts to the Ashram: the fortuitous, circuitous journey of Venice’s own Stephen Longfellow Fiske!
By Enyaj Pitchford Gentrification has stolen yet another great Venetian from our hood. Stephen L. Fiske, who lived with his wife and raised three children in the heart of the ghost town, […]
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