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August is
Venice Poetry Month

Turn on your poetry brain and float downstream. Get reborn as unknown synapses start firing.

Find your inspiration from generations of Venice poets who changed the world, and brought on the Sixties Generation.

Read the works of great poets at Beyond Baroque bookstore and Small World Books.

After you write your poems, read them at Beyond Baroque. Don't worry, it's a friendly crowd.

And, hey! Send a copy to the Beachhead.

 

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Rick Davidson Speaks

The Arthur Reese - Rick Davidson low income housing facility won final approval from the L.A. bureaucracy, Dec. 1. It will provide 68 units for homeless people, 34 for low-income artists and 34 for other low-income people.

Rick Davidson was a Venice architech and leader of the Free Venice organization and Peace & Freedom Party.

Here's what he had to say in1989.

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