Links to sites of General Usefulness
which are not Venice
Paintings that could
from Call Someplace
Aaron Waugh Draft-
Coins of Venice
Future of Venice?
On the Boardwalk
in 1909, you could have your picture taken against a background like this.
to other Venice sites
lapse sunset/moonrise Venice video
John Kilduff's Let's
Paint TV #3 at Venice Beach and another
Christopher Georgesco's Venice
Gallery - the legacy lives on
Former Venice artist Raphael
"Art Girl" Wilson - original
oil and acrylic paintings
A piece by Skizz Cyzyk on the ultimate
Venice film, Forbidden
from the composer Danny Elfman, and yet another.
by David Scott, who wrote the song "Moon over Venice"
films about issues, like the lottery, by Aaron Waugh
films by performance artist Tony Vera
This page from the good people at Dumb
Angel Magazine has such a great collection of photos and old postcards
Vandal's Photos photos by Eric Ahlberg: The Art Walk; boardwalk
murals and grafitti; eroding poetry. Paintings of boardwalk people, by
Arts Council - webmaster Eric Ahlberg says, "I try to link
to everything that speaks to Venice's life and legacy as a beacon of counter-culture."
Mann's Gallery - photographer who's been around forever
photo blog - enjoy many pictures here
Venice -a brilliant creation from Sal Chavez, almost virtual reality!
Choose an avatar to represent you, and walk around Venice.
Farrington - Venice paintings from the days of Beat
People Palette - Diana Hobstetter's portraits
of Venice folk; one of the coolest artist sites Ive ever seen.
Go down this page a little to Wylder
Flett's great photo "The
Last Days of the Pavilion." And his paintings are gorgeous.
Very recent gallery of canal
and bridge photos
Fred Burkhart's portrait
of a beach person and other
photos from the Venice of the late Sixties
Wing Turquoise Bird - madly creative visionaries, in the 60's
and early 70's they did light shows for everyone who was anyone
* photos of opulent canal district homes, including one that I painted
a picture of, from a different angle
* Venice Boulevard and Muscle Beach
appeals to my sense of the perverse. But I think you should buy my stuff
The artwork of Mike
Colt was seen on the boardwalk in the 1990s
Helen K. Garber's L. A. Noir series
includes Venice by night
at Venice Beach - great photo by Samuel Orutsa, of one of the
many bizarre exhibitionists who have frequented the oceanfront scene over
Beach Directory - lots of interesting stuff
Fialka and Suzy Williams events
I-Wish Project, born in Venice
of the Chariots - this is a gorgeous event,
fondly remembered by the webslave as her introduction to Venice.
Venice Film Festival
Shanna Baldwin-Moore's great
photo album of people and art from the Beat days
California History Site .......by
Stanton says, "I read the Santa Monica Evening Outlook newspaper
straight through from 1887 to 1990; the Venice Vanguard from 1911
to 1940; and the Los Angeles Times from 1891 to 1912.... I also
own a large photo reference library which gives me some assurance that
what I wrote about really did exist."
* illustrated history articles
* Venice history time line
* historic maps
* lots of other great stuff
Park - A very promising site-in-progress about the community that
Venice used to be part of
Jeffrey Stanton site
* street performers
* amazing Venice facts
* many photos, special section on the canal district
* several visual artists
* Venice peace marches
* list of historic buildings
* and much more
* Venice history
* many great old postcards
* dozens of great Venice murals
* archives of Venice Vanguard newlsetter
* art and architecture photos
to a topic on this page: Art ...Fun...
Happenings... History... Humans...
Issues... Literature... Music...
of Leonard Cohen song fame, and a legend in her own right
Henry and her cat at Venice Beach
Ann Randolph raises consciousness about homelessness
John Cline's 18-minute video of Bob
Schmidt, "Alky Bob"
John Shannon Latex
Configuration Specialist, makes balloon animals (well, what were
in Venice - a memorable 1982 article by
Paul Ciotti, about a guy who just doesn't get it
Infiltration journalist Harmon Leon
becomes a Venice Beach Guardian
What longtime Venice resident Paul
Krassner is up to these days.
Aron Kay activist formerly of Venice
Funk - wonderful article by Keith Kirts about a master printer
House - Sixties memoirs from Roger Goodman
Rieck, Venice model a person you could find only in Venice, who
created a character and then lived it
Fire Eater Tony Vera is also a
videographer. This goes to his films on YouTube.
of Venice very active in homelessness issues
The trailer for Venice Lobotomy,
a documentary by Erin Grayson about Lincoln
United Methodist Church - a very cool place
Imagine you're on the boardwalk as the
mischievous satirists from Ooze magazine heckle
Group Venice CA - intense discussion
Roots Venice Neighborhood Council
Dunga a True Novel by Phil Polizatto partly takes place in
Venice and all of it is wonderful.
Poets - Be one, and recapture the Beat
The complete story of Beyond Baroque,
both magazine and foundation, from the prime mover George
Baroque Foundation - poetry and so much more
3 of The Lover of Slum by Fred Burkhart
Harmonious Mayhem music of the Drum
Williams and her Solid Senders
Renaissance Man Tupper
Saussy used to live in Venice
has some great stories from a longtime Venice musician
The blog of guitarist Vinnie
Caggiano offers many Venice anecdotes
Heinze - Venice music from the wayback machine
Baked - Jam band whose website features a comprehensive family
tree of every permutation of the group ever. It's a thing of beauty.
Red Elvises - Quintessential Venice Beach rock'n'roll, from Siberian
Beach Drum Circle - such an exceedingly cool site!
Lovely Venice page from a
Jim Morrison tribute site
- I remember Wulf Zendik and family members playing music on the boardwalk.
Though we've never met, these are some of my favorite people. It makes
me happy just to know they exist.
Perry - perhaps the most recognizable boardwalk musician
Beach - from Medicine Bow Gallery, the finest in drum circle and
other beachfront experience
news and commentary
Venice Beachhead ......In its 36th
radio show by Anthea Raymond