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  • ... founded a beachfront neighborhood and named it the "Venice of America." Fifty years later, counterculture artists and Beat Generation authors flocked to the area, infusing it with an alternative vibe that still defines the ...
  • ... He envisioned, historian Jeffrey Stanton argues, "a beach community that would foster a cultural renaissance, an American renaissance ... {"additionalClasses":""}] Venice West Cafe | KCET Departures Flickr Although beatniks debated who brought the cafe to ...
  • ... is this neighborhood's raison d'être. This week Departures takes a look at the state of Venice sunshine. From the ... let go.Still, change is coming to Venice Beach. Community leaders like Ruth Galanter, who represented Venice for 15 years ...
  • In honor of National Poetry Month, Departures is highlighting a poem per day. Today we share with you a poem from the community by Grant Keller. [scald=25997:kl_image_original_context]Grant ... whole world that I can put on my own pocket Where the Venice West is a Starbucks wherein a Rasta Barista makes decaf Frapachinos ...
  • Ironically, the deterioration and abandonment of Venice in he 1950s cultivated the perfect environment for artists, poets and dissidents to retreat from the promised dreams of post-war America and create a ...
  • Departures is KCET's multidisciplinary media studio for community engagement, creative placemaking and social advocacy. Through ... and collaborations, we empower communities to change their narrative, highlighting local cultural assets and fostering ...
  • ... how you can explore Little Tokyo through the lens of Departures . KCET Departures is proud to announce the launch of ... the social and cultural history of Los Angeles neighborhoods . Departures : Little Tokyo digs into the rich culture and ... 2: Rebuilding a Broken Community looks into the ways in which World War II affected the Japanese ...
  • ... as a person, and it is the center of my community .If there's one place in my community that I would like to ... know that he is here. Eloteros are very common in Hispanic neighborhoods as they come to sell delicious food that we love, making ...
  • The Departures Educational Program teaches multimedia production tools and helps ... {"additionalClasses":""}]A picture of Venice High School in October of 2009. The photo was taken by Wendy ... series that represents a certain geographical area and its community , then it is vital to incorporate the people into the process." ...
  • ... own version of reality more than do the other coastal neighborhoods . But after a glimpse into the sociology of the place, ... Pacific.Photos by Colin Marshall.More stories and history at DEPARTURES : VENICE More Los Angeles Primer:Echo ParkCentury ...

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