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  • Ironically, the deterioration and abandonment of Venice in he 1950s cultivated the perfect environment for artists, poets and ... or "blow" each other's poetry; unlike the San Francisco beats , Venice poets, such as Frank Rios , where not interested in ...
  • ... examining L.A. art from 1945-1980. KCET Departures , agile and prescient, made sorta like Chris Burden and jumped ... Baldessari gave his oral history to Departures : Venice . Below is one video clip from the conversation. ... The Departures : Venice chapter titled, " Arts and Beats " includes conversations wth not just Baldessari, but ...
  • In many ways, Venice Beach is this neighborhood's raison d'être . This week Departures takes a look at the state of Venice sunshine. From the ... area for coming transitions and adjustments. This week Departures takes a look at the state of Venice sunshine . ...
  • Old-time Venice resident and historian Arnold Springer explains who Venice's founder was. Old-time Venice resident and historian Arnold Springer explains who Venice's ...
  • ... of the great American feast--its crumbs--ended up in Venice . In no place is Long's insight more evident than in the polyglot ... of the area's homeless as never before. This week, Departures : Venice will explore these poetic - and sometimes hard-edged ...
  • Venice West Cafe, popular among the Beats , inspired a counterculture that ... {"additionalClasses":""}] Venice West Cafe | KCET Departures Flickr Although beatniks debated who brought the cafe to ... , one of the nation's leading independent Literary Arts Centers. Furthermore, bohemian's anti-mainstream values also encouraged ...
  • Departures http://www.kcet.org/ socal/departures /highland-park/painting-the-walls/?entryid=39316 ...
  • The Gas House in Venice , where "Beatniks beat bongos in the basement," was the scene of ... spoken poetry and expressionistic art was popular. Beats congregated at fully integrated coffee houses and nightclubs, including ... Lipton's tome was multifaceted -- part history of SoCal Beat culture, part tourist guide, and part How-To guide with a ...
  • In honor of National Poetry Month, Departures is highlighting a poem per day. Today we share with you a poem ... world that I can put on my own pocket Where the Venice West is a Starbucks wherein a Rasta Barista makes decaf Frapachinos ... being Grant Keller shared his poem with Departures in participation with National Poetry Month . You are invited ...
  • Departures receives one of 832 Art Works grants totaling $23.3 million in ... National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Rocco Landesman announced today that KCET is one of 832 ... , Chinatown , L.A. River , Richland Farms , and Venice . Special segments on The Great Wall of Los Angeles and Good ...

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