In Venice…..

TheBeyondBaroquere are several events taking place today at Beyond Baroque…’s an early one…

Renowned Poet and teacher, Jack Grapes puts out a new book entitled POEMS SO FAR SO FAR SO GOOD SO FAR TO GO.

Recently listed on CBS’s Los Angeles series “The Best of L.A.” as one of the best poets in the city, Grapes will celebrate the new book by featuring three guest poets. The other poet/artists, Susan Manders, Baz Here, and Lisa Segal will also be reading and exhibiting artwork.

There will be a $5 donation at the door.


What: Screening
Where: Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Bl. Venice, CA 90291
When: 1:00 pm

Or in Hollywood…The Christmas Parade takes place today at 5:00 pm ….it starts on Hollywood Boulevard and Orange, runs east to Vine and then south to Sunset Boulevard heading west back to Orange. Tickets are available. Check website for full info

Also back in Venice…

ASun Dec1 BeachheadAnniversaryflyert Beyond Baroques…later in the evening at 6:30 pm….the Beachhead celebrates it’s 45th Birthday…

It’s gonna be a great party…will musical acts, poetry and more.

The Venice Stree Legends will be performing and I’ll be singing a couple tunes with them. We open the show so get there early!!!

TWU Sun Dec1 BeachheadAnniver Posterhere are tons of other great performers too…like Suzy Williams. I’ll be performing my original song “Christmas in Venice Beach” with Suzy too.

Finally got the final list of performers:  Roger Houston, Alfred Johnson,
Sam Clay, Eric Ahlberg, Steve Weisberg, Hillary Kaye, Tina Catalina Corcoran, Krista Schwimmer, Pegarty Long, Ronald McKinley, Karl Abrams, Mary Getlein and Jim Smith.

This Earl Newman 45th Anniversary poster will be available for sale, as well as Beachhead t-shirts and other super cool stuff! Original, creative, great-cause-supporting holiday gifts!

Happy 45th Birthday, Beachhead!

What: Beachhead Party
Where: Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Bl. Venice, CA 90291
When: 6:30 pm

In Downtown LA…

Tonight, join 2A Gallery for a closing reception of “I Think We’re Alone Now,” a solo exhibition of new sculpture and photography by Taylor Tschider.

WU 12.1 2AGallery TaylorTschider CircleJerkDetailSee image: Image: Taylor Tschider, Circle Jerk (detail), 2013. Correction fluid, cotton, polyester & elastic.32 x 32 x 72 inches.

Tschider’s work focuses on a critical exploration of nostalgia and constructions of the past.

On View: through Dec 8th

What: Closing reception
Where: 2A Gallery, 400 S Main St #2A, LA 90013 (second floor of the San Fernando Building)
When: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Phone: 213.924.3472

The Holidays are here kids…whether you’re ready or not! I’m performing at three different events this weekend (and that’s just the public ones)…so be sure to come up and say hi! See ya out there.