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Harold's, San Pedro; image copyright Marshall Astor, Food Fetishist, http://www.flickr.com/photos/lifeontheedge/125389576/ / CC BY CA

One of San Pedro’s most appealing qualities is that it’s not very popular. When I first decided to move here from Venice my neighbor, a realtor, suggested why.

“It’s so …{read more}

John O’Kane reads from Venice, CA: A City State of Mind, 1/31/14

Venice CA / Beyond Baroque

Beyond Baroque presents
John O’ Kane reading from
Venice, CA: A City State of Mind
Friday, January 31, 2014
8:00 p.m.

FREE ($5 donation optional)

Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center
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Book release: Venice, CA: A City State of Mind by John O’Kane

Venice, CA: A City State of MInd

Venice, CA: A City State of Mind by John O’Kane / 978-1626464032 / 240 pages

A longtime Venice, California resident, John O’Kane edits AMASS Magazine there. A journalist, poet, and …{read more}

Illuminescence by John O’Kane

Illuminescence - Poem by John O'Kane

I think of how Allen Ginsberg
could see society when gizmos glistened
salvation, freeways traced our future,
freeon cooled our passions,
primeval blackooze birthed plastic,
the prophylactic of progress,
east …{read more}