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2012 Edition | WELO’S Top 10 Films of the Year

WELO Venice’s TOP 10 FILMS OF 2012 1. DJANGO UNCHAINED – Django(Foxx), the title character’s name; is a newly freed slave, pre civil war; who teams up with De. King Schultz (Christoph Waltz), a bounty hunter to track down his ...
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Mission: Good, Honest Food. Needed: The Venice Community. Welcome, the Venice Merchant.

Venice, Mar Vista, Playa Vista, Santa Monica (three of them!), West LA, Westwood – we live in a farmer’s market mecca. Which is great if you’re always ready to do your produce shopping on a Wednesday at 11am, or if ...
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The Chocolate Invitational | Part Deux – Saturday, Nov 17th

They are back! The girls of The Chocolate Invitational are at it again… This time they are going bigger and more chocolaty; the theme, modern day Willy Wonka. The Chocolate Invitational is a fusion of the love of all things ...
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An Indian Summer | Morning Chat w/ Venice musician, Peter Goetz

. Venice native, Peter Goetz, is touring the West Coast this August with his introductory, pre-released album Indian Summer. Before he hits the road I had a chance to catch up with him for a quick coffee to get the skinny on ...
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Soriya Swimwear | Morning Chat w/ co-owner, Katarina Flickinger

. WELO: Katrina, thanks for making time for us this mornin’!  How long have you & Soriya Co-Founder, Thyda, lived in Venice & why did ya’ll move here? KF: Well, we’ve been roommates off and on for about five years- ...
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Welcome to Venice | Cafe Gratitude now Open!

Café Gratitude is a now open on Rose avenue here in Venice.  This is the 3rd Café Gratitude to open by founder Matthew and Terces Engelhart. The flagship is up in Northern California and a second which opened a little ...
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One Rose that’s Superba! | New Snack Bar to Open on Rose, July 19th

There is just so much to do and see these days in Venice, that it seems every weekend is packed with things to do.  All the summer roses are in bloom and so are things on our very own Rose ...
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School Nights Rock | DWNTWN Set to Perform at Bardot, Monday June 25th

. “If Bon Iver, The Knife and Robyn hung out at Hinanos, got trashed and made a baby…that would be DWNTWN”. Sounds like a dream, no?  When we saw this Kitsune America show review of LA based electro-pop band, DWNTWN, we ...
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Surfrider Kicks-off Summer | Wednesday for International Surfing Day + Friday Night for Capital Cities @Arbor

. Summer is officially in full swing (f*ck you, June Gloom) and that means one thing.  The fam over at The Surfrider Foundation are well rested and ready to throw a few summer kick-off jams.  First up, celebrate International Surfing ...