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Venice Beach

Venice Beach is known for many things, but what would it be without graffiti, surfing, and skateboarding. I recently watched a documentary called “Dogtown and Z-Boys” which really showed how the skateboarding culture really came into fruition. On that note, I am going to be looking at Venice Beach through a cultural lens. This beach […]

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Break on Through to the Venice Breakwater

The thought of Venice in ones mind may evoke a number of images. One image may be of Dogtown, as it was so affectionately nicknamed, in the 70s where some long haired, miscreant surfers took their boards landward and birthed skateboarding as we know it today. Someone else may envision grabbing a slice of pizza, […]