Beyond Gala / Bohemian Bacchanal Celebrating 50 Years!

Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Bl., Venice, CA

A Bohemian Bacchanal Honoring Viggo Mortensen & Will Alexander, and Celebrating 50 Years of Beyond Baroque. PERFORMANCES BY: John Doe & Exene Cervenka I Kamau Daáood I  John Densmore I Froglab with Joe Baiza, Mike Watt & Brian Christopherson I  Bobby Bradford I Julie Christensen / Chris D I Jack Grapes I Dwight Trible I Lisa Finnie I Erika Duran Emcees: Brendan Constantine & Puma Perl With Cocktails, A Live & Silent Auction, & Dinner This November we celebrate 50 years of Beyond Baroque with a Bohemian Bacchanal of art, music, poetry, wine, and revelry. Join us in honoring our dear friend Viggo Mortensen for his selfless support of Beyond Baroque, and our visionary poet-in-residence Will Alexander for his profound achievements in expanding the artistic possibilities of language. We’ll also recognize our founder, George Drury Smith. The Beyond Gala begins with a cocktail reception in the Poet’s Garden at Beyond Baroque, followed by a live and silent auction in our theater. The auction includes rare literary material from our archive; art from some of the world’s most notable artists, including Ed Ruscha, Gronk, Raymond Pettibon, Shepherd Fairey, Francisco Toledo, George Herms, and many others; and a wide array of items donated by the Venice business community. Following the cocktail reception and art auction, join us for dinner and entertainment outdoors under a lavish tent. An incredible array of musical and literary talent will pay tribute to Beyond Baroque’s literary community. Many of Los Angeles’ seminal writers and artists have found crucial support from Beyond Baroque, often at the earliest stages of their careers. Join several of these alumni - including Viggo Mortensen, Will Alexander; John Doe and Exene Cervenka - who met at our Wednesday Night Poetry Series - in celebrating fifty years of literary and artistic life in Venice, California.  Payments are also accepted by check. Please mail to: Beyond Baroque, 681 N. Venice Blvd, Venice, CA 90291 Please consider supporting the next 50 years of Los Angeles poetry, literature, and art by sponsoring the Beyond Gala, or by placing an ad in our program book. Further information about the benefits of being a sponsor is available here. EVENT PAGE WITH TICKET LINK HERE   

$50 - $10k

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