The benefit will raise funds for Beyond Baroque’s Beyond Music program curated by Daniel Rothman, and will feature music performed by saxophonist Ulrich Krieger. Beyond Music is dedicated to bringing cutting edge, exciting music that often blurs the lines between sound, poetry and art. Beyond Baroque is located at 681 Venice Blvd in Venice.
More information on the auction: www.beyondbaroque.org
Beyond Baroque is one of the United States’ leading independent Literary/Arts Centers and public spaces dedicated to poetry, literary and cultural events; contact, interaction, and community building. Founded in 1968, it is based in the Old Town Hall in Venice, California and offers a program of readings, new music, free workshops, publishing, bookstore, archiving, and education.
The Center launched its own imprint, Beyond Baroque Books in 1998, dedicated to emerging, overlooked, out of print, and experimental writing, as well as the history and legacy of experimental and alternative writing, poetry, and the arts in Los Angeles. Beyond Baroque Poetry Workshop is the longest-running free poetry workshop on the West Coast. Many of the city’s leading literary talents â€“ Dennis Cooper, Wanda Coleman, Tom Waits, Exene Cervenkova, Amy Gerstler â€“ are workshop alumni.
Beyond Baroque archives the West Coast’s most comprehensive, independent collection of small press and limited-edition publications.