There are some great events happening this week – oh and it’s Halloween too! This is the short scoop here on what’s happening with more to come for October 29-November 3.

Tuesday Night at Talking Stick
Tryg Hanson returns with his witty spoken word performance  with live improvisational music from Black Shoe Polish. Tryg is also a writer for the AKFF Blog  and performs some completely different material here to start off the evening at 7pm sharp. His performance is followed by more music from Black Shoe Polish, consisting of: Gerry Fialka, Paulie Dee, Tad Dery & guests all in the vein of the Beat Poets that  originated in Venice! 7pm Free 1411 Lincoln Blvd.

First Friday in Venice & Vegas!
Check the AKFF Blog Tomorrow for our 1st Fridays Las Vegas feature on the scene there- which is huge & happening! Plus,  1st Fridays in Venice too! Make sure to follow the AKFF Blog on Twitter for your chance to win some great prizes! Follow us: @abbotkinney1st – it’s simple!

There are two worthwhile Venice Community Benefit Events to check out this weekend:

Saturday is Venice Arts’ 20th Anniversary Spectacular Photo Exhibition & Gala Event from 5–8p. See our previous post with details about this worthy community event and how to purchase tickets. Venice Arts 1702 Lincoln Blvd. Click for details. 

Sunday is the 5th  Annual Taste of Venice (formerly Taste of Abbot Kinney) from 3- 6:30 that benefits Inside Out Community Arts. Starts at Electric Lodge. See this week’s post for full event coverage.

It’s All About Venice!