Get ready for Halloween with master story tellers and genre maestros Dennis Etchison and Peter Atkins! Stephen King called Dennis Etchison "one hell of a fiction writer" and he has been called "the most original living horror writer in America" Peter Atkins is the author of the novels Morningstar, Big Thunder and Moontown, and the screenplays Hellraiser II, Hellraiser III, Hellraiser IV, and Wishmaster.


SATURDAY NOVEMBER 5 at 8PM at Beyond Baroque

Beyond Baroque Writer-in-Residence Will Alexander has been awarded one of the most significant honors given to an American poet: Poets & Writers’ Jackson Prize for Poetry. Please join Beyond Baroque, Poets & Writers, and the poetry community of Los Angeles for a reading and reception to celebrate one of America’s most original poets. Alexander will be joined by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Rae Armantrout. More information about the awarding of the prize can be found HERE.

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An author dialogue and reception will follow the reading, sponsored by Poets & Writers



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Founded in 1968, Beyond Baroque is based out of the original City Hall building in Venice, California...

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Hotel Erwin:
The Poetry Posse Rides Again!

A Night of Poetry
at Hotel Erwin

20 October, Thursday - 8:00 PM

Spend an evening of poetry at Larry’s Loft in the stylish HOTEL ERWIN near Venice Beach, where poets Marjorie Becker, Jeanette Clough, Paul Lieber, Sarah Maclay, Holaday Mason, Jim Natal, Jan Wesley, Brenda Yates, and Mariano Zaro will read new and selected work. $5.00 donation requested. At the Hotel Erwin, 1697 Pacific Ave, Venice, CA 90291

Beyond Baroque Presents:

High Five show in the Kelley Gallery
at Beyond Baroque

19 November, Saturday - Reception
3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

THE HIGH FIVE SHOW OPENS IN THE MIKE KELLY GALLERY Five uniquely talented Los Angeles artists, Gay Summer Rick, Michael McCall, Catherine Ruane, Mike Street, and Robert Branaman, come together in a group show of beauty and artistic merit. Do not miss it! The show runs through December 21.