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A Tribute to Fred Dewey

Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center 681 Venice Blvd, Venice Beach, Los Angeles, CA

An in-person memorial and celebration of Beyond Baroque's former executive directorPlease join us in celebrating the life and work of Fred Dewey. The former executive director of Beyond Baroque, Fred was a profoundly committed writer, editor, and thinker who devoted his life to championing artists and creating a public sphere for intellectual engagement. The memorial and tribute will feature readings and remembrances from poets, writers, artists, colleagues, and friends. It will be held outside on Beyond Baroque’s back patio, and food and drink will be served. For those unable to attend in-person, it will be streamed live to Beyond Baroque’s YouTube channel, where it will also be available for viewing after the memorial. Readings and remembrances by: Linda J. Albertano, Will Alexander, Laurel Ann Bogen, Mike Bonin, Dorit Cypus, Simone Forti, Amélie Frank, Chris Kraus, Pegarty Long, Suzanne Lummis, Matthew Mars, Janet Gollery McKeithen, Bill Mohr, Phoebe MacAdams Ozuna, Brooks Roddan, Amy Scholder, Jack Skelley, Judith Taylor, Suzanne Thompson, A.K. Toney, and others TBA. In-person at Beyond Baroque. All attendees must be vaccinated.About Fred Dewey: Fred Dewey (1957-2021) was a writer, teacher, editor/publisher, curator, and co-founder of the Neighborhood Councils Movement in Los Angeles. The author of The School of Read More ...

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