December 1, 2020 #1 Local News, Forum, Information and Event Source for Venice Beach, California.

Anjelica Huston to Make Venice Home a Social Club?

From the NY Post:

Anjelica Huston is planning to turn her Venice, Calif., house, known as “The Fortress” into a private members club, Page Six has exclusively learned. The “Addams Family” star has thrown her weight behind the proposed social club in Venice, which would be housed in the California residence her late husband, sculptor Robert Graham, built for her in 1994. Huston, along with offering the 13,775-square-foot space and 1,000-foot courtyard for $12 million, has accepted a seat on the advisory board.

Anjelica Huston and Robert Graham Venice Beach

“I bestow my heartfelt support for Venice Social Club Holdings’ intention to create a community gathering space that honors Venice’s unique legacy at 69 Winward Ave.,” she says, according to a proposal being shopped to potential investors. Venice Social Club plans to charge $2,000 a year for membership and will include a farm-to-table restaurant, gallery, screening room and cultural programing.

According to the proposal, Venice Social Club’s members’ shared interest is “gourmet bathing,” and explains “gourmet bathing activities will range from surfing, hot-spring excursions, seltzer-water tastings, and dipping in the club’s pool.”

Click here to read the rest at the NY Post!

Related Posts

Mark Twain Middle School Community Raising Money to Restore Mural

October 19, 2020

October 19, 2020

Colorful mosaic mural in front of school in need of repair By Sam Catanzaro Mark Twain Middle School community members...

Venice’s John Baldessari, Conceptual Art Icon, Passes Away

January 6, 2020

January 6, 2020

One of America’s most influential conceptual artist, loved for his sense of humor, dies at 88 By Sam Catanzaro Longtime...

Meet the Playa Del Rey Trash Fairies

September 2, 2019

September 2, 2019

Building community while removing trash  By Keldine Hull  Local community member, Sara Kay, turned frustration into activism and started the...

Going Bak in Time with a Photographer

June 11, 2019

June 11, 2019

By Melanie Camp Spying a thirteen-year-old Sunny Bak, amongst a crowd of New York paparazzi, Elizabeth Taylor showed concern that...

Passion Finds Purpose for Venice Artist Claire Salvo

June 7, 2019

June 7, 2019

By Melanie Camp This story comes with a trigger warning. We hope it can be something that helps you if...

Venice Art Walk Raises More than $1 Million

May 22, 2019

May 22, 2019

Star-studded guests attend Venice Family Clinic’s Art Walk & Auction    By Staff Writer Contemporary art, tech and entertainment industry...

Venice Art Walk and Auction Celebrates 40 Years

May 8, 2019

May 8, 2019

Sunday May 16 12-6 p.m. By Staff Writer On Sunday, May 19, Venice Family Clinic will commemorate the 40th edition...

Venice’s Dakota Rayfield

April 18, 2019

April 18, 2019

Skating, art and surfing. By Keldine Hull  Women in Venice have always been known for making waves and challenging societal...

Diana Markosian at Venice Arts

April 12, 2019

April 12, 2019

Opening Reception is on Saturday, April 13, from 5-7 p.m.; Exhibition April 1-30  By Chad Winthrop Holding a cane in...

Authenticity in Motion: Roman Wyden

March 20, 2019

March 20, 2019

Interviewing the great Roman Wyden. By Guy Camilleri This week, I have the pleasure to sit down with Roman Wyden,...

Venice Remembers Guy Webster

March 6, 2019

March 6, 2019

By Keldine Hull Long after the final note of the final song on an album, the images on that album...

Venice Beach Among Most Instagrammable Locations in the U.S.

February 19, 2019

February 19, 2019

By Sam Catanzaro A recent study has pegged Venice Beach as the ninth-most Instagrammable location in the United States. According...

Moving Dance Performance Speaks to History of Venice

February 15, 2019

February 15, 2019

“Façade of Time”, Feb 17, 3:45 p.m. By Staff Writer In an intersection between dance, history and social justice, a...

Marina Oil Well Explosion Sparks Discussion

February 5, 2019

February 5, 2019

Jan. 18 incident sheds light on the dangers of oil wells in the city. By Tor Marom Discussions on public...

Edify TV Video: Hijab American Ninja Warrior

January 22, 2019

January 22, 2019

By Edify TV Learn about Sara Mudallal, a local parkour extraordinaire and the first hijabi to compete in an American...