I recently traveled to Venice Beach to see the sights, sounds and smells of one of the most culturally unique places I’ve ever seen. I was immediately struck by the many different looks of the people walking around. It was a melting pot of humanity if I’ve ever seen one. There were ignorant tourist families, grungy locals, hipster skaters, posh sunbathers, fit and put together joggers, roller bladers, and bikers. Everyone seemed to have their own look and personality. A whole other element that is thrown into the cultural mix of Venice is the street performers. From musicians, to dancers, to fortune tellers, and snake-wielding prophets. There is a range of the most arcane street entertainment imaginable at Venice Beach and all are sights to behold.
I chose to watch a street performance involving dancers who hilariously interacted with crowd. Pictures and video are below.