Category Archives: Photo Essays

watt’s picture of the week – saturday, may 28, 2016

bernie sanders came to my pedro town yesterday to talk about his campaign for u.s. president. he was wearing a hook pin on an ilwu jacket and addressed important stuff for working people. photo by mike watt – – – … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – sunday, may 22, 2016

drummerman bob lee and organman pete mazich (left to right) at the “wax: the los angeles record fair” event at capitol records just before starting a mike watt + the secondmen set yesterday in hollywood. bob lee’s filling in for … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – saturday, may 14, 2016

today is fire service day and I just missed seeing our current fireboat 2, the warner l lawrence (not to be confused w/the one before her, the ralph j scott) do its water trip this morning but I did get … Continue reading

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“Kat Kramer’s Films That Change the World” Presents Atomic Cinema Festival

“Atomic Cinema Fest”, is part of the International Uranium Film Festival, and was a one day film festival presented by “Kat Kramer’s Films That Change the World”, held at Raleigh Studios to bring movies and documentaries dedicated to educating people on the risks … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – friday, may 6, 2016

last night I saw my buddy jim brown perform “piano destruction concert” by raphael montanez ortiz along w/his colleague kuno funmaker at blum & poe which I understand was the first time the composer allowed another artist other than himself … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – friday, april 29, 2016

in my pedro town we got some public art at our los angeles police department’s harbor division and I’m kind of wondering what’s it all about… I do know our harbor division cars w/trunks got 05 painted on those trunks … Continue reading

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Celebrate The Aquarium Of The Pacific’s 7th Annual Urban Ocean Festival With Style

The press was gathered for a special preview of the art, fashion and food that will be part of the 7th Annual Urban Ocean Festival starting Saturday of next week. Dr. Jerry Schubel, President of and CEO of Aquarium of the Pacific, … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – friday, april 22, 2016

I know it might look like it cuz of the angle and such but here you’re seeing the biggest boat to ever tie up in north america, cma cgm benjamin franklin docked here at terminal island. this baby can hold … Continue reading

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The Damned at the Glass House 4/20/2016

Here is a little teaser of a photo essay for you. Friend of The Beat Martin Wong got some great photographs at The Glasshouse in Pomona last night and ended the night in the best way possible. “…the first-generation U.K. punk … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: 100+ Los Angeles Area Liquor Store Signs- A Photographic Essay of the Vintage, Obscure & the Odd

All photographs by Nikki Kreuzer As our city’s colorful past is slowly absorbed into the high tech future, erasing much of what we felt would long survive us, it feels good to take comfort in what remains. Memories are very … Continue reading

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