Category Archives: Photo Essays

Gary Baseman’s “Mythical Creatures Kickstarter” Campaign Ends In Less Than 24 Hours

I had the joyous opportunity to be a part of Gary Baseman‘s Kick-off party for “Mythical Creatures” Kickstarters fund-raising campaign at the Kibitz Room inside Canter’s Deli. Gary has a natural ability to get people involved with his easy congenial … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – sunday, august 17, 2014

two weeks in a row I got to do a remote broadcast today of the watt from pedro show at dirk vandenberg’s guitar safari in my pedro town, crimony! and to top that off, I got to have harmonica/flute/sax/drummerman vince … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – sunday, august 10, 2014

today I got the righteous opportunity to do a remote broadcast of the watt from pedro show at dirk vandenberg’s guitar safari in my pedro town and to make that even more happening, I got to have as on-air guest … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: The Big Bite Bacon Fest

Last Saturday The Queen Mary in Long Beach was home to The Big Bite Bacon Fest. Meat Inc. served Bacon Candy, brussel sprouts with bacon and bacon-wrapped meatballs, all pulled from a very impressive smoker. If there were a Mr. Congeniality award, … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – saturday, august 2, 2014

being away from my pedro town for six days in support of cuz and the debut album “tamatebako,” I took this shot tuesday where old york road, fairfield street, armory way and swandon way all collide in the wandsworth part … Continue reading

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Aquarium of the Pacific: The Bryde and Blue Whale Harbor Breeze Viewing Excursions Begins!

The last time I embarked on a whale watching excursion it was the time of year when the Grey Whales were migrating. I was then keenly interested this round in seeing the Bryde and Blue Whales on this Aquarium of the … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – wednesday, july 23, 2014

here’s a shed on the south end of ports o’ call in san pedro, ca on july 23, 2014. there’s talk of “redevelopment” which ain’t westside slang for “getting promenaded,” is it? photo by mike watt – – – – … Continue reading

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AltaMed’s East LA Meets Napa & Beyond 2014

What could be better than eating endless tacos and ceviches? Maybe a bottomless wine glass? How about enjoying it all for charity? On Friday night, AltaMed hosted its 9th annual “East LA Meets Napa & Beyond” event at Union Station. All proceeds benefit … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – saturday, july 19, 2014

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Burlesque: Then & Now

You might be expecting some tome on the birth of Burlesque here, but to the contrary it’s a brief overview of its mid 90′s revival and continuing evolution as the idea has spread amongst the subcultures supporting its resurgence. The … Continue reading

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