Category Archives: Photo Essays

Photo Essay: Cedar Grove at Griffith Park

I recently learned that my favorite spot in Griffith Park has a name: Cedar Grove. It’s a beautiful patch of lush greenery that stands out from the rest of the park, and it boasts two picnic tables, large rocks to sit … Continue reading

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James Williamson & Friends, Cheetah Chrome With Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs – Live Review and Photo Gallery

When the Stooges splintered in 1974, they left unfinished business: at least two albums’ worth of songs that never received a proper studio recording. There’s an entire chunk of the band’s history when James Williamson and Ron Asheton were both … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – sunday, january 18, 2015

yesterday I stopped by guitar safari here in pedro and my old buddy dirk vandenberg had a reprint of a poster d. boon drew for the minutemen album “double nickels on the dime” release (even mentions the then upcoming “campaign … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Hollywood Boulevard

 

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watt’s picture of the week – saturday, january 10, 2015

the fishing boat “olinka” coming through the angels gate at sunrise yesterday here in my pedro town. photo by mike watt – – – – – mike watt’s hoot page

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watt’s picture of the week – friday, january 2, 2015

happy 2015 everyone! on the last day of 2014 I took this shot of the soon-to-be former gerald desmond bridge from here in my pedro town, shooting across from terminal island which is where this bridge connects long beach to. … Continue reading

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The LA Beat’s Top 5 Stories of 2014

1. The Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque Tour Returned to LA for Another Bangerz Night Out! Billy Bennight “This year’s Suicide Girls’ Blackheart Burlesque Tour comes with new faces and a slightly revamped set of songs and choreography. The heat was on Friday … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – thursday, december 25, 2014

happy xmas earlier today to meet the crack of dawn at the point fermin lighthouse in san pedro. only eleven days ago she celebrated her 140th year, even huell howser has been here and I dug that cat much. lately … Continue reading

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Black Velvet Christmas

  Celebrate Christmas with a touch of kitsch culture at Velveteria’s A Very Tiki Christmas exhibition. Aficionados of velvet paintings will welcome the gallery’s presentation of previously unseen paintings, plus their new additions: two paintings by velvet painting pioneer Edgar … Continue reading

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Suicide Girls’ Blackheart Burlesque Tour Returned to LA for Another Bangerz Night Out!

This year’s Suicide Girls’ Blackheart Burlesque Tour comes with new faces and a slightly revamped set of songs and choreography. The heat was on Friday night to a sold show at the House of Blues in West Hollywood. There was less … Continue reading

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