Category Archives: Photo Essays

Tony Puryear “gankstas!™ – Know Your Thug” Online Exhibition

From January 6 – 7, 2018 Tony Puryear had an exciting pop-up exhibition at Jason Vass Gallery. The exhibition featured “gankstas!™ – Know Your Thug,” artwork in the Vass Gallery, which is also an ongoing, online series of satiric political portraits with commentary. The exhibition … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – monday, january 15, 2018

looking down from the cliffs at point fermin this morning in my pedro town and was that the “fastest member of the animal kingdom” looking back up at me a rock sticking out? yep, in fact is was a peregrine … Continue reading

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Red Aunts at The Echo

It’s been about 20 years since I’ve had the pleasure of seeing The Red Aunts. Back in the 90’s, I never missed any of their shows, so you can imagine how excited I was to see them onstage again. The … Continue reading

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No Pants Metro Ride 2018

The annual No Pants Metro Ride took place in Los Angeles last Sunday with hundreds of attendees looking like they had forgotten to wear their pants. Fear not! Nothing inappropriate happens! It’s all in good family-friendly fun. This event first started … Continue reading

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T.S.O.L. at The Regent Theater

Last night T.S.O.L. played their first e.p., and their punk classic “Dance With Me” album in it’s entirety at The Regent Theater. Corrupted Youth and Lower Class Brats opened the show. All the bands were fun and wild, and of … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – monday, january 8, 2018

the first storm of the year is on it’s way… here’s the water tower on top of warehouse one in my pedro town saying “c’mon down but please be gentle!” photo by mike watt – – – – – mike … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: A Very Weirdos Christmas by Cat Rose

By Andy Nystrom. First posted in There’s Something Hard in There. A blast from the past — and a proper kick into Christmas and the New Year. That’s what we grasped onto with The Weirdos, Saccharine Trust, The Great Sadness … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – monday, january 1, 2018

what got all beat on for new year’s last night in my pedro town? the friendship bell the south korea people gave us for our two hundredth bday back in 1976 (the year us minutemen graduated from pedro high). these … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – monday, december 25, 2017

the point fermin lighthouse in my pedro town got decorated w/some xmas stuff for the happy holidays! photo by mike watt – – – – – mike watt’s hoot page

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Alice Bag at Cafe Nela

There were a lot of great shows happening last night: X and The Meat Puppets at the Observatory, The Weirdos, Saccharine Trust and The Great Sadness in DTLA, but I knew exactly where I needed to be – at Cafe … Continue reading

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