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watt’s picture of the week – sunday, february 18, 2018

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Punk Women Rock in Support of Chinatown Kids!

This past Sunday the Grand Star Jazz Club in Chinatown held the “Save the Music 14” fundraising event to assist Castelar Elementary School’s music program stay afloat.

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watt’s picture of the week – sunday, february 14, 2016

it was a good time at the 117th golden dragon parade in chinatown yesterday in celebration of the lunar new year, this being the year of the monkey.

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watt’s picture of the week – wednesday, february 25, 2015

last saturday afternoon was the 116th edition of the golden dragon parade in l.a.’s chinatown to celebrate the lunar new year which is either this time the year of the sheep or goat or ram or whatever – I think … Continue reading

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The Streets Ran Red With Santas: The Topsy-turvy World That Is Santa-Con!

Santa-Con erupted out of San Francisco in 1994 and was sponsored by the The San Francisco Cacophony Society. Santa-Con has inspired many and has been the topic of ridicule by others for the last 21 years. It is unquestionably a polarizing … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: “100 Reasons” at Coagula Curatorial

Saturday night Sheree Rose performed “100 Reasons” at Coagula Curatorial along with Grace Hansmeyer (reader/domme), David Lucien Matheke (spankee), Sheree Rose and David Arnson (musician). Photos after the jump NSFW

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L.A. Chinese New Year’s Day Parade Celebrating the Year of the Horse: Gung Hay Fat Choy!

Gung Hay Fat Choy! 2014 is the Year of the Horse! I look forward to this every year for some years now. It’s a spectacle of color and offers a window into Chinese culture and aesthetics. It offers a break from the … Continue reading

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Usher in the Year of the Horse

This weekend Chinatown brings in the lunar new year with a bang. And that’s not just the firecrackers. On Saturday 2/1 from Noon-8pm and 2/2 Noon-5pm the joint will be jumping. As always, the highlight of the festival will be the … Continue reading

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Crispy Fried Milk

Despite its giggle-inducing name, Won Kok has some of the best food in Chinatown, from its dim sum to its Peking Duck. Few people notice a little note under appetizers offering “Crispy Fried Milk.” It’s more of a dessert than … Continue reading

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Chinatown’s Moon Festival

Saturday night Chinatown celebrated the 73rd annual Moon Festival. The mid-Autumn Moon Festival took place in the Central Plaza & West Plaza. It is believed that this is the time of the year when the moon is at its fullest … Continue reading

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