Category Archives: Photo Essays

LA Through a Cracked Lens: Remembering Kobe

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watt’s picture of the week – sunday, january 26, 2020

yesterday was the l.a. waterfront’s 6th annual lunar new year festival and it was at the cabrillo way marina in my pedro town… the mouse is the first animal of the zodiac, time for a whole new beginning – kung … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – sunday, january 19, 2020

forty years ago this month at d boon’s pad at 519 w 19th street (upstairs, in the alley) in our pedro town, him and me started the minutemen and got the first batch of tunes going. joe baiza and gary … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – monday, january 13, 2020

it’s been done for half a year now but watt wants the rest of so cal to know about the 25th street mural made possible by julie bender and all the kind people who helped her. wanna see it? go … Continue reading

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Five Mondays in December: Club Scum takes over the Echoplex/Echo for an epic close to 2019

This past December saw Club Scum promoters Rudy Bleu Garcia and Hex-Ray bring a diverse group of performers to the Echoplex (December 2 and 9) and the Echo (December 16, 23 and 30), each a Monday night residency to give … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – saturday, december 28, 2019

korean king and queen sculptures by the friendship bell in my pedro town this morning… made by artists ta-mok and chang-san. photo by mike watt – – – – – mike watt’s hoot page

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watt’s picture of the week – friday, december 20, 2019

on my sixtysecond bday this morning: the vincent thomas bridge from peck park in my pedro town, not far from where I met d boon ‘pert-near fifty years ago… photo by mike watt – – – – – mike watt’s … Continue reading

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Conan Gray’s Comfort Crowd Tour: Review and Photo Gallery

Picture this: you’ve wrapped your sold-out North American tour, have amassed 1.2 million followers on Instagram, and about 6 million people stream your music every month. You’re not just any 21-year-old – you’re Conan Gray. I caught Conan’s night 1 … Continue reading

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The First Krampus Run Held at Alpine Village was a Swatting Good Time for Both the Naughty and the Nice.

Last Saturday at 5 o’clock the doors to one of the chalets at Alpine Village began disgorging Krampus of all shapes and sizes–horned, furry, blue, black, and white, with glowing eyes, protruding tongues and pointy teeth. And they were not … Continue reading

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LA Through a Cracked Lens: December 8, 1980

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