Category Archives: Photo Essays

The Damned, Radkey, The Darts (US) at the Fonda – Live Review and Photo Gallery

Ever since their first visit to these shores in 1977, Los Angeles has had it bad for the Damned. They were embraced early, in a big way, pointing LA’s first wave of punk bands toward an allegiance with the Brits’ … Continue reading

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Southern Culture on the Skids at The Echoplex 11.8.18

When you have a ticket to a Southern Culture on the Skids show, you KNOW you’re goin’ to a party. SCOTS is notorious for their wild shows (it’s very possible to get a piece of fried chicken or a glob … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – tuesday, november 6, 2018

mine was the first ballot cast at my polling place this morning in my pedro town! photo by mike watt – – – – – mike watt’s hoot page Please follow and like us:

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The Food Event Once Again Created a Perfect Day

Somehow, for 13 years in a row, Los Angeles magazine has managed to bring all of the best elements together to make a perfect day that can stand up to a simple name like “The Food Event.” That’s all they really … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – tuesday, october 30, 2018

hey there, sparrow-friend… is tomorrow night halloween? is next week election day? thank you for being right up on the top of the cliffs here at point fermin in my pedro town! photo by mike watt – – – – … Continue reading

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Leimert Park Beautification Project

Leimert Park, California started out as a garden oasis, tree-lined streets community whose landscaping design involved Frederick Olmstead Jr. Fast forward to 2016 when a group of residents got together and decided to do a garden tour to highlight all … Continue reading

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Quentin Tarantino is Getting Mighty Tired of Us Following Him Around The City

Quentin Tarantino took Hollywood Boulevard back to 1969 last night. He didn’t even have to change The Frolic Room. He wasn’t as grumpy as this photo might lead you to believe. This was just one shot. Overall, he was very genial and … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – tuesday, october 23, 2018

last week I saw the opening for “coming into being; gathering the elder in me: an exhibition and installation by laurie steelink” at the angles gate cultural center here in my pedro town. it is very happening and I give … Continue reading

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Baby Trump Flies Over DTLA Oh The Humanity!

Friday a 20-foot replica of the infamous Baby Trump balloon that flew over London during the “president’s” visit was hoisted above the Politicon Convention in Downtown LA. Starting at around 8 A.M. the balloon was flown at the intersection of … Continue reading

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We Continue Following Quentin Tarantino Around: Hollywood and Vine

Everything is being set for shooting tonight around the historic Pantages and the Frolic Room. Tiki bars and Girls! Girl! Girls! How Hollywood could it get? And who would have ever thought something as basic as the telephone booth would … Continue reading

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