Category Archives: Photo Essays

Otoboke Beaver at the Observatory – Photo Gallery

All photos by Bob Lee for the Los Angeles Beat. Even if they don’t claim to be fully punk, the existence and widespread popularity of Kyoto band Otoboke Beaver is proof that punk’s not dead. Although theirs is an extreme … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – sunday, january 21, 2024

my pedro town just got a new mural at the sp slip (berth 73, building g), it reminds people we get sunrises cuz we’re pointed east – different than the other so cal water towns! photo by mike watt – … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – sunday, january 14, 2024

maybe saying anything about this is saying too much? photo by mike watt – – – – – mike watt’s hoot page

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The Jim Irsay Collection Gives L.A. A Rock And Roll History Lesson…With Guitar

L-R Harmonica player Billy Branch, keyboardist Michael Ramos, lead singer Kevin Cronin, guitarists Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Mike Wanchic (hidden) at the Jim Irsay Collection. All photos by Bob Lee for the LA Beat.  Jim Irsay, to answer a question … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – thursday, january 11, 2024

splish splash, we’re taking a fuckin bath! photo by mike watt – – – – – mike watt’s hoot page

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watt’s picture of the week – monday, january 1, 2024

happy new year everybody! photo by mike watt – – – – – mike watt’s hoot page

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watt’s picture of the week – wednesday, december 27, 2023

“santa here w/them four portable toilets we had on our list? damn it, cut the dawdling – he’s fuckin WAY late!” photo by mike watt – – – – – mike watt’s hoot page

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watt’s picture of the week – thursday, december 21, 2023

here’s my self-portrait the day after turning sixtysix! can’t believe I’ve made it this far and… I get to play in my pedro town w/bof joe baiza and chris corsano TONIGHT! crimony. photo by mike watt – – – – … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – saturday, november 25, 2023

two painted-up traffic boxes at the northwest corner of channel street and pacific avenue in my pedro town yesterday photo by mike watt – – – – – mike watt’s hoot page

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The 27th Annual Long Beach Sunnyside Cemetery Tour

The distant, dusty fragments of the past and the spirits of the permanent residents of Sunnyside Cemetery may be long gone but for one bright and beautiful Autumn day those celebrated souls returned to their earthly state once again as … Continue reading

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