Category Archives: Photo Essays

‘Nothing Cheezy’ is a Maximalist Art-Inspired Pop-Up Popping Up in DTLA

On Tuesday I joined Lowbrow artist Anthony Ausgang, his wife, Dr. Liz Koskenmaki, Liz Trillo and a number of the featured artists at the “Nothing Cheezy” media night preview. The exhibit is an interactive, light-hearted mockery of pop-ups that is … Continue reading

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Ringo Starr Spreads The Message of Peace and Love as He Celebrates His Birthday in Grand Los Angeles Style

Written by Laurel Haberman I love L.A. And so does Ringo Starr. Every year on July 7, Ringo, or Sir Richard Starkey as he is now properly known, celebrates his birthday in a different locale, such as Chicago, Hamburg or Nice, … Continue reading

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Baskin Robbins Becomes Scoops Ahoy from Stranger Things!

Netfix will be releasing the third season of Stranger Things on the 4th of July. To get into the spirit, the Baskin Robbins on Victory in Burbank has been transformed into Scoops Ahoy! Travel back to the 80s with revamped … Continue reading

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Goddesses and Gods Exhibit at the Lisa Derrick Gallery in Chinatown

The Goddesses and Gods group show at the Lisa Derrick Gallery in Chinatown opened on June 22, 2019. It was a costume party for the artists and customers. It was also Gallery owner Lisa Derrick’s birthday. Artists included Clive Barker, Rick … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – tuesday, june 25, 2019

we got a visit from peruvian tallship “union” – here she is at berth 91 in my pedro town saturday. righteous boat, I got a look around… much respect. photo by mike watt – – – – – mike watt’s … Continue reading

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Gathering of the Faithful: In Search of Goddesses and Gods at Lisa Derrick Fine Arts and Coagula Curatorial

The large two-gallery exhibit Goddesses and Gods, opened last Saturday night at Lisa Derrick Fine Arts and Coagula Curatorial on Chung King Road in Chinatown. Guests were invited to dress in costume as their favorite goddess or god…and a few were up … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: OFF! in Gnarlytown

Last weekend Gnarlytown brought extreme BMX, skating and bands to San Pedro. Check out the photos of OFF!’s set. Please follow and like us:

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Photo Gallery: The 26th Annual Pasadena Chalk Festival

Last weekend more than 600 artists took to the courtyards of The Paseo on Colorado for the 26th annual Pasadena Chalk Festival. These photos of Animation Alley and the Chalk of Fame show only a glimpse of the talent on … Continue reading

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‘Why Not Choose Love: A Mary Pickford Manifesto’ Premiere

“Why Not Choose Love: A Mary Pickford Manifesto” premiered at the Ace hotel last night as part of the launch gala for the Hollywood Womens International Film Festival. The theater was at capacity as we celebrated the 100 year anniversary … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – sunday, june 16, 2019

happy bloomsday, good people… it’s also raymond’s bday! I wrote a song about it for the minutemen… later tonight hear “the wandering rocks” episode from “ulysses” get read at the hammer: https://hammer.ucla.edu/programs-events/2019/06/bloomsday-2019/ photo by mike watt – – – – … Continue reading

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