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Watts Towers: One Additional View

I included numerous photos in my previous post about Simon Rodia’s Puebla Nuestra — Watts Towers. If you missed it, here’s a look at the 3 towers on the site, which includes 17 structures. 101 more words


Simon Rodia's Vision: Watts Towers

You have much to do when you come to Los Angeles: Swim, surf, ride everything at Disneyland or Universal Studios (or both!), see the Chinese Theater and Groucho’s star on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood, pretend you’re seriously shopping for jewelry along Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. 1,155 more words


Art by Assemblage: The Watt's Experience

(1) The Watt’s towers from Sabato ‘Sam’ Rodia

Sabato Rodia (1876-1965) arrived from Italy in the USA at 15 years of age, to join with his older brother who had immigrated earlier. 2,010 more words


Go Metro to CicLAvia Southeast Cities this Sunday

CicLAvia takes over Southeast Los Angeles! The communities of Huntington Park, Walnut Park, South Gate, Florence-Firestone, Lynwood, and Watts will host a 10-mile open streets event this Sunday, May 15, from 9 a.m. 216 more words

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Art Show in Houston

I’ll be displaying 5 years of daily weavings at the Box13 ArtSpace gallery in Houston along with three other talented artists.

That equals to 1825 tiny weavings, but all put together they take up a big space. 128 more words

Watts Towers

Visiting the Watts Towers has long been on my list of “LA things to do,” but I never seem to get around to it—until this weekend. 62 more words

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Anecdote - Watts Towers and Death in LA

Watts Towers and Death in LA

Back in 1979 Los Angeles was very racially segregated. There were Chicano area, Black areas and White areas. There were Chicano gangs, Black gangs and White gangs. 508 more words