Banksy's dystopian "bemusement" park Dismaland entered the final weekend of its occupation of the sleepy British seaside town of Weston-super-Mare Friday night with a farewell concert featuring Pussy Riot, De La Soul and Damon Albarn. Massive Attack were originally scheduled to headline Dismaland's final night festivities but cancelled their gig; De...
The London "bemusement park" wraps up in style.
Bootsy Collins, GWAR, and De La Soul were among the many highlights we captured in ink for your viewing pleasure.
Plus, Beach Slang, the Dwarves, Modest Mouse.
Sunday is the Riot Fest day to sate those fans of rap and electronic sounds, with the likes of Doomtree, De La Soul, Cypress Hill and Snoop Dogg. Even here, repect for the elders is in full effect, which works as long as the oldsters show them how it's done.
We've met the characters, and now things are getting real in LA.,em>Fear the Walking Dead started to find its footing, but is this a believable beginning to a zombie apocalypse? Possibly...
Lionsgate is developing the action thriller, titled April 29, 1992 The post Ice Cube and O’Shea Jackson Jr. Plan LA Riots Feature appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Amid reports that Ice Cube and his son O'Shea Jackson Jr. are coming on board the long-in-the-works L.A. Riots movie April 29, 1992, the duo issued a statement to Deadline denying any involvement. “Ice Cube and O’Shea Jackson Jr. have...Show More Summary
Straight Outta Compton, produced by Ice Cube based on his own life and starring his son O’Shea Jackson Jr., has proven to be box-office gold, and you can already see evidence of producers trying to kickstart projects that might imitate or borrow some of Compton’s qualities. Show More Summary
The O'Sheas will get together again after STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON. Read more...
Walter Mosley in from of LA home with his father; courtesy Walter Mosley Walter Mosley, whose "Easy Rawlins" mystery novels are largely set in Watts, looks back 50 years ago to the night when the neighborhood first went up in flames...
A busy day of politics, media and place and another round of Watts riots remembrances.
"BLACK JESUS OF WATTS" WATCHES OVER THE NEW "HISPANIC MAJORITY LA Times: 50 Years After The Watts Riot BLACK PROGRESSIVE ELECTED LEADERS/ LATINO MAJORITY CONSTITUENCY When The Hispanics Believe That THEY ARE NOT SUFFICIENTLY PROGRESSING...Show More Summary
Miguel flaunts his rock hard abs while performing on stage shirtless during his Wildheart Tour at the Joy Theater on Monday (July 28) in New Orleans, La. “I fucking LOVE NEW ORLEANS! Thank you for rioting with us tonight,” the 29-year-old singer captioned on his Instagram post. “ATLANTA TOMORROW, get some! #wildheart.” PHOTOS: Check out [...]
Ryan Gattis’s novel All Involved is set in South Central Los Angeles in 1992, during the riots that began after four white police officers were acquitted of beating the black… Read more The post LA runs riot appeared first on The Spectator.
And, as if this show isn't confusing enough, the detectives have a new lead: chasing down 2 orphans of the LA riots
Future is throwing a free concert at the Roxy in LA tonight and it's not off to a smooth start because the cops just showed up... in riot gear. We’re told fans started lining at 9 AM, and the show doesn’t start till midnight. The…
photo: Rancid at Punk Rock Bowling 2015 (via) Rancid just played their classic 1995 album,...And Out Come the Wolves, for its 20th anniversary at Las Vegas' Punk Rock Bowling last month, and they're set to do the same at...
WATTS – For community stakeholders interested in transforming vacant lots, it may seem easier to clean up blighted areas than to change public opinion about the area of South Los Angeles widely known for its infamous riots. Yet, several community-based organizations are determined to do both. Barbara J. Show More Summary
50 years after famously being besieged by devastating, deadly riots that gripped the nation, the long-neglected Watts neighborhood in South Los Angeles is moving forward with an exciting new revitalization partnership that envisions a transformed "Main Street," transit-oriented development, and state-of-the-art "green streets," among other features. Show More Summary