Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Cronk in Venice

Venice street artist R Cronk touching up his mural "Tribute To A Starry Night" on the boardwalk on Venice today.

Photo by Ted Soqui © 2012

Monday, March 26, 2012

Million Hoodie March in L.A.

Hundreds of Angelenos turned out to support the 1 Million Hoodie March for Trayvon Martin. The march began at Pershing Square in downtown L.A., and ended at L.A. City Hall.

Photos By Ted Soqui © 2012

Spring in L.A.

New green spring grass is finally seen sprouting at the L.A. City Hall. The gray cyclone fencing surrounding the city park is still up.

New grass occupies L.A.
Photo by Ted Soqui © 2012

Levitated Mass at LACMA

The rock that will be part of the "Levitated Mass" exhibit is now getting separated from it's carriage. Workers were seen cutting away metal supports with welding torches on the LACMA grounds. Most of the white plastic covering is still on the rock, along with a new gantry crane that will move the rock into it's final position.

Photo by Ted Soqui © 2012
The Rock.

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Levitated Mass Arrives to LACMA (Updated Photos and Video)

The 340 ton boulder known on the streets of L.A. as "the Rock," finally arrives at LACMA. It took an 11 night journey through out Southern California.  There was little fanfare out front of LACMA, but the Rock did arrive to cheers from several hundred L.A. residents who braved the late night and chilly air.
The Rock making it's last turn on to Fairfax.

Not impressed.

The moving crew.

The Prophet Jesus blessing the Rock.

Rock watchers at Johnie's

Making a turn on to Wilshire Blvd. from Western Ave.

Photos by Ted Soqui © 2012

Friday, March 9, 2012

The Rock Rolls Through the Hood

The 340 ton rock that will make up "Levitated Mass" at LACMA is parked in the middle of the road at Figueroa Street near Gage in South Central L.A.
Area residents stopped by and snapped photos of the giant rock and transport vehicle.
The rock is expected to reach LACMA sometime early Saturday morning.

The mass levitated on Fig.

Local TV news with a live broadcast.

Watching the rock.

Rollin' by the rock.
Photos by Ted Soqui © 2012

Saturday, March 3, 2012

March Meet at Famoso Raceway

Top fuel dragsters and funny cars at the March Meet held at the Auto Club Famoso Raceway.

Funny car action, War Horse.

T/F dragsters running the full 1320'.

Staging a funny car.

Vintage machine running the 1/4 mile.

Mendy Fry in the "Forever Young" T/F dragster.

 "War Horse" about to have an interesting day.

"War Horse" having an out-of-body experience at the finish line.
Photos by Ted Soqui © 2012

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Andrew Breitbart Dead at Age 43

Conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart died in his sleep last night inside his Los Angeles home shortly after midnight. In a statement form his pr people, Andrew died of natural causes at the age of 43.
Andrew posted an explicit nude image of US Rep. Anthony Weiner which led to the congressman's downfall.

Photos by Ted Soqui © 2011
Andrew Breibart at Occupy L.A. 

Andrew Breibart interviewing Occupiers.