Photos courtesy of Jay Shells.
He’s hit the streets of Long Beach and LA. NYC and Hotlanta. Philly and Inglewood. Hell, the man has even traveled ...On July 6, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Graphics and additional reporting by Baktaash Sorkhabi.
Ultimately, Jane Jacob’s was an activist as much as she was an intellectual powerhouse when it came to her unique examination of urbanism—and that ...On June 9, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photos by Brian Addison
We’ve been frank about our love of Long Beach’s growing street art scene—in fact, just a few weeks ago, we called our city home ...On April 13, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Illustration by David Van Patten.
One of Long Beach’s most prolific and respected artists, David Van Patten, is leading the charge in bringing our city quite arguably one of ...On March 17, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photos by Brian Addison.
And there stood a human blockhead in the East Village of DTLB, right next to the self-admitted freak obsessed with stapling himself and the sword ...On December 2, 2016 / By Brian Addison
Graphics and poster courtesy of Vince Staples. Edited by Brian Addison.
Since the release of his EP Hell Can Wait, North Long Beach rapper Vince Staples has built a name ...On November 30, 2016 / By Brian Addison
All photos by Brian Addison.
Let’s be honest: Pow! Wow! Long Beach changed the city’s art scene, turning—at least in our view—DTLB into one of SoCal’s finest ...On June 17, 2016 / By Brian Addison
For more images, scroll through the gallery above. Photos by Sean Laughlin For The Arts Council Long Beach.
While there were many great things at this year’s State of ...On October 14, 2015 / By Brian Addison
Photo by Brian Addison. Images courtesy of Victor Mick.
Perched on the sixth floor of the Pacific Tower facing south in Downtown, Long Beach photographer Mick Victor can talk of ...On October 24, 2014 / By Brian Addison