Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Midnight Spirographs - A Fundraiser for Los Angeles Homeless



Pictured above is Gabe Cousins, a homeless street musician. I see him all the time playing trumpet in front of Pantages Theatre on Hollywood Blvd before showings of Wicked. It took him a long time to trust me, but finally allowed me to give him $20 to take these photos.

I am a regularly contributing photographer to Midnight Spirographs. The Sept 21st event will feature one of my images of Gabe as well as some of my other live performance shots - including Civet and The Devil's Orchestra.

Hope to see you there!

Midnight Spirographs

Midnight Spirographs - This Sunday!
It's back.... Midnight Spirographs!

Midnight Spirographs:
Date: Sunday, September 21, 2008
Location: Upstairs at Chop Suey - 347 East 1st Street (enter at Far Bar)
Time: 5 - 8 PM
Midnight Spirographs website: http://www.midnightspirographs.com
Midnight Mission info: http://www.midnightmission.org
Suggested: $5 donation

Come out for beer, music and conversation - $2 Saporro's, Wasabi Fries and tunes by DJ MONA LISA & DJ NICK ROMANIAK.

See new artwork from returning artists William Pickles and Mike Hensel along with new photography by Erin Williams.

Artwork by:
William Pickles: http://www.williampickles.com
Felt Friends by: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mhensel/sets/72157600919180203

Featuring photography by: Erin Williams: http://www.erinwilliamsphotography.com

Below please find five links to Good magazine's new video series about Skid Row. These links are also posted under the articles section of the website. Please watch and pass this site on to your friends and / or post a comment if you feel so inclined.

intro:
http://www.goodmagazine.com/section/Features/on_skid_row_introduction

kids:
http://www.goodmagazine.com/section/Features/on_skid_row_kids

drugs:
http://www.goodmagazine.com/section/Features/on_skid_row_drugs

god:
http://www.goodmagazine.com/section/Features/on_skid_row_god

afterword:
http://www.goodmagazine.com/section/Features/on_skid_row_afterword

ALL OF THE PROCEEDS WILL GO TO THE MIDNIGHT MISSION.
Feel free to forward this e-mail on to your friends.

1 comment:

DeAnn said...

That was $20 bucks well spent. AMAZING photos!!!!! You are beyond talented! I added a link to your blog on my blog.