Gary Numan was sitting behind us at the PJ Harvey show

Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, May 2017

chatting with Lol Tolhurst 

drummer, keyboardist, and one of the founding members of The Cure

reading and book signing, The Casbah, San Diego, October 2016

with Chicana punk legend Alice Bag [The Bags, Castration Squad] 

photo by Greg Velasquez before her Violence Girl reading that I organized at Love Library, San Diego State University, November 2016


chatting with photographer and experimental filmmaker Alex Prager at the post-screening reception for Face in the Crowd and other film shorts 


The Darkroom experimental forum, Museum of Photographic Arts

San Diego, January 2015

[photo by Bill Nericcio]

















with Genesis P-Orridge [Throbbing Gristle, Psychic TV, COUM Transmissions]


performance, screening, and book signing

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, July 2014


[in audience, back left, holding drink] 100 Reasons exhibit and performance

Sheree Rose, with Grace Hansmeyer [reader] and Rain Lucien Matheke [spankee]


Coagula Curatorial, Los Angeles, April 2014

photo by Judy Ornelas Sisneros for The Los Angeles Beat [<---click link for full photo essay]

[from left] me, actor John Leguizamo, Walter Penrose

Latin History for Morons

La Jolla Playhouse, April 2016

[from left] me, Zarah Ersoff, and legendary queer photographer Catherine Opie

Outfest: Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival, July 2013

with noise rocker Oliver Ackermann from A Place to Bury Strangers:

Constellation Room, Santa Ana, CA, May 2014

The Casbah, San Diego, March 2015

with Billy Zoom, guitarist from seminal punk band X, on a rainy night after the show

The Casbah, San Diego, December 2016

with Stacey Blades, former L.A. Guns guitarist

at his book signing for my brother-in-law

Sunset Strip, West Hollywood, CA, June 2009 

[second from left] chatting with Barney Firks, bass player for sludge-metal band -(16)- and one of the models in the Exploding Tattoo project [photo from event website]


Anna Stump & Ted Meyer, Exploding Tattoo live mural-painting and photography event

Oceanside Museum of Art

Oceanside, CA, August 2012


[third from left] getting some vinyl at the record fair prior to the screening of the 

Records Collecting Dust documentary [photo from event website]


Horton Grand Theatre, San Diego, March 2015 

[in hat] at the Women's Work: Masculinity and Gender in Contemporary Fiber Art opening, [photos from event website]

San Diego Art Institute, October 2015

[center, gray jacket] at James Dingman [in white pants] art opening,

[photo from event website]

Pink Noodle, San Diego, August 2012

Support Noise and Experimental arts in San Diego:

Attend STAY STRANGE events, curated by Sam Lopez

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GO TO THESE MUSEUMS: [click on logos]


Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego


Museum of Photgraphic Arts





Michael Stock's Part Time Punks show, Thurs. 3-6 pm (PST) on KXLU.com

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Henry Rollins's show, Sundays, 8-10 pm (PST) on KCRW.com 

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Sample Rate, Fri. 6-8 pm (PST) and Sun. 7-9 am (PST), Q2 Music, WQXR.org

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SOMAFM.com, especially the Earwaves, Doomed, and Deep Space One channels

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Platinum programming at Outfest: LGBT Film Festival

annually, mid-July

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Un Mundo Extraño programming at San Diego Latino Film Festival

annually, mid-March

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Frameline: San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival

annually, late June

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MIX NYC: Queer Experimental Film Festival

annually, mid-November

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Chicago Underground Film Festival

annually, early summer

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San Diego Underground Film Festival

annually, late fall

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