a feature-length documentary film
  about Simon Rodia and the Watts
    Towers of South Central Los Angeles

by Edward Landler and Brad Byer

Latest News

Saturday, September 30, 2017

The 36th Annual Watts Towers

Day of the Drum Festival

Sunday, October 1, 2017

The 41st Annual Simon Rodia

Watts Towers Jazz Festival

For schedule, see:

https://www.wattstowers.org/events


A Special Watts Towers Visit from

Congresswoman Maxine Waters and 

the Black Women's Forum: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeSSq2Rkg5w&feature=share 


The Watts Towers  make a brief cameo appearance

in the Oscar-nominated hit movie  La La Land

 Also appearing in  La La Land  is bass player

Nedra Wheeler

who was part of the ensemble that played the jazz arrangements

of Verdi aria themes for 

I Build the Tower

 She is also a Founding Member of the Jazz Mentorship Program at the Watts Towers Arts Center 


 

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