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Louis Jacinto Photo Column—The Bags

The Hong Kong Café in Los Angeles’s Chinatown opened in response to the banning of punk bands, especially bands with girls in them, from the first Chinatown venue to book punk, Madame Wong’s.

Louis Jacinto Photo Column, The Bags—Beyond Fashion

The Bags, Louis Jacinto

It was always the music not the fashion!

Louis Jacinto Photo Column—Alice Bag and Edward Stapleton

Louis Jacinto Photo Column—Alice Bag and Edward Stapleton

In 2015 I exhibited my photographs of the punk musicians, showcasing the diversity of Los Angeles punk—women, men, gay, lesbian, straight, black, white, brown, red, yellow— EVERYONE! Here two of my favorites. Alice Bag, co-founder of The Bags, and Edward Stapleton, co-founder of Nervous Gender, came to the exhibition.

Louis Jacinto Photo Column — The Bags, farewell 1979

Louis Jacinto Photo Column — The Bags, farewell 1979

This image from 1979 of Pat Bag and Rob Ritter were among the last photographs I took of The Bags. Farewell.

Louis Jacinto Photo Column – The Bags

Alice Bag | Louis Jacinto

Alice Bag! That voice!