WHAT WE'RE DOING
A GenPop production, the Olympic Auditorium Project is a populist cultural history project celebrating L.A.'s Olympic Auditorium and old-school boxing, wrestling, roller derby, and music through film, music, art and community events.
‘Aileen Eaton…they called her the Dragon Lady. She ran that Olympic Auditorium. She was a great promoter...the whole strategy, the whole technique of it.' - Frankie Duarte, Professional Boxer
'Listen, Aileen couldn’t be intimidated. Aileen, by his arm, threw Mickey Cohen out of the Olympic. She was scared of nothing.' - Don Chargin, Matchmaker
'It (sports) was an all men's world. And here comes this women who is a dynamo, in charge of maybe the most macho sports of all - boxing.' - Dick Enberg, Sportscaster
A GenPop Production
GEN POP harnesses writers, directors, artists, musicians, designers, event producers, social media experts and brand agencies to develop and shape historic and contemporary content.