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Friday, December 31, 2010

Kotohajime: The First Performance of the New Year

The second looks damn colorful. Head to the JACCC in Little Tokyo for a entertaining show Sunday.

from their site
The JACCC celebrates the Year of the Rabbit with its signature New Year program, Kotohajime. A visual delight and artistic achievement, the original performance is curated by JACCC Artistic Director Hirokazu Kosaka.

Incorporating the tradtional and contemporary; Japanese and Western culture, the theme for 2011 is Hatsu Dayori, or "First Letters for the New Year."

For tickets or more information, call the Theatre Box Office at (213) 680-3700 or get your ticket online.

Hatsu Dayori "First Letters for the New Year"

Sunday, 01.02.11 1pm

Aratani/Japan America Theatre
$20 General Admission
$18 Seniors, Students and Groups
$15 JACCC Members

Angel's Flight and New Year's Day Little Tokyo

If anyone's seen the g-d awful live action Justice League pilot from the 90's they might know it's where the Angel's Flight is located. The Angel's Flight is a railyway car that goes up and down Bunker Hill near the MOCA and Walt Disney Concert Hall. The damn thing's been off for years. I think someone accidentaly died on it due to drinking. Now it's back open and for a penny you can ride the thing. It's just a penny today, prices might soar so try it for cheap.

It's right near the metro to,

351 South Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013

via blogdowntown

Check out Little Tokyo New Year's Day for fun activities in Weller Court. They put up a stage to show off Japanese culture.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Ledbetter spotted

Or really the work of Joe Ledbetter. Looks like he put up his two characters Pico and Wilshire which is a fairly easy to understand inside joke about two streets that meet near the la brea tar pits. Just stumbled upon these near La Brea

more info on his work

Monday, December 27, 2010

Sassy In Red

Hey, it's almost the new year and I'm about to start checking a list, of whoses be naughty and extra naughty. This is a early list of zombie fighting gear. Really, any site carries stuff that can be great for zombie fighting. Look,this site sells bar furniture, check this zombie apocaylpse world chair with a skull for the back.

 and I found a great pair of blood spattered shoes on the same site.

 As one of the CSNstores carries Funtasma Women's Bloody White Patent / Red Blood Splatter in all sizes, it also carries a bunch of other products for those with darker takes. The shoe selection doesn't stop with blood splatter.

On the go or a busy Mom fending off the undead. Do it in style with these

The skull sleave and skull diaper bag

How about some wallpaper that makes you feel at home in a zombie virus world

My girlfriend will be reviewing these scary beauties in a upcoming review. I'll also have a greater list of zombie fighter clothes to wear.

Art as 1

Checking my back log of places and events I went to. Art as 1 brings Japanese artists work to America. They had a small show at Royal T a while back. I happened to come in during IndieCade.

They have many different artist under their label with many different styles. Buy the book highlighting some of the artist  here

Christmas Is Dead! Long Live Christmas!

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Zen Garage

So Giant Robot is showing of somed moded cars this Thursday in Little Tokyo. You can check out the famicom car if you missed it at Pixel Pushers. Also it's the perfect chance to also check out the MOCA's Suprasensorial: Experiments in Light, Color, and Space for free as both museums let people in for free after 5 every Thursday. So you can check out artists cocaine fueled interactive art and painted over mural, too.

from giant robot:
As part of its continuing “Salon Pop” series, Giant Robot and the Japanese American National Museum will unveil the concept exhibition, Zen Garage, developed in collaboration between the National Museum and Eric Nakamura of Giant Robot, on December 30, 2010 and running through February 13, 2011.

Zen Garage

December 30 - February 13
Japanese American National Museum
Opening Reception: Thursday, December 30th, 5-9pm

Friday, December 24, 2010

Merry Christmas LA

Christmas Letter Doodles

I doodled on some of the Christmas card envelopes I sent to friends this holiday season. It's a small representation of how they act or their interests.

Got a letter from a friend who drew some jokes we have together