Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Weekly What To Do: Games, Japan Love, Art & Drive-Ins

Feb 3rd, Wed, 8pm 

We'll send info about how to connect our virtual game night through our new event mailing list , right before the event starts.

21st Century Japan: Films from 2001-2020
Streaming from February 5—25, 2021
Available Now: All Access Pass, $99 / members 20% off
February 5: Individual film rentals, $8-12 / members 20% off
Chock-full of hard-to-see films from lauded Japanese filmmakers such as Mika Ninagawa, Takashi Miike, and Naomi Kawase, the online film series 21st Century Japan: Films from 2001-2020 offers access to some of the most remarkable narrative fiction films of the new millennium. This 30-film retrospective includes the exclusive online U.S. premieres of new works by directors Sion Sono and Yukiko Mishima as well as spotlight programs dedicated to the work of Kiyoshi Kurosawa and new up-and-coming filmmakers of the past five years. See everything over the next three weeks with the All Access Pass, available for a limited time!
NHM FIRST FRIDAYS Connected: February
Friday, February 5, 2021 at 6pm 
First Fridays Connected, the virtual series, returns with a new format but still bringing you lively discussions, DJ sets, and live music performances wherever you may be. Hosted and Moderated by neuroscientist and science communicator, Dr. Yewande Pearse (February, March) and biomedical scientist and international advocate for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) inclusion, Dr. Knatokie Ford (April, May, June). This season we'll explore Los Angeles at the Intersections.

February 6, 2021 - February 21, 2021
Feb 6, 5:00PM - 9:00PM
  • FREE admission (5:00PM - 9:00PM) 
  • Please RSVP to reserve a time block for your visit go HERE
  • Go HERE to review our COVID protocols for gallery guests.
VIRTUAL PANEL / Q&A (Feb 7, 6pm - 7pm PST)

Moderated by Charles Solomon, this workshop features Ayumu Watanabe (Director of Children Of The Sea), Ms. Eiko Tanaka (CEO / Founder of STUDIO4°C) and Ayumi (translator)

  • FREE with purchase of any STUDIO4°C art book. 
  • OR $5 per guest, tickets for Virtual Panel available below.
  • Please make your book purchases no later than Feb 7, 10am PST for zoom access. 
  • Zoom access will be sent no later than Feb 7, 1pm PST
Own a piece of Anime history! Nucleus and ACALI proudly present a retrospective art exhibition of legendary Japanese animation studio: STUDIO4°C(founded 1986.) 

ON DISPLAY IN OUR GALLERY (February 6 - 21) 
This will be the first time these works will be seen in the US and available for sale. Works include select animation drawings, background paintings, concept art, cells and reproductions from the following titles:

Roby Dwi Antono Epos   
Edith Lebeau Certain Scars Can’t Be Seen
Opening Reception with the Artists: 
Saturday, February 6, 2021 12:00-6:00pm 
*scheduled visitation only

On February 6th, enter the surreal world of Roby Dwi Antono’s EPOS. Drawing on the title itself–which means an epic poem that ultimately recounts the extraordinary shaping of the mortal universe for generations to come in the hopes that both poet and audience will understand themselves better as people or nation–Antono paints starry-eyed children, mythological creatures and, for kicks, the occasional pop culture icons. True to EPOS, Antono always aims to convey a message within his paintings.

Lebeau is exploring through the eyes of different woman characters, the various fears and dark emotions that we have in the deepest recesses of our mind. She paints female figures who are facing their own insecurities. These women are left alone with these feelings and fears that we ourself try to forget and try to bury.

Saturday, February 6th
Hero Complex Gallery

Hundreds of Cards to Choose From!Original Art that Fits Anywhere! Card Diptychs Card Triptychs Glow-in-the-dark AND MORE!

Virtual Opening Reception:
Saturday, February 6th
Noon PST
IG Live