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20th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival: Japanese Spotlight Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 7:45 PM – 12 AM

We are proud to present one of our media partners for this year’s Japanese Spotlight: GIANT ROBOT MEDIA ( Giant Robot Store )!Their mission is to cultivate culture by informing, collaborating, and expanding our world, while examining the intersections of Asia, Asian American, and other nations. They feature posts related to food, art and design, music, and makers or creators. Our Japanese Spotlight event is quickly approaching! Get your tickets now: http://bit.ly/NBFFJapaneseSpotlight#japanesespotlight #nbff2019 #sponsorship#giantrobot The 20th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival: Japanese Spotlight will take place on Wednesday, May 1st, 2019!Our featured film, "Day and Night" directed by Michihito Fujii, will be screened at Triangle 8 Newport Beach at 7:45pm!In "Day and Night", Koji Akashi's father, a whistleblower for a large corporation, commits suicide, leaving his family...

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Giant Robot is proud to present Cats vs Dogs Show, a group exhibition

Next up at Giant Robot Store! Giant Robot is proud to present Cats vs Dogs Show, a group exhibition curated by @cassloop. Please join us at our opening reception📅: Saturday 4/20/19⏰: 6:30-10:00 PM📍: 2015 Sawtelle Boulevard🚙: street parking🚘: @lyft @uber🚇: @metrolosangelesExpo/Sepulveda + 🛴🚌: @bigbluebus👩🏻‍🎨👨🏻‍🎨:@aaronrussellbrown@allisonbamcat@angelasongartArmando Gonzalez@ayakakeda@itsbenchu@benjieescobar@superbonart@brenda_cheese@artofbrianluong@bryan_wong_illustration@sea.lake @cassloop@christopher_youssef@dalerainesart@defectivepudding@erickmartinez5@ehaidle@eunicesanmiguel@flatbonnie@wolfcatworkshop@hookedhands Jennifer Jean Lee@junyiwu@jtinelin@junk_junk_junk@heyitsmeu@iamkevinluong@lauren_denitzio@lisa.vanin@mattgordon_paintings@moirahahnart@mollytheillustrator@naoshisunae@heynelliele@drawingnikki@phoebekobabe.psd@postthepo@ryanbubnis@pencil.stabber@stasiaburrington@sweatytaxidermy@littlefriendsof@theo_ellsworth_@thinhnguyenart@letealeaf@tulipyumi96@yuseiart #catsvsdogsshow #laart #artistsoninstagram #westla#sawtellejapantown #artopening #giantrobot

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The Reality of Illusions - Tiffany Liu, Sergio Jauregui, Jen Tong, Albert Reyes at GR2

Tiffany Liu, Sergio Jauregui, Jen Tong, Albert Reyes Reception: Sat. April 20th 6:30-10pm Show Duration: Apr 20th, 2019 - May 8th, 2019    Jen Tong is a San Francisco native, she currently resides in Brooklyn, NY. She's done printmaking for over 10 years and she has painted for almost all her life. She is obsessed with food. You can follow all of her exploits on her instagram. She's exhibited her work nationwide. She graduated from School of Visual Arts in NY for cartooning. Sergio Jauregui is not interested in “larger than life” – he instead finds inspiration in a rusty “paleta”/popsicle cart or an abandoned motel sign. “The city changes without us noticing.  People leave a footprint on everything they touch.  Something as...

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James Jean - Eternal Journey - Lotte Museum

James Jean's Eternal Journey at the Lotte Museum in Seoul, Korea is an exhibition that's simply vast. You have to understand the scale of the space, it's a building floor in the fifth tallest building in the world. The exhibition spans multiple rooms which pack visual themes, eras, and new work. It's a powerful retrospective, which long ago might be deemed mid-career. But let's call it the first third to be safe. Highlights include Jean's epic and key pieces assembled from collections around the world. You will see the images that gave him a cult audience over a decade ago. Some come from the Fables comic and many are already immortalized in many forms like books, prints, and postcards. (You'll recognize...

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Vote in the WLASNC Election

Vote for me!? I'm running once again for a Board seat on the West Los Angeles-Sawtelle Neighborhood Council in the 2019 WLASNC Elections. My candidate statement is here:   I own and operate Giant Robot Store (18 years) and GR2 Gallery (16 years) on Sawtelle. I will serve a full term after being elected in 2016. I currently run the NC website, email newsletter, and social media. I'm also the Vice Chair. As a local who grew up in the Sawtelle area, I'm now a small business owner who has survived multiple iterations of my corporation including focus, size, and locations since its inception in 1994. I have plenty of knowledge and skills to share. I’m making a late decision to run...

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