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Eric Nakamura of Giant Robot Welcomes You to Sawtelle Japantown - Discover Los Angeles

It's not just Sawtelle, I guide people around just a bit in the area and also in LA. Ride the Metro! It's at discoverlosangeles.com  "I started off as the new business in this area," says Eric Nakamura, proprietor of Giant Robot and GR2 Gallery. "Ultimately, I'm now the old guy in the area." Giant Robot opened in 2001 on Sawtelle Boulevard as a retail extension of the groundbreaking Asian and Asian-American pop culture magazine of the same name, which ran in print until 2011 and recently resurfaced online at Giant Robot Media. ...

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The Jew and The Lotus EPISODE 64: Indie Asian American Cinema and Banksy the Massive Attack Guy

Latest episode is up. We're at episode 64 and we talk about my old film Sunsets which will show at the Asian American Independent Film Festival in NYC In August 4th along with a panel discussion the following day. It's an homage to the Asian American cinema Class of 97 which featured Shopping for Fangs by Quentin Lee and Justin Lin, Sunsets by myself and Michael Aki, Strawberry Fields by Rea Tajiri, and Yellow by Chris Chan Lee. I do wonder who will show up. It's been 20 years since we made our films which might have been bigger than we all know.  http://www.thejewandthelotus.com/podcast/2017/6/25/episode-64

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Theo Ellsworth Opening Reception Photos

Awesomeness prevailed at Haunted Helpers, the solo exhibition by Theo Ellsworth. It's been many exhibitions now with Theo Ellsworth and his works progress into more detail and new frontiers. It's great to celebrate his visits with fun exhibitions and for that, we are thankful. See the rest on Flickr or See his work online.

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Opening Night - Yoskay Yamamoto at LA Film Fest

Yoskay Yamamoto at the LA Film Festival by Film Independent. He'll be Signing on Sunday at the LAFF. I believe the time is at 5:30pm at the ArcLight theater in Culver City. That's the program below! Yoskay is on the cover, he also get a shout out inside from Director of the fest, Jennifer Cochis.   The program!  That's Jennifer Cochis and Yoskay at the opening night. She's the Director of the LA Film Festival.  These hardworking volunteers are now Yoskay fans. The cast of The Book of Henry in front of the screen on opening night. A fine film! The dude in the middle is one of the Breaking Bad dudes.

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