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Giant Robot Sponsors Film: DRAGON – LAAPFF

Just read this line: “The film stars current Hong Kong martial arts superstar Donnie Yen, LUST, CAUTION’S Tang Wei, and Japanese/Taiwanese heartthrob Takeshi Kaneshiro. The film is very much an ode to classic kung fu films and one can tell that Chan is a huge fan, employing the likes of cult heroes Kara Hui and the incomparable Jimmy Wang Yu (THE ONE ARMED SWORDSMAN).” It’s also directed by Peter Chan. It’s a film starring young legends of the screen who are still bright and energetic. It’s showing Monday. Yes, a monday May 14th at 9:30pm at CGV Cinemas. (LAAPFF – Dragon)

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Giant Robot 2 Year of the Dragon Opening Reception

This was the end of an era. Michelle Borok – who some of you know or don’t know has left the building. After 7 years or more, the employee who left an indelible mark on shops and art in LA and beyond is leaving for Northern Mongolia. On saturday, LA experienced warm weather. Even at night, a light jacket would suffice. Across the globe, it was -50. Some of the photos from Year of the Dragon are happy and the room was filled with artists. Some young, some older and a few of them asked, “is that Michelle?” The answer, “Yes she is” – no matter where she’s at.   No crying here.  

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GR2 Jan 28th – Feb 15th, 2012 Year of the Dragon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Art Exhibition at GR2 Year of the Dragon Jan 28th – Feb 15th, 2012 Opening reception Saturday Jan 28, 6:30-10pm   GR2 2062 Sawtelle Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90025 gr2.net (310) 445-9276 The Giant Robot 2 (GR2) presents: YEAR OF THE DRAGON – an art exhibition featuring Dragons! This is the official GR2 Grand Re-Opening as well as our beloved Michelle Borok’s Farewell… Michelle Borok who is coincidentally Year of the Dragon, began as a clerk at Giant Robot LA and quickly found herself managing all locations, curating exhibitions, building the brand, and needless to say, much much more. She will be moving to Mongolia. “While the Year of the Rabbit was characterized by calm and...

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Dragon Stamp Draws Fire from Stamp Art Critics

The Year of the Dragon stamp from China. Hilarious feedback from people who say it’s evil, mean, and represents the Foreign Ministry. What do you think? Aren’t dragons supposed to be tough, evil, and so on? Design wise, it’s obvious because the dragon is straight on, does it look attacking, but overall it’s just criticism of a stamp. What do you think? (Telegraph UK – China Stamp)  

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