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Giant Robot / Angrybananas Presents: Game Night San Jose Museum of Art

3rd Thursday: Taiko, Tabaimo, & Giant Robot June 16th 5-8pm  San Jose Museum of Art  Surround yourself with the rhythmic heartbeat of kumidaiko (ensemble drumming with Japanese drums) and the uncanny world of Tabaimo. Inspired by the surreal, room-sized animations by the Japanese artist, the acclaimed ensemble San Jose Taiko will improvise and experiment with sound in in the galleries (7 PM). Tabaimo’s room-sized animated installations incorporate the colors of Japanese ukiyo-e prints, influences from manga and anime, music, and even sound effects from video games. Plus, L.A.-based pop culture gallery Giant Robot brings its game night to SJMA. See and play video games by local indie game developers Nick Crockett and Wyatt Sanders. Galleries, activities, and café are open...

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Game Night - Operator and Dodge Club Party

Game Night - Operator and Dodge Club Party  Sat FEB 6th 7-10pm Synopsis:  The "interactive installation" that toured across North American art galleries, night clubs, and festivals can be enjoyed by anyone for the first time on Wii U or your mobile device with TWO new games! Dodge Club Party on Wii U is a frantic multiplayer free-for-all in an impressively micro 16x16 pixel arena! Gather your friends and dodge the fireball together! Will you mischievously sabotage other players to be the last one standing? Or perhaps you can all work as a team for the highest score of the night! Once the fireball is loose, anything goes! Operator is a training simulation for technicians specializing in operation of the...

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GR2: Game Night: Stop! Thief!! and Nova-111 Sat Sept 5th 6:30-10pm

GR2 2062 Sawtelle Blvd LA, CA 90025 gr2.net 424-2GO-ROBO Saturday Sept 5th, 6:30-10pm TWO GAMES! In "Stop! Thief!!" you play as a thief that must carefully guid loot through labyrinthian pockets but be careful not to touch the sides! Relieve others of the encumbrance of cash. Since you'd probably put it to better use anyways and work your way up from the streets to the boardroom! Where the real action is! Nova-111 is a quirky sci-fi turn-based adventure game with an innovative twist of real-time action! Explore alien worlds and combat fiendish alien creatures in your quest to restore the flow of time, all in the name of SCIENCE! Presented by GR+Angrybananas+Destructoid Game Nights are always free. Come on down. ...

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GR Mini Obon 2015 - Edwin Ushiro, Naoshi Sunae, Game Night

The Obon Festival at the WLA Buddhist Temple happens once a year and this year, he wanted to expand it just a tiny bit. While tons visit the temple and have a great time, they also flock to Sawtelle Blvd. What do they do once they get there? Eat more? Drink? There's always karaoke, but beyond that, it's fun to people watch. We decided to provide a few low cost and free activities including making sand-art, buttons and Shrinky Dinks and playing indie video games.  Here's the Flickr Set First, we had Naoshi Sunae who showed off her works and let people create sand art on the spot. She uses different colors of sand that you can move around her pre-made...

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