Literary Artists Offer “Reflections/Refractions” In Little Tokyo Showcase

Literary Artists Offer “Reflections/Refractions” In Little Tokyo Showcase

Our September 19th event “REFLECTIONS/REFRACTIONS: 10 Works Inspired by At First Light” brought together ten artists — and two musicians — who were invited to select an image from the current “At First Light” exhibit that inspired them to create an original written work to perform in front of a live audience. Read about how this event was a success!

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"Spaces to Grow, Spaces to Protect" Set for Far East Lounge on Oct 8

"Spaces to Grow, Spaces to Protect" Set for Far East Lounge on Oct 8

On Tuesday, October 8, join Visual Communications and Sustainable Little Tokyo for “Spaces to Grow, Spaces to Protect: An Arts and Community Conversation with Place-Makers,” a special panel of arts educators, activists, and curators and their role in nurturing and supporting community artists as part of the new series “ART4FSN.”

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At First Light Closing Event on Oct 17: “Dawn of a New Day”

At First Light Closing Event on Oct 17: “Dawn of a New Day”

On Thursday, October 17th, join Visual Communications and UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs for the closing program of At First Light: The Dawning of Asian Pacific America, “Dawn of a New Day: Asian American Women Who Are Changing Media.” The event consists of a panel of Asian American women in film/TV/media who promote social change with their work discussing how the Asian Pacific American movement has evolved and continues to change the face of media.

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Alliance “At First Site”: A Night of Arts Activism and Solidarity

Alliance “At First Site”: A Night of Arts Activism and Solidarity

On Thursday August 15, 2019, Visual Communications and the Japanese American National Museum held AT FIRST SITE: Arts Activism on First Street North, Little Tokyo, in conjunction with AT FIRST LIGHT: The Dawning of Asian Pacific America. AT FIRST SITE consisted of an opening reception, two film screenings, a panel of arts activists, a spoken word performance, and a closing reception with opportunities to take art into action.

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"Reflections/Refractions" at Tateuchi Democracy Forum on September 19

"Reflections/Refractions" at Tateuchi Democracy Forum on September 19

Join Visual Communications and Japanese American National Museum on Thursday September 19th for REFLECTIONS/REFRACTIONS: 10 WORKS INSPIRED BY “AT FIRST LIGHT,” a program presented in conjunction with At First Light: The Dawning of Asian Pacific America, on view at the Japanese American National Museum from May 25 through October 20, 2019.

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"At First Site" at Tateuchi Democracy Forum on August 15th

"At First Site" at Tateuchi Democracy Forum on August 15th

On Thursday, August 15 at the Tateuchi Democracy Forum, Visual Communications will be hosting the program “At First Site”, opening with a reception at 6:00 PM and starting the program at 7:00 PM. Come witness the power of arts activism as we showcase artists who use their work to resist and organize.

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