Join Me at Jupiter 8 on Thursday Night

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On the second Thursday of every month, I join my pals Verdilak at Begbie at Alpine Village for Jupiter 8. We play synthpop, electro and industrial tunes for your dancing pleasure.

This month Fractured Transmission and D/Sir play live at the party. We’re pretty excited about this and would love to see you there too. Jupiter 8 is 21+ only at Alpine Village in Torrance. Party starts at 10 p.m. and the cover is $5. For more info, see the Facebook invite.

Cute Art Inspired by Science

Art by Hine Mizushima

Art by Hine Mizushima

Supahcute is a great art blog and Leanna Lin’s Wonderland is pretty awesome store. When the two collaborate on an art show, you know it’s going to be good.

Last Saturday, “Supahcute Science Fair” opened at the Eagle Rock boutique. It’s a group show filled with adorable, kid-friendly art that is all inspired by science. Check out photos below the jump and ready my story “Can Science Be Cute?” in L.A. Weekly.

Some pieces are still available for purchase. Check out Leanna Lin’s website for more info.
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Japanese Tattoo Art

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Right now, the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo has a great exhibition on Japanese tattoos. It opened on Saturday and runs through the summer. It’s a big, nicely curated show that gives a lot of insight into the history and future of these massive and intricate tattoos.

I don’t have any tattoos, thanks to a fear of pain and an inability to make up my mind about what kind of art I want on my body. However, I think tattoos are gorgeous. That’s why I headed down to the opening festivities on Saturday. People showed off their body art. Some of the best artists around did live demonstrations.

Check out the photos below the jump and read more about the event in my story for L.A. Weekly, “Japanese Tattoos as Fine Art.”
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