“BRONZEVILLE, LITTLE TOKYO” A Multi-Media Site-Specific Activation of Historic 1st Street North · SAT. & SUN. APR. 29th & 30th

FORM follows FUNCTIONVisual CommunicationsThe 33rd Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival Form follows Function & Visual Communications present (free)

THE DEBUT OF "BRONZEVILLE, BRASS, JAZZ"

The opening weekend of the 360 Virtual Reality (VR) animation inspired by stories of Bronzeville. 

LIMITED SCREENINGS:

Historic Nishi Building

369 E. 1st Street, LA, CA 90012
SAT, 4/29 | 3−10PM
SUN, 4/30 | 3−8PM 


Union Center for the Arts, Courtyard
120 Judge John Aiso Street, LA, CA 90012
SUN, 4/30 | 6−9:30PM

This 3-minute VR piece evokes the spirit of late night jam sessions at breakfast clubs, and fabled stories about jazz great Charlie Parker, from his memorable stay at the Civic Hotel (1st and San Pedro) to a brief residency at the Finale Club (230 1/2 East First Street). Be the first to experience this 1940s dreamscape this weekend! A collaboration of Kaleidoscope Studio and Form follows Function.

 

HISTORIC NISHI BUILDING ACTIVATED WITH PROJECTION MAP INSTALLATION, “MEMORY BANK”

Historic Nishi Building
369 E. 1st Street, LA, CA 90012
SAT, 4/29 | 3−10PM
SUN, 4/30 | 3−8PM


Using projection mapping and audio reactive technology in this historic building, "Memory Bank" is a 2-day installation and open mic that encourages you to share memories and reflections of Bronzeville and Little Tokyo. Stories will be recorded and audiences of all ages are invited to be part of this documentation. See featured speakers at 5pm on both days. A collaboration of yaknowlike studios and Form follows Function.

 

SUNDAY AT THE OLD UNION CHURCH

Union Center for the Arts, Courtyard
120 Judge John Aiso Street, LA, CA 90012
SUN, 4/30 | 6−9:30PM

The spirit of Bronzeville comes to life with live (J)azz by The Bronzeville Union w/ Josef LeimbergDexter StoryJosh Johnson,Trevvor Ware & Mark de Clive-Lowe, excerpts of the play "Bronzeville" by Robey Theatre Company featuring CeCelia Antoinette* and Clarence "Chazz" Ross, and viewing stations for the VR animation "Bronze, Brass, Jazz".

* Altar for Bronzeville & Little Tokyo, by Jennifer Gutierrez Morgan
* Coffee by Cafe’ Santo

 

 "much" Info: fffmedia.com/bronzeville

Plz ✔-back for updated info. -  O-!

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Comment by Jo- Koo on April 30, 2017 at 10:08am

 Pic.: Ft pg of Bronzeville, Little Tokyo program art, a newspaper collaboration w/ Rafu Shimpo.  

Comment by Jo- Koo on April 28, 2017 at 6:43pm

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