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Q Pop presents an art show celebrating Kayōkyoku (歌謡曲), the Japanese popular music of the 1960s – 1980s, including City Pop and other genres. Works will highlight the music, the musical artists, and the fashion and pop design of the late 20th Century in Japan, with an emphasis on the unique music and idol scenes made famous by variety shows, anime and cinema.

Curated by Greg Hignight (Tune in Tokyo) and Christopher Mitchell.

Opening Reception:
Friday, January 5
7 PM – 10 PM

Show Dates:
January 5th, 2018 – January 20th, 2019

Participating Artists:

Cat Tuong Bui
Chris Mitchell
Ahmed Gamal
Asami Matsumura
Billie Snippet
Chi Ngo
Clay Song
Crisalys
David DePasquale
Edie Xu
Evon Freeman
Gabby Zapata
Genie Espinosa
GENIE
Gina Mclurg
Grace Kum
Hobo Divine
Jaime Ugarte
James Lien
Jane Kim
Jennifer Lumban-Gaol
Jhonny Nunez
Junyi Wu
Justin Rodrigues
Kaiami
Kali Fontecchio
Karl Cruz
Keika Yamaguchi
Lili Chin
Mark Taihei
Natalia Miramontes
Riyoko Iwamoto
Samuel Youn
Shaun Bryant
Soyeon Yoo
Sylvia Liu
Tim Snyder
Zilai Feng

About Q Pop Gallery
Q Pop Gallery and Boutique was established in Little Tokyo in 2011 by animator & designer Christopher Mitchell, and entrepreneur, actor & model Miki. Their vision is to present original works by leading animators, commercial artists and cutting-edge designers from Los Angeles, Japan and other regions, focusing on pop art, U.S. animation and Japanese anime, and indie toy creators. New exhibitions are presented throughout the year. Please join our mailing list for the latest news, and follow Q Pop on Facebook and Instagram.

https://www.facebook.com/QpopGallery
https://www.instagram.com/qpopshop

About Tune in Tokyo
DJs and promoters Greg Hignight and Del Martin founded the first monthly event in Los Angeles for Asian dance pop in 2008, weaving together the vibe of Indie dance clubs with global street fashion. Tune in Tokyo, as a DJ collective, provides the beats for dance parties, fashion shows and concerts celebrating cutting-edge music and pop culture from across Asia.

https://www.facebook.com/TuneInTokyoClub

Details

Date:
January 11
Time:
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/337254833735909/

Venue

Q Pop
319 E 2nd St #121
Little Tokyo, CA 90012
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Website:
http://qpopshop.com/main/