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Noiring L.A.: The Crimson Kimono and Asian American Sexuality in the Age of the Cold War

Noiring L.A.: The Crimson Kimono and Asian American Sexuality in the Age of the Cold War

Fuller's 1959 film took a very different approach from other film noir of the 1950s, and serves as useful text from which to consider changes to the genre and Southern California's ...
Photographs of Nisei Queens Through the Years

Photographs of Nisei Queens Through the Years

Here's a photographic look back at past Queens, and how their roles have changed over the years.
A Los Angeles Primer: Little Tokyo

A Los Angeles Primer: Little Tokyo

The place to stock up on canned green tea, buy a genuine futon, burn an hour at the arcade, eat a heaping plateful of Hayashi rice, or gaze upon the finest men's style magazines: L ...
Sonia Romero's Medallions Rise Up in Little Tokyo

Sonia Romero's Medallions Rise Up in Little Tokyo

The traditional Japanese imagery of this public art project tie into Romero's distinct style -- a take on urban folk art that uses bold lines and colors to update the craft.
What the Community Says: Little Tokyo

What the Community Says: Little Tokyo

What does Little Tokyo mean to members of the community?
Senor Fish: At the Crossroads of a Changing Community

Senor Fish: At the Crossroads of a Changing Community

Perhaps Ramirez has the magic touch -- his stores in Eagle Rock and South Pasadena were at the center of revitalization of the respective neighborhoods.
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