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Two Nihonmachi Saturdays…

Monday, August 31st, 2009 by calixton

…at San Francisco’s Japantown. S.F.’s Nihonmachi (Japantown) had back-to-back weekend festivals this August: the Nihonmachi Street Fair and the J-POP SUMMIT Festival / NEW PEOPLE grand opening (their CAPS, not mine). Miss T and I trekked out to the Bay Area both weekends to see if a new niche-interest building can make a difference in […]

Lost props at Comic-Con 2009…

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009 by calixton

…wait, wasn’t this a month ago? Miss T and I forwent the full con experience/ordeal this year and elected to spend only one day in the slightly overpacked San Diego Convention Center. While total attendance for the five-day event was upwards of 125,000, I’d wager there weren’t any more than a scant 60,000 people when […]

Get to…

Thursday, August 6th, 2009 by calixton

…The Getty. (Yeah, I know. Bad advertising copy.) If you’ve not been to Getty Center in Los Angeles you should go. Miss T and I went for a day during our SoCal trip last month and had a great time. We arrived shortly before the museum opened at 10 a.m. and left a little after […]