KEN: Tell us now about your journey as an artist, as a painter. MAKOTO: My father is a renowned scientist and my mother is an educator,
ASIAN AMERICAN MUSIC is maddeningly difficult to pin down: What is Asian American music, who is making it, and why? Is it music made by Asian Americans? For Asian Americans?
SUPERMAN WASN'T ALWAYS the archetypal defender of "truth, justice, and the American way" when Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster first introduced him in Action Comics #1 in 1938.
I FELL IN LOVE WITH GRACE, feeling the tentacles of its inexplicable love invade me when I needed it most. Especially when I was 8, when I had accidentally injured a boy at my Japanese-language school.
WE REALLY DIDN'T HAVE A STYLE. It’s not like our parents knew how to teach us, they were barely able to keep the lights on. They needed a break, so they took us to church.
IN 1929, Azusa Setsuda was 31 years old with six children, including a newborn baby, when her husband died from the flu.
AS YOU APPROACH the southern part of the Los Angeles Arts District, you come across a narrow back alleyway where warped monsters and psychedelic fonts jump off the wall of a large building.