Upcoming Events

 
I’ll be closing out the weekend with a Disco Manila sunset dance party starting at 6:30pm on Sunday, June 9th.

I’ll be closing out the weekend with a Disco Manila sunset dance party starting at 6:30pm on Sunday, June 9th.

CENTERING THE MASSES Closing Night  Diggin' In Little Tokyo Thursday, May 30, 2019 | 6PM - 10PM | FREE at 341 FSN (341 East 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012)  Join us as Visual Communications celebrates the conclusion of  CENTERING THE MASSES , a series of free pop-up events and programs held from April 5th to May 30, 2019 at 341 FSN, in the heart of Los Angeles Little Tokyo’s historic district. Through film and media screenings, artist talks, literary arts gatherings, live podcast recordings, and other special events in cooperation with a variety of community organizations, we have sought to create a space to through which to address the current realities of a community that sits at the crossroads of shifting racial, generational, and economic conditions.  Diggin' In Little Tokyo: The CENTERING THE MASSES Closing Party is a Diggin' Sunday collab featuring DJ's Joel Quizon, Drew de Ramos, and Louie Mendoza spinning all vinyl sets of consciousness and good vibes. The ongoing photographic exhibit “Out of the Shadows: Building Community Through Arts” and the 50th anniversary Wall of Tribute to GIDRA will be on display throughout the evening. We thank one and all who have visited this important series, and invite everyone to join with us one last time in celebration and in defense of community.

CENTERING THE MASSES Closing Night
Diggin' In Little Tokyo
Thursday, May 30, 2019 | 6PM - 10PM | FREE
at 341 FSN (341 East 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012)

Join us as Visual Communications celebrates the conclusion of CENTERING THE MASSES, a series of free pop-up events and programs held from April 5th to May 30, 2019 at 341 FSN, in the heart of Los Angeles Little Tokyo’s historic district. Through film and media screenings, artist talks, literary arts gatherings, live podcast recordings, and other special events in cooperation with a variety of community organizations, we have sought to create a space to through which to address the current realities of a community that sits at the crossroads of shifting racial, generational, and economic conditions.

Diggin' In Little Tokyo: The CENTERING THE MASSES Closing Party is a Diggin' Sunday collab featuring DJ's Joel Quizon, Drew de Ramos, and Louie Mendoza spinning all vinyl sets of consciousness and good vibes. The ongoing photographic exhibit “Out of the Shadows: Building Community Through Arts” and the 50th anniversary Wall of Tribute to GIDRA will be on display throughout the evening. We thank one and all who have visited this important series, and invite everyone to join with us one last time in celebration and in defense of community.


Counterflow: Currents In New Filipina/o Music  Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival / Cinema Musica Presents  A visual mixtape experience featuring against the grain music from the Philippines from artists redefining and reworking the contemporary Filipina/o music landscape. A video companion to the Counterflow: Currents In New Filipina/o Music playlist. – Joel Quizon

Counterflow: Currents In New Filipina/o Music

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival / Cinema Musica Presents

A visual mixtape experience featuring against the grain music from the Philippines from artists redefining and reworking the contemporary Filipina/o music landscape. A video companion to the Counterflow: Currents In New Filipina/o Music playlist. – Joel Quizon

RE-SCORED: A Film and Music Performance  Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival /Cinema Musica Presents  RE-SCORED celebrates the contributions and artistry of film composers in our community and, through a live performance setting, it is also an experiment in capturing that moment when music and image embrace into one, evoking emotions and creating indelible memories. A mixed-media event featuring groundbreaking composers, emerging talent, and legendary artists who will perform alternative live scores for short films from Visual Communications’ award-winning filmography. — Joel Quizon

RE-SCORED: A Film and Music Performance

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival /Cinema Musica Presents

RE-SCORED celebrates the contributions and artistry of film composers in our community and, through a live performance setting, it is also an experiment in capturing that moment when music and image embrace into one, evoking emotions and creating indelible memories. A mixed-media event featuring groundbreaking composers, emerging talent, and legendary artists who will perform alternative live scores for short films from Visual Communications’ award-winning filmography. — Joel Quizon

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Nostalgic Renditions: A Diggin' Sunday Event The theme of Nostalgia in 2018 represented through music and vintage artifacts.   This is also a special despedida event for  Christine Bacareza Balance (scholar and author of Tropical Renditions) and  Gary Gacula Gabisan (filmmaker, musician, artist) as we wish them luck on their move to the East Coast.  Featuring: - A special  FUNGUY FINDS  POP-UP STORE featuring vintage merchandise and retro-inspired plantlife arrangements curated and designed by  Wendell Pascual . - Featuring DJ's from  DIGGIN' SUNDAY (the original Historic Filipinotown afternoon chillspot): Gary Gabisan/un-g (P.I.C., The Jack Lords Orchestra, Raket & Rambol) Wendell Pascual/asceticfish (Funguy Finds, Aziatic Rhythmz) Joel Quizon/joelquiz (Disco Manila, Red Key Experiment, Raket & Rambol) Maya Santos/equanimous1 (Soul In the Park, Rare Medium) Drew de Ramos/a growl translucent (The Miles Approach, Red Key Experiment) Mike Nailat/waxstyles (This Filipino American Life/Tuesday Night at the Cafe)

Nostalgic Renditions: A Diggin' Sunday Event
The theme of Nostalgia in 2018 represented through music and vintage artifacts.

This is also a special despedida event for Christine Bacareza Balance(scholar and author of Tropical Renditions) and Gary Gacula Gabisan(filmmaker, musician, artist) as we wish them luck on their move to the East Coast.

Featuring:
- A special FUNGUY FINDS POP-UP STORE featuring vintage merchandise and retro-inspired plantlife arrangements curated and designed by Wendell Pascual.
- Featuring DJ's from DIGGIN' SUNDAY(the original Historic Filipinotown afternoon chillspot):
Gary Gabisan/un-g (P.I.C., The Jack Lords Orchestra, Raket & Rambol)
Wendell Pascual/asceticfish (Funguy Finds, Aziatic Rhythmz)
Joel Quizon/joelquiz (Disco Manila, Red Key Experiment, Raket & Rambol)
Maya Santos/equanimous1 (Soul In the Park, Rare Medium)
Drew de Ramos/a growl translucent (The Miles Approach, Red Key Experiment)
Mike Nailat/waxstyles (This Filipino American Life/Tuesday Night at the Cafe)

Nostalgic Renditions: A Diggin' Sunday Event The theme of Nostalgia in 2018 represented through music and vintage artifacts.   This is also a special despedida event for  Christine Bacareza Balance (scholar and author of Tropical Renditions) and  Gary Gacula Gabisan (filmmaker, musician, artist) as we wish them luck on their move to the East Coast.  Featuring: - A special FUNGUY FINDS POP-UP STORE featuring vintage merchandise and retro-inspired plantlife arrangements curated and designed by  Wendell Pascual . - Featuring DJ's from DIGGIN' SUNDAY(the original Historic Filipinotown afternoon chillspot): Gary Gabisan/un-g (P.I.C., The Jack Lords Orchestra, Raket & Rambol) Wendell Pascual/asceticfish (Funguy Finds, Aziatic Rhythmz) Joel Quizon/joelquiz (Disco Manila, Red Key Experiment, Raket & Rambol) Maya Santos/equanimous1 (Soul In the Park, Rare Medium) Drew de Ramos/a growl translucent (The Miles Approach, Red Key Experiment) Mike Nailat/waxstyles (This Filipino American Life/Tuesday Night at the Cafe)

Nostalgic Renditions: A Diggin' Sunday Event
The theme of Nostalgia in 2018 represented through music and vintage artifacts.

This is also a special despedida event for Christine Bacareza Balance(scholar and author of Tropical Renditions) and Gary Gacula Gabisan(filmmaker, musician, artist) as we wish them luck on their move to the East Coast.

Featuring:
- A special FUNGUY FINDS POP-UP STORE featuring vintage merchandise and retro-inspired plantlife arrangements curated and designed by Wendell Pascual.
- Featuring DJ's from DIGGIN' SUNDAY(the original Historic Filipinotown afternoon chillspot):
Gary Gabisan/un-g (P.I.C., The Jack Lords Orchestra, Raket & Rambol)
Wendell Pascual/asceticfish (Funguy Finds, Aziatic Rhythmz)
Joel Quizon/joelquiz (Disco Manila, Red Key Experiment, Raket & Rambol)
Maya Santos/equanimous1 (Soul In the Park, Rare Medium)
Drew de Ramos/a growl translucent (The Miles Approach, Red Key Experiment)
Mike Nailat/waxstyles (This Filipino American Life/Tuesday Night at the Cafe)