The Slants

January 15, 2019 0
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The Slants are the first and only all-Asian American dance rock band in the world. They offer up catchy dance beats, strong hooks, and a bombastic live show that is "not to be missed" (The Westword). The Willamette Week says "While the band may well be best experienced live, Slants releases always promise a few blistering, note-perfect singles." The music is the perfect combination of 80's driven synth pop with hard-hitting indie, floor-filling beats which fans affectionately dub as "Chinatown D...

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BIG changes for 2019 event

May 28, 2018 0
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Con Nichiwa started in a hotel 9 years ago and we saw success over those years with growth, partially due to the initial growth that happens with any new show and partially due to the overall design of how Monkey Paw (MPE) runs their anime shows. The main goal of MPE is to create an atmosphere where the event feels inviting and accessible. When our show got too large for the Holiday Inn we were in we needed to find a new location that could handle our size. We researched the area and found sever...

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Alfred Trujillo

April 13, 2018 0
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Alfred Trujillo is a Mexican-American comic book artist and writer based out of Phoenix Arizona. Ever since he decided to make art is full time career Alfred has taken the industry by storm, working for companies such as Zenescope Entertainment, Big Dog Ink, Chameleon, and Moonstone to name a few. Alfred founded and co-owns 183 Degree Studio, co-creates the independent book titled Project: Shadows and has illustrated covers for various titles. He travels internationally to comic book and pop-cul...

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