OCT 24, 2003 ISSUE
 
Killing a Whole Lotta Time
Part spaghetti western, part kung-fu extravaganza, but all undeniably Tarantino, "Kill Bill" is a stylistic romp paying homage to the films of the 60's and 70's
Director Tsai Ming-Liang Has No Story To Tell
Critically acclaimed Taiwanese director Tsai Ming-Liang shares his filmmaking philosophies and discusses his most recent award-winning film, "Goodbye Dragon Inn"
Enter South Korea! South Korea?!
In Anthony Leong's new book, "Korean Cinema: The New Hong Kong," South Korea cinema looks poised to take over the world

 
 

 

 


 

October 24, 2003

 
M U S I C
 
Surf's Up! | The MiGs "The MiGs Play Loud!" [Capital G, 2003]
Load up the Woodie, wax your stick, and take a ride with the MiGs on a sonic journey that celebrates the surf sounds of yore. Vocalists need not apply

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UCLA Welcomes Ustad Faiyaz Wasifuddin Dagar's Indian Classical Vocal Music Performance
A nearly extinct form of Indian Classical music is kept alive by a devoted family and two UCLA student groups
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A R T

Bliss in Los Angeles
LACMA Circle of Bliss Exhibition opens the heart-mind
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B O O K S

A Prodigy's Rare Talent is Both his Gift and his Curse
A frustrated artist indulges his talent on his lover in Kunal Basu's second novel, "The Miniaturist"
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C O M I C S
A Graphic Love Story: "Nufonia Must Fall" by ECW Press, March 2003
Girl Meets Robot in Kid Koala's Silent Film Page-Turner
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C L I P S
News Bites
Read more about daring acrobatic stunts, traditional Korean hanboks, Kollaboration of talent, modern retelling of classical folktales, film festivals promoting Asian heritage, and many more in this issue of News Bites
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F O R E I G N
 
News From Abroad
Cross-cultural music extravaganza at Hong Kong Harbour Fest, Loy Krathong Festival of Lights in Thailand, J-Pop singer Sonim's promotion of Castlevania in Japan, 2003 Kimchi Expo in Korea, and many more in this issue of News From Abroad
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