Asia Pacific Arts http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/ Asia Pacific Arts, published by the UCLA Asia Institute, covers the dynamic worlds of Asian and Asian American arts and entertainment. en-us Asia Pacific Arts: New Website and new RSS FeedAsia Pacific Arts is now being published at USC. Please update your links and RSS feeds accordingly. http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=113306APA Top Ten: Films by Ang LeeWith Ang Lee's 11th feature Taking Woodstock now in theaters, APA looks back on a career already worthy of a top 10.http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=111896How Rock Music Saved the World: listening in on the 20th Century Boys trilogyThe recently opened New People building in San Francisco's Japantown boasts a brand spanking new theatre, Viz Cinema, and inaugurated its opening with the premiere of the live-action (and musical) 20th Century Boys trilogy.http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=111904Nice Work if You Can Get It: Asia Pacific Arts and Asian American cultural criticism As Asia Pacific Arts gains a new home at USC, former APA editor Chi Tung and current editor Brian Hu reminisce on APA's six years at UCLA, sound off on the uncertain present, and dream up a better tomorrow. http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=111901Nikkatsu American PornoEclipse's Nikkatsu Noir boxset showcases Nikkatsu Studio's crime capers from the 1950s-60s, which borrow heavily from American noir films but -- with the help of charismatic stars and innovative filmmakers -- become exemplars of Japanese style and creativity. It's enough to get any film geek off.http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=111891Riding on the Outskirts of Outside LandsFeaturing acts such as M.I.A, Bat for Lashes, Dengue Fever and the Black Eyed Peas, the Outside Lands Arts and Music Festival took over Golden Gate Park. http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=111905September 4, 2009: News BitesHiroyuki Sanada joins Lost, Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda opens exhibit at JANM, and White on Rice hits theaters, All this and more in the latest edition of News Bites.http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=111906September 4, 2009: News from AbroadGrudge director takes on Shock Labrynth, Bong Joon-ho's Mother gets a US release, and Broadway's Legally Blonde comes to Korea. All this and more in the latest edition of News from Abroad.http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=111907Singing in Tight QuartersLodestone's latest production is a crowd-pleasing revival of Richard Maltby Jr. and Steven Scott Smith's 1989 off-Broadway show, Closer Than Ever.http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=111903AAIFF 2009: OverviewThis year's New York Asian American International Film Festival included films such as Hong Kong's Pastry, China's Li Tong, and the Philippines' Hubad.http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=111332