November 21, 2013

Manga Nation at Peabody Essex Museum

I'm excited that Andy and I were invited to host a drop-in workshop at the Peabody Essex Museum!

They are hosting a super cool event called MANGA NATION, and have some really great guests lined up, such as Robin Brenner (Brookline's coolest librarian/comic historian) and Roland Kelts, University of Tokyo lecturer and the author of Japanamerica - not to mention he's interviewed Murakami, Miyazaki and written extensively about a century and a half of Japanese/American pop culture exchange.

What are we going to be doing?  Making a GIANT MANGA strip of course!

We'll put paper up all over the walls and as people come in we'll chat about story-telling ideas, give you some pointers (if you want them) and each person will ad a panel.  It'll be a casual affair, but educational nonetheless.  Should be super fun!

Japanese Design & Pop Culture
at the Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA

Thursday, November 21st, 6:30 - 9:30pm

(*Manga drawing may wrap at 9pm)

Admission is free for museum members & Salem residents, $10 for non-members.

Cash bar.

Bakabon + Akko-chan characters by Fujio Akatsuka (my fav gag comic artist)

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