9.21.2012

blacklava 20th anniversary celebration, september 29



A huge congratulations to our good friend Ryan Suda, the guy behind the Asian American apparel company Blacklava, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Twenty years of outfitting Asian American community empowerment. Throw the man a party.



To commemorate the occasion, Blacklava is throwing a big ol' party and gallery art exhibition. It's happening Saturday, September 29 at the Hatakeyama Gallery in Los Angeles. Here are some more details about the party:
The Blacklava 20th Anniversary Celebration

Presented by Tuesday Night Project
with social media sponsors AngryAsianMan.com & channelAPA.com:

***FREE PRIORITY GENERAL ADMISSION RSVP SOLD OUT***
http://blacklava20th.eventbrite.com/
((Over 150 of you RSVPed but feel free to RSVP to be on the waitlist. We just need a way to manage FIRE CODE concerns in our intimate gallery setting. Thanx!))

blacklava is turning 20! let's celebrate the legacy of this groundbreaking Asian American institution AND all the wonderful friends who made blacklava what it is today!

SAVE THE DATE
Saturday, September 29th, 2012
6:00pm - 7:30pm VIP and PRESS
7:30pm - 12am Guests with RSVP

Hatakeyama Gallery
905 S Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90015
http://www.hatakeyamagallery.com/

Light Refreshments and Cash Bar

FEATURING
* A special exhibit of original works by community artists and writers inspired by blacklava.
* Children's activities - so bring the family!
* Music and beats from our favorite DJs!
* A blacklava photo shoot!
* and more to be announced...
The gallery exhibition will feature original artwork inspired by Blacklava, including works by Tak Toyoshima, Alfie Numeric, Byron Dote, Jay Bartlett, Steve Wong, Erin Nomura, Mark Yamasaki, Yumi Sakugawa, Dean Yasutake and more. It's going to be pretty darn fun. For more information about the Blacklava 20th Anniversary Celebration, go to the Facebook event here.