Extras

 

Guide by Cell
FREE AUDIO TOUR

Enhance your experience of New Frontiers: The Many Worlds of George Takei with our FREE Guide by Cell audio tour (no cost except your cell phone minutes). Call at your convenience before, during, or after your visit to hear commentary by exhibition curator Jeff Yang and others. The New Frontiers audio tour is accessible by phone March 12 – August 20, 2017.

It’s easy to use:

  1. Dial 213.455.2924.
  2. Follow the prompts.
  3. Look for the cell phone logo on labels in the exhibition or use the prompt numbers below.
  4. Enter the prompt number followed by the # sign to access information.

Commentary by Jeff Yang, Exhibition Curator

Prompt 200: Introduction

Prompt 201: Five Years

Prompt 202: Strange New Worlds

Prompt 203: To Boldly Go

Prompt 204: New Life and New Civilizations

Prompt 205: Final Frontier

 

Friends of George Takei answer the question: “What one word describes George Takei to you, and why?”

Prompt 207: Lorenzo Thione
Co-writer and producer of Allegiance

Prompt 208: Rea Carey
Executive Director of the National LGBTQ Taskforce

Prompt 209: Irene Hirano Inouye
President of the U.S.–Japan Council and Founding Executive Director of the Japanese American National Museum

Prompt 210: Tim Dang
Artistic Director Emeritus of East West Players and Professor at the School of Dramatic Arts at the University of Southern California.

 

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RELATED CONTENT ON DISCOVER NIKKEI

JANM’s DiscoverNikkei.org website is a treasure trove of materials and resources on Nikkei (Japanese emigrants and their descendants) life, history, culture, and community around the world. It is a community-based project that partners with organizations and individuals throughout the Americas to share Nikkei-related community and personal stories, events, and more in four languages—English, Japanese, Spanish, and Portuguese.

 

Learn more about George Takei on Discover Nikkei:

Takei family. George & Brad Takei Collection, Japanese American National Museum.

 

Takei family. George & Brad Takei Collection, Japanese American National Museum.

 

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