LA CARMINA - http://www.lacarmina.com/blog - and her spooky friends are back in Tokyo! They visit the BEST Gothic Cyber Alternative bars and nightclubs in Japan - Midnight Mess, Decadance Bar, Kenzo-A's Rituals Cabal party. Join them on a dark and decadent nightcrawl.
For FULL listings, addresses and maps for Tokyo's best Goth Alternative events, see my Club Guide: http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2009/04/japan-goth-club-nightlife-guide-tokyo-decadance-dark-castle-midnight-mess-gothic-lolita-heaven/
La Carmina is a professional Japan Goth alternative fashion & subcultures blogger, travel TV host, author of 3 books (Penguin USA and Random House), designer and journalist for AOL Travel / Huffington Post.
BLOGGER & JOURNALIST: Her popular blog - http://www.lacarmina.com/blog - has been featured in major publications (The New Yorker, Washington Post, WWD, Village Voice, Cosmopolitan, Time Out New York, LA Times). She is a travel and pop culture journalist for CNN, Huffington Post, AOL and Lip Service. She was one of the 40 world's top fashion bloggers to be flown to LuisaViaRoma's event in Italy.
AUTHOR: Her books include Cute Yummy Time (about decorating food to look adorable) and Crazy, Wacky Theme Restaurants: Tokyo (maid cafes, cat cafes, vampire and ninja restaurants). La Carmina is a graduate of Columbia University and Yale Law School. More: http://www.lacarmina.com/books.php
TV HOST: La Carmina has appeared on The Today Show and co-hosted an episode of Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern for Travel Channel, which airs in 75 countries. NHK Japan filmed a documentary about her work; recent TV hosting and arranging credits include Dutch Pepsi, Sony Australia, Canal Plus France, Belgium TV, Norway TV, Fuel / Discovery / National Geographic, and CNN International. Hosting reel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6Evqr8S590
TRAVEL SHOW: She hosts, writes, arranges and field produces a "Coolhunting America" travel TV show for Huffington Post / AOL. La Carmina travels and scouts out underground attractions and bizarre subcultures, starting with Wisconsin. First episode - http://t.co/9JAgu3J
COOLHUNTER: She runs a trend consulting / TV hosting and arranging company: La Carmina & The Pirates. The crew specializes in Cool Japan, cosplay, Goth, burlesque, LGBT, Jpop fashion, music, art and youth subcultures. (http://lacarmina.com/pirates)
FASHION DESIGNER: La Carmina designs clothing with various fashion brands. She and Sebastiano Serafini recently released the HOPE t-shirt collection, and Pray for Japan Soho Hearts panda necklace, with funds going to the earthquake and tsunami victims. More: http://www.lacarmina.com/main.php
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EMAIL - gothiccarmina at gmail dot-com
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