“THE LAIKA EXPERIENCE” TAKES UP RESIDENCE IN SAN DIEGO’S GASLAMP QUARTER JULY 14-23, 2017
Oscar®-winning Animation Studio, Creators of Coraline, ParaNorman, The Boxtrolls and
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Drawings for Customized LAIKA film-centric shoes designed by Nike’s Tinker Hatfield
[Hillsboro, OR; July 5, 2017] — Oscar®-winning animation studio LAIKA, creators of Coraline, ParaNorman, The Boxtrolls and Kubo and the Two Strings, brings its pop-up exhibit The LAIKA Experience to the heart of San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter from Friday, July 14th to Sunday, July 23rd. Admission is free to the exhibit, which will feature props, puppets, monsters, and sets from LAIKA’s award-winning films as well as fan art, a photo/GIF booth with LAIKA characters, daily drawings for a pair of Nike’s LAIKA-themed shoes designed by Tinker Hatfield, social media activations, LAIKA merchandise offered for sale (including a new limited edition Coraline doll and display case), giveaways, and more. In addition to the pop-up exhibit, LAIKA’s walkaround costumed characters will appear at various locations in the Gaslamp Quarter for fan interaction and photos.
Travis Knight, President & CEO of LAIKA and director of Kubo and the Two Strings, will autograph merchandise purchased at the exhibit on Friday, July 21st at 3pm. Continue reading