I’ve received some requests for information on the Bruce Lee: Kung Fu, Art & Life Exhibit currently on display at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum. To make it easier, I’ve listed as much information as I have, based on my own experience visiting Hong Kong last month. I hope it helps to get more of ….
Artist Aaron Kai emailed me these extremely rare photos from the original 1973 release of Bruce Lee’s martial arts epic Enter the Dragon. The images feature the original banners at Graumann’s Chinese Theater. When Aaron’s not collecting vintage martial arts memorabilia, he’s a highly skilled painter. See his work at myfantasyart.com/id/kaiart.
CNN reports that a new exhibition centered on Bruce Lee is about to open in Hong Kong, where Lee spent his childhood and became a martial arts film star. The exhibition is being launched to celebrate Bruce Lee and commemorate the 40th anniversary of his death. The exhibit, titled “Bruce Lee: Kung Fu. Art. Life” ….
Shidoshi Ron Van Clief, Grandmaster Michael Jai White, Film Producer Warrington Hudlin and many other martial artists have been posting tributes and their personal memories of iconic martial artist and action film star Jim Kelly, who passed away last night at the age of 67 at his home in San Diego. According to a CNN ….
Warner Brothers and the New York Asian Film Festival have teamed up to present a special screening of Bruce Lee’s cult classic martial arts epic Enter the Dragon, along with a panel discussion on the relationship between Kung Fu and Hip Hop culture featuring Hong Kong’s MC Yan (LMF), along with Hip Hop pioneer and ….
My friend Aaron Kai mentioned to me that a seven-foot tall statue of Bruce Lee has been unveiled in L.A.’s Chinatown. According to THR, the bronze statue is the first of its kind in the U.S. to honor the late actor and martial arts expert. The statue was unveiled this past Saturday to a crowd ….
The Academy will present a special 40th Anniversary screening of Bruce Lee’s cult classic martial arts epic Enter the Dragon, with special guest appearances including John Saxon and Bob Wall, Enter the Dragon producers Paul Heller & Fred Weintraub, cinematographer Gil Hubbs, screenwriter Michael Allin and Bruce’s daughter Shannon Lee. The screening will be presented ….
I was doing some research last week on actress Judy Pace, whom I’d read had broken Hollywood color lines by becoming the first black villainess on television with her role as Vickie Fletcher on the TV show Peyton Place in 1968. Pace was a trailblazing actress, securing roles in groundbreaking films, such as 1970’s Cotton ….
During an interview with Michael Eisner on CNBC back in 2009, Chuck Norris talks with Eisner about his friendship with the legendary master Bruce Lee. Norris talked about their training in Los Angeles before went back to Hong Kong, who would win in a fight, and more. The entire interview ran on April 6th, 2009. ….
I was talking to my friend King Uprock, who I interviewed for Blvd. Warriors, and he turned me on to the show Bruce Lee Lives, which is currently running on Fuel TV. It looks interesting, but may be a bit too similar to How Bruce Lee Changed the World. However any show featuring Bruce Lee ….
I found this rare footage of Jim Kelly in point or semi-contact action from his tournament days. Although best known from his performance as Williams in the 1973 Bruce Lee martial arts epic Enter the Dragon, Grandmaster Jim Kelly was a serious martial artist, beginning his training in Shorin-ryu karate. Additionally, he trained in Okinawa-te ….