7/27 Play Like A Girl Presents: Harvard & Stone w/Miss Jupiter, Ever So Android


6/20 Bootleg Theater - new single/music video release w/Cutty Flam, The Broken Hearts

4/27 Play Like a Girl Showcase - Power outage, rescheduled to JULY!!

4/10 Lolipop Records Presents @ The Hi Hat w/ Wyatt Blair, Nanami Ozone, Color TV

1/5 Glitter Ball PPH Benefit @ The Hi Hat w/Mini Bear, Cassandra Violet + Fox Brigade Dancers



12/11 Resident DTLA w/Brother, Sister and Gregory Uhlmann

11/21 Bootleg Theater for Alina Bea's November Residency

10/25 Otik Records Halloween Night @ The Hi Hat//MADONNA set

10/18 Resident DTLA w/Draemings, LEX and Sudie

10/05 Bootleg Theater w/Shonen Knife, Bloody Death Skulls

09/08 Les Femmes Underground Film Festival @ Beyond Baroque

08/20 Echo Park Rising Music Festival - Lolipop Records Showcase

08/11 The Satellite w/LEX, Lila Rose (ANML), Brit Manor

06/24 Pehrspace w/Dawn of Sequins, Moomaw

05/23 Villian's Tavern w/Ugly Sweaters, Tambourines

05/21 American Cancer Society's Relay For Life - Downey, CA

04/29 Complex w/Little Red Lung, The Electric West, Dekades

04/07 Astrodreams EP Release Show @ Bootleg Theater w/Batwings Catwings, Janelane

02/21 Pianos, NYC w/Good News

01/22 Bootleg Theater w/Run River North, The Gloomies








POLARTROPICA || LIGHT UP THE SKY from PolarTropica on Vimeo.

Directed by Yoko Okumura

"Astrodreams" EP now available on Lolipop Records (

Ballerina vs. Panda battle: Stephanie Kim, Robert Chino Lopez
Desert Panda: Chris Ruiz
Space Rock Band: Roman Salas, Trenton Sullivan, Chris Ruiz
Disco Live Band: Alexander Noice, Andrew Lessman, Graham Chapman

Produced by Chris Ruiz, Ihui Cherise Wu
Cinematography: Bennett Cerf
1st AC: Jeremy Peele
Choreographer: Stephanie Kim
Production Designer: Anelisa Torruella
Camera Operator: Nico Navia
Set Decorator: Haisu Wang
Motion Graphics Artist: Kyle Kehrwald
Special Thanks: Laura Noxon, Olivia Hemaratanatorn, Anthony Ferrara, Steven Yablok, Samantha Kraus, STRATO (

Copyright 2016 – POLARTROPICA

Official Selection: 2016 Les Femmes Underground Film Festival