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Saban’s Power Rangers Celebrate 20 Rangers for 20 Years, an Art Exhibition Benefiting Boys & Girls Club of America

  Saban’s Power Rangers Celebrate 20 Rangers for 20 Years, an Art Exhibition
  Benefiting Boys & Girls Club of America

Business Wire

LOS ANGELES -- December 4, 2013

Saban’s Power Rangers  announced today that a 20^th Anniversary art exhibition
and pop-up shop will open this weekend at Toy Art Gallery in Los Angeles.
Curated by Sweet Streets, the Power Rangers exhibition, 20 Rangers for 20
Years, will highlight popular artists and designers from around the world and
their one-of-a-kind painted 31” Ranger statues, provided by Saban Brands’
partner, leading U.S. toy company, JAKKS Pacific, Inc.

The exhibition will take place this weekend, Dec. 7-8, starting off with a
launch event at Toy Art Gallery on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 7-10 p.m. The event
will feature music by Iheartcomix DJs Franki Chan and $U$PECT as well as
Asian-fusion food by the Jogasaki Sushi Burrito food truck. Each customized
Ranger statue will be available for purchase on-site at Toy Art Gallery and
online atshop.toyartgallery.com during the event and throughout the weekend.
A percentage of the proceeds from all artwork sales will be donated to the
Challengers Boys & Girls Club. Also, JAKKS Pacific, Inc. will be donating toys
to the Challengers Boys & Girls Club as part of their contribution to the
exhibition.

Bandai America Incorporated, Power Rangers’ master toy partner, will be
providing product for display, including one-of-a-kind toys from their
archives and upcoming Super Megaforce toys. The gallery will also be hosting a
Power Rangers pop-up shop featuring products for purchase from Mishka, who
will be debuting a capsule of three Power Rangers T-shirts, two designed by
Daniel Dussault and one by L’Amour Supreme. These shirts will be sold at the
20 Rangers for 20 Years exhibition and following at its stores in Brooklyn,
Los Angeles and San Francisco and also online at MishkaNYC.com. The pop-up
shop will also include products from a variety of additional Power Rangers
partners including Buckle Down, Acme Archives, Loyal Subjects and more.

20 Rangers for 20 Years will feature hand painted Ranger statues from 64
Colors, Bei Badgirl, Cope2, CRASH, Frank Kozik, Indie 184, Jim Mafood, Jryu,
Kano, L’Amour Supreme, Malcolm Stuart, Mathew Curan, MEGGS, Mikie Graham,
Olek, Pretty In Plastic, Shojono Tomo, Superdeux, TADO, Simone Legno of
Tokidoki and more. In addition, special pieces from Saban Brands artists will
also be on display throughout the weekend.

A Power Rangers 20^th Anniversary inspired mural was also painted in
celebration of the exhibition. Curated by Branded Arts and Space Twenty Three,
the mural features a larger-than-life Red Ranger, painted by MEGGS at Sportie
LA’s Fame Yard along Melrose Avenue.

The 20 Rangers for 20 Years exhibition is free and open to the public. For
more information and updates, please visit www.sweetstreetsla.com and follow
the exhibition on Sweet Streets’ Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using
#20Rangersfor20Years.

For more information on Power Rangers, please visit www.powerrangers.com and
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About Saban’s Power Rangers

Saban’s Power Rangers  franchise is the brainchild of Haim Saban, creator and
producer of the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers hit series that launched
in 1993. Following its introduction, Power Rangers quickly became the
most-watched children’s television program in the United States and remains
one of the top-rated and longest running boys live-action series in television
history. The series follows the adventures of a group of ordinary young people
who “morph” into superheroes and save the world from evil. It is seen in more
than 150 markets around the world, translated into numerous languages, and is
a mainstay in the most prominent international children’s programming blocks.
The Power Rangers franchise is celebrating its 20^th Anniversarythroughout
2013, which started with the launch of its newest season Power Rangers
Megaforce on Nickelodeon and other broadcasters worldwide. SCG Power Rangers
LLC, which licenses and merchandises the Power Rangers brand, is an affiliate
of Saban Brands. For more information, visit www.powerrangers.com.

About Sweet Streets

Established in 2011, Sweet Streets is a boutique management firm representing
a lineup of international girl artists. Sweet Streets artists are primarily
based in Japan and have lent their talents to a diverse group of clientele and
venues all over the world. We aspire to the general management of our artists’
careers, events and projects, and the production and promotion of new artwork
and merchandise. Key to our goal is supporting each artist’s distinguishable
style and valuable voice. With business based in Los Angeles and satellite
office in Tokyo, Sweet Streets maintains international relationships with
galleries and retailers to provide our artists with a platform to stretch
their horizons. In the American market, Sweet Streets offers a variety of
services from artist representation to creative marketing consulting and
licensing. We have organized collaborative projects between our artists and
the industry’s top influential girls brands spanning art, music, fashion,
toys, and more. Our artists have participated in such projects as in-store
installations, animation and toy designs, to leasing their artwork for music
albums and celebrity fashion. www.sweetstreetsla.com

About Toy Art Gallery

The Toy Art Gallery, located in Hollywood, California, is the first gallery of
its kind to showcase and consult on high-end art toys and sculptures. Our goal
is to showcase exciting, original, and new artists who use figurative
sculpture as their primary medium of expression. We also focus on showing,
collecting, and producing high-end, limited edition, custom, and life-size toy
sculptures. www.toyartgallery.com

Challengers Boys & Girls Club

Challengers Boys & Girls Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that was
founded in 1968 and is dedicated to providing underprivileged children of
South Los Angeles a wide variety of innovative programs designed to inspire
and motivate them to reach their full potential – physically, socially and
academically – and make positive life choices. Our mission isto promote the
optimal social development for at-risk youth ages 6 to 17.We accomplish this
by providing constructive and positive programs focusing on Education,
Leadership Development, The Arts, Career Development, Recreation & Fitness,
and Health activities.Challengers provides more than 3,100 underprivileged
youth with over 26important Youth Development Programs to help them become
successful, productive adults in our community. Youthhave access to academic
enrichment, leadership development, college preparation, job training and paid
summer internships and health education programs, including our Parent Support
Program – founded in the belief that parental/caregiver involvement improves
academic achievement and encourages positive behavioral choices and attitudes
in youth.

Contact:

Saban Brands
Becky Coulter, 310-203-5725
bcoulter@sabanbrands.com
 
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