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2015 / Versatile artist Angela Aki to be featured at annual benefit concert, Oct. 18

The Aurora Foundation in Los Angeles which has held benefit concerts to raise funds for scholarships and grants programs in Japan every year since 1998, introduced Wednesday Angela Aki to Japanese press as the featured artist for the Aurora Benefit Concert 2015 which will be held on Sunday, October 18 (new date), 2015 at...
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2015 / Japanese language opera “Kaguya-Hime” to premier in the U.S. Aug 22

Opera Kaguya Hime

Opera “Kaguya-Hime” (Princess from the Moon) will be performed at Aratani Theatre in Los Angeles on Saturday, Aug. 22, at 7 pm as the U.S. premiere. The opera with soloists, chorus, and orchestra from Japan and Los Angeles will be conducted by acclaimed Tokyo-based Maestro Hideaki Hirai who wrote the music and libretto of...
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2014 / Entertaining spoof of Japan’s famous “Kohaku” TV program to be performed by Grateful Crane Ensemble, Nov. 2

Grateful Crane Natsukashi Kohaku

Grateful Crane’s Natsukashi no Kouhaku Uta Gassen Returns to Torrance on Sunday, November 2, 2014, 2:00 pm at James Armstrong Theatre, Torrance Cultural Arts Center The singing showdown is back. “Natsukashi no Kouhaku Uta Gassen,” the Grateful Crane Ensemble’s entertaining spoof of NHK’s nationally televised singing contest, “Kouhaku Uta Gassen,” is returning on Sunday,...
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2014 / Enka singer from Japan to perform at Japanese American event, Oct 19 at Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo

Miss Yuko Goto

The Japanese Prefecture Association of Southern California presents 2014 Scholarship Fundraising and Entertainment Show Date: October 19, 2014 Place: Aratani/Japan America Theatre in Little Tokyo Time: 1:00 PM Nanka Kenjinkai Kyogikai  (Japanese Prefectural Association of Southern California) has established the “Ikuei Scholarship” funds to support young people, who strive to continue the Japanese cultural...
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2013 / Japanese American ensemble to present “Home for the Holidays” show, Dec. 07

Grateful Crane Home for Holidays

“Home for the Holidays,” a holiday show featuring favorite songs of the season and a fond look back at Japanese American family gatherings, will take place on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 2 pm at the St. Francis Xavier Chapel Japanese Catholic Center (formerly known as Maryknoll) in downtown Los Angeles. Presented by the Grateful...
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2013 / Masashi Sada benefit concert for Japanese language scholarship, Oct 20

Aurora Sada Masahi Close Up

The 2013 annual benefit concert for the Japanese Language Scholarship Foundation is set for Sunday, October 20, at 5:00 pm at the Redondo Beach Performing Art Center, announces the scholarship foundation aka Aurora Foundation. The 2013 benefit concert will feature Japan’s renown singer and songwriter Masahi Sada. Tickets are $150, $125, $100, $75, $55,...
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2013 / July 19 / Wearing kimono, Saori Yuki debuts at Hollywood Bowl

  + After Introduced as “Barbara Streisand of Japan” by Thomas Lauderdale of Pink Martini, Japan’s veteran singer Saori Yuki appeared in kimono and made her debut at Hollywood Bowl on July 19.    Saori Yuki performed “Yuuzuki” and “Puff the Magic Dragon” from the album “1969.” After Yuki’s two Japanese songs, Timothy Nishimoto...
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2013 / American ensemble to bring spoof of Japan’s famous “Kouhaku” Show, Feb 2

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“Natsukashi no Kouhaku  Uta Gassen,” a nostalgic and entertaining spoof of Japan’s famous New Year’s Eve singing contest,  will be returning to Southern California on Saturday, February 2 at 2 pm at the James Armstrong Theatre in Torrance. Presented by the Grateful Crane Ensemble, this two-act show features 28 of Japan’s most famous songs...
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2012 / Jan 24 at 7:30 pm: Lecture about Japan “The Truth About Karaoke” at Nibei Foundation

2012 January Nibei JSC Karaoke

The Nibei Foundation’s Japan Study Club features “The Truth About Karaoke” presented by Ms. Helen Ota, artistic director of COLD TOFU improve on Jan 24 at 7:30 at Terasaki Foundation Laboratory Building, 11570 West Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064. Reception and dinner will start at 6:30 pm. Admission including dinner is $10 per...
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