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2016 / Taiko concert with Koto and Violin at Occidental College, June 4

Pasadena-based community taiko ensemble Makoto Taiko will present its seventeenth annual concert entitled, “One PULSE” on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at Occidental College’s Thorne Hall in Eagle Rock. The doors will open at 6:30pm and the concert begins at 7:00pm.  One PULSE will feature Makoto Taiko’s signature repertoire, which includes traditional taiko pieces as...
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2016 / Cal Poly Pomona Kellogg Gallery presenting “Transnational Lives in Motion” exhibit, Feb 27 – April 23

California State Polytechnic University Pomona The Kellogg University Art Gallery Transnational Lives in Motion: The Art of Laura Kina and Viet Le Saturday, Feb. 27 – Saturday, April 23 Opening Reception: Saturday, Feb. 27, 4 -7 pm Artist Talks: Saturday, Feb. 27, 4:45 pm The Kellogg University Art Gallery is located at the Northside...
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2015 / UCLA screening of “The Last Geisha of the Yoshiwara” Nov. 2

UCLA Asian Cultures and Languages Department November 2, from 3:00  – 5:00 pm Royce 314. Film Screening  “Madame Minako: The Last Geisha of the Yoshiwara” (2013) With introductory lectures by: The Director, Makoto Yasuhara (Filmmaker and Lecturer, Rikkyo University): “Stereotypes Revisited: Insights Gained from The Last Geisha” Kenji Watanabe (Professor Emeritus, Rikkyo University): “Early...
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2015 / Workshop to be held for Japanese language teachers at USC, Nov 1

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Forwarded for Teachers of Japanese in Southern California Workshop to be held for Japanese language teachers at USC, Nov 1 Teachers of Japanese in Southern California (TJSC) will present the Fall 2015 Workshop at USC, Taper Hall of Humanities Room # 202 (3501 Trousdale Parkway USC  Los Angeles, CA 90089), from 9:00 am to...
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2015 / UCLA screening of Fukushima documentary with filmmaker from Japan, Oct 5

UCLA screening Little Voices from Fukushima with filmmaker

  UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies sponsors Film Screening: Little Voices from Fukushima with Director Hitomi Kamanaka October 5, 2015, from 4:00 – 7:00 PM UCLA Charles E. Young Library Conference Room Free and open to the public. On March 11, 2011, massive earthquakes hit the Tohoku area in northeastern Japan and caused...
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2015 / USC to experiment Japanese renga- style stage performance with enka singer Jero and three hyper artists, Oct. 3

USC Rengapoi

University of Southern California Shinso Ito Center for Japanese Religion and Culture presents Rengapoi: Hyper-Arts Innovation Japan Style Saturday, Oct. 3,  7:00 pm to 8:00 pm Doors open at 6:30 pm University Park Campus Tutor Campus Center Grand Ballroom 3607 Trousdale Pkwy, Los Angeles, CA 90089 Tickets are free.  (213) 821-4365 Enka superstar Jero,...
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2015 / Japan Foundation Lecture at Otis College / Japanese Design Today, Sept 03

Japanese Design Today

Lecture Event by Japan Foundation Thursday, Sept. 3, at 4:00 pm Otis College of Art and Design The Forum, Kathleen Holser Ahmanson Hall, 9045 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045 Free Admission Japanese Design Today: Unique, Evolving, Borderless Lectures by Hiroshi Kashiwagi, professor of Musashino Art University, and Yoshifumi Nakamura, architect and furniture designer...
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2015 / Rhythmic Relations 2015: High-energy taiko stages at UCLA’s playhouse, June 27, 3 pm, 8 pm

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Rhythmic Relations 2015 TAIKOPROJECT celebrates new CD release Saturday, June 27 at 3 pm, 8 pm UCLA’s Freud Playhouse, 245 Charles E. Young Dr. E, Los Angeles, CA 90095 Reserved seating is $25. Tickets are available at www.tickets.ucla.edu Or (310) 825-2101 Directions and Parking: From Hilgard Ave. enter the east side of campus at...
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2015 / All-USA high school Japanese speech contest at UC Irvine, May 23

Japanese Language Scholarship Foundation presents The 12th Annual All-USA High School Japanese Speech Contest Objectives: The Japanese Language Scholarship Foundation, in conjunction with Consulate General of Japan in LA and the American Association of Teachers of Japanese will host its 11th annual Japanese Language Scholarship Foundation All-USA High School Japanese Speech Contest. The contest...
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