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Japanese cultural and themed events in Los Angeles

Fullerton Arboretum to present bonsai exhibit, April 29-30

JACCC Nsei Week Bonsai

Fullerton Arboretum 1900 Associated Road, Fullerton, CA 92831 657-278-3407 www.fullertonarboretum.org April 22 – May 14, 2017 Saturdays & Sundays: 12 pm – 4 pm Open to the public. Donations are appreciated The Fullerton Arboretum is pleased to announce the opening of the Bonsai Exhibition on Green Scene Weekend, April 22-23,  and continuing through May14,...
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Orange County Buddhist Church to hold Buddha’s birth celebration event, April 29, 30

OCBC Hanamatsuri 2017

The Orange County Buddhist Church in Anaheim will be sponsoring its annual Hanamatsuri Festival in celebration of the birth of the Buddha. The two-day event, April 29th-30th, will feature exhibits and performances uniquely Japanese, as well as a variety of ethnic foods. There will be boutique and craft items, games for children, books, and...
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Sunday tea ceremony on April 30 at 1:00PM at Doizaki Gallery, Little Tokyo

The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center The George J. Doizaki Gallery First Annual Sado, Kado, Shodo Cultural Exhibition Sunday, April 23, 30, May 7, 14 The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center presents the First Annual Sado, Kado, Shodo Cultural Exhibition of the three Japanese traditional arts – flower arrangement, calligraphy, and tea ceremony – featuring...
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48th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, 2017 Manzanar At Dusk Set for April 29

Manzanar Pilgrimage

Forwarded for the Manzanar Committee LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23, 2017 — “Never Again To Anyone, Anywhere! 75th Commemoration of Executive Order 9066” is the theme for the 48th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, sponsored by the Manzanar Committee, on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at the Manzanar National Historic Site, located on U.S. Highway 395 in California’s...
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Manzanar National Historic Site to host Pilgrimage Weekend 2017, April 28-30

Manzanar National Historic Site News Release on March 23, 2017 Manzanar to Host Pilgrimage Weekend Events, April 28-30, 2017 INDEPENDENCE, CA—Manzanar National Historic Site invites visitors to participate in a weekend of special events in conjunction with the Manzanar Committee’s 48th Annual Pilgrimage. All are welcome and the events are free. This year’s Pilgrimage...
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Screening “Your Name.” at Laemmle theaters, thru May 4

Opening at theaters in Los Angeles on April 7, 2017 From director Makoto Shinkai, the innovative mind behind Voices of a Distant Star and 5 Centimeters Per Second, comes a beautiful masterpiece about time, the thread of fate, and the hearts of two young souls. The day the stars fell, two lives changed forever....
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UCLA invites the public to Kyogen programs with Mansaku Nomura, May 5, 8, 9

An Evening of Kyogen

The Yanai Initiative Japanese Performing Art Program at UCLA, Waseda University in Tokyo present 5 days of Kyogen programs with living national treasure Mansaku Nomura and his Mansaku-no-Kai from May 5-9. An Evening of Kyogen with Mansaku Nomura & Mansaku-no-kai will be held at Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo on May 6 at 5...
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“An Evening of Kyogen” with Japan’s living national treasure Mansaku Nomura at Aratani Theatre, May 6-7, 5PM

An Evening of Kyogen

The Yanai Initiative at UCLA, Waseda University, and the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center present An Evening of Kyogen with Mansaku Nokura & Mansaku-no-Kai Saturday, May 6, 2017, 5 pm Sunday, May 7, 2017, 5 pm 5pm “Discovering Kyogen” featuring Mansai Nomura 6pm Mansaku-no-Kai Kyogen Performed in Japanese with English subtitles. Aratani Theatre...
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2017 / Newport Beach Film Festival to feature “The Long Excuse” (Nagai iiwake) at Japanese Spotlight event, April 24, 27

Newport Beach Film Festival

Newport Beach Film Festival to feature “The Long Excuse” (Nagai iiwake) at Japanese Spotlight event, April 24, 7:30PM & April 27, 5:00PM + Newport Beach, Calif. – On Monday, April 24, 2017 the 18th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) will present its Japanese Spotlight, an evening celebration of Japanese cinema and culture. The...
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