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Japanese cultural and themed events in Los Angeles

Jazz Concert at Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple, Aug. 11, 7:30PM

Jazz Concert Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple Makoto Takenaka, piano with guest artist Peter Hata, guitar Date: Saturday, August 11, 2018 Time: 7:30 pm Place: Higashi Honganji, 505 E. 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013 Free Parking Fee: $20.00, $10 for 12 & under Info: (213) 626-4200 at temple (626) 824-5580 (cell) revpeterhata@gmail.com Please RSVP...
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Japanese Calligraphy from Shiga Exhibition at Ann Arbor District Library in Michigan, Aug 19 – Oct 13

About the Exhibition The State of Michigan and Japan’s Shiga Prefecture are tied together by the lake connection: the Great Lakes in Michigan and Lake Biwa in Shiga. In 1968, both governors signed a sister-state agreement, and 2018 marks  the 50th anniversary of this special relationship. This exhibit is brought to Michigan by the...
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Nisei Week Ondo Practice at Centenary United Methodist Curch, July 19, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

2018 Nisei Week Ondo Choreographer: Mme. Fujima Kansuma 2018 Grand Parade Songs: 1) Tokyo Gorin Ondo 2020 (this music has been edited) (uchiwa needed) 2) Victory by Exile (this music has been edited) (Tenugui needed) 2108 Grand Parade songs videos on Youtube “TOKYO GORIN ONDO 2020”: https://youtu.be/984Hov-RaY    “VICTORY”: https://youtu.be/Zqi-ZCEioJM 2018 Ondo and Closing Ceremony Songs (not...
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Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden invites the public to fundraiser dinner in support of educational programs, July 21, 5:30PM

Forwarded for Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden 270 Arlington Drive, Pasadena, CA 91105 Saturday, July 21, 5:30PM Jennie Cook Creates A Menu Honoring A Fusion of Japanese And Californian Cultures A Fundraiser in Support of the Garden’s Cultural and Educational Programs Saturday, July 21, 2018 5:30 Welcome Drinks and Silent Auction...
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Japan Foundation Los Angeles to present “World of Washi” lecture, July 26, 7:00PM

Japan Foundation Los Angeles Lecture Series 52 World of Washi: Unfolding Tradition and Innovation Thursday, July 26, 2018, 7:00 pm The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles 5700 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Street parking is available near JFLA. Click here for parking info. Admission: FREE (RSVP required) Click here to RSVP The...
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Japanese American Cultural and Community Center hosting Fukui Echizen Paper Exhibition, Now – July 29

Paper (Kami) and Paper (Kami):  Fukui Echizen Paper Exhibition June 24 – July 29 Gorge J. Doizaki Gallery Japanese American Cultural & Community Center 244 San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 www.jaccc.org Opening Reception: Sunday, June 24, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Echizen in Fukui Prefecture is known for its 1,500 year history...
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Pasadena Japanese garden hosting “Mirage: Kimono Silk as Pigment by Sumi Foley” at its En Gallery, Now – July 29

Mirage: Kimono Silk as Pigment by Sumi Foley June 8 – July 29 En Gallery at Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden 270 Arlington Drive, Pasadena, CA 91105 http://www.japanesegardenpasadena.com/ Inspired by her grandmother, Japanese artist Sumi Foley has been cutting up pieces of antique kimono fabric and lovingly piecing them together into textile mosaics that speak...
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Nisei Week Baby Show, July 28, 9:00AM – 2:00PM, Centenary United Methodist Church, Little Tokyo

2018 Nisei Week Baby Show Applications Now Available LOS ANGELES – June 5, 2018 – The 2018 Nisei Week Baby Show will be held on Saturday, July 28 at the Centenary United Methodist Church in Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo. Children 1 year to 6 years of age are encouraged to enter this great family...
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Craft and Folk Art Museum hosting “Bamboo” exhibition, on going

Craft and Folk Art Museum 5814 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036 (323) 937-4230   www.cafam.org Exhibition: Bamboo May 27 – September 9, 2018 The Bamboo exhibition explores the evolution of Japanese bamboo basketry from a purely functional art form into complicated, distinctly Japanese sculptural forms of variable scale. A major selection of historical and...
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