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Japanese cultural and themed events in Los Angeles

Film: “In This Corner of the World” limited screening at Pasadena and Santa Monica

In This Corner of the World: 128 min, PG-13 Language: Japanese with English subtitles Directed by Sunao Katabuchi Based on “In This Corner of the World” manga by Fumiyo Kouno IN THIS CORNER OF THE WORLD follows a young lady named Suzu Urano  in the City of Hiroshima, who in 1944 moves to the...
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Go For Broke: “Nikkei Samurai: Japanese Swords and the Nisei Veterans” exhibition opening Aug. 15

Nikkei Samurai: Japanese Swords and the Nisei Veteran Defining Courage Exhibition Go For Broke National Education Center 355 East First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. “Nikkei Samurai: Japanese Swords and the Nisei Veteran,” a special exhibition will be on display from Aug. 15-Sept. 17, 2017, in GFBNEC’s “Defining Courage” exhibition, located in the historic...
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Nisei Week: Aug. 18 from 5 – 7 pm / Tanabata Festival opening with music

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Los Angeles Tanabata Festival Opening Ceremony August 18, 2017, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Performers: Minyo Station, Scott Nagatani, Nancy Teramura Hayata, and Yuujou Taiko www.tanabatalosangeles.org
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Nisei Week: Aug 18 from 4:40 – 7:00 pm / Fusion styled Japanese folk music group at Tanabata Festival Opening Ceremony

Minyo Station August 18 (Friday) 4:40-7 pm, Tatabata Festival Opening Ceremony in front of Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles 120 Judge John Aiso Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Minyo Station is one of a kind, especially, because they blend Japanese traditional music, Minyo, with various genres of Western music. This brilliant fusion...
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Nisei Week: Aug. 19 from 10:45 – 11:15 am / Little Tokyo Geta Dance Troupe at Tanabata Festival Stage

Little Tokyo Geta Dance Troupe

Little Tokyo Geta Dance Troupe Saturday, August 19, 10:45 – 11:15 am Los Angeles Tanabata Festival Stage Outdoor plaza of MOCA at the Geffen Comprised of Little Tokyo leaders and other dance enthusiasts, the Little Tokyo Dance Troupe has been performing for the past five years under the direction of choreographer Takamaru Koba and...
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Nisei Week: Aug. 19 from 10 am – 5 pm / Showcase: Tea Ceremony, Ikebana, Ceramic, Dolls

Nisei Week: Aug. 19-20 / Showcase: Tea Ceremony, Ikebana, Ceramic, Dolls, 10 am – 5 pm Nisei Week Japanese Cultural Exhibition, Week 1, August 19-20, 2017 Ikebana Flower Arrangement presented by Ikebana Teachers Association of Southern California JACCC Doizaki Gallery, 10 am – 5 pm California Japanese Ceramic Guild exhibition JACCC Garden Room A...
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Nisei Week: Aug. 19 from 10 am – 5 pm / Stage, Booth, Food at JACCC Plaza

Saturday, August 19, 2017 at the Plaza of the Japanese American Cultural Center ENTERTAINMENT: Rubik’s Cube Phero Hill Paul Dateh Ukes 4 Little Tokyo Eden Kai BOOTHS: JACCC Eden Kai A3M New York Life Rose Hills Audrey Chan–LA METRO Nisei Week/Ski Club Dance Heads (Elder Law) Los Angeles Anime Film Festival Miriam Yu KTLA...
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Nisei Week: Aug. 19 at 4:00 pm / Live Performance by actor and singer-song writer Eden Kai at JACCC

Eden Kai Yusuke Aizawa

The 2017 Nisei Week Japanese Festival announces actor and singer-song writer Eden Kai (aka Yusuke Aizawa) will be coming to Los Angeles for the first time to participate in the Nisei Week events. Performance and Appearance Schedule August 19 (Saturday) 4:00 pm / Performance at Nisei Week at JACCC* 4:45-5:30 pm / Appearance at...
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Nisei Week: Aug. 19 from 10 am – 5 pm / Tanabata Festival

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Nisei Week: Tanabata Festival Los Angeles 2017 August 19-20, 2017, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm www.tanabatalosangeles.org Tanabata Stage Entertainment Schedule Saturday, August 19 10:15 – 10:45 am: Hikari Taiko 10:45 –  11:15 am: Little Tokyo Geta Dance Troupe 11:15 – 11:45 am: Classical Japanese Dance Group with Nancy Teramura Hayata 11:45 – 12:00 pm:...
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