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Japanese garden in Phoenix: Festival Welcoming Spring, March 25

Japanese Garden Phoenix

The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix Haru in the Garden: A Festival Welcoming Spring Saturday, March 25 6:00 – 9:30 pm (doors open at 5:30 pm) Advance tickets: $20 member / $25 general Tickets at gate: $25 member / $30 general www.japanesefriendshipgarden.org + Workshop: Creative Ikebana Using Branches by Kika Shibata Sunday, March 26...
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Phoenix Art Museum to present “SAMURAI” exhibition from Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection, ongoing

Samurai exhibition

Phoenix Art Museum SAMURAI exhibition at Steele Gallery Samurai Armors from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection March 1, 2017 – July 16 First Friday: Public Opening for Samurai Exhibit Friday, March 3rd / 6 – 10 p.m. Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N. Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004 http://www.phxart.org/Samurai
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2017 / Arizona-based taiko players to perform Taiko Tribute for Japan’s disaster memorial “Love to Nippon” in Los Angeles, March 5

Arizona-based taiko player and taiko instructor Ken Koshio will perform a taiko tribute for the Love to Nippon 2017 event, a memorial for March 11, 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, on Sunday, March 5, from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm. The taiko tribute will be held at the campus of the Los...
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2017 / Arizona: Hiroshima Calling at Tempe History Museum, AZ, March 4

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Japanese Cultural Club of Arizona and Ancient Sounds of Peace present “Hiroshima Calling” event on Saturday, March 4, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Temp History Museum, 809 East Southern Ave, Tempe, AZ 85282. Free admission. “Hiroshima Calling” hosts screening of “Paper Lanterns” a documentary about 12 American POWs, and “Prayer for Peace” concert...
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2017 / Arizona Screening of documentary film about WWII American POWs killed by Hiroshima atomic bombing, March 4

Japanese Cultural Club of Arizona and Ancient Sounds of Peace present HIROSHIMA CALLING Saturday, March 4, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Tempe History Museum in Arizona + As a part of “Hiroshima Calling” program at the Tempe History Museum in Arizona on Saturday, March 4, “Paper Lanterns” a documentary about American POW who were...
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“Paper Lanterns” – Documentary film about WWII American POWs killed by Hiroshima atomic bombing

Film: Paper Lanterns (2016) 60 min, English Directed by Barry Frechette Even the worst of events can bring us together and show the best that being a human can mean. On August 6th, 1945, among the tens of thousands that lost their lives in the bombing of Hiroshima were 12 American POWs. Shigeaki Mori witnessed...
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2017 / Arizona Matsuri Festival 2017 at Phoenix, Feb. 25-26

Arizona Masturi 2017 Theme Shinkansen

Arizona Matsuri Festival 2017 Saturday, February 25 and Sunday, February 26 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Heritage & Science Park 115 N. 6th Street Phoenix, AZ 85004 (SW corner of 7th St. & Monroe St.) The Arizona Matsuri on Feb. 25-26 in Phoenix is an annual festival which celebrates Japanese culture and heritage, traditional...
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2017 / In Arizona Matsuri, Los Angeles-based Sunny and Judy Seki to provide 2017 theme “Shinkansen” presentation, Feb. 25, 26

Arizona Masturi 2017 Theme Shinkansen

At the Arizona Matsuri event in Phoenix, Arizona, on Feb. 25 and 26, Los Angeles-based Sunny and Judy Seki will provide the 2017 theme “Shinkansen” presentation at the Plaza Stage on Saturday, Feb. 25 and Sunday, Feb. 26 from 11:30 am to 12:00 pm. https://www.azmatsuri.org/plaza-stage-performers In 2016 Arizona Matsuri, Sunny and Judy Seki performed...
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2017 / Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix to host Annual Ikebana Exhibit, Jan. 27, 28, 29

Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix The 8th Annual Ikebana Exhibit Celebration the 90th Anniversary of Sogetsu Founding in Tokyo January 27, 28 and 29, 10 am – 4 pm Ikebana Guided Tour, $3 + admission, reservation required Group Tour, $7 per person, reservation required Ikebana Information Booth and Market – Pottery Booth Large structure...
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