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2016 / Japanese anime screening at Torrance Armstrong theater: “The Boy and The Beast” Sept. 25

The Japan Foundation Los Angeles presents free screening: THE BOY AND THE BEAST (120mins, 2015) Directed by Mamoru Hosoda Date: Sunday, September 25 @ 2:00PM Venue: James Armstrong Theatre , 3300 Civic Center Dr., Torrance, CA 90503 Admission: FREE  *Reservation not required FREE Goodies for Kids! About the Movie: The latest feature film from award-winning...
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2015 / Veteran Japanese folk song instructor and her students to present their 50th anniversary program, Nov. 29

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Japanese folk song instruction by Mem. Matsutoyo Sato in California, her school Matsutoyo Kai will present the program on Sunday, Nov. 29 at 1:00 pm at the James Armstrong Theatre in Torrance. Performing will be sixty members of the Matsutoyo Kai from the main studio in Gardena as...
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2015 / Okinawan koto school to celebrate its 50th anniversary with artists from Okinawa and Hawaii, Nov. 28

Classical Okinawan koto school Ryukyu Sokyoku Koyokai will celebrate the 50th anniversary of their establishment as the Los Angeles Branch by presenting the concert entitled “Hibiki Wataru” (The Journey of Sound) on Saturday, Nov. 28 at 2:00 pm at the James Armstrong Theatre in Torrance. Near 100 artists from Los Angeles, Okinawa, and Hawaii...
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2015 / Amami islanders to celebrate its 40th anniversary with island folk song shows at Armstrong Theatre, Oct. 17

Amami Shimauta Mizuki Nakamura

Southern California Amamikai or Amami Association will celebrate its 40th anniversary with stage events on Saturday, Oct. 17 at 1:00 pm at Armstrong Theatre in Torrance. Amami Islands belong to Kagoshima Prefecture, and are located between Kagoshima and Okinawa. The Amami Association consists of people from Amami Islands, people who have any relationship with...
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2015 / Free anime screening of “A Letter to Momo” in Torrance, Oct. 4

The Japan Foundation Los Angeles and Japan Business Association of Southern California present a screening of “A Letter to Momo” on Sunday, Oct. 4 at 2:00 pm at James Armstrong Theatre in Torrance. Admission free. Reservation is not required. “A Letter to Momo”  (120mins, 2012)  Directed by Hiroyuki Okiura Sunday, October 4 at 2:00...
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2015 / Funny, horror, and human Japanese stories to be recited in English on “Rakugo” stage, Aug 15

Saturday Show was held from 1 pm – 3 pm. + Eleven storytellers from Japan will recite Japanese stories in English on Aug 15 and 16 in Los Angeles. The program includes various types of Japanese stories such as funny stories, horror stories, and human stories, all programs will be performed on “Rakugo” style...
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2015 / Film “Wa-Shoku: Beyond Sushi” to be shown with director Junichi Suzuki, June 14, 1:00 pm, 3:30 pm

Forwarded for United Television Broadcasting System Sunday, June 14, One Day Only!! Special screening of documentary film “WA-SHOKU ~Beyond Sushi~” George Nakano Theater in Torrance Cultural Art Center 1:00 pm & 3:30 pm United Television Broadcasting System announces May 11 that documentary film,“WA-SHOKU ~Beyond Sushi~” will be screened on June 14th at 1:00 pm...
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2015 / Torrance to present “Bunka Sai” Japanese Cultural Festival, April 25, 26

Torrance Sister City Association 2015 Bunka Sai

  Just one more week until the 43rd Annual Bunka Sai Japanese Cultural Festival presented by the Torrance Sister City Association on Saturday/Sunday, April 25 & 26 from 11-5 at the Ken Miller Recreation Center (3341 Torrance Blvd.). Free admission and parking. The performances on Saturday include: Okinawa taiko, Anime contest winners, Urasenke Tea Ceremony, South Bay...
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2015 / New parent/toddler taiko drumming courses in March

The Los Angeles Taiko Institute (LATI) welcomes Yeeman Mui (Manman), a certified Early Childhood Orff Music and Creative Dance Teacher originally from Hong Kong and now based in Honolulu. Manman is visiting the Institute in February and March, facilitating a special program of parent/child (Age 2-6) classes. Each course runs weekly for 4 weeks,...
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