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2017 / Little Tokyo Historical Society seeks entries for 2017 short story contest, deadline Jan. 31

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The Little Tokyo Historical Society (LTHS) seeks fictional short stories for its fourth annual Imagine Little Tokyo short story contest in the categories of English language, Japanese language and youth (18 and younger). The deadline is January 31, 2017. The purpose of the contest is to raise awareness of Little Tokyo through a creative...
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2017 / Zenshuji Temple in Little Tokyo / Live Noh stage, Jan. 16

Forwarded for Zesnhuji Temple in Little Tokyo We are happy to announce that we are starting a new year with new events; 1)  There will be a dedication ceremony of Noh and Tsuzumi to pray for disaster victims and reconstruction in Japan on Monday, January 16th, 2017. It is Martin Luther King Jr. Day....
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2016 / Koyasan Buddhist Temple accepting prayers for New Year in Little Tokyo, Jan 1-3

“Fire Rire” ceremony at Koyasan Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo set on Jan. 1, 2017, at 10AM Koyasan Buddhist Temple, 342 East First Street in Little Tokyo, will hold its “Fire Rite” on Jan. 1, 2017 at 10:00 am. Bishop Junkun Imamura will officiate the ceremony and kick off three-day New Year’s celebration in...
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2016 / Photography showcase by students of senior photograpy class at Little Tokyo, Nov. 12-13

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Japanese Community Pioneer Center presents 5th Annual Student Photography Showcase October, 2016 Students in the Japanese Community Pioneer Center Photography class will be showcasing their talents and techniques in the 5th Annual Photography showcase exhibition. The main theme of this year’s show is “Los Angeles.” This year, there will be a special exhibit by...
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2016 / Community-wide cleanup activity to take place in Little Tokyo, Nov 5

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Dubbed as “Nancy Kikuchi Volunteer Day,” a community-wide cleanup activity to take place in Little Tokyo Nov, 9AM – 12PM Community-wide cleanup activities will include sidewalk power-washing, trash pickup, graffiti removal, and window washing. The activity area covers North 1st Street to 3rd Street, Los Angeles Stteet to Alameda Street, and former Maryknoll Japanese...
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2016 / L.A. City Council to vote to designate “Japanese Hospital” as Historic and Cultural Monument, Nov 1

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Forwarded for the Little Tokyo Historical Society NOTICE: Japanese Hospital Historic -Cultural Monument designation on Los Angeles City Council meeting agenda on Tue., Nov. 1 at 10:00am. The Japanese Hospital Historic-Cultural Monument designation consideration is agenda item #8 at the City Council meeting this Tuesday (Nov. 1) morning. This is the final step to...
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2016 / Inaugural Little Tokyo Book Festival at Aratani Theatre, Sept. 24

The Japanese American Cultural & Community Center and Shotokio Crew announce the inaugural “Little Tokyo Book Festival” for Saturday, September 24, from 10 am to 7 pm, in the Aratani Theatre and prepare to welcome over 30 authors. The Little Tokyo Book Festival is the collaboration of JACCC and the Shotokio Crew, which is...
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2016 / Little Tokyo to host 8th Annual Los Angeles Tanabata Festival, Aug.12-15

  Forwarded for Los Angeles Tanabata Festival 8TH ANNUAL LOS ANGELES TANABATA FESTIVAL SET FOR AUGUST 12 – 15, 2016 IN LITTLE TOKYO / “HOPE” 2016 THEME and TWO NEW EVENTS ANNOUNCED The 8th Annual Los Angeles Tanabata Festival announces the dates are set for August 12-14, 2016 (Friday through Sunday), in Little Tokyo,...
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2016 / Public is invited to reception to announce winners of short story contest to raise awareness of Little Tokyo, April 21

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Winners of Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest to be announced on April 21 Bunkado Joins as Platinum Sponsor of Little Tokyo Historical Society’s 3rd Annual Contest The winners of the third annual Imagine Little Tokyo short story contest will be announced at a public reception on Thursday, April 21, from 6 to 8...
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