9100 Little Tokyo

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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2017 / 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 / 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 / Little Tokyo temple to open to the public to accept “Hatsumode,” the first visit, Jan. 1-3

On every New Year’s Day, over 3,000 people come to Koyasan Buddhist Temple of Los Angeles for paying their first visits to the temple or “Hatsumode” to pray their health, peaceful mind, and successful New Year. To accept Hatsumode visitors, Koyasan Temple will be open from January 1 through 3, 10:00 am to 5:00...
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2017 / Japanese folklore “Namahage” to appear at Little Tokyo, Jan. 1

Namahage in traditional Japanese folklore is a demonlike being, portrayed by men wearing hefty ogre mask and straw capes during a New Year’s ritual of Akita prefecture. Namahage L.A. (photo in left) was founded by Jimmy Pearly Staley and Robin Lynn in Los Angeles. After Jimmy’s grandmother Akiko passed away, he felt a great...
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2015 / Japanese kimono and antiques holiday sale near Little Tokyo, thru Dec. 31

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Fashion designer Peter Lai creates his dream “Japanese Village” in the space of 5,000 sq ft. loft near Little Tokyo. Online view at https://flic.kr/s/aHsk6d8Brr “Japanese Village” is displayed with his extensive and colorful collection of Japanese antiques, kimono, ceramics, hina doll and rare artifacts. Annual Holiday Sale, December 8 – 31 30-70% off Peter...
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