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2017 / Descanso Gardens / “Sharing Culture: Creating Community” at Stuart Haage Gallery, Oct. 15, 2016 – Jan. 29, 2017

Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge Sharing Culture: Creating Community Oct. 15, 2016 – Jan. 29, 2017 Stuart Haage Gallery Descanso Gardens will present “Sharing Culture | Sharing Culture” at the Sturt Haaga Gallery in celebration of the 50th anniversary of its Japanese Garden. Running from Oct. 15, 2016, through Jan. 29, 2017, the...
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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 / Naomi Hirahara to publish new Mas Arai mystery series “Sayonara Slam” May 1

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Naomi Hirahara’s Mas Arai Mystery Series   Sayonara Slam by Naomi Hirahara Published by Prospect Parks Books   Publishing Date: May 1, 2016 ISBN: 978-1-938849-73-2 $16 Paperback Murder at Dodger Stadium   At Dodger Stadium it’s Japan vs. Korea in the World Baseball Classic, but before the first pitch is thrown, Mas Arai finds himself...
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2016 / Judges announced for Little Tokyo Historical Society Short Story Contest

Judges announced for Little Tokyo Historical Society Short Story Contest Actress Tamlyn Tomita, Newbery Award Winner Cynthia Kadohata Among the Judges; Deadline is January 31 The Little Tokyo Historical Society (LTHS) recently announced the judges for its third annual Imagine Little Tokyo short story contest in the categories of English language, Japanese language and...
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2014 / Nikkei Women Legacy Asso to honor author Naomi Hirahara, Nov 16

The Nikkei Women Legacy Association Speaker Series Inaugural event: An Evening with Naomi Hirahara Through her writing, Naomi Hirahara has provided a voice for Nikkei community and Japanese Americans. November 16, 2014, 5:00 pm Dinner Napa Valley Grill, 1100 Glendon Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024, (310) 824-3344, valet parking available Tickets $50, reserved seating,...
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2014 / Naomi Hirahara’s “Murder on Bamboo Lane” wins mystery award from Independent bookseller

NAOMI HIRAHARA’S MURDER ON BAMBOO LANE  WINS MYSTERY AWARD FROM INDEPENDENT BOOKSELLERS Murder on Bamboo Lane, the first in a new mystery series by Edgar Award-winning author Naomi Hirahara, was awarded the 2014 T. Jefferson Parker award for best mystery by the Southern California Independent Booksellers Association (SCIBA) at its annual banquet on Saturday,...
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2014 / Book review “Murder on Bamboo Lane”: Naomi Hirahara has hit a home-run with her new mystery

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Murder on Bamboo Lane Author:  Naomi Hirahara Berkley Publishing Group A Berkley Prime Crime Book Copyright: 2014 Naomi Hirahara 292 pages Book review by June Aochi Berk I believe Naomi Hirahara has hit a home-run with this new mystery book!  The Edgar Award-winning author Naomi Hirahara’s heroine, Ellie Rush, in Murder on Bamboo Lane,...
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