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2017 / “An Evening of Kyogen” with Japan’s living national treasure Mansaku Nomura at Aratani Theatre, May 6-7

An Evening of Kyogen

The Yanai Initiative at UCLA, Waseda University, and the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center present An Evening of Kyogen with Mansaku Nokura & Mansaku-no-Kai Saturday, May 6, 2017, 5 pm Sunday, May 7, 2017, 5 pm 5pm “Discovering Kyogen” featuring Mansai Nomura 6pm Mansaku-no-Kai Kyogen Performed in Japanese with English subtitles. Aratani Theatre...
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2017 / Video presentation of “Enka” songs in original context at Doizaki Gallery, Feb. 26 – April 2

Eanka installtion by Bruce Yonemoto

The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center “The First Karaoke: Enka!” at Doizaki Gallery Feb. 26 – April 2, 2017 When veteran video artist Bruce Yonemoto was visiting Taiwan, he discovered the original meaning of Enka, an abbreviated form of “enzetsu no uta” (oratorical song) in 1880s in Japan. It originally described anti-government protest...
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2017 / Shikishi – New Year Greeting Card – Exhibition in Little Tokyo, through Jan. 29

The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center 19th Annual Shikishi Exhibition Sunday, January 8 – Sunday, January 29, 2017 Free admission www.jaccc.org The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center presents its 19th Annual Shikishi Exhibition with artwork based on the theme of Year of the Rooster. In celebration of the New Year, JACCC welcomes...
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2016 / Former Los Angeles County District Attorney Gil Garcetti’s photo exhibition “Japan: A Reverence for Beauty” Nov. 6 – Dec. 11

The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center 244 South San Pedro Street, Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Gil Garcetti Japan: A Reverence for Beauty November  06 through December 11, 2016 12:00 – 4:00 pm Opening reception on Nov. from 1 pm – 3 pm George J. Doizaki Gallery Though his photographs, Gil Garcetti,...
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2016 / Aurora Japanese Language Scholarship Foundation to present Saori Yuki Benefit Concert at Aratani Theatre, Oct. 29

The Japanese Language Scholarship Foundation in Los Angeles will present the 2016 Aurora Benefit Concert featuring Japan-based singer sisters Saori Yuki and Sachiko Yasuda on Saturday, Oct. 29 at 5:00 pm at Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles. From Sept. 12, tickets are available to sell for $125, $100, $75, $55, $35....
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2016 / World renown Japanese art “Price Collection” exhibition at Little Tokyo JACCC, Sep. 18 – Oct. 16

The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center will present “The Price Collection: The Buddha and the Floating World” Japanese art exhibition from Sept. 18 – Oct. 16, 2016 at the Doizaki Gallery in the JACCC building, 244 South San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Opening reception will be held on Sunday, Sept. 18,...
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2016 / Urasenke Association to invite public to fundraising Chakai for Kumamoto earthquake victims, Sept. 25

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Forwarded for Urasenke Tankokai Los Angeles Association Urasenke Tankokai Los Angeles Association invites the public to attend fundraising Chakai on Sunday, Sept. 25 from 9:30 am through 2:15 pm at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Little Tokyo Downtown Los Angeles This Chakai’s goal is to raise the fund to assist 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 / Nisei Week, Second Weekend: Bonsai and Sword exhibitions at Little Tokyo, Aug 20-21

Nisei Week Bonsai

Weekend 2: August 20-21 August 20 (Saturday) Bonsai exhibition by Nampu-kai (JACCC Doizaki Gallery) Furoshiki exhibition (JACCC Tea House, 10 am – 5 pm) Japanese Calligraphy exhibition by Beikoku Shodo Kenkyu-Kai (JACCC Garden Room A, 10 am – 4 pm) Kimekomi Dolls exhibition by Yukari-kai (JACCC Garden Room B, 11 am – 5 pm)...
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