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Go For Broke National Education Center presents “Defining Courage” exhibition in Little Tokyo, ongoing

Go For Broke Defining Courage

Go For Broke National Education Center 355 East First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Defining Courage Exhibition www.goforbroke.org In May 2016, the Go For Broke National Education Center opened the interpretive exhibition to the public. The interpretive Defining Courage Exhibition is a hands-on and participatory learning center in the heart of Los Angeles’ Little...
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Japanese American National Museum “Special Display: Sadako’s Crane” ongoing

Japanese American National Museum Special Display  Sadako’s Crane The crane is currently on display in JANM’s Hirasaki National Resource Center and viewable as part of admission to the museum. Please check the HNRC page for its hours. Born in Hiroshima, Japan, Sadako Sasaki was two years old when the atomic bomb was dropped on...
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2017 / Funeral: Hiroshima survivor and peace advocator Kaz Suyeishi, at Gardena Buddhist Church, June 23

According to her family, Hiroshima Atomic-bombing survivor and peace advocator Kaz Suyeishi of Torrance passed away at her home at the age of 90 on Monday, June 12. Her funeral is schedule on Friday, June 23 at 2:00 pm at Gardena Buddhist Church, 1517 166th Street, Gardena, CA 90247. The funeral service is arranged...
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2017 / Workshop on Online Security and Identity Theft Prevention to be held in Little Tokyo, June 3

Little Tokyo Service Center Logo

Forwarded for Little Tokyo Service Center A free educational workshop for seniors and their caregivers will be held on Saturday, June 3rd from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple, located at 505 E. 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA 90013 in Little Tokyo. The event is free and open to the...
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2017 / Mini-fundraising dinner of “Far East Feast” is planned for non-profit theater company Grateful Crane Ensemble, May 20

Chef John Nishio

The Grateful Crane Ensemble, non-profit theater company about Japanese American history, will hold a mini-fundraising dinner at a chef’s residence in Pasadena on Saturday, May 20 from 4 pm to 8 pm. Local Japanese Americans who remember Chinameshi (Chinese food) from the old Far East Café in Little Tokyo can once again savor the...
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2017/Zen temple to continue Zen Aerobic class in Little Tokyo

Zenshuji Zen Aerobics

Forwarded for Zenshuji Soto Mission Zen Aerobic class is now scheduled to continue beyond its original ending date of April 30. Staring May 7, the classes will continue on Sundays from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. Zen Aerobics: A Healthy Living Class based on the teaching of Shakyamuni Buddha. The goal of the class is...
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2017 / Five Outstanding Women in Japanese Community in Japanese community to honored, May 7

The Downtown Los Angeles Chapter of the Japanese American Citizen League and the Japanese Women’s Society of Southern California has selected five outstanding Japanese American community leaders for the 2017 Women of the Year Award: Mikko Haggott-Henson, Traditional Culture Advocator Susan Kazue Imoto, Japanese Dance Teacher Marlene Masami Okada, Cultural Exchange Promoter Irene Shigeko...
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2017 / Orange County Buddhist Church to hold Buddha’s birth celebration event, April 29, 30

OCBC Hanamatsuri 2017

The Orange County Buddhist Church in Anaheim will be sponsoring its annual Hanamatsuri Festival in celebration of the birth of the Buddha. The two-day event, April 29th-30th, will feature exhibits and performances uniquely Japanese, as well as a variety of ethnic foods. There will be boutique and craft items, games for children, books, and...
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2017 / 48th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage & 2017 Manzanar At Dusk Set for April 29

Manzanar Pilgrimage

Forwarded for the Manzanar Committee LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23, 2017 — “Never Again To Anyone, Anywhere! 75th Commemoration of Executive Order 9066” is the theme for the 48th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, sponsored by the Manzanar Committee, on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at the Manzanar National Historic Site, located on U.S. Highway 395 in California’s...
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