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Go For Broke: “Defining Courage” 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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Textile dye art class by Setsuko Hayashi, every Wednesday in Little Tokyo, 10am – 2 pm

Setsuko Hayashi

Textile dye art class is held every Wednesday, 10 am – 2 pm, at St. Francis Xavier Church Japanese Catholic Center, 222 South Hewitt Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. For information, email info@culturalnews.com or call (213) 819-4100. Chiba Prefecture- born Setsuko Hayashi graduated from Joshibi University of Art and Design in Tokyo in design...
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Nisei Week: Chronicle Photos by Nobuyuki Okada at Koban, ongoing

Nisei Week Photo Exhibit by Nobuyuki Okada at Koban

Nobuyuki Takeda’s Photo Exhibition of 77th Annual Nisei Week & the Past Decade Nisei Week Japanese Festival Featuring: 2017 Nisei Week Opening Ceremony, Queen Coronation, Grand Parade, Baby Show, former Queens & Courts, and more Free Admission Place: Little Tokyo Koban & Vistor’s Center, 307East First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012, (213) 613-1911 Date:...
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2107 / Karate: Okinawa Prefecture to send Karate masters to Los Angeles for exchange demonstration, Nov. 21

Okinawa Karate

Karate Performance Exchange in Advance of the 1st Okinawa Karate International Tournament Sponsored by the Okinawa Prefectural Government and the Society for the Advancement of the Traditional Okinawa Karate Tuesday, November 21, 2017 7:00 PM Centenary United Methodist Church 300 South Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90013 Hosted by Matsubayashi Shorin-ryu of Little Tokyo...
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2017 / Play: “Little Women” by Velina Hasu Houston / Chromolume Theater, Oct. 27 – Nov. 20

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Playwrights’ Arena presents the world premiere of LITTLE WOMEN by Velina Hasu Houston directed by Jon Lawrence Rivera Inspired by Louisa May Alcott’s novel, it is 1949, Josephine Mayeda and her sisters Meg, Amy, and Beth are emerging in the midst of the history of Japanese Americans who found a place...
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2017 / Little Tokyo Library: An Afternoon of Japanese and American music by Japan America Chamber Ensemble, Nov. 18

Japan America Chamber Ensemble

An Afternoon of Japanese and American music Japan America Chamber Ensemble with Ark Sano, music director Saturday, November 18, 4:00 – 5:00 pm Little Tokyo Branch Library 203 South Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 www.jacemusic.org www.arksano.com  
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2017 / Little Tokyo: “Kocarina” special concert at Union Church of Los Angeles, Nov. 14

Kocarina

Kocarina Special Concert Door-open at 5:30pm, Concert at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Suggested donation: $20 Supported by Love to Nippon Project Union Church of Los Angeles in Little Tokyo presents the Kocarina Special Concert to commemorate the centennial anniversary of its church. Union Church of Los Angeles 401 East 3rd Street, Los...
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2017 / Mary Kageyama Nomura, 92, aka “Songbird of Manzanar” to sing in major concert, Nov. 12

Stonebridge Productions in Newport Beach, Calif., presents “The Great Nisei Reunion III,” on Sunday, Nov. 12, at 2:00 pm at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center. The Great Nisei Reunion III Concert features The Harry James Orchestra and The Modernaires.  Also on the bill are the dynamic Island Crooners and special guest, Mary Kageyama...
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2017 / Folk Song: Matsutoyo Kai recital with guest performer form Tokyo, Nov. 12

Matsutoyo Kai, Japanese folk music group active throughout California for more than 50 years, will present annual folk and traditional song recital with guest performer Mme. Tayafumi Mochizuki from Japan on Sunday, Nov. 12 at 1 p.m. at Ken Nakaoka Community Center in Gardena. This is a rare opportunity to not only catch group...
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