Los Angeles Community – Japanese Speaking & Japanese American

Japanese American National Museum – “Gambatte! Legacy of an Enduring Spirit” Photo exhibition depicts triumph over adversity, ongoing

View: Nov. 17, 2018 – April 28, 2019 Gambatte! Legacy of an Enduring Spirit, going on view at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles on Nov. 17, presents large-format contemporary photos taken by Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Paul Kitagaki Jr. next to images shot 75 years ago by such noted photographers as Dorothea...
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Terasaki Nibei Lecture: By Dwight Hwang, “Gyotaku” Dec. 11, 7:00PM

The Terasaki NIbei Foundation 11570 W. Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064 www.nibei.org (310) 479-6101 ext 134   Lectures are free December 11, 2018 (Tuesday) Gyotaku (漁拓) Dwight Hwang November 20, 2018 (Tuesday) Japanese American Cultural & Community Center Daren Mooko, Interim President Allison De La Cruz November 6, 2018 (Tuesday) Art of Japanese...
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Educational center on valor of Japanese American veterans presenting “Defining Courage” exhibition

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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Celebrating 150 years of Japanese-American heritage, art, and cuisine, “Wakamatsu Fest 150” set for June 6-9, 2019

Save the Date! 4 days – June 6th through 9th – 2019 Wakamatsu Fest 150 Celebrating 150 years of Japanese-American heritage, art, and cuisine Wakamatsu Farm Historic site of the 1st Japanese colony in USA 941 Cold Spring Road, Placerville, CA 95667 Featuring food, agriculture, performing and studio arts, music, dance, history, and merchandise...
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UCLA Nikkei Student Union Annual Cultural Night set for Feb. 22, 2019

UCLA Nikkei Student Union Annual Cultural Night set for Feb. 22, 2019
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2018 / Japanese American community celebration for recipients of Japan’s medal in Fall 2017 and Spring 2018, June 10

Forwarded for Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Foundation Please join us as we honor four individuals who have received the Kunsho from the Japanese government: Kitty Sankey (Fall 2017) Thelma Press (Fall 2017) Ellis S. Krauss (Spring 2018) Ernest Doizaki (Spring 2018) Our 2018 Jokun Recognition Community Luncheon will be held on Sunday, June...
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2018 / Los Angeles Memorial Day services for Japanese American veterans of all wars, May 26, 28

Los Angeles Memorial Day services for Japanese American veterans of all wars will be held as following: Saturday, May 26 at 11:00 am. Japanese American Cultural and Community Center at All Wars Memorial Monument. 244 South San Pedro Street in Little Tokyo. Monday, May 28 at Evergreen Cemetery, 204 North Evergreen Ave in Boyle...
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2018 / Santa Barbara Historical Museum: “Only The Oaks Remain: The Story of Tuna Canyon Detention Station” Feb 01 – May 27

Santa Barbara Historical Museum Only The Oaks Remain: The Story of Tuna Canyon Detention Station February 1 – May 27, 2018 Closed Monday and Holidays Santa Barbara Historical Museum 136 East De la Guerra, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. www.sbhistorical.org Only The Okas Remain exhibition tells the true stories of those targeted as dangerous enemy...
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2018 / National organization for Japanese American WWII soldiers to support elementary school curriculum that preserves legacy of Nisei soldiers

National Veterans Network and Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center to develop elementary school curriculum that teaches social justice and equal rights through the Nisei Soldier experience WASHINGTON, D.C.  – The National Veterans Network announced on April 25, 2018, that the network has been awarded a $107,708 grant from the Department of Interior National Park...
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