Japanese American Community

Santa Barbara Historical Museum: “Only The Oaks Remain: The Story of Tuna Canyon Detention Station” now – 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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“Tuna Canyon Detention Station” street sign installed as Los Angeles Cultural Heritage marker in Tujuanga Canyon

Forwarded for The Tuna Canyon Detention Station Coalition Former Los Angeles Department of Transportation official, and current city traffic engineer and transportation consultant, James Okazaki, and his team came through with the Cultural Heritage no. 1039 street sign. It was authored by Dr. Russell Endo for the Tuna Detention Station that originally opened on...
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Albuquerque Journal reports Korean War veteran Hiroshi Miyamura: Journey from ‘enemy alien’ to American hero

by Kent Walz, Albuquerque Journal Senior Editor Published on Saturday, March 3, 2018 https://www.abqjournal.com/1141037/journey-from-enemy-alien-to-american-hero.html
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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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