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Little Tokyo Short Story Contest winners to be announced, April 18 at 6:00PM

Sixth annual Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest winners to be revealed at public reception at Union Church Actors to Present Dramatic Readings of Three Winning Stories The Little Tokyo Historical Society has selected the winners for the sixth annual Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest, which included adult, youth and Japanese-language categories. Winners...
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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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Protected: Bilingual opera “Madama Butterfly” livestream broadcast set for April 14, 2:00PM

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2019 / Los Angeles’ Buddhists to observe celebration of Buddha’s birth, Apr. 7

“Hanamatsuri” – the Commemorative Service of Buddha’s Birth – Gathering of Traditional Japanese Buddhist Temples Los Angeles Buddhist Temple Federation, consists of 8 local temples (Higashi Honganji, Jodo Shu, Koyasan, Long Beach Buddhist Church, Nichiren Shu, Nishi Hongwanji, Senshin, and Zenshuji), annually observes the special service called “Hanamatsuri” to celebrate the Buddha’s birth. According...
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Toyota to bring first-ever Hybrid CARnival to Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo, Mar. 27-31

An event at Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA — From Wednesday, March 27 to Sunday, March 31, Toyota will host a Hybrid CARnival at the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo. The 5-day complimentary experience will feature several Toyota hybrid cars, interactive exhibits, musical performances, curated food, giveaways and more. Wrapped in...
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2019 / Japanese American National Museum – “Gambatte! Legacy of an Enduring Spirit” Photo exhibition depicts triumph over adversity, Nov. 17, 2018 – April 28, 2019

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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2019 Imagine Little Tokyo short story contest accepting submissions by Jan. 31

The Little Tokyo Historical Society seeks fictional short stories for its sixth annual Imagine Little Tokyo short story contest in the categories of English language, Japanese language and youth (18 and younger). The deadline is January 31, 2019. The purpose of the contest is to raise awareness of Little Tokyo through a creative story...
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Protected: 2019 / Japanese American National Museum to welcome New Year with free Oshogatsu family festival. Jan. 6

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Protected: 2019 / New Year Days in Little Tokyo: Koyasan Buddhist Temple offering public blessing, Jan. 1, 2, 3

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