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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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2018 / Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden Gallery: Brushstrokes and Blooms: The Calligraphy and Ikebana of Shizuko Greenblatt, now – April 13

Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden in Pasadena Brushstrokes and Blooms: The Calligraphy and Ikebana of Shizuko Greenblatt January 18 – April 13 En Gallery Shizuko Greenblatt was born into a samurai family and was trained in various artistic traditions including painting, calligraphy, sculpture and flower arrangement, in both Japan and the United States. Now based...
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2018 / UCLA Asian Language to host performative reading featuring Tawada Yōko, Suga Keijirō, and Matthew Fargo, March 29

On March 29, the UCLA Department of Asian Languages and Cultures will host a performative reading featuring the celebrated author Tawada Yōko, who writes in both Japanese and German; poet, critic, and scholar Suga Keijirō; and Tokyo-based programmer and creative engineer Matthew Fargo. Titled “Common Confusions,” this innovative, dazzling event weaves together fiction and...
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2018 / Japan Foundation Japanese language courses, Jan. 10 – Mar. 24

Japan Foundation JF Nihongo

The Japan Foundation Los Angeles will provide “JF Nihongo Winter 2018” Japanese language course from Jan. 20 – March 24 JF Nihongo Winter 2018 January 20 – March 24 The Japan Foundation Los Angeles 5700 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Three Beginner-level Japanese-language courses: * Everyday Japanese 1 (Saturday, 9:30 am...
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2018 / New Japan House debuts fashion innovator in Hollywood, Jan. 19 – Mar. 21

JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles is opening its gallery on the second floor of the Hollywood & Highland entertainment center with an inaugural exhibition of works by the internationally acclaimed, experimental Japanese fashion label, ANREALAGE. Admission is free. On view from Jan. 19 to Mar. 21, this immersive exhibition is the solo North American exhibition...
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2018 / Musical “Allegiance” starts at Aratani Theatre, Little Tokyo, Feb. 21

Musical Allegiance February 21 – April 1, 2018 Starring George Takei Aratani Theatre 244 S. San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 For Tickets Their loyalty was questioned, their freedom taken away, but their spirit could never be broken. Rejoice in one family’s triumphant story of hope, love, and forgiveness in the new musical Allegiance,...
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2018 / Pacific Standard Time LA/LA : “Transpacific Borderlands: The Art of Japanese Diaspora” at Japanese American National Museum, Sept. 17, 2017 – Feb. 25

Japanese American National Museum TRANSPACIFIC BORDERLANDS: The Art of Japanese Diaspora in Lima, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and São Paulo September 17, 2017 – February 25, 2018 Transpacific Borderlands will examine the experiences of artists of Japanese ancestry born, raised, or living in either Latin America or predominantly Latin American neighborhoods of Southern California....
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2018 / Japan Foundation Art Exhibition: Nobuo Anzai “Migrating Dreamscape” Jan. 11 – Feb. 06

Japan Foundation Los Angeles 5700 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Art Exhibition Nobuo Anzai “Migrating Dreamscape” Jan. 11 – Feb. 06, 2018 Meet the Artist Opening Reception Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, 5 – 8 pm https://www.jflalc.org/ac-exhibit19  
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