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Baby Show kicks off Nisei Week 2017 Series, July 22, 9am – 3pm

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2017 Nisei Week Japanese Festival in Los Angeles July 22 (Saturday) Baby Show from 9am – 3pm Centenary United Methodist Church, 300 South Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90013 July 23 (Sunday) Opening Ceremony at Japanese American National Museum (Invitation only) August 19 (Saturday) Coronation at Aratani Theatre from 7pm August 20 (Sunday) Grand...
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Delicious Little Tokyo: A weekend of Culinary Experiences in the Heart of LA, July 21-23

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Forwarded for Go Little Tokyo Delicious Little Tokyo 2017 A Weekend of Culinary Experiences in the Heart of LA! golittletokyo.com/delicious Friday, July 21 – Sunday, July 23 Go Little Tokyo for a weekend of delicious food and drinks harvested from the streets of Little Tokyo! Delicious Little Tokyo invites all foodies to experience the vast...
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Little Tokyo Library: Author Recognition Luncheon to feature Naomi Shibata, July 22 at 11:00am

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The Friends of Little Tokyo Branch Library will host their 31st Author Recognition Luncheon on Saturday, July 22, 2017. This year’s program features last year’s honoree, author Naomi Shibata (“Bend With the Wind: The Life, Family, and Writings of Grace Eto Shibata”), and the Nisei participants in Ms. Shibata’s “Never Forgotten: A Nisei Writing...
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Bon Odori 2017 at Pasadena Buddhist Temple, July 22, 23 at 6:30pm

July 22, 23 / Sat, Sun Pasadena Buddhist Temple 1993 Glen Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103 Sat / Open: 4:00PM, Odori: 6:30PM, Close: 9:00PM Sun / Open:4:00PM, Odori: 6:30PM, Close: 8:30PM Obon is special moments to commemorate loved ones who passed in traditional Japan.  Obon tradition was brought to Japanese American communities since Buddhism came...
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LA Event Link: Telling the Past program at Gardena Valley JCI, July 29, 2:00pm

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Telling the Past: EO 9066 Book Reading for Children Where: The Bridge: JCI Heritage Center (2nd Floor) When: July 29, 2017; 2:00pm-4:00pm Fee: FREE!!! (Donations Welcome) Description: There will be a wide range of books read all about the Japanese American experience during World War II, with a focus on the time spent in...
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Little Tokyo Event: Learn to Dance Awa Odori at Zenshuji Temple, July 30 at 2:00pm

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Learn to Dance Awa Odori at Zenshuji on Sunday, July 30 at 2:00pm From children to adults, anyone can enjoy Awa Odori. Come join us for this special one day event and learn what make this make this dance so much fun. Location: Zenshuji Soto Mission, 123 S Hewitt Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012...
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Art Gallery Calendar / Yasunari Nakagomi at LA ArtCore in Little Tokyo, July 1 -30

LA Artcore Union Center for the Arts, Little Tokyo 120 Judge John Aiso Street, Lobby Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Gallery Hours: Wed-Sun. 12-5 p.m.  Phone: (213) 617-3274 Yasunari Nakagomi July 1 – 30, 2017 LA Artcore presents an exhibition of new oil paintings by Tokyo-based artist Yasunari Nakagomi whose renewed investigation of surface...
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Award-winning animated feature “In This Corner of the World” to play in Los Angeles, August 11

In This Corner of the World: 2017 LA Film Festival World Fiction Competition – North American Festival Premiere An empowering coming-of-age tale set against the backdrop of World War II, In This Corner of the World is a captivating story about the resilience and triumph of the human spirit. Based on the award-winning Japanese...
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LACMA / “Polished to Perfection: Japanese Cloisonné from Gerber Collection” ongoing

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Polished to Perfection: Japanese Cloisonné from the Collection of Donald K. Gerber and Sueann E. Sherry Pavilion for Japanese Art May 28, 2017–February 4, 2018 The 1830s marked the beginning of a renaissance in Japanese cloisonné production. Though small objects incorporating enamels were produced in Japan prior to...
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