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Opening reception of Fukui Echizen Paper Exhibition at Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, June 24, 1:00 – 3:00PM

Paper (Kami) and Paper (Kami):  Fukui Echizen Paper Exhibition June 24 – July 29 Gorge J. Doizaki Gallery Japanese American Cultural & Community Center 244 San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 www.jaccc.org Opening Reception: Sunday, June 24, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Echizen in Fukui Prefecture is known for its 1,500 year history...
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Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum to present Japanese tea demonstration, June 24, 3:30 – 5:00PM

The Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum 3596 Sagunto Street, Santa Ynez, CA Learn the significance of traditions, kimonos, and the tea itself that embody Japanese culture Japanese Tea Demonstration Sunday, June 24, 2018, 3:30 – 5:00 pm Tickets: $50 RSVP at info@santaynezmuseum.org or (805) 688-7889 Seating is limited.
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Ford Theatres to host Japanese folk dance JAM session, June 25, 7:00PM

JAM Session: Japanese Folk Dance Ford Theatres 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East, Hollywood, CA 90068 JAM Sessions | Free Monday, June 25, 2018, 7:00 PM Ticket Information: FREE Reservations recommended; space is limited. Buy Tickets Discover the beauty and grace of Japanese festival dancing with Christine Inouye. Seize the moment and try your hand at these...
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Little Tokyo: Zenshuji temple to present 60th annual Obon Carnival, July 7, 8

The 60th Zenshuji Obon Carnival – July 7 & 8, 2018, 11:00AM – 8:00PM Obon Service, July 7, 8 at 1:30PM Zenshuji Soto Mission 123 South Hewitt Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (213) 624-8658    www.zenshuji.org Zenshuji Obon Carnival is coming soon. This is the temple’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Programs will include: Bon...
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West Covina Buddhist Temple Obon Festival, June 23

West Covina Buddhist Temple’s 2018 Obon Festival is scheduled for Saturday, June 23, 2018 at the East San Gabriel Valley Japanese Community Center, 1203 W. Puente Ave, West Covina, CA 91790. https://www.facebook.com/WestCovinaBuddhistTemple The festival lasts all day, starting from 2:00 pm and lasting until 9:00 pm. Japanese culture, cuisine, and the exciting and spiritually...
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San Fernando Valley Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Obon Festival, June 23, 24

San Fernando Valley Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Obon Festival Obon Festival June 23 – 24, 2018 www.sfvhbt.org Obon Festival Hours Sat: 4:30 pm – 10:00 pm Sun: 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm Bon Odori Dancing Saturday: 7:00 pm Sunday: 6:30 pm Taiko Drum Performances will precede Bon Odori (Japanese Folk Dancing) each evening Community Center Demonstrations...
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Annual Long Beach Japanese Festival at Long Beach Japanese Cultural Center, June 23, 24

2018 Annual Japanese Festival Saturday, June 23, 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Bon Odori at 7:00 pm Sunday, June 24, 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Bon Odori at 6:30 pm Long Beach Japanese Cultural Center 1766 Seabright Ave, Long Beach, CA 90813 https://www.lbjcc.org
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Garage and bake sales for Aug. 2018 Japan Film Festival Los Angeles, June 23, 8:00AM – 3:00PM

Japan Film Festival Los Angeles 2018 August 18 (Sat) and 19 (Sun) Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles https://www.jffla.org/screenings The Last Garage and Bake Sales for the JFFLA June 23, Saturday, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm Chanoma House: 305 Indiana Street, El Segundo, CA 90245 Phone: (310) 819-7736 Everything must go: Accessories,...
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Benefit stage “Nihonmachi” for goodwill tour to Japan, at Aratani Theatre, June 23, 2:00PM

Nihonmachi: The Place to Be, the Grateful Crane Ensemble’s musical journey about Japantown as told through the eyes of three generations of a local manju (sweets)-making family, will be returning to Los Angeles on Saturday, June 23 at 2 p.m. at the Aratani Theatre in the heart of Little Tokyo. Proceeds from this one-show...
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