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Go For Broke: “Defining Courage” ongoing

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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Terasaki Budokan: Groundbreaking ceremony for $25 million community sports facility project

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The groundbreaking ceremony of a $25 million-project to build community sports facility in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, was held by Little Tokyo Service Center in the morning of August 3, 2017. The sports facility was named Terasaki Budokan in honor late Dr. Paul I Terasaki because his family foundation provided a critical lift to...
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FDR Presidential Library in New York exhibiting WW II Japanese American concentration camp photos through 2017

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Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum Images of Internment: the Incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II 4079 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, New York 12538 Feb. 19, 2017 – Dec. 31, 2017 On February 19, 2017 — the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066 — the Franklin D....
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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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2017 / Pacific Standard Time: Mexican mural depicting wartime incarceration at Union Station, Sept. 29 – Oct. 22

Barbara Carrasco’s 1981 portable mural contains 51 scenes depicting the history of Los Angeles, with an emphasis on the experiences of marginalized groups. These vignettes range from the city’s original native inhabitants and the railroad’s impact on the city’s growth to the whitewashing of David Alfaro Siqueiro’s mural “America Tropical” and the incarceration of...
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2017 / Gardena: Annual Bazaar at Okinawa Association of America, Oct. 8

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The Okinawa Association of America will host their Annual Bazaar on Sunday, Oct. 8, from 11 am – 4 pm at the OAA Center, 16500 South Western Ave, Gardena, CA 90247. The Annual Bazaar is the largest fundraiser and the only annual event in Los Angeles area that showcases Okinawan culture, entertainment and food....
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2017 / Legacy project for Japanese American wartime detention site at Tuna Canyon: Fundraiser set for Oct.8

The Tuna Canyon Detention Station Coalition will hold a fundraising luncheon on Sunday, Oct. 8 at 11:00 am, to help support efforts to preserve and share the stories of Japanese, German, and Italian immigrants, Japanese Peruvians, and others unjustly detained after the outbreak of World War II. Featured during the luncheon will be an...
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2017 / Aratani Theatre: Tribute to George Aratani, Oct. 1

The American Buddhist Study Center presents “Tribute to George Aratani” on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 1:00 pm at Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles. https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10200157 https://www.ambuddhist.org/aratani100  
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2017 / Gardena: Screening “Right of Passage” at JCI, Sept. 23

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Screening “Right of Passage” and Panel Discussion Documentary on the signing and passage of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 Saturday, Sept. 23 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute, Mail Hall Admission free http://www.jci-gardena.org/upcoming-events.html + Go Back to Top of CulturalNews.Com
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