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Gardena: Screening “Right of Passage” at JCI, Sept. 23 from 2-4 pm

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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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Legacy project for Japanese American wartime detention site at Tuna Canyon: Fundraiser set for Oct.8 at 11:00 am at Quiet Cannon

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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Go For Broke: “Defining Courage” ongoing

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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 / Go For Broke: “Nikkei Samurai: Japanese Swords and the Nisei Veterans” exhibition, Aug. 15 -Sept. 17

Nikkei Samurai: Japanese Swords and the Nisei Veteran Defining Courage Exhibition Go For Broke National Education Center 355 East First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. “Nikkei Samurai: Japanese Swords and the Nisei Veteran,” a special exhibition will be on display from Aug. 15-Sept. 17, 2017, in GFBNEC’s “Defining Courage” exhibition, located in the historic...
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2017 / Aratani Theatre: Afternoon of Peace – The Hiroshima & Nagasaki Experience, Sept. 16

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Shadows for Peace & Japanese American Cultural and Community Center present Afternoon of Peace: The Hiroshima & Nagasaki Experience September 16, 2107, 2:00 pm Aratani Theatre at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, Los Angeles Tickets: $20/$30 www.jaccc.org/afternoon-of-peace + Go Back to Top Page: Latest News  
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2017 / Okinawa Association: Okinawan Identity & Languages, Sept. 9

Okinawa Association of America presents Okinawan Identity & Languages feat. musician/speaker from Hawaii, Brandon Ing Sept. 9, 2017,  6PM Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute Nisei Veterans Memorial Hall 1964 W. 162nd St., Gardena $5 OAA members, $10 public Based in Oʻahu, Hawaii, Brandon Akio Ing is an instructor of Uchinaaguchi (one of the native...
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2017 / LA Event Link: Ikebana Workshop at Gardena Valley JCI, Sept. 9

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Ikebana Workshop Where: Gardena Valley JCI, 1964 W 162nd, Gardena CA 90274 in room 207/208 When: September 9, 2017; 2:00pm-4:00pm Fee: $40.00 (includes 2 take-home arrangements) Description: Join in on an unique opportunity to learn and participate in the traditional Japanese activity of flower arranging, or Ikebana.  Bring friends or make new ones, all...
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