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Musical “Allegiance” starts at Aratani Theatre, Little Tokyo

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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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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2018 / Japanese American National Museum to present Oshogatsu Family Festival, Jan 7

JANM Oshogatsu Family Festival

In celebrating the Year of the Dog, the Japanese American National Museum presents the 2018 Oshogatsu Family Festival on Sunday, January 7, 11am – 5pm. http://www.janm.org/events/2018/oshogatsufest/ Foster/Adopt a Dog, 11am – 2pm Come meet dogs that need a permanent home and learn about a fostering program. Presented in partnership with Dogs Without Borders. Lucky...
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2018 / Cultural center to present 2018 KOTOHAJIME stage with Okinawan dance and Biwa (lute) music, Jan. 7

KOTOHAJIME Hatsu-zora (First sky) Sunday, January 7, 2018 1 pm. Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo Every January, Little Tokyo becomes the center for celebrating the Japanese New Year in Southern California, with the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center heading up the festivities with programs that invigorate the spirit and imagination. For its 35th...
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2018 / Little Tokyo hosts 20th annual New Year’s celebration events

Oshogatsu in Little Tokyo

The Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Southern California presented the 20th annual Oshogatasu (New Year Celebration) in Little Tokyo on Jan. 01, 2018 from 11am to 4pm at the Weller Court, the Japanese Village Plaza, and the Frances Hashimoto Plaza. Thousands of visitors gathered at Little Tokyo of Los Angeles and enjoyed Japanese foods...
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2018 / New Year Celebration in Little Tokyo: Japanese song “Tokyo Ondo” performed by Matsutoyo Kai

Tokyo Ondo

On Jan. 01, 2018, Japanese song “Tokyo Ondo” (Tokyo Song) was performed by the Matsutoyo Kai with lead vocal Toshie Fujita at the Weller Court stage of New Year Celebration in Little Tokyo events sponsored by the Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Southern California. ロサンゼルスの民謡団体「松豊会」による「お正月イン・リトル東京」の舞台。「東京音頭」の歌い手はふじた・としえ。(Cultural News Video)
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2017 / FDR Presidential Library in New York exhibiting WW II Japanese American concentration camp photos, Feb 19 – Dec. 31

Eleanor Roosevelt at Gila River camp

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 / Wartime: Heart Mountain barracks documentary premieres in Los Angeles, Dec. 9

HEART MOUNTAIN BARRACKS DOCUMENTARY PREMIERES IN LOS ANGELES ON DECEMBER 9 MOVING WALLS, a documentary that chronicles what happened to the barracks at Wyoming’s Heart Mountain concentration camp after WWII, will have its Los Angeles premiere on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2-4 pm, at the Tateuchi Democracy Center at the Japanese American National Museum. Filmmaker...
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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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