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2018 / Arizona: Phoenix-based taiko master Ken Koshio to present “Taiko Extravaganza 2018” June 23

Scottsdale, AZ – Ancient Sounds of Peace and K2 Enterprise present “Ken Koshio TAIKO EXTRAVAGANZA 2018 – The Tree of Life” at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 East 2ndz Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, on Saturday, June 23, 2018, from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The Taiko Extravaganza 2018 is...
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2018 / 400 people observe Japan’s tsunami memorial day, March 11

Love to Nippon 2018 Icon

Love to Nippon 2018 – 7th Anniversary Memorial Event pays tribute to the March 11, 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake & Tsunami Disasters 3.11 Memorial -Honor the Past & Celebrate the Future! Presented by: Love to Nippon Project Love to Nippon 2018 is generously hosted by LAPD HQs Supported by: Consulate General of Japan...
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2018 / Japan’s local city to observe tsunami memorial day with music concert by local performers on March 11 at 6:30PM in Japan time

Local musicians at Miyako city in Iwate prefecture will present the 7th annual memorial concert for victims of 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake & Tsunami on Sunday, March 11 at 6:30PM in Japan time. More information in Japanese 
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2018 / Simultaneous candle light prayer for Japan’s tsunami memorial, March 10 at 9:46PM in Los Angeles

A Candle Light Prayer for 3.11 Great East Japan Earthquake & Tsunami Saturday, March 10 at 9:46PM at North-side of Santa Monica Pier 200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401 Love to Nippon Project hosts simultaneous candle light prayer for victims of 3.11 Great East Japan Earthquake & Tsunami on Saturday, March 10...
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2018 / Documentary screening of a life of people aftermath of 2011 Great Japan Disaster, March 10

Screening “Trace of Breath” (Iki no ato) 2017, 93 min. Saturday, March 10, 2018, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. The Tersaki Nibei Foundation, 11570 West Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064 Free: Reservation required at http://eventregist.com/e/ikinoato Rikuzentakata city of Iwate prefecture was hit so badly by the great tsunami on March 11, 2011, and near...
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2018 / North American premiere of Fukushima nuclear issue documentary in Little Tokyo, March 10

Fukushima Support Committee presents North American premiere of “Nuclear Cattle” and panel discussion on Saturday, March 10, from 2 pm to 5 pm at Art Share L.A., 801 East 4th Place, Los Angeles, CA 90013. The admission is free, with a suggested donation of $10. Free Parking available across the street. Enter from Hewitt...
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2018 / Little Tokyo: 20th annual “Shikishi” exhibition at JACCC, Jan. 07 – Feb. 04

Shikishi Exhibition 2018

The Japanese American Cultural Community Center in Los Angeles invites all of the diverse voices in the community to participate in the 2018 Hatsu- Zora (First Sky) –theme- Shikishi board exhibition from Jan. 07 – Feb. 04. Opening on Jan. 7, 2018, the Year of Dog, JACCC will celebrate its 20th  Annual Shikishi Exhibition...
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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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