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Play: “Little Women” by Velina Hasu Houston / Chromolume Theater, Oct. 27 – Nov. 20

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Playwrights’ Arena presents the world premiere of LITTLE WOMEN by Velina Hasu Houston directed by Jon Lawrence Rivera Inspired by Louisa May Alcott’s novel, it is 1949, Josephine Mayeda and her sisters Meg, Amy, and Beth are emerging in the midst of the history of Japanese Americans who found a place...
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LACMA: “Atmosphere in Japanese Painting” ongoing

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Atmosphere in Japanese Painting Pavilion for Japanese Art September 15, 2017 – February 4, 2017 Atmosphere in Japanese Painting, presenting a span of techniques for evoking atmosphere, features the artist Yoshio Ikezaki (Japan, active United States, born 1953), who makes his own paper and sumi, which he applies...
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Little Tokyo Exhibition: Renowned photographer Toyo Miyatake’s pre-war art photography, ongoing

Japanese American Cultural and Community Center Exhibition TOYO: Behind the Glass Eye George J. Doizaki Gallery at Japanese American Cultural & Community Center 244 S. San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, California 90012, (213) 628-2725 October 5, 2017 – December 10, 2017 Opening reception: Thursday, October 5, 4pm-7pm Admission: Free TOYO: Behind the Glass Eye...
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2017 / Women’s Leadership: $2000 scholarship for female students, application accepting until Oct.31

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The American Association of Japanese University Women (AAJUW) is currently accepting scholarship applications for 2017. AAJUW was founded in 1970 to promote the education of women, as well as to contribute to U.S. – Japan relations, cultural exchanges, and development of leadership. Since the founding of the organization, scholarships have been awarded every year...
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2017 / Author Talk: Steve Ryfle , author of “Ishiro Honda: A Life in Film, From Godzilla to Kurosawa” at Little Tokyo, Oct. 14

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On Saturday, Oct. 14, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm, Steve Ryfle comes to the Little Tokyo Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library to present ISHIRO HONDA: A LIFE IN FILM, FROM GODZILLA TO KUROSAWA, the first major overview of the life and career of the director behind the original GODZILLA (1954) and many...
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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 / Japan Foundation Los Angeles: “Japan Week” event to mark the completion of three-month office renovation, Aug. 28 – Sept. 2

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To mark the completion of three-month office renovation, the Japan Foundation, Los Angeles, reopens with a week-long celebration titled “Japan Week on the Miracle Mile & Beyond.” All events are open to the public and free to attend, but some events require RSVP. “Japan Week” schedule: Monday, August 28 @7-9pm *Japanese conversation café “Tea...
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2017 / Little Tokyo Library: Author Talk program to feature Japan based-Barry Lancet, Aug. 19

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http://www.lapl.org/branches/little-tokyo Barry Lancet who has published his fourth novel by Simon & Schuster, *Spy Across the Table*, will be giving an author talk at the Little Tokyo Branch Library on Saturday, August 19 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. If you’ve ever wondered how authors create plots and characters for their novels, Barry Lancet...
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2017 / Gardena: Meditation Workshop at Japanese Cultural Institute, Aug, 19

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Meditation Workshop Where: Gardena Valley JCI, 1964 W 162nd, Gardena CA 90274 in room 207/208 When: August 19, 2017; 10:30 am-12:00 pm Fee: $5.00 Description: Meditation is known to reduce anxiety and will help people reach a deeper level of physical relaxation.  Grab friends and family to come explore different meditation methods and experience...
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