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Cal State Long Beach’s EBM Japanese Garden to present New Year Festival with Koto music, Jan. 27, 12:30 -3:30PM

Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden California State University Long Beach 1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90840 New Year Festival Sunday, January 27 12:30 – 3:30 P.M. This wonderful event will set Japanese Garden members on a positive course for 2019, the year of the boar (piggy)!  Enjoy a beautiful, live koto harp performance...
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Okinawa Association of America to present “Finding Okinawa: Conversations with three artists” symposium, Jan. 27, 1PM

On Sunday, January 27, 1 p.m., the Okinawa Association of America (OAA) in Gardena will host “Finding Okinawa,” a mini symposium featuring conversations with three artists of Okinawan descent: author/playwright Jon Shirota from Hawai‘i, local filmmaker/educator Gena Hamamoto, and illustrator Flor Kaneshiro from Argentina (short biographies below). In addition to talking about their work,...
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Japanese Garden in Pasadena: Koi and Bamboo Paintings, opening Jan. 18, 5:50pm – 7:30pm

Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden Events at A Glance 270 Arlington Drive, Pasadena, CA 91105 www.japanesegardenpasadena.com The garden is closed to visitors from Jan. 1 through Jan. 8 and will reopen Wednesday, January 9. En Gallery Exhibitions En Gallery Opening Reception Swimming and Swaying: Koi and Bamboo Paintings by Suemae Lin Willhite Friday, January 18 5:30pm...
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Japan Foundation to provide Japanese language courses from Jan. 19 for 9 weeks

Forwarded for the Japan Foundation Los Angeles Learn Japanese language this winter! The registration for the JF Nihongo Winter 2019 term is still available. People interested in learning Japanese at JFLA will have three beginner-level Japanese-language courses to choose from called: Everyday Japanese 1: Saturdays, 9:30 am – 11:30 am, Jan. 19 – Mar....
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Glendale’s Shoseian Teahouse to present Talk by Leslie Buck, author of Japanese garden book, Jan. 20 at 11AM

Shoseian “Whispering Pine” Teahouse and Friendship Garden Brand Library Park, 1601 West Mountain Street, Glendale, CA 91021 Talk by Leslie Buck, Author of “Cutting Back: My Apprenticeship in the Garden of Kyoto” Sunday, Jan. 20, 11:00 am – 1:00pm The Friends of Shoseian invites the public to a talk by Leslie Buck who will...
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Japan Foundation Lecture Series “Secret Garden of Kyoto from Cutting Back” Jan. 22 at 7:00PM

Japan Foundation Los Angeles Lecture Series 57 Secret Gardens of Kyoto from Cutting Back Lecturer: Ms. Leslie Buck Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 7pm The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles, Auditorium 5700 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Admission: FREE (Registration Required) Click Here to Register About Event: Ms. Leslie Buck is the author of the New York Time’s reviewed Japanese garden...
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Japan House exhibition “This is MANGA – the Art of NAOKI URASAWA” opening Jan. 23

Japan House Los Angeles Exhibition This is MANGA – the Art of NAOKI URASAWA January 23 – March 28, 2019 Mon – Sat: 10AM – 8PM Sun: 10AM – 7PM Closed: Feb. 24 for Academy Awards Japan House Gallery (Level 2) Hollywood & Highland Center 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Level 2, Los Angeles, CA 90028...
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Santa Barbara Museum of Art “Paths of Gold: Landscape and Narrative paintings from the Collection” thru Feb. 10

Santa Barbara Museum of Art Paths of Gold: Japanese Landscape and Narrative paintings from the Collection November 10, 2018  – February 10, 2019 The malleable interior of traditional Japanese houses could be redecorated to suit particular purposes — at times adorning with glistening screens and objects of color and gold. This exhibition explores the...
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Manzanar National Historic Site Closed during Government Shutdown

Manzanar Enterance Adams

Independence, CA (Dec. 22, 2018)  – Due to the lapse of appropriations and the subsequent shutdown of the federal government, Manzanar National Historic Site is closed for the safety of visitors and park resources. Many other national park sites across the country will remain as accessible as possible while still following all applicable laws...
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