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Little Tokyo: Aratani Theatre to host 100th Birthday Celebration program of Japanese classical dancer, Fujima Kansuma, Nov. 18 at 3:00PM

Japanese American Cultural & Community Center presents Fujima Kansuma 100th Birthday Celebration A special classical selection highlighting the career and legacy of a master artist November 18, 2018, 3PM Aratani Theatre, Los Angeles The Japanese American Cultural & Community Center, together with the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, presents the 100th Birthday...
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San Diego: Balboa Park to host Japanese brush painting exhibition, Nov. 24, 25, 11AM – 4PM

WASHU-KAI ANNOUNCES THE 43RD ANNUAL SUMI-E TEN JAPANESE BRUSH PAINTING EXHIBITION The annual exhibition, which is free to the public, will be held on Saturday and Sunday, November 24th and 25th, 2018. The exhibition will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, California....
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Pasadena Japanese Cultural Institute: A Concert featuring koto player Hiromi Hashibe & shakuhachi player Kaoru Kakizakai, Nov. 24 at 2:00PM

Sounds of Fall Koto & Shakuhachi Concert Koto Performance by Hiroko Masuda & Hiromi Hashibe Feature Performance by International Shakuhachi Artist, Kaoru Kakizakai Saturday, November 24, 2018 2-4 p.m. Pasadena Japanese Cultural Institute 595 Lincoln Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91103 Admission: $20/person Refreshment will be served after the concert For inquiry, call Hiroko Masuda at...
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The Getty Center presenting “A Queen’s Treasure from Versaille: Marie-Antoinette’s Japanese Lacquer,” ongoing

The Getty Center A Queen’s Treasure from Versaille: Marie-Antoinette’s Japanese Lacquer January 23, 2018 – January 6, 2019 Tuesday – Thursday, 10 am-5:30 pm Friday, Saturday, 10 am-9 pm Closed Mondays The Getty Center 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049 Parking is $15; $10 after 3pm. Admission is free This exhibition showcases...
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Santa Barbara Museum of Art to open “Paths of Gold: Landscape and Narrative paintings from the Collection” exhibition, ongoing

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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Gamble House in Pasadena exhibition “Shiguchi: The Hidden Art of Japanese Joinery,” through Dec. 2

Forwarded for the Gamble House The exhibition is now extended through Dec. 2. The Gamble House, Pasadena Special Exhibition 4 Westmoreland Place, Pasadena, CA 91103 Shiguchi: The Hidden Art of Japanese Joinery September 27, 2018-November 4, 2018, extended until Dec. 2, 2018 http://gamblehouse.org/shiguchi/ Curator’s Tours of the Shiguchi Exhibition Sunday, November 18, 10:00 am-12:00 pm...
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Pasadena Ceramic Exhibition: Shumei Hall Gallery hosting Shigaraki collection, ongoing

Crafted from the Earth: The Rugged Beauty of Shigaraki Ceramics Exhibition at the Shumei Hall Gallery, Pasadena November 3, 2018 to January 13, 2019 Curated by Meher McArthur Shumei Hall: 2430 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107 http://www.shumei.us Galley Hours: 9:30 am – 6 pm, Monday – Saturday Opening Reception: Nov. 3, 2 pm...
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Huntington Library: Japanese Teahouse Tour, Dec. 10, 11:30AM – 3:30PM

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Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens Public Programs and Event Japanese Teahouse Tours Dec. 10 (Monday) 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Learn about the history of the Japanese Garden’s ceremonial teahouse and the traditions behind its use. Informal tours are offered at 20-minute intervals on the second Monday of every month. No reservations required. General...
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Smithsonian’s Arthur Sackler Gallery exhibiting “Japan Modern: Photography from the Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck Collection” ongoing

Japan Modern: Photography from the Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck Collection September 29, 2018–January 24, 2019 Gallery 24 Arthur M. Sackler Gallery 1050 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC Celebrating the Freer-Sackler’s recent acquisition of a major Japanese photography collection, this exhibition features a selection of works by groundbreaking twentieth-century photographers. Whether capturing evocative landscapes...
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