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Educational center on valor of Japanese American veterans presenting “Defining Courage” exhibition

Go For Broke Defining Courage

Go For Broke National Education Center 355 East First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Defining Courage Exhibition www.goforbroke.org In May 2016, the Go For Broke National Education Center opened the interpretive exhibition to the public. The interpretive Defining Courage Exhibition is a hands-on and participatory learning center in the heart of Los Angeles’ Little...
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2018 / Santa Barbara Historical Museum: “Only The Oaks Remain: The Story of Tuna Canyon Detention Station” Feb 01 – 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 / 49th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, 2018 Manzanar At Dusk Set for April 28, 2018

Manzanar Pilgrimage

LOS ANGELES – The 49th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, sponsored by the Manzanar Committee, is scheduled for Saturday, April 28, 2018, at the Manzanar National Historic Site, located on U.S. Highway 395 in California’s Owens Valley, between the towns of Lone Pine and Independence, approximately 230 miles north of Los Angeles. This year’s Pilgrimage will commemorate the 30th...
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2018 / Japanese American National Museum to hold 2018 Gala Dinner, April 21

JANM Building

Japanese American National Museum 2018 Gala Dinner and Silent Auction Service to Democracy Honoring Senator Mazie K. Hirono Award of Excellence Aiko Herzig Yoshinaga Award of Excellence Saturday, April 21, 2018 Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites 404 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071 Democracy thrives only when individuals take it upon themselves to...
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2018 / Japanese American Cultural and Community Center / TOYO: BEHIND THE GLASS EYE, part II, February 21 – April 1

Toyo Miyatake

Japanese American Cultural and Community Center Exhibition TOYO: BEHIND THE GLASS EYE, part II February 21 – April 1 George J. Doizaki Gallery Toyo: Behind the Glass Eye juxtaposes Toyo Miyatake’s pre-war studio work with his photographs of life in the Manzanar incarceration camp —some captured secretly before being caught and some after he...
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LACMA displaying an oil painting of World War II Internment barracks at American Art galley

Taneyuki Dan Harada was born in Little Tokyo in 1923, but at age of seven, he move to Japan with his mother following the death of his father. In 1938, when Harada was fourteen, the family returned to the U.S. when his mother remarried and settled in Oakland, California. In 1942, he and his...
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2018 / Aratani Theatre: Musical ALLEGIANCE, Feb. 21 – April 1

Japanese American Cultural & Community Center East West Players ALLEGIANCE – a new musical inspired by a true story February 21 – April 1 Aratani Theatre at JACCC campus, Little Tokyo, Los Angeles With music and lyrics by Jay Kuo and a book by Marc Acito, Kuo, and Lorenzo Thione, Allegiance is inspired by...
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2018 / Japanese American National Museum to present 2018 Day of Remembrance, Feb. 17

Japanese American National Museum 2018 Day of Remembrance The Civil Liberties Act of 1988: The Victory and the Unfinished Business Saturday, February 17 at 2:00 p.m. The Japanese American National Museum presents the 2018 Day of Remembrance in partnership with Go For Broke National Education Center, Japanese American Citizens League Pacific Southwest District, Manzanar...
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2018 / Japanese American National Museum Screening: Resistance at Tule Lake, Feb. 10

Poster Resistance at Tule Lake

Japanese American National Museum Film Screening and Discussion Resistance at Tule Lake Saturday, February 10 at 2:00 p.m. This new documentary from director/producer Konrad Aderer tells the long-suppressed story of 12,000 Japanese Americans who dared to resist the US government’s program of mass incarceration during World War II. Branded as “disloyals” and re-imprisoned at...
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