Japanese language programing to begin on Channel 44.1 (KXLA), March 31

Japan Hollywood Network (www.jhollywoodnet.com), a Japanese-language broadcaster throughout Los Angeles and Orange County, will begin free weekly broadcasting on Channel 44.1 (KXLA) starting 6:30 PM on Sunday, March 31, 2019. JHN has been broadcasting on KSCI (CH 18.1), however, due to viewer’s demands, JHN has decided to share Channel 44.1 (KXLA) with other broadcaster for increase Japanese language airing time. JHN’s broadcasting on Channel 18.1will end on March 24, 2019. Programming will be as follows: Every Sunday broadcast at KXLA, Channel 44.1. 6:30 pm  “KEMPO TV” (4/5 start, Produced by KEMPO TV) 6:40 pm  ” Bananaman’s Gotcha Gourmet!” 6:55...
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Toyota to bring first-ever Hybrid CARnival to Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo, Mar. 27-31

An event at Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA — From Wednesday, March 27 to Sunday, March 31, Toyota will host a Hybrid CARnival at the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo. The 5-day complimentary experience will feature several Toyota hybrid cars, interactive exhibits, musical performances, curated food, giveaways and more. Wrapped in a modern carnival theme and “Let’s Go Places” vibe, the event will showcase the style, performance and versatility of Toyota hybrids while giving ample opportunities for guests to capture shareable moments. Visitors will be entertained from the moment they arrive and through a sequence of...
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Protected: 2019 / Japan House exhibition “This is MANGA – the Art of NAOKI URASAWA” Jan. 23 – Mar. 28

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Terasaki Nibei Lecture Series to invite A-Bomb survivor project planner, Mar. 26, 7:00PM

On Tuesday, March 26, the Terasaki Nibei Foundation invites Mr. Darrell Miho, a director of the American Society of Hiroshima-Nagasaki A-Bomb Survivors, for Nibei’s lecture series. Mr. Miho will come from Las Vegas. The theme of the March 26 is “Hibakusha’s Legacy: Hope for Peace Project” which is documenting the experiences of atomic bomb survivors and retelling some of their chilling recollections from Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This is the first time that Mr. Miho will talk about this project in public. Terasaki Nibei Lecture Tuesday, March 26, 2019 Terasaki Nibei Foundation Building 11570 Wilshire Blvd. West Los Angeles, CA...
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Huntington Library to add 320-year old Japanese house: Cultural News 2019 March Issue

Cultural News 2019 March Issue on sale now Cultural News 2019 March Issue features a Huntington Library story of adding to its renowned Japanese garden a 320-year-old house form Marugame, Kagawa Prefecture. When you are looking for Japanese art exhibitions, Japanese cultural events, and Japanese community gatherings, monthly Cultural News is the best source. Our Mission Supported by Your Subscriptions Help Us to Grow Subscriptions to 1,000 + The PayPal paying box in the following is not automatic. Your purchase order or subscription order will send to Cultural News Editor Shige Higashi’s mail box. Shige will send you eNewspaper...
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San Diego’s Japanese Garden to host 14th annual Cheery Blossom Festival, Mar. 22 – 24

San Diego – The Japanese Friendship Garden’s annual Cherry Blossom Festival returns this year as the 2019 Cherry Blossom Week. During March 18 through March 21, select vendors will be set up throughout the Japanese garden giving guests a sneak peek of what’s to come during the weekend. During the evening, the Inamori Pavilion will be host to various special ticketed programming that include yozakura (viewing cherry blossoms at night), workshops, and demonstrations! The Japanese Friendship Garden will bloom into a full festival from March 22 through March 24 with visiting and local merchants offering unique crafts and presents...
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Japan Foundation to present free screening of Academy Best Foreign Language Film nominated “Shoplifters” Mar, 27 at 7:00PM

Japan Foundation Los Angeles Free Japanese Cinema Screening Shoplifters (121mins, 2018) Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda Wednesday, March 27, 7:00PM Free Admission, NO Registration REQUIRED *Seating is on a first come first serve basis and subject to capacity. Please arrive early for best seating. JFLA Auditorium at 5700 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Drama interweaving emotional ties that transcend family, directed by Kore-eda Hirokazu. Won the Palme d’Or in competition at the 71st Cannes International Film Festival and nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 91st Academy Awards. https://www.jflalc.org/ac-japanema-032719
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Scripps College Lectures in Pomona “The Art Detectives: How to Cheat Time, Investigate Art, and Sustain Culture” March, 6, 27, April 10

Lectures at Scripps College in Pomona The Art Detectives:  How to Cheat Time, Investigate Art, and Sustain Culture The speaker, Eric Doehne, Ph.D., is a conservation scientist specializing in the intersection of art and science, heritage and legacy. On three Wednesday evenings in March 2019, he will speak on topics in the field of art conservation. This series of lectures is free and open to the public. Lectures: Sponsored by the Spencer Program Room 101, Steele Hall, Scripps College, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2019 “Art Forensics or How to Tell Real Art from Fakes” Explore the use of...
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Portland Japanese Garden “The Ice and Stone: Suiseki Viewing Stones from The Huntington Paired with Photographs by Michael Kenna” Feb. 9 – Mar. 24

Portland Japanese Garden https://japanesegarden.org February 9 – March 24, 2019 Subtle Forms of Nature’s Artistry in Stone The Ice and Stone: Suiseki Viewing Stones from The Huntington Paired with Photographs by Michael Kenna Portland, Ore. – Suiseki is the Japanese art of stone appreciation. Formed over centuries by wind, water and erosion, viewing stones are valued for their distinct shape, color, and texture. Viewing stones take many forms including distant mountains, plunging cascades, and other natural wonders. Traditionally, they are placed on a fine bed of sand in shallow bronze or ceramic trays creating distillations of nature enjoyed indoors....
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Protected: 2019 / Admission Free: Japan Foundation to present AWA-HOP dance stages at El Rey Theatre, Mar. 18

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Protected: 2019 / Orange County Cherry Blossom Festival at Huntington Beach Central Park, Mar. 15-17

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Protected: 2019 / Free screening “Rebel With A Cause: The Life of Aiko Herzig Yoshinaga” at Warner Grand Theatre, Mar. 17

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