Posts Tagged ‘ Japanese American ’

2018 / Albuquerque Journal reports Korean War veteran Hiroshi Miyamura: Journey from ‘enemy alien’ to American hero

by Kent Walz, Albuquerque Journal Senior Editor Published on Saturday, March 3, 2018 https://www.abqjournal.com/1141037/journey-from-enemy-alien-to-american-hero.html
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2013 / Bonsai lecture about influence of Japanese American bonsai artists, Sept 28

Clark Bonsai Prostrata Juniper

  The Clark Center for Japanese Art & Culture 15770 Tenth Ave, Hanford, CA 93230 (559) 582-4915  www.ccjac.org   Saturday, September 28 at 2 pm Bonsai Lecture   Yamadori – The Influence of First and Second Generation Japanese American Bonsai Artists Using Native California Junipers In Japan’s ancient times, a few intrepid men, skilled...
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2013 / Historial Christian efforts in Japan to be introduced at film events, Feb 16, 23, Mar 2, 17

The Southern California Japanese American Christian Federation presents 100th anniversary celebration movie event “Blazing Trail to the Souls of Men” (Daichi no uta) on Feb. 16, 23, March 2, 17. Japanese language with English subtitles. Tickets are $10. The film “Blazing Trail to the Souls of Men” is a true story depicting the life...
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Sold Out /// Theater / World War II race –relation depicted by “The J-Town Jazz Club” Nov 20

Grateful Crane J Town Jazz Club

Jazz standards and blues tunes from the 30’s and 40’s will be featured in the Grateful Crane Ensemble’s upcoming production of “The J-Town Jazz Club” on Sunday, Nov 20 at 2 p.m. at the Toyota Meeting Hall in Torrance. Written by Soji Kashiwagi and directed by Darrell Kunitomi, “The J-Town Jazz Club” will tell...
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2011 / TV Drama / 99 Years of Love – Japanese Americans, July 17, 9 pm

TV drama 99 Years of Love Japanese American

UTB Japanese programing channel (Ch 18.2) starts to air 99 Years of Love – Japanese American on Sunday, July 17 from 9:00 – 10:30 pm, and continues to air every Sunday until September 25. The epic tale spans a period of 99 years through the eyes of one Japanese American family in Washington State,...
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Wartime internment: Japanese Americans’ bitter experiences were remembered with Valentine cards.

On February 13, at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, actor George Takei best known for “Star Trek” and “Heroes” and star of the Broadway bound musical “Allegiance”, surprised and presented Marge Wada, one of the last elderly survivors of the Japanese American internment camps in World War II with hundreds of Valentine’s cards sent by fans...
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Internment camp-born poet Lawrence Matsuda to be invited at a Los Angeles private school, Feb 9, 1:25 PM

Pilgrim School, a preschool-through-grade-12 private school in Downtown Los Angeles welcomes wartime internment camp-born Lawrence Matsuda as a special guest and visiting writer on Wednesday, February 9. “I carry my own fence,” he writes in his poem “War on Terror Border Crossing.” The image alludes to the ongoing effect of his family’s internment at...
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2011/ Japan’s TBS miniseries “99 Years of Love: Japanese American” screening with English subtitles, Jan 9-15

2011/ Japan’s TBS miniseries “99 Years of Love: Japanese American” screening with English subtitles, Jan 9-15

The highly acclaimed 5-episode dramatic miniseries of Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS), Japan, 99 Years of Love: Japanese American, aired in Japan in November 3-7, 2010, will be screen at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center in Los Angeles. The video screening of 5-episode with English subtitles will begin on Sunday, January 9 at 1-3...
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Japanese American heritage program “Camp Musubi” accepting applications

Japanese American heritage program “Camp Musubi” accepting applications

Camp Musubi is a Japanese American heritage camp for entering middle school youth hosted by Little Tokyo Service Center and the Ties That Bind committee. The week long camp on August 23-27th will be filled with fun activities that exposes the middle school youth to Japanese American history, heritage and culture. The goal of...
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