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2015 / 19th century samurai drama with swordplay in English at Aratani Theatre, Aug. 28, 29, 30

For the first time in downtown Los Angeles, a live action stage play evokes the dramatic style and excitement of Japanese samurai films when the curtain rises on Burai: Standing All Alone at the Aratani Theatre Aug. 28, 29, and 30. The remarkable production features powerful sword-fighting scenes staged by Keiya Tabuchi, one of...
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2015 / Taiko ensemble to kick off a world music series co-produced by Japanese culture center, Feb. 7

JACCC On Ensemble

On Ensemble infuses the powerful breath of Japanese Taiko with electronica, melody, and Central Asian overtone singing On Ensemble with Kaoru Watanabe & Sumie Kaneko Aratani Theatre at the campus of the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, 244 South San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Saturday, Feb 7, 2015, 7:00 p.m.   www.festivalofsacredmusic.org...
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2015 / Little Tokyo welcomes visitors for cerebrating New Year in Japanese-style, Jan 4

2015 JANM Oshogastu Fest

Japanese American Cultural and Community Center 244  South San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 To celebrate the new year, the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Los Angeles presents its annual Oshogatsu festivities with its signature New Year program “Kotohajime” or The First Performance of the New Year on Sunday, January 4,...
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2014 / Cultural center’s fundraising menu: all-you-can-eat snow crab legs for $75 / Oct 25, 5 pm – 9 pm

The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center names this year fundraiser “CrabFest” which will take place on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 5 pm to 9 pm at Nishi Hongwanji LA in Little Tokyo. Starry Kitchen, Angel City Brewery and Sun Noodles will prepare food. Tickets are avail at http://bit.ly/chilicrabfest for $75 for adult and $65 for...
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2014 / Noh theatre to come to Japanese garden in Little Tokyo, Sept. 7

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Noh: Moon viewing and Sake James Irvine Japanese Garden Japanese American Cultural and Community Center 244 South San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Sunday, September 7, 2014, 7:30 pm $35 General Admission $30 JACCC Member For more information visit http://jaccc.org/noh.php or call (213) 628-2725 Noh is the theatrical art originated from the medieval...
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2014 / Screening “Godzilla vs Biollante” and after-event with filmmakers at Little Tokyo, May 3, 3pm, 6 pm, 9 pm

Godzilla vs Biollante

Japanese American Cultural and Community Center 244 South San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012   Screening: Godzilla vs Biollante 3PM: 1st Screening (English Audio) 6PM: 2nd Screening (Japanese Audio with English Subtitle) Model and Camera Demonstration with Special Guests Mr. Koichi Kawakita, Director of Special effects, “Gozilla vs Biollante” Mr. Norihiko Iwasaki, Representative...
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2014 / JACCC accepting application for paid internship by May 2

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The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center is pleased to announce it has been awarded a Multicultural Undergraduate Summer Internship Grant from the Getty Foundation.  The purpose of the grant is to increase the diversity in professions related to museums and visual arts.  The internships are intended specifically for outstanding students who are members...
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2014 / Dance tribute to Michio Ito, pioneer of American modern dance, Mar. 12

Michio Ito photo by Toyo Miyatake

LEGACY Homage to Michio Ito March 12, 2014 , 7:30 pm Aratani Theatre, Japanese American Community & Cultural Center, Los Angeles, California $30 General Admission, $25 JACCC members, $15 Students For tickets or more info, visit www.jaccc.org  or call (213) 628-2725 Founded nearly 50 years ago as the nation’s first modern dance repertory company,...
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2014 / Musical skits of Japanese children’s stories to be performed by Grateful Crane at Little Tokyo’s culture center, Jan 25

Japanese Childrens Stories

The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in partnership with the Grateful Crane Ensemble presents musical skits of Japanese stories on Saturday, Jan 25 at 11 am and 1 pm at the JACCC’s Doizaki Gallery in Little Tokyo. Classic Japanese children’s stories such as “Saru to Kani” (“The Monkey and the Crab”), “Tsuru no...
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