6000 Language – Cultural Programs

2015 / One day workshop for children to learn Japanese New Year’s Day, Oshogastu, Dec. 28, 10AM – 3PM

JACCC New Year 2016 Monkeyy

Forwarded for JACCC The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center presents Children’s Oshogatsu Workshop Monday, Dec. 28, from 10AM to 3PM JACCC campus, Little Tokyo By sharing traditions with our children, we pass on not only the rituals but also the spirit of the holidays to the next generation. Engage your child in JACCC’s one-day Oshogatsu workshop, where...
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2015 / UCLA Lecture, Open to Public / “Sex & Print Culture: Nishikawa Sukenobu’s Erotic Books” Dec. 11

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Forwarded for the UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies December 11, 2015, 3:00 PM UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library Presentation Room Sex & Print Culture Nishikawa Sukenobu’s Erotic Books Lecture by Professor Nakajima Takashi, Waseda University 性と出版文化:西川祐信画春本の誕生 早稲田大学 中嶋隆 教授 Please note that this lecture will be in Japanese. Free & open to the public!...
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2015 / Nisei Week’s Nebuta float to appear in Hollywood Christmas Parade, Nov. 29

Nebuta Photo by Hiroko Takano

The Nebuta float from this year’s Nisei Week Parade will appear in the 84th annual Hollywood Christmas Parade presented by the City of Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 29. At 5:00 pm on Sunday, the parade will start on Hollywood Blvd. at Orange Drive, the U-shaped parade route will travel east to Vine Street,...
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2015 / Cal State University Los Angeles to present Japanese programs, Nov.9, 10, 12

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Celebration of the 40th anniversary of Japanese Studies Center at California State University, Los Angeles Cal State LA’s the Japanese Studies Center, the Department of Modern Language and Literatures, the College of Arts and Letters, and the Japan Foundation present the following events for free and open to the public:   Monday, Nov. 9...
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2015 / UCLA screening of “The Last Geisha of the Yoshiwara” Nov. 2

UCLA Asian Cultures and Languages Department November 2, from 3:00  – 5:00 pm Royce 314. Film Screening  “Madame Minako: The Last Geisha of the Yoshiwara” (2013) With introductory lectures by: The Director, Makoto Yasuhara (Filmmaker and Lecturer, Rikkyo University): “Stereotypes Revisited: Insights Gained from The Last Geisha” Kenji Watanabe (Professor Emeritus, Rikkyo University): “Early...
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2015 / USC to experiment Japanese renga- style stage performance with enka singer Jero and three hyper artists, Oct. 3

USC Rengapoi

University of Southern California Shinso Ito Center for Japanese Religion and Culture presents Rengapoi: Hyper-Arts Innovation Japan Style Saturday, Oct. 3,  7:00 pm to 8:00 pm Doors open at 6:30 pm University Park Campus Tutor Campus Center Grand Ballroom 3607 Trousdale Pkwy, Los Angeles, CA 90089 Tickets are free.  (213) 821-4365 Enka superstar Jero,...
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2015 / Moshi Moshi Nippon Japanese culture festival in Downtown Los Angeles, Aug 1, 2

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Moshi Moshi Nippon Japanese culture festival is coming to Downtown Los Angeles for the first time ever on Aug. 1 and 2. Harajuku models, shops from Japan, Photobooths, Cosplay, DJ’s, and of course, Karaoke. If you’ve never been to Tokyo, this is as close to strolling down Takeshita Dori with a cat ears as...
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2015 / Japanese summer festival: San Diego Japanese Garden, Aug 1

Buddhist Temple of San Diego and The Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego presents “Gathering of Joy in Balboa Park” at the Japanese friendship Garden on Saturday, Aug. 1, from 10 am – 8:30 pm. www.btsd.net www.niwa.org  
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2015 / Japan Foundation to provide language summer camp for teens, July 20-24

Japan Foundation Summer Camp 2015

The Japan Foundation Los Angeles provides a special annual program, the Summer Camp for Teens: Discover Little Tokyo – from July 20-24 This is a fun and interactive language day camp. Campers will learn Katakana (ex.ア、イ、ウ) and easy expressions in Japanese through fun activities while exploring Little Tokyo. It is a wonderful opportunity for teens to be immersed in the language...
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