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2015 / Little Tokyo Historical Society starts to sell 2016 Calendar

“Jumpin’ in J’Town:  Little Tokyo Live!!!” — the Little Tokyo Historical Society’s 2016 calendar is now on sale throughout Little Tokyo: the Japanese American National Museum store, Bunkado, Rafu Bussan, and Kinokuniya bookstore. Online orders can be made at www.littletokyohs.org.   The calendar is LTHS’ annual fundraiser that supports the mission of researching and discovering...
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2015 / Historical Society places monument for Issei civil right activist Sei Fujii in Little Tokyo

Organizers from the Little Tokyo Historical Society have announced a special “Sei Fujii Day” to take place on Saturday Aug. 1 in Little Tokyo. Though forgotten by many in the community, Sei Fujii will be remembered on this day for his many works on behalf of the Nikkei community and for two landmark court...
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2015/ Little Tokyo Library Programs for May, 2015

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Little Tokyo Library Programs for May, 2015 203 S. Los Angeles St., LA, CA 90012 / (213) 612-0525 Event Name: LA Youth at Work Job Skills Workshop Date/Time: Saturday, 5/16 – 9:30 am – 1:00 pm Description: This Workshop will help you prepare a professional resume, which is a document used to present your...
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2015 / Koyasan Buddhist Temple receiving visitors for praying, Jan.1 -3

Koyasan Buddhist Temple New Year's Day

On New Year’s Day in Japan, it is still a ritual that people visit a Buddhist temple or Shinto shrine to offer a prayer. Here in Los Angeles, Koyasan Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo receives several thousand visitors during three-day-period for many years. Koyasan Temple holds Goma fire ritual ceremony on the New Year’s...
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2016 / Oshogatsu Family Festival at Japanese American National Museum, Jan 1

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Japanese American National Museum Family Festivals   Oshogatsu Family Festival Year of the Monkey Saturday, January 3, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. FREE ALL DAY   Ring in the Year of the Monkey with crafts, food, cultural activities, and performances! * Watch Kodama Taiko pound fresh New Year mochi * Enjoy a Japanese-style...
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2015 / Mini-Shinto shrine to be set up in Little Tokyo, Jan. 1

Shusse Inari Jinja Little Tokyo

In conjunction with the Japanese-style New Year’s celebration event “Oshogatsu in Little Tokyo” by the Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Southern California, Shusse Inari Jinja Shinto shrine from Izumo region of Shimane prefecture will set up a mini Jinja shrine on the Weller Street on January 1, 2015, from 11:15 a.m. through 4:00 p.m....
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2014 / Elders’ memories inscribed at “Ruin Map,” Closing Sep 14 at JACCC, Little Tokyo

JACCC Kosaka Ruin Map

The Japanese American Cultural & Community Center in Los Angeles presents its newest exhibit “Ruin Map” by Hirokazu Kosaka at tis George J. Doizaki Gallery from Saturday, Aug. 23 – Sept. 14. Gallery Hours are: Tuesday – Friday, 12 pm – 4 pm; Saturday – Sunday, 11 am – 4 pm; Closed on Mondays...
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2014 / Little Tokyo activist Nancy Kikuchi, 52, passed away

Nancy Kikuchi, active supporter of many organizations in the Japanese American community, passed away on Sept. 10, 2014. She was 52. Kikuchi was involved with Koban (Little Tokyo Public Safety Association), the Tofu Festival, Nisei Week, the Japanese Restaurant Association, Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Southern California, Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, the...
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2014 / A food event specialized in Japanese Ramen noodle during Nisei Week, Aug 16, 17

Ramen Yokocho 2014 Nisei Week

A food event specialized in Japanese Ramen noodle takes place on Aug. 16 and 17 as a part of the Nisei Week Japanese Festival at 160 North Central Ave, Downtown Los Angeles – Little Tokyo. Dubbed as Ramen Yokocho (Ramen Alley), 9 restaurants open food booths from 11 am to 11 pm on Saturday,...
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