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2017 / Little Tokyo Historical Society seeks entries for 2017 short story contest, deadline Jan. 31

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The Little Tokyo Historical Society (LTHS) seeks fictional short stories for its fourth annual Imagine Little Tokyo short story contest in the categories of English language, Japanese language and youth (18 and younger). The deadline is January 31, 2017. The purpose of the contest is to raise awareness of Little Tokyo through a creative...
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2017 / Descanso Gardens / “Sharing Culture: Creating Community” at Stuart Haage Gallery, Oct. 15, 2016 – Jan. 29, 2017

Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge Sharing Culture: Creating Community Oct. 15, 2016 – Jan. 29, 2017 Stuart Haage Gallery Descanso Gardens will present “Sharing Culture | Sharing Culture” at the Sturt Haaga Gallery in celebration of the 50th anniversary of its Japanese Garden. Running from Oct. 15, 2016, through Jan. 29, 2017, the...
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2017 / Shikishi – New Year Greeting Card – Exhibition in Little Tokyo, through Jan. 29

The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center 19th Annual Shikishi Exhibition Sunday, January 8 – Sunday, January 29, 2017 Free admission www.jaccc.org The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center presents its 19th Annual Shikishi Exhibition with artwork based on the theme of Year of the Rooster. In celebration of the New Year, JACCC welcomes...
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2017 / Japanese Chamber’s 2017 Officers’ Installation and Awards Luncheon set for Jan. 29

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The Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Southern California (JCCSC) will install its new officers at the 2017 Officers’ Installation and Awards Luncheon on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at Almansor Court in Alhambra. Tickets are $55 per person, and $550 per table for 10 guests. Reservation deadline is Tuesday, Jan. 17. Jeff Yamazaki will be...
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2017 / Japanese American group to protest rent hikes by new owner of senior care facilities, Jan. 28

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Forwarded for Koreisha Senior Care & Advocacy JAPANESE AMERICANS TELL OWNER OF CENTURY CITY HOTEL, NO BIG RENT HIKES on OUR ELDERLY! Japanese Americans demand that owner Pacifica Companies not increase rents for elderly at their retirement home. • Elderly Japanese Americans and supporters will hold a press event, rally and picketing in front...
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2017 / Zenshuji Temple in Little Tokyo / Live Noh stage, Jan. 16

Forwarded for Zesnhuji Temple in Little Tokyo We are happy to announce that we are starting a new year with new events; 1)  There will be a dedication ceremony of Noh and Tsuzumi to pray for disaster victims and reconstruction in Japan on Monday, January 16th, 2017. It is Martin Luther King Jr. Day....
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2017 / Okinawa Association installs 2017 officers with Edward Kamiya as President

The Okinawa Association of America held the 2017 New Year’s Party and new officers installation on Jan. 15 at the Quiet Cannon event place in Montebello. More than 500 people attended the event.   2017-18 President of the Okinawa Association of America Edward K. Kamiya   2017 Board of Directors Setsuko Fujimoto, Harold Kameya,...
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2017 / Theatrical live performance from Japan “A Seed: One Wish Can Change the World” at Armstrong Theatre, Jan. 14

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Tickets are sold out as of Jan. 11, 2017 Theatrical Live Performance A SEED:  ICHI-RYU MANBAI One Wish Can Change the World Jan. 14 (Sat) 2017,  8:00 PM start Armstrong Theater 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, CA 90503 Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation and Magicbell Communications present a theatrical live performance, “A SEED: Ichi-ryu Manbai.”...
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2017 / Bullet (p)roof exhibition featuring five contemporary artists from Japan, Nov. 19, 2016 – Jan. 14, 2017

Bullet (p)roof • artificial interference curated by Kio Griffith​ + Bryan Ida November 19, 2016 – January 14, 2017 (extended from Jan. 7) George Billis Gallery Los Angeles 2716 S. La Cienega Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90034 http://www.georgebillis.com/ Opening Reception Saturday, November 19, 5-8 pm Asae Soya Akihiro Yasugi Nobuki Mizumoto Naohiko Onodera Sakiko...
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