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2017 / LA Event Link: Ikebana Workshop at Gardena Valley JCI, Sept. 9

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Ikebana Workshop Where: Gardena Valley JCI, 1964 W 162nd, Gardena CA 90274 in room 207/208 When: September 9, 2017; 2:00pm-4:00pm Fee: $40.00 (includes 2 take-home arrangements) Description: Join in on an unique opportunity to learn and participate in the traditional Japanese activity of flower arranging, or Ikebana.  Bring friends or make new ones, all...
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2017 / Gardena: Meditation Workshop at Japanese Cultural Institute, Aug, 19

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Meditation Workshop Where: Gardena Valley JCI, 1964 W 162nd, Gardena CA 90274 in room 207/208 When: August 19, 2017; 10:30 am-12:00 pm Fee: $5.00 Description: Meditation is known to reduce anxiety and will help people reach a deeper level of physical relaxation.  Grab friends and family to come explore different meditation methods and experience...
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2017 / Little Tokyo: Learn to Dance Awa Odori at Zenshuji Temple, July 30

Awa Odori

Learn to Dance Awa Odori at Zenshuji on Sunday, July 30 at 2:00pm From children to adults, anyone can enjoy Awa Odori. Come join us for this special one day event and learn what make this make this dance so much fun. Location: Zenshuji Soto Mission, 123 S Hewitt Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012...
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2017 / UCLA invites the public to Kyogen programs with Mansaku Nomura, May 5, 8, 9

An Evening of Kyogen

The Yanai Initiative Japanese Performing Art Program at UCLA, Waseda University in Tokyo present 5 days of Kyogen programs with living national treasure Mansaku Nomura and his Mansaku-no-Kai from May 5-9. An Evening of Kyogen with Mansaku Nomura & Mansaku-no-kai will be held at Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo on May 6 at 5...
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2017/Zen temple to continue Zen Aerobic class in Little Tokyo

Zenshuji Zen Aerobics

Forwarded for Zenshuji Soto Mission Zen Aerobic class is now scheduled to continue beyond its original ending date of April 30. Staring May 7, the classes will continue on Sundays from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. Zen Aerobics: A Healthy Living Class based on the teaching of Shakyamuni Buddha. The goal of the class is...
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2017/Aurora Challenge Grant for Japan projects: Applications due on March 31

2016 Aurora Challenge Grant

  Japanese Language Scholarship Foundation (aka Aurora Foundation) is accepting application of 2017 Aurora Challenge Grant for Japan projects. The grant will be awarded to a citizen of the USA who resides in California and has a unique dream, in any field of endeavor, which is related to Japanese culture and which would never...
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2017 / Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden to present Festival of Tea in Pasadena, March 26

The Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden will launch the first ever Pasadena Festival of Tea on Sunday March 26, from 12noon to 3pm, as part of the garden’s regular Last Sunday Open Day program series. The festival, which will be held in the traditional Japanese strolling garden on Arlington Drive, will delight tea lovers and...
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2017 / Glendale tea house “Shoseian” invites the public to tea workshop at Brand Library Park, March 19

Forwarded for the Friends of Shoseian Shoseian “Whispering Pine” Tea House Brand Library Park 1601 West Mountain St., Glendale, CA 91201 You are invited to an Introduction to Tea Workshop Sunday, March 19th, 2017 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Ever wondered what it would be like to make a cup of tea the traditional...
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2017 / Sedona Taiko workshop and concert, Jan. 28

Hiro Yayashida

Rhythm of the Earth – Workshop/Concert Series Saturday, January 28 1-3 p.m. Workshop 7-9 p.m.  Concert Sedona Posse Grounds Hub 525 B Posse Ground Road, Sedona, AZ 86336 Pone: 928-282-1660 “Rhythm of the Earth” concert- produced and performed by Ken Koshio and Hiro Hayashida – echoes with a sound that could only come from soulful...
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