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2016 / Japanese garden in Pasadena chosen home of Hiroshima Camellia

The Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden in Pasadena has been chosen as the home of a sapling that descended from one of the trees considered lost after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. When an atomic bomb destroyed the city of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, it was predicted that nothing would grow in the ruins...
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2016 / 59th Bonsai Exhibition by the California Bonsai Society at Huntington Library, Mar. 19-20

Exhibition dates: March 19, 20, 2016, 10 am – 4:30 pm daily Reception: 6-9 pm, Saturday, March 19, 2016 Botanical Center, Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA
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2016 / Descanso Gardens Cherry Blossom Festival, Mar. 12-13

Descanso Gardens Cherry Blossom Festival 2016

Descanso Gardens Cherry Blossom Festival Saturday & Sunday, March 12 & 13 Descanso welcomes spring with its annual Cherry Blossom Festival. This year’s celebration will feature entertainment, Japanese cuisine, origami and more. The festival will take advantage of the start of Daylight Saving Time that weekend with extended hours – from 9 a.m. to...
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2016 / Huntington Library to host “Bonsai-A-Thon” Feb. 27-28

Southern California bonsai masters will share their passion for the art form in this annual event that includes exhibits, demonstrations, prize drawings, a “bonsai bazaar,” and a live auction at 3 p.m. each day. + The Golden State Bonsai Federation will hold its Bonsai-A-Thon XX on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 27 and 28, from 10:30...
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2016 / Huntington Library/ Annual Viewing Stone Exhibition by California Aiseki Kai, Dec 26 – Jan. 3

YouTube Video Forwarded for California Aiseki Kai “Viewing stones” are small, natural rocks that may evoke an emotion depending on the viewer’s mood and life experience. The contour of the stone may suggest an endless scene of nature such as a mountain, island or a plateau or may suggest a human or animal figure...
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2015 / San Diego Japanese Garden hosting bamboo sculpture exhibition, Sep 12 – Dec. 6

Tanabe Kochikusai Ascension

The Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego will host Japanese Bamboo and the World Expo: A Century of Discovery exhibition at the Inamori Pavilion from Sept. 12 – Dec. 6, 2015. With pieces spanning from an 1887 vessel by Hayakawa Shokosai I to Nakatomi Hajime’s 2015 Prism: Square, this exhibition will provide a rich...
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2015 / Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden open day to feature origami, Nov. 29 at 1:00PM

Storrier Stearns Openday Origami Program

  Forwarded for Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden 270 Arlington Drive, Pasadena CA 91105   Holiday Origami Workshop for the Whole Family with artist and educator Nori Shirasu Sunday, November 29 at 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Free with admission to Open Day   Looking for a calm relaxing day to escape...
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2015 / Nibei lecture to focus on historical Japanese garden in Pasadena, Oct. 6

The Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden

Nibei Foundation presents lecture “The Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden: A Landmark of California History, A Treasure for Future Generations” by Ms. Deanie Nyman on Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 7:00 pm at Terasaki Foundation Building, 11570 West Olympic Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90064. A survivor of numerous threats to its existence since it ground-breaking in 1935,...
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2015 / Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden lecture “Japanese Bamboo Baskets” Oct. 1

Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden New Monthly Lecture Series at the Garden: “Aspects of Japanese Art” with Meher McArthur Japanese art historian Meher McArthur will draw from her 20 years of experience researching and curating Japanese art to present a series of lectures discussing aspects of Japanese traditional and contemporary art. The series will relate...
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