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2016 / Manzanar hosts 100th National Park Service birthday celebration Aug. 25, 27

Manzanar Enterance Adams

Forwarded for Manzanar National Historic Site August 25, 2016 marks the 100th birthday of the National Park Service. The public is invited to join Manzanar National Historic Site in celebrating the centennial year on Thursday August 25, 2016 and Saturday August 27, 2016 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm in the visitor center lobby....
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2016 / CN looking for a translator of the wartime history magazine article about Japanese antiwar artist

Cultural News is looking for a Japanese to English translator of a magazine article about Japanese antiwar artist during World War II. “Taro Yashima – Japanese artist who worked for US’s wartime intelligence agency” was written by American politics scholar Rnjiro Sodei in August 1979 for the Japanese edition of Playboy magazine. Taro Yashima...
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2016 / Wartime mural painted by Japanese American internee to be unveiled at Manzanar, April 9

In celebration of the Inyo County Sesquicentennial and the National Park Service Centennial, Eastern California Museum and Manzanar National Historic Site invites the public to the unveiling of a recently conserved three-panel of the Owns Valley painted by Tamekichi Carl Hibino in 1943 while he and his family were incarcerated in Manzanar. This is...
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2016 / Skirball Center exhibiting Manzanar photographs by Anesl Adams & Mine Okubo’s artwork, Oct. 8 – Feb. 21

The Skirball Cultural Center presents Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams, featuring fifty little-known photographs by Ansel Adams (1902–1984) that depict the treatment of Japanese Americans at the Manzanar incarceration camp in central California. Taken during World War II, the black and white works were originally published in Adams’s book Born Free and...
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2016 / UCLA Film Screening / Hidden Legacy: Japanese Traditional Performing Arts in the WWII Internment Camps, Jan 22, 7:00PM

UCLA Hidden Legacy

January 22, 2016 | 7:00 – 9:00 PM Film Screening: Hidden Legacy: Japanese Traditional Performing Arts in the WWII Internment Camps Jan Popper Theater, UCLA With its rich mix of compelling interviews, historical photographs, musical performances, and rare archival film footage, this 2014 documentary offers extraordinary insight into the persistence of traditional Japanese cultural...
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2016 / USC Lecture / Faith, Solidarity and Compromises: Christian Life in the WWII Japanese American Incarceration Camps, Jan 15

Faith, Solidarity and Compromises: Christian Life in the WWII Japanese American Incarceration Camps Anne Blankenship (North Dakota State University) explores the lived religious experience of Nikkei Christian pastors struggling to build sustainable lives behind the barbed wire of America’s wartime incarceration camps.   Friday, January 15, 2016 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM University Park...
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2015 / Premier screening of “Rice King” documentary at Nibei lecture series, Oct. 20

Nibei Foundation Lecture Series 11570 West Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064 www.nibei.org Tuesday, Oct. 20, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Premier Screening “Seed: The Life of the Rice King and His Kin” Followed by Q&A session with director Masa Baba and executive producer Shinichiro Okano In Dos Palos, a small town with big...
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2015 / Skirball Center to screen Japanese American wartime incarceration-themed film, Oct. 15

  Forwarded for Skirball Cultural Center Skirball Cultural Center 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049. Museum hours: Tuesday–Friday 12:00–5:00 p.m.; Saturday–Sunday 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; closed Mondays and holidays. Admission to exhibitions: $10 General; Exhibitions are free to all visitors on Thursdays. (310) 440-4500  skirball.org. Film screening: Children of the Camps Thursday, October 15, 8:00...
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