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2015 / West Coast premiere of documentary on wartime Japanese American incarceration at Skirball, Oct. 15

Plato Society Skirball Right of Passage

The Plato Society of Los Angeles presents the Colloquium Afternoon at the Skirball Cultural Center on Thursday, Oct. 15 from 1:00 – 3:15 pm. The Skirball Cultural Center is located at 2701 North Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049.  www.skirball.org The colloquium is held in conjunction with Skirball’s two new exhibitions: Manzanar – Ansel...
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2015 / Japanese American forum on 1945 Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic bombing to be held at San Fernando Valley, Aug. 2

A Japanese American forum and art exhibition on the Atomic Bombs dropped on Aug. 6 and 9, 1945 will be held on Sunday, August 2, at 2:00 pm at the San Fernando Valley Japanese American Community Center, 12953 Branford St., Pacoima, CA 91331. This event is sponsored by the San Fernando Valley Japanese American...
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2015 / Manzanar opens long-awaited barracks exhibits

Manzanar National Historic Site News Release, April 16, 2015 During World War II, more than 10,000 Japanese Americans coped with spartan living conditions at Manzanar. They were from cities and farms, young and old, rich and poor, extended families and single people. All were forced from their pre-war homes to live in crowded apartments...
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2014 / Exhibition of watercolor painting responded to Japanese American wartime incarceration, Sep 2 – Dec 16

Manzanar Paint Out 2003 Henry Fukuhara

Artists Can Move Mountains: Creative expressions from the Eastern Sierra A group show by the 2014 Henry Fukuhara Painting Group September 2 to December 16, 2014 Open: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 11 am – 3 pm California State University, Dominguez Hills, University Library Gallery, 1000 East Victoria Street, Carson, CA 90747, (310) 243-2127 Henry...
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2014 / Documentary film about existence of traditional Japanese performance arts in War time camps, Nov. 6 at Riverside Community College

Documentary film “Hidden Legacy” will be screened on Thursday, Nov. 6, at 6:00 pm and 7:45 pm at Riverside Community College, Center for Social Justice and Civil Liberties, 3855 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92506. Screening is free, but there are only 18 seats available per screening. To reserve a seat, call (951) 222-8846 or...
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2014 / Book review: With honesty, a “Nisei daughter” recollected the conflicted feelings

Book Nisei Daughter

Nisei Daughter Author:  Monica Itoi Sone New Introduction Written by Marie Rose Wong University Washington Press, 228 pages Book review byJune Aochi Berk Kazuko (Monica) Itoi Sone’s recollections as a young second-generation Nisei is told with simplicity and prose-like remembrances.  Kazuko-chan’s detailed descriptions of the people and places in her childhood in Seattle are...
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2014 / War time theme artist Mary Higuchi to be in person at her El Camino College exhibition, May 21

Reception: Wednesday, May 21, from 4 pm to 6 pm El Camino College Schauerman Library The month of May is designated as Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month.  As part of the festivities, an exhibit of Hatsuko Mary Higuchi’s award-winning paintings is at the El Camino College Schauerman Library during the month of May 2014. Hatsuko...
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2014 / A program to share impact of the 1981’s wartime internment hearing, May 3

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Japanese American Historical Society of Southern California Visual Communication Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress and The Torrance Public Library Present: Power of the Commission Hearings: First Person Voices of Japanese American Incarceration May 3, from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm  Katy Geissert Civic Library Community Meeting Room at Torrance Civic Center, 3301 Torrance...
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2014 / Manzanar At Dusk: College-Age Youth Taking Charge, April 26

Manzanar At Dusk 2013 Photo

PILGRIMAGE: Seats still available on bus to 45th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage from Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES — College students will once again take the lead role during the 2014 Manzanar At Dusk program, sponsored by the Manzanar Committee, scheduled from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at the Lone Pine High...
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