2014 / January issue of Cultural News on sale / 12 issues per year for $30

Noh Mask by Bidou Yamaguchi Zo onna

Zõ-onna (Middle-Age Woman) 1998
Japanese cypress, seashell, natural pigment, urushi
8.27 x 5.31 x 2.76 inches Collection of Kelly Sutherlin McLeod and Steve McLeod
© Bidou Yamaguchi

The January issue of Cultural News is on sale now. Subscription of 12 issues per year is $30. The contents are following:

Noh masks by famous Japanese creator to exhibited as university program in Long Beach

Hayao Miyazaki’s latest and last animated film to be released in North America, Feb. 21

Japan entries “The Great Passage” for Academy’s foreign competition

A Hiroshima university’s global studies program inviting participants from the world, Feb. 18- Mar. 9

CSUN student Lindsay Seino selected Miss Kimono LA 2014

Arizona’s largest Japan-theme festival to mark 30th anniversary, Feb. 22-23

Japanese Culture Professional Directory

Nationally awarded teacher in Salinas, Northern Calif, to speak at Japanese language workshop, Feb. 15

Iwate Gourmet Fair to be held at Mistuwa Marketplace, Torrance, Jan. 30 – Feb. 2

A fourth generation Japanese American woman’s encounter Minyo Japanese folk music, by Nana Kaneko

Clark Center’s new exhibition / Kanpai: The Art of Drinking in Japan, Feb. 11 – June 28 / Opening lecture, Feb. 9 at 2 pm


The Clark Center for Japanese Art & Culture

Japan Foundation Nihongo / Japanese Language Courses Winter 2014, Jan. 21 – Mar. 22

Mitsuru Sushi & Grill

Fuji Japanese Music

Zenshuji temple / Introduction to Zen Meditation, Starts on Feb. 6 / 5 Thursday evening session, 7:30 – 8:45 pm