2016 / Monthly newspaper “Cultural News” August / September content


CN 2016 08 August September IssueJapanese American Cultural and Community Center/ The Price Collection: The Buddha and the Floating World

Los Angeles County Museum of Art / Japanese Painting: From the Zen Mind / Alternative Dreams: 17th – Century Chinese Paintings from the Tsao Family Collection

Aurora Foundation / Pink Martiti’s “1969” album singer Saori Yuki in Los Angeles

San Francisco museum to present Japanese photography in two fall 2016 exhibitions

Huntington Library / Photography captured Japanese influence on American architectures

Jun Kaneko / Exhibition of sculpture and painting by international acclaimed artist

Hiroshima – Los Angeles – Washington / Los Angeles artist Fukuhara and President Obama exchange their thoughts on peace issue

Torrance public library to host testimony of Hiroshima atomic bombing survivors

The 71st memorial service for victims of Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombing

57th annual Convention of Japanese Abroad to be held in Tokyo in October 2016

JS Bach concert for remembering victims in Tohoku

A project to foster awareness of nuclear disaster by painting on small cow statues of Fukushima

Nanka Fukushima Kenjinkai promotes made-in Fukushima sake

Long Beach welcomes students from Yokkaichi at Japanese garden in a university campus.

A Tohoku mayor visits Los Angeles to deliver message after five years after disaster

Sister cities Torrance and Kashiwa exchange students

Los Angeles theater group returns to Tohoku with songs at temporary housing

Restaurateur presents his fourth Enka stage in Los Angeles

Bando Mitsuhiro, who taught Japanese classical dance for 40 years, passed

Tokyo-based stylist showcases Kabuki wig work in Gardena

Nisei Week Grand Parade photos: 2016 Nisei Week Queen and Courts; Parade Marshall Kaori Nara Turner; From Tokyo, recording artist Megumi Date.

2016 Nisei Week Queen title goes to San Fernando Valley’s Jaclyn Tomita

Phoenix’ civil leader and Japanese culture promoter Ted Namba passed at 58

Philanthropist Calendar / Aurora Foundation Benefit Award Dinner & Auction Gala Cerebration

Multi-purpose sports facility project in Little Tokyo targeting basketball teams

How Japanese American Basketball is Organized

Film Project / Path of Dream: Inspired by the legend of Ono no Komachi

Japanese American National Museum /Uprooted: Japanese American Farm Labor Camp During World War II

Book / The Osamu Tezuka Story – A life in Manga and Anime – by Toshio Ban & Tezuka Productions; translated by Frederik L. Schodt


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