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2013 / Thru August 25 / Japanese American National Museum exhibits “Visible & Invisible: A Hapa Japanese American History”

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  The Japanese American National Museum, in collaboration with the USC Hapa Japan Database Project, exhibits Visible & Invisible: A Hapa Japanese American History, from April 7 through August 25, 2013. Through photos, historical artifacts, multimedia images, and interactive components, Visible & Invisible explores the diverse and complex history of the mixed-roots and mixed-race...
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2013 / Japan Foundation to provide teen beginner program of Japanese language, July 22 – 26

    The Japan Foundation Los Angeles provides an introduction level Japanese language course “Summer Day Camp for Teens: Discover Little Tokyo” from July 22 – 26 at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center. The class will be held from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. The program is suitable for 14 -18 years...
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2013 / Japanese American women group to honor classical dance master, June 9

Hanayagi Rokumine Image

A Japanese American women group will honor veteran Japanese classical dance master Hanayagi Rokumine of Los Angeles. A program “An Afternoon with Hanayagi Rokumine” presented by the Nikkei Women Legacy Association will be held on Sunday, June 9, in the new Senator Daniel K. Inouye Center for Democracy, Tateuchi Forum Theater in Little Tokyo...
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2013 / “Hapa” festival cerebrates multiracial Japanese Americans, April 2-6

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The Japanese American National Museum, in collaboration with the USC Hapa Japan Database Project, is set to open its next exhibition, Visible & Invisible: A Hapa Japanese American History, Sunday, April 7 through Sunday, August 25, 2013. Through photos, historical artifacts, multimedia images, and interactive components, Visible & Invisible explores the diverse and complex...
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A scientist to lecture about Origami application to space techonology, May 26

Origami Lecture Dr Lang Space Telescope

In conjunction with Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami on display at the Japanese American National Museum, Dr. Robert Lang, former NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory staff, will lecture as following: From Flapping Birds to Space Telescopes: The Modern Science of Origami Saturday, May 26, 2:00 pm Japanese American National Museum, 100 North Central...
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Japanese American National Museum names yonsei (fourth generation) scholar of Alaska as CEO

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LOS ANGELES (Jan 20, 2012)  –  The Board of Trustees of the Japanese American National Museum announces the hiring of G.W. (Greg) Kimura, Ph.D., as its new Chief Executive Officer. Since 2006, Dr. Kimura has been the President/CEO of the Alaska Humanities Forum (Alaska’s state humanities council), where its revenue doubled during his tenure...
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2012 / Japanese American National Museum to hold Oshogatsu Family Festival, Jan 8

JANM Oshogatsu Shishimai Performance by Kinnara Taiko

The Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles will hold its 2012 Oshogatsu Family Festival with the theme of “Year of the Dragon” on Sunday, January 8, from 11 am to 5 pm. The Family Festival is free and open to the public. It features hands-on arts and crafts activities, food demonstrations and tastings...
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Screening / Hiroshima Nagasaki Download, Oct 22, 2-4 PM

Film Hiroshima Nagasaki Download

Screening: “Hiroshima Nagasaki Download” by Shinpei Takeda Saturday, October 22, 2011, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Tateuchi Democracy Forum Theater at the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles The Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles present free screening of “Hiroshima Nagasaki Download” on Saturday, Oct 22, from 2 – 4 pm,...
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Little Tokyo Design Week to showcase cutting edge design from Japan, July 14 – 17

Initiated by UCLA architecture professor Hitoshi Abe, Little Tokyo Design Week: Future City (LTDW) will be held from July 14-17 in Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles. The all events are open to the public. LTDW celebrates the power and energy of cutting edge design and technology emerging from Japan and its intersection with current...
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