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Bonsai display competition at Hanford, Nov 05

Clark Center Bonsai Competition Kazari

Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011 10 am – 5 pm Clark Center for Japanese Art & Culture, 15770 10th Avenue, Hanford, CA  93230  www.ccjac.org Supported by: The Bertha and John Garabedian Charitable Foundation On November 5, the Clark Center for Japanese Art & Culture in Hanford, California, will organize the third “KAZARI: Bonsai Display Competition.”...
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2011 Nisei Week / Nanpu Kai Bonsai Exhibition, Aug 20-21, 10 am – 5pm

NanpuKai Bonsai 800 years old California Juniper by Harry Hirao

JACCC (Japanese American Cultural and Community Center) 244 South San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 August 20-21, 2011, 10 am – 5 pm The origin of the Nanpu Kai can be traced back to 60 years ago. In 1950, John Naka, along with Frank Nagata, Morihei Furuya, Joseph Yamashiro and Mrs. Ai Okumura...
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2011 / 27th Annual Arizona Matsuri Festival in downtown Phoenix, Feb 26-27

2011 / 27th Annual Arizona Matsuri Festival in downtown Phoenix, Feb 26-27

The 27th Annual Matsuri Festival takes over Heritage & Science Park in downtown Phoenix on Saturday and Sunday, February 26 & 27, 2011. This two-day celebration features colorful displays of authentic Japanese art, crafts, and entertainment. Traditional Japanese food and merchandise will be on sale. This year, the festival recognizes and celebrates Phoenix’ Sister...
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Viewing Stone Show by California Aiseki Kai at Huntington Library, Dec 26 – Jan 2 (Closed Jan 1) 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Viewing Stone Show by California Aiseki Kai at Huntington Library, Dec 26 – Jan 2 (Closed Jan 1) 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Viewing stones (suiseki) are dense stones found in rivers, along the ocean shore or desert. While there are tens of thousands stones within ones visual scope at any moment, perhaps one stone has been eroded by natural circumstances, water or wind and sand, resulting in the shape of a miniature scene. These shapes may be...
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Gloria Stuart (1910 – 2010) Longest living bonsai enthusiast in Los Angeles

Gloria Stuart (1910 – 2010) Longest living bonsai enthusiast in Los Angeles

Gloria Stuart passed away on Sunday, September 26, 2010 Cultural News, 2010 September Issue As her 100-year-old celebration surprise, actress Gloria Stuart, longest living bonsai enthusiast in Los Angeles, was admitted as an honorary member of the Nanpukai, the most prestigious bonsai club in the U.S. Her French black oak forest was displayed at...
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Lecture Note – Legacy of John Naka: Father of Bonsai in America – September 7, 2010

Lecture Note – Legacy of John Naka:  Father of Bonsai in America – September 7, 2010

Nibei Foundation / Japan Study Club Presenters: Larry Ragle and Nina Ragle Mr. Ragle is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley in forensic science.  He is the president of the California Bonsai Society and a member of Nanpu Kai, John Naka’s select club. Mr. Ragle is also a member of the Board of Directors of...
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Bonsai club in Orange County to offer workshop with internationally renowned instructor, July 10

The Kofu Kai Bonsai Club, a major bonsai association in Orange County, will be offering a premier bonsai workshop with internationally renowned bonsai instructor Kathy Shaner on Saturday, July 10, at 2:30 p.m. at the Anaheim United Methodist Church in Anaheim. Shaner was the first non-Japanese and first female certified by Nippon Bonsai Kyodo...
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