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2013 / Japanese American youth’s song show in tribute to Nisei, Oct. 13

Nisei Serenade 2013 Oct 13

   “Nisei Serenade,” the nostalgic musical show featuring Japanese American youth singing songs of the 1940’s in tribute to the Nisei generation, is returning to Southern California on Sunday, October 13 at 2 p.m. at the Orange County Buddhist Church (OCBC). Presented by the Grateful Crane Ensemble and OCBC’s Project Kokoro, “Nisei Serenade” premiered...
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2013 / Little Tokyo Neighbor / Jazz Night by Japanese Americans, Aug 23

By Scott Nagatani, Musician and composer The loose theme of the evening is Bronzeville, 2013.   The music LosAKAtombros plays is headed in a direction of more original compositions and jazz arrangements of Japanese folksongs.   But our roots are Coltrane, Monk, and other jazz giants.   Friday (Aug 23), we will also pay...
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2011 Nisei Week / Pasadena’s Erika Mariko Olsen selected 2011 Queen

2011 Nisei Week Queen 1st Princess Miss Tomodachi

Erika Mariko Olsen, representing Pasadena Japanese Cultural Institute, was selected 2011 Nisei Week Queen on August 13 at Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena. Mimi Mitsuko Yang, representing West Los Angeles Japanese American Citizens League and Venice Japanese Community Center, was selected 1st Princess. Kay A. Yamaguchi, representing Gardena Evening Optimist and The Loft Hawaiian Restaurant,...
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