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2013 / Jackson Browne to perform at Peace Concert in Little Tokyo, August 6

  Singer Jackson Browne will perform at A Concert for Peace on August 6, at 8:00 pm in Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles. As a part of special community event Remembering Sadako: Folding for Peace organized by the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, the peace concert will be held at the Aratani Theatre...
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2013 / Little Tokyo to hold “A Call for Peace” as Hiroshima / Nagasaki memorial, August 5

Hiroshima Peace Flame

Interfaith Ceremony “A Call for Peace” will be held at the Plaza of the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles on Monday, August 5 at 3:30 pm. “A Call for Peace” is a program of the JACCC’s “Remembering Sadako: Folding for Peace” from August 3 through August 6,...
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2013 / Four-day remembrance for a Hiroshima girl to be held in Little Tokyo, August 3-6

This four-day remembrance, will pay tribute to Sadako, who was two years old when the atomic bomb was dropped on August 6, 1945, near her home in Hiroshima, Japan.  Sadako is remembered through the story of a thousand origami cranes.  She and the origami paper crane have become international symbols for peace for children...
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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 / Asia America Symphony to perform with fusion band Hiroshima, June 29

20130624 Asia America Symphony Hiroshima-Benoit

  On June 29 at 8:00 pm, musical director David Benoit will conduct the Asia America Symphony Orchestra in its last concert of its 2013 series at Aratani Theatre in the campus of the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles. The orchestra will be performing with Grammy-nominated fusion group,...
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2013 / “Tale of Genji” to be introduced by film and lectures, Feb 23

20130125 JACCC Veranda Tale of Genji

As 2013 season’s first “On the Veranda” lecture series, the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Los Angeles will present  Lecture/ Film “The Tale of Genji: World’s first novel” on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 2-4 pm in the JACCC’s Doizaki Gallery. Screening  “The Tale of Genji” from “Invitation to World Literature” series Guest...
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New president appointed at leading Japanese culture center in Los Angeles

The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Los Angeles announces the appointment of Ms. Leslie A. Ito as its new President & CEO.   She will begin her tenure on March 4, 2013. For over 14 years, Ito has promoted arts organizations with technical assistance and fund development in her various roles with the...
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2012 Oldest ikebana school presents 550th anniversary exhibition, Sept 22-23

20120922 Ikenobo JACCC

  Ikenobo Ikebana Society of Los Angeles presents a flower arrangement exhibition by its members on Sept. 22 and 23 at Doizaki gallery of the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles. The year 2012 is the 550th anniversary of the Ikebana Ikenobo recorded history. All of Ikenobo’s 400...
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May 5 / Closing of LA Bloom showcase program at Japanese American Cultural and Community Center

JACCC LA Bloom Ikebana Sogetsu Fukui Group

For the centennial year of the cherry trees gifted to the U.S. from Japan, the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center (JACCC) in Los Angeles is celebrating its first annual Spring Festival: LA Bloom – a new season, showcasing timeless traditions, contemporary art, culture, performance and community activities. The nine-day celebration will begin with...
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