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America’s leading taiko ensemble to bring outdoor concert in Little Tokyo, June 25

TAIKOPROJECT, America’s leading taiko ensemble, returns to Little Tokyo in Los Angeles this summer with a ground-breaking outdoor concert showcasing their exciting new collaborative work with Japan’s renowned taiko player Ryutaro Kaneko. On June 25 at 2 pm & 7:30 pm, TAIKOPROJECT performs in “Rhythmic Relations 2011” at the Japanese American Cultural and Community...
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LA Mayor Villaraigosa attends memorial service for victims of the Japan earthquake, Mar 17

JACCC Quake Victims Memorial Buddhist Monks

Japanese Americans meet to share grief, offer prayers and raise funds Hundreds gather in L.A.’s Little Tokyo, some suffering personal anguish over friends and relatives lost, villages obliterated and an ancestral homeland devastated. By Teresa Watanabe, Los Angeles Times, March 18, 2011 = = = = = = = = = = = =...
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Girls’ Day to be celebrated at a cultural center, March 6, 1:00PM

JACCC Hinamatsuri 2011

The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Los Angeles opens the spring season of the On the Veranda Lecture Series with Hinamatsuri: Girl’s Day featuring LA Kimono Club on Sunday, March 6, at 1pm in JACCC’s exquisite Garden Room, 244 South San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Traditionally held on March 3,...
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Super Taiko Concert: Japan’s famous players presented by Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, Mar 5, 2PM

Super Taiko Concert by JACCC

Super Taiko Concert Program   (Update)     Saturday, March 5, 2011  2 pm Taiko Center of Los Angeles Ensemble Director:  Rev. Tom Kurai Night Fight  (Composed by Rev. Tom Kurai)     This piece was first performed in collaboration with the UC Riverside Wind Ensemble.  The music is based on Tan Dun’s score for “Croaching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.”...
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2011/ Japan’s TBS miniseries “99 Years of Love: Japanese American” screening with English subtitles, Jan 9-15

2011/ Japan’s TBS miniseries “99 Years of Love: Japanese American” screening with English subtitles, Jan 9-15

The highly acclaimed 5-episode dramatic miniseries of Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS), Japan, 99 Years of Love: Japanese American, aired in Japan in November 3-7, 2010, will be screen at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center in Los Angeles. The video screening of 5-episode with English subtitles will begin on Sunday, January 9 at 1-3...
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2011 / New Year Celebration: Little Tokyo to welcome with “First Performance” Jan 2, 1:00 PM

2011 / New Year Celebration: Little Tokyo to welcome with “First Performance” Jan 2, 1:00 PM

To celebrate the new year, the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center presents its annual Oshogatsu festivities with its signature New Year program, Kotohajime, or The First Performance of the New Year on Sunday, January 2, 2011 ( 1:00 PM), along with the Children’s Oshogatsu Workshop on Tuesday, December 28, 2010 and the 13th...
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Children’s “Oshogatsu” Workshop at Japanese American culture center, Dec 28

Children’s “Oshogatsu” Workshop at Japanese American culture center, Dec 28

To celebrate the spirit of the Japanese New Year, the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center offers a one-day workshop on December 28, from 10 am to 3 pm to learn about the symbols and traditions surrounding Oshogatsu, New Year’s Day. Children’s Oshogatsu Workshop allows children to participate in hands-on craft activities, workshops and...
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Shikishi submission to the annual exhibition is ending on Dec 27

Shikishi submission to the annual exhibition is ending on Dec 27

13th Annual Shikishi Exhibition January 2 through February 27 Doizaki Gallery at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Los Angeles is sending out an open call for art with two programs: the 13th Annual Shikishi Exhibition from Jan 2 – Feb 27; and The Power...
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Exhibition: Hirokazu Kosaka’s interpretation of 12th century scroll, Dec 9 – 23

Exhibition: Hirokazu Kosaka’s interpretation of 12th century scroll, Dec 9 – 23

Cultural News, 2010 November Issue When his fellow classmates in Wakayama, Japan, were engulfed in reading the popular manga of the day, growing up as a teenager in post-war Japan, Hirokazu Kosaka found his imagination transfixed by a scroll he saw at the Kozanji Temple in Kyoto.  The scroll, considered to be the world’s...
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