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2017 Nisei Week: Aug. 19-27 in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles

. Jordyn Adachi of San Fernando selected as 2017 Nisei Week Queen . Entire 2017 Nisei Week event schedule is available at www.culturalnews.com/nw2017 . The Nisei Week festival was established by the Nisei (second generation Japanese Americans) in 1934 during the Great Depression. It was originally created to attract business to the Little Tokyo...
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2017 / Union Church: Spiritual Legacy of the Issei Pioneers exhibit by Mike Saijo / Aug 26-27

Spiritual Legacy Project

Little Tokyo Historical Society and Tanaka Photography Collection present “Spiritual Legacy Project” by Mike Saijo at Union Church of Los Angeles from Aug. 19-20, and Aug. 26-27. Art and Multimedia exhibit by Mike Saijo based on original photos, glass plate negatives and film footage celebrating the centennial of Union Church of Los Angeles and...
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2017 / Little Tokyo: Hiroshima-Nagasaki Service at Koyasan Temple, Aug. 6

Hiroshima Memorial Service

The 72nd Commemorative Service of Hiroshima-Magasaki Atomic Bomb Victims Sunday, August 6, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Koyasan Buddhist Temple, 342 East First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 The American Society of Hiroshima-Nagasaki A-Bomb Survivors, Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, and Koyasan Buddhist Temple sponsor the annual memorial service for the victims of...
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2017 / Community-wide Little Tokyo Clean-Up event to take place, May 13

Little Tokyo Sparkle! Nancy Kikuchi Volunteer Day Community Cleanup Trash Pick-Up / Graffiti Removal / Sidewalk Clean-Up Saturday, May 13, 2017 9AM – 12PM Join us in our efforts to clean up Little Tokyo and continue the process of building our community! Sign-Up Link: www.bit.ly/sparklemay17 Bring: Glove, Hat, Water Bottle, Sunscreen Dress Appropriately Meet...
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2017/Zen temple to continue Zen Aerobic class in Little Tokyo

Zenshuji Zen Aerobics

Forwarded for Zenshuji Soto Mission Zen Aerobic class is now scheduled to continue beyond its original ending date of April 30. Staring May 7, the classes will continue on Sundays from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. Zen Aerobics: A Healthy Living Class based on the teaching of Shakyamuni Buddha. The goal of the class is...
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2017 / Oshogatsu Family Festival at Japanese American National Museum, Jan. 8

Oshogatsu Family Festival will be held at the Japanese American National Museum on Sunday, Jan. 8, from 11 am to 5 pm. Admission free. http://www.janm.org/events/2017/oshogatsufest
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Little Tokyo project seeking proposals for April 2018 art events until Jan. 15

Little Tokyo is a 133-year old Japanese American community, the second oldest neighborhood in Los Angeles, one of three remaining historic Japantowns left in the nation, and one of the first fourteen California Cultural Districts. Japanese American Cultural & Community Center and Little Tokyo Business Association in collaboration with Sustainable Little Tokyo invites artists...
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2017 / Japanese communities to gather for Japanese New Year’s celebration at Little Tokyo, Jan. 1

JCC 2017 Japanese New Year

2018 New Year Celebration in Little Tokyo event Schedule Experience the Japanese way of celebrating the New Year of 2017 in the heart of Southern California on Jan. 1. From entertainment, food, and children’s cultural activities, it is one of the most exciting events to take place in the Japanese community. Oshogatsu in Little...
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2017 / Shinto shrine to be set at Little Tokyo, Sunday, Jan. 1

Shusse Inari Shrine at 2018 Oshogatsu in Little Tokyo Hollywood journalist Izumi Hasegawa was born at a family of a Shinto shrine in Matsue, Shimane prefecture, and she has another hat: a licensed priest with the National Association of Shinto Shrine (Jinja Honcho). Hasegawa will open Shussei Inari Jinja on Sunday, Jan. 1 from...
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