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2018 / Little Tokyo short story contest accepting entries until Jan. 31

The Little Tokyo Historical Society seeks fictional short stories for “Imagine Little Tokyo” contest. Entries for the English language, Japanese language and English -youth (18 and younger) categories are due Jan. 31. The story has to be fictional and set in a current, past or future Little Tokyo in Los Angeles. Each category winner...
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2018 / Japan Foundation Free Screening: “Her Love Boils Bathwater” Jan. 24 at 7:00PM

The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles 5700 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Free screening Reservation is not required Wednesday, January 24, 7:00PM Selected as the Japanese Entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards “Her Love Boils Bathwater” (2016) Directed by Ryota Nakano https://www.jflalc.org/ac-japanema-012418 Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1DsyAlkWbc  
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2018 / Japan Foundation: Noh Dance, Noh Life, Jan. 22

Japan Foundation Shoseian Noh Actor Michikazu Taneda

The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles, presents Lecture & Demonstration Noh Dance, Noh Life Invitation to A Seven-Century-Long Tradition Lecturer/Performer: Michikazu Taneda Monday, January 22, 7pm The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles, 5700 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 9003 Admission Free, RSVP Required Click Here to RSVP (Eventbrite Web Page) Program Topics* – Basic knowledge...
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2018 / New Year Celebration in Little Tokyo: Kid’s toy “Daruma Rolling Down”

Daruma Rolling Down

On Jan. 01. 2018, kid’s toy “Daruma Rolling Down” was featured at Kid’s Corner in the Hashimoto Plaza of Little Tokyo. Kid’s Corner was a part of New Year Celebration events  sponsored by the Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Southern California. (Cultural News Video)
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2017 / Wildfires: Firefighter from San Diego killed in Thomas fire

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+ Cause of death released for fallen North County firefighter Kristina Davis and David Hernandez      Contact Reporters December 16, 2017, 4:50PM, The San Diego Union-Tribune The North County firefighter killed while battling the firestorm in Ventura County died from burns and smoke inhalation, according to autopsy results released Saturday. The Ventura County medical examiner’s...
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Nisei Week: Chronicle Photos by Nobuyuki Okada at Koban, ongoing

Nisei Week Photo Exhibit by Nobuyuki Okada at Koban

Nobuyuki Takeda’s Photo Exhibition of 77th Annual Nisei Week & the Past Decade Nisei Week Japanese Festival Featuring: 2017 Nisei Week Opening Ceremony, Queen Coronation, Grand Parade, Baby Show, former Queens & Courts, and more Free Admission Place: Little Tokyo Koban & Vistor’s Center, 307East First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012, (213) 613-1911 Date:...
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2017 / Ikebana: Ikenobo Society to celebrate 60th anniversary with events in Los Angeles, Sep. 23-24

The Ikenob0 Ikebana Society of Los Angeles will celebrate its 60th anniversary with the special exhibition and its headmaster’s lecture and demonstration in September 2017. The Special Ikebana Exhibition by Ikenobo Ikebana Sep. 23-24, 2017, 11:00 am – 4:30 pm Doizaki Gallery, Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, Little Tokyo, Los Angeles. Admission free....
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2017 / Japan Foundation: Lecture “Deities in Japanese Art: Shinto” Sept. 19

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Special Lecture Series ” Deities in Japanese Art” Venue: The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles Sept. 19 at 7:00 pm: Session 1: Shinto Oct. 10: Session 2: Buddhas Nov. 14: Session 3: Bodhisattvas Dec. 19: Session 4: Wisdom Kings Jan. 16: Session 5: Celestial Beings www.jflalc.org  
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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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