SAN JOSE — Hiroshi Kashiwagi, author of “Starting from Loomis and Other Stories,” will speak on Saturday, March 15, at 1 p.m. at the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, 535 N. 5th St. in San Jose Japantown.

kashiwagi book for webJoin writer/actor Kashiwagi as he recounts the arc of his life in his latest memoir of short stories and reflects on the moments, people, forces, mysteries and choices that have made him who he is.

Kashiwagi is also the author of “Swimming in the American,” “Shoe Box Plays,” and “Ocean Beach.” His plays include “The Betrayed” and his acting credits include the films “The Virtues of Corned Beef Hash” and “Infinity and Chashu Ramen.”

Presented in partnership with the Nichi Bei Foundation Author Series.

Seating is limited. Email or call (408) 294-3138 to reserve your spot.

Free with admission to the museum: $5 for non-members, $3 for students and seniors (65+), free for JAMsj members and children under 12.

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