Hiro’s Bokashi Club

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Learn how to compost using the Okinawan tradition of bokashi composting, an anaerobic process that uses the special additive to ferment your food waste, including meat and dairy, into a healthy, nutrient-rich soil. Limited amount of bokashi supplies available for purchase online and pick-up in Little Tokyo. Pre-order before Sept. 12, or while supplies last. […]

Atsuko & Friends

Largo at the Coronet 366 N La Cienaga Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA

From her website: "Atsuko is the creator & host of Let's Go, Atsuko! A (woke) Japanese Game Show & OHAYO: Good Morning from Inside A Monster.  Her comedy has been covered in Variety, Vulture, New York Times, LA Times, & more.   She's written for Adult Swim's The Eric Andre Show & Soft Focus with Jena Friedman and is in […]

Tadaima: Sites of Shame Discovery Session

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From the event page: "Join us for a virtual tour of Densho’s new Sites of Shame! This innovative new mapping tool from Densho gives users an unprecedented view of the landscapes and dislocations of WWII incarceration. Sites of Shame combines the latest scholarship on WWII incarceration history, data gathered by the US government during WWII, […]

Virtual Keiro no Hi Festival

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Virtual Keiro no Hi Festival, a celebration of older adults presented by Keiro and JACCC. From the event page: "Keiro and Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC) are proud to present their fourth annual Keiro no Hi Festival, virtually, on Saturday, September 18, 2021. Keiro no Hi, or Respect for the Aged Day, is […]

Tadaima! J-Town here to Stay: Displacement & Community Resilience in Japantown

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From the event page: "Japantowns, or nihonmachi, have been important cultural and community hubs for generations of Japanese Americans and others who live, work, and find connection in J-town. Shaped by a history of both exclusion and resilience, these neighborhoods have survived WWII removal, evictions, and redevelopment, and birthed movements for cross-racial solidarity, redress, and […]

Outdoor Screening & Samurai Acting Workshop at Shoseian Teahouse

Shoseian Teahouse 1601 West Mountain Street, Glendale, CA

From the event page: "Challenge yourself in a sword fight performance that you’ve only seen in Samurai movies at the beautiful Japanese Garden in Glendale. Japanese actor group “Burai” will be your instructor and they will be teaching you basic samurai movements, sword handling, and manner of speaking. After this 30 minute workshop, enjoy the […]

52nd Annual Japan America Golf Classic

La Cañada Flintridge Country Club 5500 Godbey Dr, La Cañada Flintridge, CA

Shotgun start at 11 a.m., reception at 4 p.m., awards dinner at 5 p.m. Prize donations sought for silent auction and raffle drawing. From the event page: "The Popular JASSC "FUN"draiser is Back! We are excited to bring one of the most popular events back this Fall season. The Annual Japan America Golf Classic has […]

Recurring

Jake Shimabakuro

Belly Up 143 S. Cedros Ave, Solana Beach, CA

From the event page: "Ticket Price: $48 advanced / $50 day of show / $84 reserved loft seating (loft seating is available over the phone or in person at our box office) Our shows with Jake Shimabukuro will be taped by KPBS. By entering the show you consent to possibly be videotaped as part of […]

Recurring

Jake Shimabakuro

Belly Up 143 S. Cedros Ave, Solana Beach, CA

From the event page: "Ticket Price: $48 advanced / $50 day of show / $84 reserved loft seating (loft seating is available over the phone or in person at our box office) Our shows with Jake Shimabukuro will be taped by KPBS. By entering the show you consent to possibly be videotaped as part of […]

Jake Shimabukuro

Irvine Barclay Theatre 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, CA

From the event page: "Widely recognized as “the Jimi Hendrix of the ukulele,” Jake Shimabukuro is a one-man army advancing the ukulele cause, turning the four-string axe into a flexible musical vehicle capable of generating everything from crunching, effects-laden rock to sensuously swinging jazz. He coaxes an impossibly big sound out of this little instrument, […]

Author Discussion—When Can We Go Back to America? with Susan Kamei

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From the event page: "$10 General Admission / FREE for JANM & JACL Members In this virtual program, Susan H. Kamei will discuss her new book, When Can We Go Back to America?: Voices of Japanese American Incarceration during WWII, and the lessons that she hopes readers of all ages will take from it. She […]