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April 24, 1994 | IRIS YOKOI
In springtime, Little Tokyo's fancy turns to thoughts of celebration. It is the time of year that Japanese followers of Buddhism celebrate hanamatsuri, or Flower Festival, in honor of Buddha's birth. Little Tokyo has been celebrating with its third annual Little Tokyo Spring Festival, a series of events held throughout April. The festival culminates Saturday and May 1 with multicultural, family-oriented events. The Japanese American National Museum, 369 E. 1st St.
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December 26, 2002 | Ginny Chien, Special to The Times
If words like "Quidditch," "Hogwarts" and "Hobbit" are uttered far too often in your household nowadays, it may be time to expose the family to some culture outside Hollywood. Beginning Friday, the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center will host a series of programs commemorating Japanese New Year, or Oshogatsu, one of the Asian country's most significant holidays. Arts and crafts, traditional dances and an exhibition of greeting cards are among the events planned.
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July 22, 1991 | SHAUNA SNOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The L.A. Festival's continuing financial deficit has affected at least one other Los Angeles arts organization--the downtown Japanese American Cultural and Community Center. As a result of the festival's 9-month-old unpaid bills, JACCC executives said this week that they are experiencing minor "cash-flow problems." Gerald Yoshitomi, JACCC executive director, said that an unspecified debt for two JACCC-L.A.
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April 9, 1999 | K. CONNIE KANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After a contentious membership meeting at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Little Tokyo last fall, board member Frances Hashimoto lamented: "I never thought Japanese were that confrontational." To Hashimoto, who grew up in Little Tokyo and runs her family's confectionary there, the public airing of simmering disagreements between Japanese-born immigrants and Japanese Americans over the operation of the landmark cultural center seemed almost un-Japanese.
NEWS
December 26, 2002 | Ginny Chien, Special to The Times
If words like "Quidditch," "Hogwarts" and "Hobbit" are uttered far too often in your household nowadays, it may be time to expose the family to some culture outside Hollywood. Beginning Friday, the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center will host a series of programs commemorating Japanese New Year, or Oshogatsu, one of the Asian country's most significant holidays. Arts and crafts, traditional dances and an exhibition of greeting cards are among the events planned.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 9, 1999 | K. CONNIE KANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After a contentious membership meeting at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Little Tokyo last fall, board member Frances Hashimoto lamented: "I never thought Japanese were that confrontational." To Hashimoto, who grew up in Little Tokyo and runs her family's confectionary there, the public airing of simmering disagreements between Japanese-born immigrants and Japanese Americans over the operation of the landmark cultural center seemed almost un-Japanese.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 13, 1999
* Hurricane Harbor--Six Flags Magic Mountain's water kingdom will reopen Saturday at the Valencia park and include the area designed for little swashbucklers, left. * Children's Day-- Demonstrations, games and food booths are planned Saturday and Sunday at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in downtown L.A.
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August 18, 2011
Fifth annual Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Championship Where: Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, 244 S. San Pedro St., L.A. When: 1:30 p.m. Saturday Price: Free Information: (213) 687-7193; http://www.niseiweek.org
ENTERTAINMENT
July 13, 2001
Beyond Baroque Literary/Arts Center's second annual World Beyond Poetry Festival continues today and Saturday. The events are free. Today's poetry readings begin at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. at the Japanese American Cultural and Community center in downtown L.A. Saturday's readings are at 4, 6 and 7:30 p.m. at Self Help Graphics & Art in East L.A. Information: (310) 822-3006.
NEWS
April 24, 1994 | IRIS YOKOI
In springtime, Little Tokyo's fancy turns to thoughts of celebration. It is the time of year that Japanese followers of Buddhism celebrate hanamatsuri, or Flower Festival, in honor of Buddha's birth. Little Tokyo has been celebrating with its third annual Little Tokyo Spring Festival, a series of events held throughout April. The festival culminates Saturday and May 1 with multicultural, family-oriented events. The Japanese American National Museum, 369 E. 1st St.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 22, 1991 | SHAUNA SNOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The L.A. Festival's continuing financial deficit has affected at least one other Los Angeles arts organization--the downtown Japanese American Cultural and Community Center. As a result of the festival's 9-month-old unpaid bills, JACCC executives said this week that they are experiencing minor "cash-flow problems." Gerald Yoshitomi, JACCC executive director, said that an unspecified debt for two JACCC-L.A.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 19, 2000
The jazz fusion band Hiroshima will headline an Aug. 19 concert at the Japan America Theatre, 244 S. San Pedro St., downtown Los Angeles, to benefit the Asian American Drug Abuse Program and the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center. It will be the ninth annual performance to benefit the program. Tickets are $35 and will include admission to a post-performance dessert reception. Information: (323) 293-6284; reservations: (213) 680-3700.
NEWS
August 8, 1993
The 53rd annual Nisei Week festival of exhibits and activities highlighting the Japanese-American community begins this weekend and runs through Aug. 15. One of the most popular events is the Nisei Week parade, which begins at 4 p.m. today at 2nd Street and Central Avenue. The parade travels west on 2nd to Los Angeles Street, where it will head north to 1st Street and wind its way east. Here is a list of other selected events. Most events are free.
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