Monday, February 11 – Sunday, February 17
: The Japanese taiko ensemble returns with a new production illustrating their perpetual creative evolution and the mesmerizing precision and endurance of taiko, an age-old Japanese art form they’ve infused with fresh lyrical rhythms that will move both body and soul. Walt Disney Concert Hall | Los Angeles | $47 – $112 | Get tickets
LOVE AT LEAST [Subtitled]
: An adaptation of Motoya Yukiko’s prize-winning novel, LOVE AT LEAST is a moving depiction of the growing distance between a woman dealing with isolation and an emotionless guy. The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles | Miracle Mile | Free
: The story of Tokyo bureaucrat, Mr. Watanabe (played in the performance of his life by Kurosawa troupe actor Takashi Shimura) who after a quiet life of never taking chances finds that he has six months to live before he dies of stomach cancer. Vista Theatre | $11 and up | Get tickets
Los Angeles Day of Remembrance
: Join the Japanese American National Museum for the 2019 Los Angeles Day of Remembrance to honor and remember those who were incarcerated during World War II and address the theme, “Behind Barbed Wire: Keeping Children Safe and Families Together,” exploring the racist parallels of past and present. Japanese American National Museum | Little Tokyo | Pay what you wish | Get tickets
Sake Tasting with Sake School of America
: Sake has played an essential role in Japanese culture for the past 2,000 years and has made an impact worldwide. In this seminar, you’ll taste Japanese Sake from prominent sake brewing regions. Along with sake tasting, enjoy small bite pairings.
Japan House Los Angeles | Hollywood | $25 | Get tickets
Japanese Traditional Plastering Demo
: Learn about different traditional plastering methods from three master plasterers from Japan. All ages are welcome. Kids will have opportunities to inscribe their messages for peace and unity on the mud wall. Brand Park | Glendale | Free
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