Monday, February 11 – Sunday, February 17

TUESDAY

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Kodo: Evolution: 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
 

WEDNESDAY

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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
 
Japanese Snacks

SATURDAY

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IKIRU [Subtitled]: 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
 
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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
 
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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
 

SUNDAY

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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
 

ONGOING EVENTS

Tsuruya Kōkei: Modern Kabuki Prints:USC Pacific Asia Museum | Pasadena | $10
 
MIRAI: Laemmle Glendale | Glendale | Varies | Get tickets
 
Takuma Kamine: Myо̄-о̄ in the Shell: The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles | Miracle Mile | Free
 
This is Manga: The Art of Naoki Urasawa: Japan House Los Angeles | Hollywood | Free
 
SHOPLIFTERS [Subtitled]: Select Movie Theaters around Los Angeles | Price varies | Get tickets
 
Kaiju vs Heroes: Mark Nagata’s Journey through the World of Japanese Toys: Japanese American National Museum | Little Tokyo | $12
 

UPCOMING PICKS

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