Apologies for posting this week’s events late! My wife and I had our first child on Friday! The little guy arrived a tad early, changing all of our plans. The weekly posts and newsletter will be a bit simplified the next few weeks but it will return to normal soon. Have a great week!

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Monday, May 13 – Sunday, May 19

May 14: Japan's Railway Journeys: Japan House Los Angeles | Free | Get tickets

May 15: Japanese Food Lab: Kouji Kimura | History of Sushi: Japan House Los Angeles | $80 | Get tickets (sold out)

May 16: SAGA OF TANYA THE EVIL [Subtitled]: Select Movie Theaters | Price varies | Get tickets

May 17: HAUSU [Subtitled]: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre | $12 | Get tickets

May 18: GODZILLA VS KING KONG [Dubbed]: Vista Theatre | $11 and up | Get tickets

May 18: Discovering Aged Sushi with Chef Kouji Kimura: Inn Ann at Japan House Los Angeles | $100 | Get tickets (sold out)

May 18: Food, Identity, and Culture in Los Angeles: Japanese American National Museum | Free | Get tickets

May 19: Utayabira, Wuduyabira Okinawan Concert: James R Armstrong Theatre | $20

May 19: Keiko’s Tea Class and Open House: The Shoseian Tea House and Friendship Garden | Free

May 19: Homemade Ramen Workshop: Sonoko Sakai | $135



GO FOR BROKE: AN ORIGIN STORY: Laemmle Playhouse | Pasadena | Price varies | Get tickets
Manga Hokusai Manga: The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles | Miracle Mile | Free
Keshiki: The Landscape Within: Japan House Los Angeles | Hollywood | Free
Tsuruya Kōkei: Modern Kabuki Prints: USC Pacific Asia Museum | Pasadena | $10
Kaiju vs Heroes: Mark Nagata’s Journey through the World of Japanese Toys: Japanese American National Museum | Little Tokyo | $12


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