This Week in LA: Free Movie, Day of Remembrance, Japanese Curry, and More!

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Wednesday, February 12

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NEVER-ENDING MAN: HAYAO MIYAZAKI [Subtitled]: Free screening of the 2018 Hayao Miyazaki documentary! The Japan Foundation LA | Miracle Mile | Free
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MILLENNIUM ACTRESS [Subtitled]: Experience the gorgeous new restoration of what many believe to be Satoshi Kon’s (Perfect Blue, Paprika) greatest work, MILLENNIUM ACTRESS.
The Club | Arts District | $12 and up

Saturday, February 15

Otaku Market Gathering: A free art market hosted by the creators of Ronin-Expo and TitanCon featuring an Artist Alley, Live Performances, Featured Guests, and more. The Source OC | Buena Park | Free
Harajuku Day Meet Up: A Japanese Fashion meet up that welcomes J-Fashion enthusiasts of all types. Weller Court Shopping Center | Little Tokyo | Free
Exhibit: Japanese Embroidery by Shizuka Kusano: One of the most admired and recognized textile artists in Japan, showcases contemporary art pieces based on 1500 year-old traditional embroideries inspired by Japanese poetry, literature, and art. The Japan Foundation LA | Miracle Mile | Free
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Los Angeles Day of Remembrance: Honor and remember those who were incarcerated during World War II with DR. SATSUKI INA, writer, activist, psychotherapist, and co-founder of Tsuru for Solidarity and a video message from SENATOR MAZIE K. HIRONO, Hawai‘i’s first female senator and the country’s first Asian American woman senator.
Japanese American National Museum | Little Tokyo | Pay what you wish
Let’s Go, Atsuko! A (woke) Japanese Game Show: Atsuko hosts a night of interactive games, videos, ​​discussions, and talent from notable comedians, political thinkers, and public figures in the style of a Japanese Game Show. Dynasty Typewriter at The Hayworth | Los Angeles | $19.33 and up

Sunday, February 16

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Japanese Curry Workshop: Make curry from scratch, using fresh whole spices and seeds. Then make a chicken and vegetable curry and have it for lunch with rice and homemade Fukujinzuke relish. Sonoko Sakai | Highland Park | $135

ONGOING EVENTS

Under a Mushroom Cloud: Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and the Atomic Bomb: Japanese American National Museum | Little Tokyo | $16
Transcendients: Heroes at Borders: Japanese American National Museum | Little Tokyo | $16 (Museum admission)

UPCOMING PICKS

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