Month: March 2020

This Week in LA: Stay Home with JANM and Japan Foundation. Go Out with Go Little Tokyo!

This week’s newsletter features more things to do from home! Send me suggestions for Japan-related “safer at home” activities. Bonus points if they support SoCal businesses and organizations! Find me @soypaperla on Twitter and Instagram. VIRTUAL BILINGUAL YOGA Bilingual Yoga will be offered via Facebook Live. No need to change clothes or use a yoga mat; …

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This Week in LA: Folks to Support While You Stay Home.

Instead of the hiatus I mentioned in my last post… With all local events cancelled because of COVID-19, this week’s newsletter features things to do from home that happen to support local creators and small businesses. We’re all in this together, right? Have suggestions for Japan-related “safer at home” activities, let me know @soypaperla on …

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A (Hopefully) Brief Hiatus

Hi, Due to COVID-19 most events are being cancelled or postponed. I will update those listings as soon as I can but please check with event organizers before heading anywhere. Given the situation, I think it’s best to put the newsletter and blog on hiatus for a few weeks. Patreon members will not be billed for April. In …

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This Week in LA: Glendale and OC Cherry Blossom Festivals, TOKYO GODFATHERS, and More!

Monday, March 9 TOKYO GODFATHERS [Subtitled]: Tokyo Godfathers, the acclaimed holiday classic from master director Satoshi Kon (Paprika, Perfect Blue), returns to theaters in a brand-new restoration. Select Movie Theaters | Around Los Angeles | Varies More info | Get tickets Wednesday, March 11 THE WONDERLAND [Subtitled]: On the day before her birthday, young Akane …

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This Week in LA: Japanese Girls’ Day, JANM Transcendients Celebration, and More!

Wednesday, March 4 NIGHT AND FOG IN JAPAN [Subtitled]: A daring exploration of political and personal life after the ebb of intense militancy. An early foray by Nagisa Oshima to express the multifaceted reality of post-War Japanese radicalism. The Public School Los Angeles | Chinatown | Free More info Saturday, March 7 Transcendients Community Celebration: …

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