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

Wednesday, March 4

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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

Saturday, March 7

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Transcendients Community Celebration: Challenging Borders: A free one-day celebration of the TRANSCENDIENTS “heroes” and their work as featured in artist Taiji Terasaki’s groundbreaking collaboration with the Japanese American National Museum, Transcendients: Heroes at Borders. Japanese American National Museum | Los Angeles | Free

Sunday, March 8

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Japanese Girls’ Day: See a traditional tiered doll display (hinadan) and learn to create your own dolls and hanging decorations inspired by the festival. The day will include Japanese tea ceremony demonstrations, Student Educator led tours, and storytime for kids. USC Pacific Asia Museum | Pasadena | Free


MY HERO ACADEMIA: HEROES RISING: Select Movie Theaters | Around Los Angeles | Varies | Ends March 5
Exhibit: Japanese Embroidery by Shizuka Kusano: The Japan Foundation LA | Miracle Mile | Free | Ends March 21
Under a Mushroom Cloud: Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and the Atomic Bomb: Japanese American National Museum | Little Tokyo | $16 | Ends June 7
“METAZEALOT” a Solo Exhibition by snipe1: Avenue des Arts | Los Angeles | Ends June 29
Transcendients: Heroes at Borders: Japanese American National Museum | Little Tokyo | $16 (Museum admission) | Ends March 29


March 9: TOKYO GODFATHERS [Subtitled] Around Los Angeles | Varies

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Note: Some sold out events omitted. Some events sell out after publication.