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.


Bilingual Yoga will be offered via Facebook Live. No need to change clothes or use a yoga mat; you will be seated in a chair at home and receive instruction from the instructor in English and Japanese. April 1 & 15  @ 12:30pm |  Register


Sonoko Sakai is doing a live curry brick and Japanese curry making workshop on Instagram! Her new book, “Japanese Home Cooking: Simple Meals, Authentic Flavors,” is available on Amazon. April 3 @ 10am | @sonokosakai


In light of the new health safety guidelines, Japan Foundation, Los Angeles moved their spring term Japanese language classes online. It is still interactive, informative and fun! Plus, the tuition is discounted 20% off regular price. April 18 – June 20 | Register

Go Little Tokyo is doing an excellent job supporting small businesses in the neighborhood. Visit their website or follow them on Instagram to find out how you can help the restaurants and stores in the area!

Browse the Japanese American National Museum’s online collection, featuring selected highlights from their permanent collection of over 60,000 unique artifacts, documents, and photographs. Find out more.

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