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Reading and Discussion: Night in the American Village

Japanese American National Museum 100 North Central Avenue, Little Tokyo

Join author Akemi Johnson as she reads from her book "Night in the American Village," a beautifully written examination of the complex relationship between the women living near US military bases in Okinawa and the servicemen stationed there.

Free

ALTERNATIVE FACTS: THE LIES OF EXECUTIVE ORDER 9066

Japanese American National Museum 100 North Central Avenue, Little Tokyo

An award-winning documentary feature film about the false information and political influences which led to the World War II incarceration of Japanese Americans.

Free

Transcendients: Heroes at Borders

Japanese American National Museum 100 North Central Avenue, Little Tokyo

Multi-media artist Taiji Terasaki's new exhibit serve as a living memory of the Japanese American concentration camps and honors individuals who advocate and fight for those who face discrimination, prejudice, and inequality at borders both real and imagined.

$16

Thirty Minutes Over Oregon: A Japanese Pilot’s WWII Story

Japanese American National Museum 100 North Central Avenue, Little Tokyo

Author Marc Nobleman discusses his book about the Japanese pilot who launched a seaplane off a submarine—via catapult—and hit the woods outside the town of Brookings, Oregon. Followed by a Q&A and book signing.

$16

Transcendients Community Celebration: Challenging Borders

Presented by the Japanese American National Museum, Transcendients Community Celebration: Challenging Borders is 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 on Saturday, March 7th from 11 AM - 5 PM. This day provides …

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Free

Japanese Girls’ Day

USC Pacific Asia Museum 46 N Los Robles Ave, Pasadena

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.

Free

Yoshitomo Nara Exhibit

LACMA 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Miracle Mile

Featuring album covers Nara began collecting as an adolescent, paintings, drawings, sculpture, ceramics, an installation that recreates his drawing studio, and never-before-exhibited idea sketches that reflect the artist’s empathic eye, this exhibition shines a light on Nara’s conceptual process.

$20

JANM Virtual Gala and Auction 2021

Online Event CA

The JANM 2021 Gala includes a video variety show with actor George Takei, East L.A. Taiko, comedian/actress Amy Hill, and several special guest appearances including Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts.

Free and up