hapa.me – 15 years of the hapa project

Artist Kip Fulbeck continues his project, begun in 2001, of photographing persons who identify as “Hapa”—of mixed Asian/Pacific Islander descent—as a means of promoting awareness and positive acceptance of multiracial identity.


Jitensha Little Tokyo: Nisei Week Bike Ride

Toriumi Plaza Los Angeles

A free bike ride to learn about the history of Little Tokyo, Nisei Week Festival, and the fight to Save First Street North—a block critical to the past, present, and future of Little Tokyo. Hear firsthand from speakers, and then stay for Nisei Week Parade!


Nisei Week Grand Parade Featuring the Nebuta Festival

Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles Little Tokyo, Los Angeles

The Nisei Week Grand Parade will feature traditional Japanese taiko drum performers, local community groups, high schools, elected officials and representatives from Nagoya, Japan, Los Angeles’ sister city, and the newly crowned 2018 Nisei Week queen and court.


Aggretsuko Meet and Rage

Sanrio Japanese Village 115 Japanese Village Plaza Mall, Little Tokyo

meet and RAGE with Aggretsuko every weekend at Sanrio Japanese Village until Sunday, July 14th, in celebration of Aggretsuko Season 2 on Netflix.


“They Called Us Enemy” Discussion with George Takei

The Montalbán 1615 Vine St, Hollywood

The Los Angeles Times Book Club welcomes actor and author George Takei on Sept. 10 for a conversation about his new book, “They Called Us Enemy.”


Shiba Block Pawty

DAF Studios 2234 W Temple St, Echo Park

Six immersive and interactive photo set-ups for you and your pups to take photos! Meet other shibas, owners, and shiba-enthusiasts.


An Afternoon with Marie Kondo

Aratani Theatre at the JACCC 244 South San Pedro St, Little Tokyo

Tidying expert Marie Kondo discusses her new picture book for young readers, Kiki & Jax: The Life-Changing Magic of Friendship.