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Calendar of Events — August 2006

All programs are free for JANM members and included with admission for non-members, unless otherwise noted. Events are subject to change.

Reservations are recommended for most programs; you may use the links below. You may also RSVP by emailing rsvp@janm.org or calling 213.625.0414 at least 48 hours in advance. Please indicate the name, date, and time of the program, as well as your name and the number of people in your party. (RSVPs are not accepted for Family Festivals).

For all ticketed events (classes, workshops, food tours, etc.), pre-payment is required to hold your space. Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance or no refund will be issued.

Thursday, August 3, 2006
6:30 PM

1st & Central Summer Concerts: Lenine and DJ Sergio Mielniczenko

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FREE
6:30 PM - DJ Sergio Mielniczenko
7:00 PM - Lenine

Singer, composer, arranger, musician and producer, Recife-born Lenine has become one of the stars of Brazilian popular music. He is acclaimed by the public, the press, his fellow artists and tastemakers alike and is considered one of the standard bearers of the Brazilian scene for the 21st century for his brilliant talent at combining original music with the rhythms of Northeast Brazil over a base of rock, pop and electronica.

West Coast Debut. DJ set with KPFK 90.7 FM's Sergio Mielniczenko to open. Free. Sponsored, in part, by the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, and the Irvine Foundation. Media sponsors: KFPK 90.7 FM and Downtown News.

Wednesday, August 9, 2006
12:00 PM

REEL Hapa

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Every second and fourth Wednesday through July and August, the National Museum will host screenings of film shorts that explore issues of identity. Following the films, community leaders, artists, activists, and others will share their own perspectives on identity and build upon issues discussed in each film.

In conjunction with the exhibition kip fulbeck: part asian, 100% hapa
Saturday, August 12, 2006
1:00 PM

8th Annual Courtyard Kids Festival: Every Day is Children's Day

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Join Courtyard Kaeru in celebrating the spirit of youth. Holidays honoring children are held around the globe throughout the year. In Japan, Children's Day is May 5th, but the National Museum is celebrating it in the summer along with other communities.

Dance, sing, create, and play with us as we, together, experience festive cultural customs of our neighbors around the world. Lively music, arts and crafts, and storytelling and games plan to make our annual summer festival the fun place to start Nisei Week in Little Tokyo.

Thursday, August 17, 2006
7:30 PM

CANCELLED - Hapa Comedy Showcase

Stand-up comedians from throughout the Southland will have you laughing 'til it hurts as they tackle their own identity politics and family dynamics.

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Please note that this program has been cancelled.

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In conjunction with the exhibition kip fulbeck: part asian, 100% hapa
Saturday, August 19, 2006
11:00 AM

"What Are We?" Two-Part Photography and Art Workshop with Kip Fulbeck - Part 1

Artist Kip Fulbeck leads a two-part photography class especially for youth (ages 8 to 13), exploring images of the self, family, and community.

Learn the basics of photography and how to approach and examine subjects to photograph. Photographs will be developed by the National Museum and participants will select final shots for a special display at the September 9 Target Free Family Saturday.

Attendance is required for part two of the workshop on August 26. Limited to fifteen participants; $25 for National Museum members, $35 non-members, includes disposable camera. Reservations required.

In conjunction with the exhibition kip fulbeck: part asian, 100% hapa
Saturday, August 19, 2006
11:15 AM

Little Tokyo Walking Tour

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Relive history and learn about present-day Little Tokyo with National Museum docents on this historic walking tour.

$8 for National Museum members and $13 for non-members, includes Museum admission. Reservations along with comfortable walking shoes and clothes are recommended. Weather permitting.

Wednesday, August 23, 2006
12:00 PM

REEL Hapa

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Every second and fourth Wednesday through July and August, the National Museum will host screenings of film shorts that explore issues of identity. Following the films, community leaders, artists, activists, and others will share their own perspectives on identity and build upon issues discussed in each film.

In conjunction with the exhibition kip fulbeck: part asian, 100% hapa
Thursday, August 24, 2006
6:30 PM

1st & Central Summer Concerts: Riffat Sultana & Party

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FREE
6:30 PM - Opening Act
7:00 PM - Featured Artists

Daughter of legendary Pakistani singer, Salamat Ali Khan, vocalist Riffat Sultana channels the musical wisdom of 500 years and eleven generations of master musicians. The first woman in her family to sing in public, the musical maverick brings ecstatic Sufi singing that will move your heart and soul as well as your feet.

Free. Reservations are not needed. Sponsored, in part, by the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, and the Irvine Foundation. Media sponsors: KFPK 90.7 FM and Downtown News.

Saturday, August 26, 2006
11:00 AM

"What Are We?" Two-Part Photography and Art Workshop with Kip Fulbeck - Part 2

Artist Kip Fulbeck leads a two-part photography class especially for youth (ages 8 to 13), exploring images of the self, family, and community.

Learn the basics of photography and how to approach and examine subjects to photograph. Photographs will be developed by the National Museum and participants will select final shots for a special display at the September 9 Target Free Family Saturday.

Attendance at first workshop on August 19 is required. Limited to fifteen participants; $25 for National Museum members, $35 non-members, includes disposable camera. Reservations required.

In conjunction with the exhibition kip fulbeck: part asian, 100% hapa
Saturday, August 26, 2006
1:00 PM

Craft Class with Ryosen Shibata: Mizuhiki belt

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Design elaborate knots using paper cords--making the perfect accessory for decorating a special card or gift. $8 for National Museum members and $13 for non-members, includes supplies and Museum admission. Reservations are required.

 

 

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