Calendar of Events — June 2012
All programs are free for Museum members and free with admission for non-members, unless otherwise noted. Events are subject to change.
Advanced reservations are recommended for most programs as seating/space may be limited. Some programs may have separate reservation contacts. Please check program description. When making a reservation, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 213.625.0414 at least 48 hours prior to the event. Include the name, date, and time of the program, as well as your name and the total in your party.
NEW: For all classes, workshops, and food tours, pre-payment is now required to hold your space. Please call 213.625.0414 or download the pre-payment form. Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance or no refund will be issued.
Folding Paper Exhibition Tour
PLEASE NOTE We are limiting this tour to 25 people total. If you are interested in joining the tour, please RSVP. When making a reservation, e-mail email@example.com or call 213.625.0414 at least 48 hours prior to the event. Include the name, date, and time of the program, as well as your name and the total in your party.
CAPE presents An Evening With Carrie Ann Inaba
JANM Members FREE (but you will have to RSVP directly to firstname.lastname@example.org)
General Admission $20
To buy tickets, visit capeusa.org/
5th Annual Mixed Roots Film & Literary Festival
Featured in the New York Times and on National Public Radio, the Festival has showcased many talented filmmakers, writers, and performers including Kip Fulbeck, Danzy Senna, Angela Nissel, Sundee Frasier, Karyn Parsons, Maya Soetoro-Ng and many more. Last year, Festival attendance topped 1500!
The 2012 Festival will bring together innovative artists, film and book lovers, multiracial individuals and families for two days of writing and film workshops, readings, film screenings, and live performances. Events are free and open to the public. For more information: www.mxroots.org/.
Craft Class with Ruthie Kitagawa: Summer Cards
Prisons and Patriots: Japanese American Wartime Citizenship, Civil Disobedience, and Historical Memory by Cherstin M. Lyon
Prisons and Patriots provides a detailed account of 41 Nisei who were imprisoned for resisting the draft during WWII. Lyon parallels their courage as resisters with that of the late civil rights hero Gordon Hirabayashi.
Related stories on our DiscoverNikkei.org site:
Little Tokyo Walking Tour
$9 Members; $14 non-members, includes Museum admission. Comfortable walking shoes and clothes recommended. Weather permitting.
Introduction to Soba Making with Sonoko Sakai
Wear closed-toe shoes with soft soles. Bring an apron and a tupperware container to take home your soba. $75 members; $85 non-members. Includes admission and supplies. RSVP early, 12 participants max.
For more information about Sonoko Sakai and her other workshops, visit www.cooktellsastory.com/.
Film Screening: The Power of Two
To RSVP for this event, please call :213-625-0414 ex. 2218