THE FIRST KARAOKE: ENKA!
FEBRUARY 26 - APril 2

doizaki gallery

Bruce Yonemoto’s new body of work refreshes the original political content of Enka songs - traditional-style Japanese popular ballads - by enlisting the help of artists to write contemporary lyrics to recently popular Enka melodies... LEARN MORE.

MISO MADE EASY
FEBRUARY 26 JACCC GARDEN ROOM

Miso-making is the core to Japanese ferments. Enjoy a demonstration and learn the simple process including only three ingredients and the art of patience... LEARN MORE.

QUESTION 27, QUESTION 28
FEBRUARY 26 ARATANI THEATRE

Join us for Artists At Play & JACCC's staged reading of Chay Yew's "Question 27, Question 28" as we explore historical connections to contemporary questions... LEARN MORE.

AN EVENING AT PATINA
FEBRUARY 27 PATINA RESTAURANT

Join us for a unique culinary experience at Patina Restaurant featuring a five-course meal by Los Angeles' most acclaimed chefs... LEARN MORE.


HINAMATSURI
SUNDAY, MARCH 5

JACCC TEA ROOM


Join us on March 5 for a fun-filled day of culinary arts, cultural arts, and martial Arts... LEARN MORE.

QUETZAL: THE ETERNAL GETDOWN, ALBUM RELEASE CONCERT
SATURDAY, March 25

ARATANI THEATRE


Grammy Award-winning East LA Chican@ rock group Quetzal returns to the Aratani with special guests to launch their newest album... READ MORE.

BRIDGE TO JOY: JOIN THE CHOIR!

JACCC, in coordination with the L.A. Daiku Association, and under the artistic leadership of Music Director and Conductor Jeffrey Bernstein, has opened registration for up to 300 voices from around Southern California and Japan to join us as we perform Beethoven's 9th Symphony and Choral Fantasy at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on July 28, 2017... LEARN MORE.

37TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
SATURDAY, JUNE 17

HYATT REGENCY LONG BEACH


Save the date for our 37th Anniversary Celebration & Awards Dinner on Saturday, June 17... LEARN MORE.


ARATANI WORLD SERIES
FEBRUARY 11 - JUNE 3, 2017

 

VERSA-STYLE & CULTURE SHOCK

HIP HOP FROM THE HEART OF LOS ANGELES
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11 • 7 PM

AFRICAN GUITAR SUMMIT

JOURNEY TO MADAGASCAR, GHANA & GUINEA
SATURDAY, MARCH 11 • 7 PM

ROAD TO MYANMAR

KYAW KYAW NAING ENSEMBLE
SATURDAY, APRIL 1 • 7 PM

DANCE INDIA! FOUR VISIONS

KATHAK (THE CALIFORNIA GHARANA WITH THE LEELA DANCE COLLECTIVE)
MOHINIYATTAM (VIJAYALAKSHMI) ODISSI (RAHUL ACHARYA)
BHARATA NATYAM (SHAKTI DANCE COMPANY)
SATURDAY, APRIL 15 • 7 PM

CAMBALACHE

SON JAROCHO MADE IN EAST L.A.
CESAR CASTRO. XOCHI FLORES, CHUY SANDOVAL, JUAN PEREZ

SATURDAY, JUNE 3 • 7 PM