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JAPANESE AMERICAN CULTURAL & COMMUNITY CENTER


Where Arts, Culture, and Community Come Alive!

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JAPANESE AMERICAN CULTURAL & COMMUNITY CENTER


Where Arts, Culture, and Community Come Alive!

JUST ANNOUNCED!

East West Players and Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC), with Sing Out, Louise! Productions and ATA, present the Los Angeles premiere of the Broadway musical “Allegiance” (February 21 – April 1, 2018) at JACCC’s Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo! Inspired by true events, “Allegiance” tells the story of the Kimura family, as they fight between duty and defiance, custom and change, family bonds and forbidden loves.

 

Read the press release here.

Read the LA Times article here.

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First annual sado, kado, shodo cultural exhibition
sunday, april 23 - sunday, may 14

george. j doizaki gallery & jaccc tea room


Join JACCC on this Cultural Celebration featuring traditional Japanese cultural arts... LEARN MORE.

FIRST ANNUAL SADO, KADO, SHODO CULTURAL EXHIBITION

THE ART OF TEA: MATCHA TEA CEREMONY

Sunday, April 23 • Omotesenke
Sunday, April 30 • Urasenke
Sunday, May 7 •  Edo Senke
Sunday, May 14 • Ogasawara Sencha School


In conjunction with the Sado, Kado, Shodo Cultural Exhibition, four tea schools will perform tea ceremony on Sundays...LEARN MORE.

FIESTA MATSURI
SUNDAY, MAY 7

JACCC CAMPUS


Join the cross-cultural Children's Day celebration at JACCC! Enjoy a free day of workshops and performances for the whole family... LEARN MORE.


ARATANI WORLD SERIES

AN EVENING OF KYOGEN


SATURDAY, MAY 6 & SUNDAY, MAY 7
ARATANI THEATRE


Thirty-five years after he first shared the joy of kyogen with Los Angeles theatergoers, Living National Treasure MANSAKU NOMURA returns with the Mansaku-no-Kai Company for an evening of warm, life-affirming comedy... LEARN MORE.

 


ASIAN AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL
SATURDAY, MAY 20

ARATANI THEATRE


The Asian Heritage Jazz Festival will feature some of the most renown Asian American Musicians and Artists in America, who have made inroads on a national and global scale along with up and coming stars of tomorrow... LEARN 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

AN EVENING OF KYOGEN

with MANSAKU NOMURA & MANSAKU-NO-KAI
SATURDAY, MAY 6 • 5 PM
SUNDAY, MAY 7 • 5 PM

CAMBALACHE

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

SATURDAY, JUNE 3 • 7 PM


VERSA-STYLE DANCE COMPANY & CULTURE SHOCK LOS ANGELES

HIP HOP IN THE HEART OF LA
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11 • 7 PM

AFRICAN GUITAR SUMMIT

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

return 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


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ARATANI THEATRE


The Aratani Theatre is an 880-seat, medium-sized theatre with a custom designed Bose® RoomMatch® sound system and a warm, intimate ambience.

INFORMATION 

ARATANI THEATRE


The Aratani Theatre is an 880-seat, medium-sized theatre with a custom designed Bose® RoomMatch® sound system and a warm, intimate ambience.

INFORMATION 

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