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This is one of the largest Obon festivals in Southern California. The event includes taiko drum performances, Japanese calligraphy and doll exhibits, and a variety of tasty ethnic foods. Saturday 4:30 – 10:00 p.m. Sunday 4:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Learn about past and present-day Little Tokyo on a walking tour led by an in-the-know JANM docent. From murals to monuments, explore both the popular and lesser-known gems of this bustling neighborhood. Comfortable walking shoes recommended. Weather permitting. Limited to 20 participants. $12 members, $15 non-members. Museum admission included.
626 Night Market is inspired by the famous open-air nighttime bazaars of Asia, where people come together to eat, drink and socialize. The iconic Southern Californian event features 300+ food, merchandise, crafts, arts, games, music, and entertainment attractions in an epic event that appeals to all ages with up to 100,000 attendees per 3-day weekend. July 5 – 7 July 12 – 14 4:00 p.m. – 12:00 midnight
This year we are celebrating the people and culture of Thailand. This event is one of the City’s largest festivals and is a celebration which promotes awareness and understanding of the contributions made by the Asian Pacific Islanders people to our city and the local and surrounding communities.
The 23rd Annual Tafesilafa’i Festival celebrates the art, architecture, and ambience of California’s Pacific Islander Communities. Tafesilafa’i, Long Beach’s premier Pacific Islander Festival, marks its 23rd year with traditional worship, rituals, music, dances, and food. Tafesilafa’i is a clearing where issues in the Pacific Islander community in general and the Samoan community in particular are surfaced and paid attention to. It is an educative platform where contributions by Pacific Islanders are made.
Part food event, part summer party, Chinatown Summer Nights presents an exciting hot spot for Angelenos this summer. Taste the many culinary offerings of Chinatown and LA’s gourmet food trucks; sample the neighborhood’s wares; watch Chinese chefs perform cooking demonstrations; experience large-scale, outdoor video projections; take part in hands-on, Chinese cultural activities; sip on craft brews and dance in Central Plaza with 89.9 KCRW’s DJ’s!
Lightscapes: Re-envisioning the Shanshuihua presents works from Nick Dong and Wu Chi-Tsung, two Taiwan-born contemporary artists. Re-imagining the philosophies of Chinese landscape paintings, the exhibition brings forward new media works and immersive light-based installations that are not often explored within this genre. Tuesdays – Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Adults – $3, Seniors and Students – $2, Museum Members – Free
Saturday, November 23, 2019, 1:30-2:30pm at Eagle Rock Plaza 2700 Colorado Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90041 email@example.com, (323)561-3044 x222 As part of the anotherspace exhibit programming, Lola’s Sari-Sari Store will be facilitating a Moringa/Marunggay Workshop! Join artist and creator behind Lola’s Kusina, Michelle Castillo, for a free community workshop at Eagle Rock Plaza on Saturday, November 23rd from 1:30 PM-2:30 PM! In the workshop, we will be learning about the healing and culinary benefits of the moringa tree, which has been…
Since the 1980s, Chinese contemporary artists have cultivated intimate relationships with their materials, establishing a framework of interpretation revolving around materiality. Their media range from the commonplace to the unconventional, the natural to the synthetic, the elemental to the composite: from plastic, water, and wood, to hair, gunpowder, and Coca-Cola. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Fridays 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Saturdays & Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Adults – $15, Seniors – $10, Members,…
Join the Los Angeles Public Library for this very special Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Author Panel. Author C.B. Lee (Not Your Sidekick) will moderate, and panelists will include Jennifer J. Chow (Mimi Lee Gets a Clue), Mia Hopkins (Deep Down), Sarah Kuhn (Haunted Heroine), Jayci Lee (A Sweet Mess), and Suzanne Park (The Perfect Escape). Panelists subject to change. The program can be viewed on YouTube or Facebook, and there will be a Q&A from the audience at the…