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Upcoming Events

Yoshitomo Nara Exhibit

LACMA 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Miracle Mile

Featuring album covers Nara began collecting as an adolescent, paintings, drawings, sculpture, ceramics, an installation that recreates his drawing studio, and never-before-exhibited idea sketches that reflect the artist’s empathic eye, this exhibition shines a light on Nara’s conceptual process.


Virtual West Covina Cherry Blossom Festival

East San Gabriel Valley Japanese Community Center 1203 W. Puente Ave., West Covina

The 2021 West Covina Cherry Blossom Festival returns to the ESGVJCC on as a socially distanced, contactless, drive-through event!

Free and up

JANM Virtual Gala and Auction 2021

Online Event CA

The JANM 2021 Gala includes a video variety show with actor George Takei, East L.A. Taiko, comedian/actress Amy Hill, and several special guest appearances including Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts.

Free and up

Concert: Haru Nemuri

The Echo

Japanese rapper/songwriter Haru Nemuri continues her tour of North America in support of her new album, LOVETHEISM.

$20.03 – $23.36