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LOS ANGELES—The Go For Broke Spirit: Legacy in Portraits Opening Reception
November 3, 2019 @ 5:00 am – 7:00 am
LOS ANGELES—The Go For Broke Spirit: Legacy in Portraits is a photographic and video exhibit opening at the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC) November 3 to 24, 2019. The opening reception will be on November 3, with a tribute opportunity for families to honor veterans, and a book signing with Shane Sato and veterans in attendance.
The exhibit illustrates the stories of the Japanese American soldiers who fought in America’s wars through the work of photographer Shane Sato, whose portraits of Japanese American WWII veterans are featured in his book The Go for Broke Spirit: Portraits of Courage and soon to be released The Go for Broke Spirit: Portraits of Legacy. The exhibit will also feature interviews of Japanese American veterans of the Korean, Vietnam and Gulf Wars in a short video documentary co-created by Robert Horsting and Shane Sato.
The event will also include tours of Memorial Court to increase awareness of the history and legacy of the heroic contributions of Japanese Americans in all wars.
Additionally on November 9, 2019 a Veteran’s Forum will provide an opportunity to hear from a panel of veterans on their varied experiences, with tours of Memorial Court.
November 3—24, 2019
12 noon–4 pm, Wednesday—Sunday
Japanese American Cultural and Community Center (JACCC).
244 S. San Pedro St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
For more information, please visit:
Veterans Memorial Court Alliance: memorialcourtalliance.org
Shane Sato Photography: thegoforbrokespirit.com