LOS ANGELES–Little Tokyo Drift
A conversation about the history and legacy of the Japanese American car culture in Southern California and its connection to the annual Nisei Week Festival in L.A.’s Little Tokyo.
Exhibit Opening—Seen and Unseen: Queering Japanese American History Before 1945
ONLINE EVENT―Seen and Unseen: Queering Japanese American History Before 1945 is the first-ever exhibit focused on Nikkei (Japanese Americans) who were involved in intimate same-sex relationships or defied gender roles […]
Online Event—Queer Compulsions: Love, Sex, and Scandal in Turn-of-the-Century Japanese America
ONLINE EVENT―As poet Yone Noguchi wrote letters of love to his “Daddy” Charles Warren Stoddard, Kosen Takahashi declared himself the “queerest Nipponese” to Blanche Partington. And, while Joaquin Miller most […]
Asian & Pacific Islander Stories in the Spotlight
Celebrate APA Heritage with films, performances, walking tours, and augmented reality.
LOS ANGELES—Centering the Masses: From Breaking Silence in 1981 to Winning Redress in 1988
Join Visual Communications and Nikkei Progressives to learn about the Japanese American redress movement.
LOS ANGELES—Centering the Masses: “Families Belong Together” Quilt
Hear about the 25,000 origami cranes sent from around the country, local support work for migrant and asylum seekers, and the Nikkei Progressives’ Families Belong Together quilt.
Artist, storyteller and California Humanities Board Member Brenda Wong Aoki on receiving a Hewlett50 grant
“J-town, Chinatown, Our Town” will be a major multi-media and multi-disciplinary theater work.