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For Children

I took this paragraph out of an essay I wrote for class a year ago. This isn’t cheating because I said so. 

My life as a Japanese American today… 69 more words

OBON SEASON 2014

                            Obon Season 2014

 I will be adding to this blog as the season progresses. Montage of some dances from the first  class. Here you can see the rough stone that will turn into a graceful swan in a few weeks. 157 more words
Los Angeles

Day 14: 30/30 Project: Rainy Day

I’m not posting an earlier draft here, because there really wasn’t one.  But I did want to talk a little bit about the poem which can be found  238 more words

Poetry

Nisei at FringeNYC

The story of a Japanese American soldier during World War II is brought to vivid life in Marla A. Hirokawa’s dance piece, Nisei, performed by the Covenant Ballet Theatre of Brooklyn as part of the New York International Fringe Festival. 677 more words

FringeNYC

The Most Baddest US Senator Gets His Due

Forgive me if I didn’t catch the Daniel Inouye storyline in Ken Burn’s The War. I only heard of the badassness of Inouye via Comedy Central’s all-too-good Drunk History series (have you read how the man lost his arm? 63 more words

Awesomeness

Center to Screen "Cats of Mirikitani" for 8/7 Artswalk

The Center for Social Justice & Civil Liberties presents Linda Hattendorf’’s award-winning 2006 documentary The Cats of Mirikitani on Thursday August 7th as part of the downtown Riverside First Thursday Artswalk. 343 more words

Isla de los Angeles

Angel Island is a beautiful place for a picnic, a picture perfect location for tourists and locals alike. But the real beauty lies in its history. 367 more words