SF: “SF Aloha 5K”

The Japanese Community Youth Council will hold its inaugural “SF Aloha 5K” at Crissy Field in SF at 8:30 a.m. Runners/walkers of all abilities will be able to enjoy Hawaiian music, entertainment and aloha treats. Registration for the run has closed. Info: Contact Darryl at (415) 202-7916, fax (415) 921-1841 or e-mail sfaloha5k@jcyc.org.

SF: Fuzjko Hemming performance

Fuzjko Hemming will perform at the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, 3301 Lyon St. in SF at 6 p.m. (doors open at 5 p.m.) as part of piano solo concert tour in the U.S. A portion of the proceeds will benefit relief efforts in northern Japan, following the March 11 earthquake, tsunami and ongoing nuclear […]

IL: Buddhist Temple of Chicago Bon Odori

The Buddhist Temple of Chicago, Ill. 1151 W. Leland, Chicago, IL, will hold its Bon Odori at 7:40 p.m. Info: (773) 334-4661 or budtempchi.org.

So Cal: Calvin Abe talk

Calvin Abe, a landscape architect and public artist, in conjunction with his exhibit, “Ojama,” will talk at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center’s Garden Room, 244 South San Pedro St., L.A., at 1 p.m. Admission: $20, $18 for seniors and students, and $15 JACCC members. Info: Gavin Kelley, (213) 628-2725

Ann Muto to read at JAMsj Feb. 12

SAN JOSE — Ann Muto, author of “Open Passage,” will hold a poetry reading and book signing Saturday, Feb. 12 at the Japanese American Museum of San Jose (JAMsj), 535 North Fifth St. in San Jose’s Japantown from 1 to 2 p.m. For 20 years, Muto did not know her family lived in a concentration camp […]

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