Japanese American Community Events

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Nor Cal: Cal’s Nikkei student group to hold Day of Remembrance

Unnamed Venue corner of Telegraph and Bancroft avenues., Berkeley, CA, United States

BERKELEY — The University of California, Berkeley’s Nikkei Student Union (NSU) and Muslim Student Association (MSA) will sponsor a Day of Remembrance program Thursday, Feb. 17 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the corner of Telegraph and Bancroft avenues. The program, “Japanese American Internment and Islamophobia,” is an annual event to remember the incarceration of […]

Screening of “The Virtues of Corned Beef Hash” at SJ Day of Remembrance

Japanese American Museum of San Jose 535 North Fifth St., San Jose, CA, United States

San Francisco director Kerwin Berk’s poignant short film about a friendship between a hapa Japanese American journalist and a Nisei war veteran will be shown as part of San Jose’s Day of Remembrance program. Shot entirely in S.F.’s Japantown, the film stars Hiroshi Kashiwagi and Tim Yamamura. Screenings will be at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. […]

2011 Bay Area Day of Remembrance

Sundance Kabuki Theater 1881 Post. St., San Francisco, CA, United States

SF Schoolboard member Emily Murase will serve as emcee for the Bay Area Day of Remembrance, to be held at the Sundance Kabuki Theater, 1881 Post. St., SF Japantown. Rev. Michael Yoshii will be the keynote speaker. SF Mayor Ed Lee and Rev. Lloyed Wake will also speak. Performances by George Yoshida, Michael Sasaki, rapper […]

$12 – $15

Central Cal: “Hold These Truths: The Journey of Gordon Hirabayashi”

Salinas Communiy Center 940 N. Main St., Salinas, CA, United States

The Watsonville-Santa Cruz, Gilroy, Monterey Peninsula, Salinas Valley, and San Benito County JACL chapters will host “Hold These Truths: The Journey of Gordon Hirabayashi, “a play written by Jeana Sakata, in observance on the Day of Remembrance at the Salinas Communiy Center, 940 N. Main St., Salinas, Calif. The event will begin at 1:30 p.m. […]