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Photo Exhibition
Metamorphosis of Japan

After the War
June 12 - July 19, 2015
*Preview Party

on June 11 @7:30pm

The Foundation is delighted to present the photo exhibition Metamorphosis of Japan After the War. It is with great pleasure that we introduce the work of 11 photographers who captured images of postwar Japan from 1945 to 1964. The exhibition takes place at West Los Angeles College Art Gallery.
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JFLA Lecture Series 28

Delicious Devotion:

Soulful Vegetarian Cooking

for the Body & Mind

Tuesday, June 9 @7pm
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Reverend Masami Asao, Dietician and Head of Akasaka Teran, a Buddhist vegetarian cooking school located within Jokokuji Temple in Tokyo, will give a lecture regarding the origin, ingredients, and philosophy of Buddhism-based cooking.
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Free Japanese Cinema Screening

Norwegian Wood

Wednesday, June 10 @7pm

Toyko, the late 1960s. Students around the world are uniting to overthrow the establishment and Toru Watanabe’s (Kenichi Matsuyama) personal life is similarly in turmoil. At heart, he is deeply devoted to his first love, Naoko (Rinko Kikuchi), a beautiful and introspective young woman. 
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Raku: The Cosmos in a Teabowl
through June 7, 2015
@LACMA
Pavilion for Japanese Art

The Japan Foundation and the Raku Museum are very pleased to announce Raku: The Cosmos in a Teabowl, an exhibition presenting 450 years of Raku ware to be held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
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Summer Camp for Teens
Discover Little Tokyo, July 20 - 24
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Step away from the classroom for a more interactive approach to language learning!  Learn Katakana and simple expressions in Japanese through fun activities such as exploring Little Tokyo and scavenger hunts. For 14-18 year-olds with no prior experience in learning Japanese.  10% discount off of the tuition when you register by Mon. June 15.
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Japanese Courses Spring Term
April 25 - June 25

Your potential blooms this spring!  We are accepting registrations for our popular Japanese courses which will begin on April 25!  Our courses are designed for new Japanese-language learners, as well as those who are interested in improving their existing language skills.  You can get 10% off discount when you register before April 12.
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