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Traveling Exhibition

Manga Hokusai Manga:
Approaching the Master’s Compendium from the Perspective of Contemporary Comics

May 2 - August 3, 2019


Mon-Fri: 10am-7pm, Sat: Noon-5pm
Closed on Sundays

Venue:The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles
Admission: FREE

This exhibition approaches the Hokusai Manga from the perspective of contemporary Japanese comics, focusing on genre, pictorial storytelling and participatory culture rather than the integration ofword and image or the role of popular characters. And instead of aiming at a historiographic verification of influences, the exhibition invites viewers to ponder their own notions about manga by comparing works from different periods while exploring the diversity therein.
(*Special Grant for School Visits to JFLA available!*)


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Bilingual Yoga at Lunchtime

Wednesday, May 29
12:30pm
1:00pm
(2 sessions, 20min/ session)

Wellness Wednesdays: We offer Wellness programs on Wednesday at lunchtime!
May 29 is Yoga day!  In this program, no need to change clothes or use a yoga mat; you will be seated in a chair receiving relaxing instruction from a bilingual (English and Japanese) instructor. Learn simple Japanese phrases during the instruction and stretch your mind as well as your body.
There will be two free sessions beginning at 12:30pm and 1:00pm. No reservation necessary, all are welcome.


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Meditation with Japanese Singing Bowl

Wednesday, JUne 5
12:30pm, 1:00pm (20min sessions)
free admission

Mid-week fatigue is a familiar foe to many of us.  Why not maximize your relaxation and join us for a Sound Bath at Lunchtime!
The singing bowl used for this program harmoniously combines the healing qualities of the Tibetan singing bowl and its Japanese traditional singing bowl. Relax and feel your stress dissipate into thin air as the sounds of the singing bowl lead you into a meditative state.
There is no charge and no reservation required. All are welcome to come, sit, listen, and refresh!


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Japanese Conversation Cafe: Tea Time

At the coffee bean & tea leaf
saturday, june 15
12-2PM
Free admission, register now

Our popular Tea Time event is coming back again on a Saturday afternoon.  This time, we will hold it at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf!  Let's get together and enjoy coffee and tea while you chat with native Japanese speakers. All levels welcome! Japanese language experience is not necessary; this event is open to everyone, ages 18 and up.


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2019-20 Grants Now Available!

  1. Japanese Language Learners Event Grant
    Deadlines:   3/1/2019,  9/1/2019

  2. Japanese Teaching Material Purchase Grant
    Deadlines:   3/15/2019,  9/15/2019

  3. Salary Assistance Grant for Japanese Language Courses
    Deadline:  4/10/2019 

  4. Japanese Language Education Project Grant
    Deadline:  Two months prior to the project start date


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