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We've set up this space where members of the Little Tokyo community could share information, thoughts, ideas, and opinions about the Little Tokyo neighborhood, it's people, politics, culture/history, businesses, and events.


LTCC Community Meeting Update

Here are a few upcoming events that were discussed at this month's LTCC meeting:


LTSC and the CRA are seeking Prop-84 funding from the State of California for the Budokan, a community recreational center. Community members are urged to take part in meetings to discuss what features they would like to see at the Budokan. Please attend and voice your opinions, concerns, and questions!

Thursday, Jan. 28 6-8pm @ JACCC (Garden Room) * Food will be catered by Don Tahara

Saturday, Feb. 6, 9am to Noon @ JACCC (Conference Rm A & B) * There will be breakfast and lunch served

Little Tokyo Korea Japan Festival

The Japan Foundation and the Korean Cultural Center, along with the Japan Korea Society, DCA, and KOFIC, are working with the JACCC to present the LT Korea-Japan Festival on Saturday, February 2, 2010 at the Aratani/Japan America Theatre and JACCC Plaza.

For $20 ($15 for JACCC members, seniors, students, and groups of 10 or more), enjoy a Korean-Japanese bento, outdoor performances, the documentary New Beginnings, and a double feature: the award-winning Yeong-hwa-neun yeong-hwa da (Rough Cut) and Sanjuro, a remake of Kurosawa's Tsubaki Sanjuro. The festival begins at 11am with Rough Cut, followed by New Beginnings at 1pm and Sanjuro at 3pm. Come to this event and be part of the cultural exchange!

DISKovery Center Benefit Concert featuring the Ark Sano Trio

6:30PM Saturday, January 30th at Saint Francis Xavier Chapel (formerly Maryknoll), located in Little Tokyo at 222 South Hewitt Street Los Angeles, CA 90012. Tickets are $25.00 for general admission and $50.00 for VIP admission (which includes exclusive seating, an autographed CD, and more). Complementary desert and drinks will be provided with admission.

To purchase tickets in person please come by the DISKovery Center in Little Tokyo
353 E. 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

To purchase tickets over the phone with a credit card please call 213-473-3027

Tickets may also be purchased at the event.

For more information please call 213.621.4158

There are many events forthcoming in March, so stay connected and check your RSS feeds! And as a reminder, if you have events, announcements, or if you wish to become a frequent contributor, please contact mniiya@ltsc.org.