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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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Free Japanese Cinema Screening
The Letter
Wednesday, May 27 @7pm

Based on a novel of the same title by Higashino Keigo, a prestigious Naoki Award winning writer who excels at mystery. This is the first movie directed by Shono Jiro. Tsuyoshi (Tamayama Tetsuji), the elder brother, and Naoki (Yamada Takayuki), the younger brother, have been helping each other since they lost their parents. When Tsuyoshi becomes unemployed, however, he commits a robbery in order to obtain the school tuition fees for Naoki and, in the process, kills someone by mistake. 
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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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Raku: The Cosmos in a Teabowl
March 29 – 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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