Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit at Soldiers Memorial in St. Louis Opens July 24th

A traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institute will be hosted at Soldiers Memorial Military Museum at 1315 Chestnut St., St. Louis, Missouri 63103. The exhibit titled “Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II” will run from July 24, … Continue reading

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St. Louis JACL Sponsorship of SLIFF

The St. Louis JACL is sponsoring the 2020 St. Louis International Film Festival film “A Shot Through the Wall” directed by Aimee Long. The film is set in modern-day New York and touches themes of media, justice, and racial politics. … Continue reading

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2020 July 4th Picnic Canceled

The 2020 St. Louis JACL July 4th Picnic scheduled for July 4th, 2020 at Vlasis Park has been canceled due to Covid-19.  We are sorry for the inconvenience and we hope to meet again soon.

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Connecting the Pieces: Dialogues on the Amache Archaeology Collection

In partnership with the St. Louis chapter of the Japan America Citizens League (JACL), the Garden’s Stephen and Peter Sachs Museum will host Connecting the Pieces: Dialogues on the Amache Archaeology Collection April 27 through May 12, 2019. The exhibit employs interpretive … Continue reading

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JACL Book Club 2019

The next meeting of the annual JACL Bookclub is scheduled for: 7:00 pm Friday January 11, 2019. We will be discussing Born A Crime by Trevor Noah. For more information, please comment below.

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Representation & Responsibility Panel Discussion and Reception

Opera Theatre of St. Louis presents: Representation & Responsibility: Perspectives on Equity, Casting, and the Performing Arts in the 21st Century Friday, October 26, 2018 7:00 pm Haertter Performing Arts Center John Burroughs School 755 S. Price Road St. Louis MO … Continue reading

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An American Soldier

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis presents the world premiere of the new two-act opera: An American Soldier Composed by Huang Ruo Libretto by David Henry Hwang Directed by Matthew Ozawa Conducted by Michael Christie Danny Chen is the son of … Continue reading

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Kansha Project and Youth Summit

The Kansha Project is a JACL Chicago program that connects self-identified Japanese Americans, ages 18–25, to the continuing legacy of the Japanese American community’s incarceration during World War II. The program centers around an educational trip to Los Angeles’ Little … Continue reading

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JACL Bookclub 2018

The next meeting of the JACL Bookclub is scheduled for: 7:00 pm Friday January 12, 2018. We will be discussing Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winters. SaveSave

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Japanese Festival 2017

Once again, the St. Louis JACL is proud to be a part of the St. Louis Japanese Festival. Come celebrate the culture and traditions of Japan at the Missouri Botanical Garden this Labor Day weekend. Join the Missouri Botanical Garden … Continue reading

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