A Celebration of Japanese Culture

Coming in May…
At the Missouri History Museum

A Celebration of Japanese Culture
May is National Asian Pacific American Month. Learn about the Japanese culture through demonstrations of a tea ceremony, flower arrangement (ikebana), and the wearing of yukata. See a traditional doll display and enjoy kamishibai storytelling for children.

When: Sunday, May 17 2015 at 2:00 pm
Where: AT&T Foundation Multipurpose Room
How Much: Free

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White to Gray

February 6 – 22, 2015
Mustard Seed Theatre is proud to offer the world premiere of local playwright Rob Maesaka’s White to Gray – the story of a young couple, one white and one Japanese-American, en route to the mainland from Hawaii on a cruise ship when bombs drop on Pearl Harbor.  Amidst fear and uncertainty and caught in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, loyalties are tested and love comes under suspicion.

Thursdays – Saturdays at 8:00pm
Sundays at 2:00pm

Ticket Prices:
General $30.00
Senior(65+)/Student ticket: $25.00

For tickets and more info head over to the Mustard Seed Theatre website.

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JACL Bookclub 2015

The next meeting of the St. Louis JACL bookclub is scheduled for:
7:00 pm Friday January 23, 2015.

We will be discussing Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng.


For more information, please comment below.

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MDC Fall 2014 Meeting

The St. Louis JACL is proud to host the 2014
Midwest District Council Fall meeting

November 7th through 9th.
At the Sheraton Westport Chalet Hotel.

Registration Form

Hate crimes workshop from 10:30am to noon on Saturday November 8th.

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Japanese Festival

Come join us this Labor Day Weekend at the Missouri Botanical Garden for the 2014 Japanese Festival.

Labor Day Weekend
August 30 to September 1, 2014

Celebrating the history, culture, and people of Japan, the Japanese Festival at the Missouri Botanical Garden is one of the largest and oldest festivals of its kind in the United States.
Since 1977, the Missouri Botanical Garden has produced the annual Japanese Festival in conjunction with the Japanese Activities Committee, a coalition of several Japanese-American organizations that provide art, dance, food and entertainment for thousands of visitors each year.

Purchase tickets

View schedule of events
Download program
View festival images

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JACL Book Club

The next meeting of the St. Louis JACL Book Club is scheduled for:
7:00pm Friday January 24, 2014.

We will be reading Ruth Ozeki’s A Tale For the Time Being.

Ruth Ozeki's A Tale for the Time Being

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