"Transcendients" Community Celebration: Challenging Borders

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Community Event

Mar 20207
11:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Japanese American National Museum
100 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States


Immerse yourself in this free one-day celebration of the Transcendients “heroes” and their work. This day of discussion, conversation, music, dance, art, and interactive activities will allow you to learn, to celebrate, to challenge, and to grow.

Activities will include:

  • Border-crossing dance and music hosted by Betto Arcos with FandangObon, El Santo Golpe, and East LA Taiko
  • Facilitated conversations with “heroes” Rudy Espinoza, Ron Finley, Aziza Hasan, Evan Kleiman, and many more:

    • Food & Los Angeles
    • Human Rights & Los Angeles
    • Art Activism & Los Angeles

  • Interactive workshops and activities:

    • Communal weaving with Marianne Sadowski
    • Mini-zines with Lupe Limon Corrales
    • Yonsei collective memory workshop with Nikiko Masumoto (RSVPs strongly recommended for this workshop)
    • Letter writing with Allies to End Detention
    • …and more!

    Admission will be free all day to view the exhibitions: Transcendients: Heroes at BordersUnder a Mushroom Cloud: Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and the Atomic Bomb, and Common Ground: The Heart of Community.

    Please check back for more details.

    Produced by Community Arts Resources (CARS) in partnership with the Japanese American National Museum and Terasaki Exhibitions.

In conjunction with the exhibition Transcendients: Heroes at Borders

Please check janm.org for updates.


JANM . Last modified Feb 11, 2020 4:24 p.m.

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