BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.5010@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20150816T000000Z DTEND:20150816T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<span style="font-size: 16.0pt\; line-height: 115.0%\; font-fam ily: Arial \, sans-serif\; color: #5e0069\;"><span style="font-family: Ari al \, sans-serif\;"><span style="line-height: 115.0%\;">\n<p style="font-f amily: Times-New-Roman\; color: black\; text-align: left\; font-style: nor mal\; font-weight: normal\; margin-top: 0\; line-height: normal\;"><span s tyle="font-size: 16.0pt\; font-family: Arial \, sans-serif\; color: #5e006 9\;"><span style="font-size: 16.0pt\; line-height: 115.0%\; font-family: A rial \, sans-serif\; color: #5e0069\;"><span style="font-family: Arial \, sans-serif\;"><span style="line-height: 115.0%\;">\n\n<p style="font-famil y: Times-New-Roman\; color: black\; text-align: left\; font-style: normal\ ; font-weight: normal\; margin-top: 0\; line-height: normal\;"><span style ="font-size: 12.0pt\; font-family: Arial \, sans-serif\;">A celebration an d exploration of Japanese American culture will be featured in a book sign ing with Gil Asakawa\, author of <em>Being Japanese American\,</em> at 11: 30 a.m. on Sunday\, August 16\, at the Japanese American Museum of San Jos e (JAMsj). \n\n<p style="font-family: Times-New-Roman\; color: black\; tex t-align: left\; font-style: normal\; font-weight: normal\; margin-top: 0\; line-height: normal\;"><span style="font-size: 12.0pt\; font-family: Aria l \, sans-serif\;">&nbsp\; <span style="font-size: 12.0pt\; font-family: A rial \, sans-serif\;"><em>Being Japanese American</em> <span style="font- size: 12.0pt\; font-family: Arial \, sans-serif\;"> is a fun and entertain ing sourcebook\, as well as a celebration of Japanese American culture\, history\, and heritage. While detailing favorite foods\, customs\, words \, games and holidays\, it explores the painful history of immigration an d WWII internment\, together with suggestions for connecting to your Japa nese American community and passing on traditions across generations and into intermarried families. <span style="font-size: 16.0pt\; font-family: Arial \, sans-serif\; color: #5e0069\;"><span style="font-size: 16.0pt\; line-height: 115.0%\; font-family: Arial \, sans-serif\; color: #5e0069\;" ><span style="font-family: Arial \, sans-serif\;"> \n\n \n<p style="fon t-family: Times-New-Roman\; color: black\; text-align: left\; font-style: normal\; font-weight: normal\; margin-top: 0\; line-height: normal\;"><spa n style="font-size: 12.0pt\; font-family: Arial \, sans-serif\;">This rev ised edition has fresh interviews with Japanese Americans about their lif e experiences and explores contemporary Japanese pop culture like <em>ani me</em> and J-pop. It also includes information on traveling to Japan\, to gether with resources on the Web. \n<span style="font-size: 12.0pt\; line- height: 115.0%\; font-family: Arial \, sans-serif\;">This program is co-s ponsored by JAMsj and Nikkei Traditions of San Jose Japantown. Books may be pre-purchased at either JAMsj (408-294-3138) or Nikkei Traditions (408 -297-7554) at a special price of $16.00 (plus tax) prior to the event. Bo oks will sell for $18.95 (plus tax) the day of the event.\n\n<p style="ma rgin-top: 0.0px\; margin-bottom: 0.0px\;">&nbsp\;\n\n<p style="margin-top: 0.0px\; margin-bottom: 0.0px\;"><span style="margin-top: 0.0px\; margin-b ottom: 0.0px\;">Cost: <span style="font-size: 12.0pt\; line-height: 115.0% \; font-family: Arial \, sans-serif\;">Free with admission to the museum (nonmembers\, $5\; students and seniors over age 65\, $3\; JAMsj members and children under 12\, free). &nbsp\;\n\n<span style="font-size: 12.0pt\ ; line-height: 115.0%\; font-family: Arial \, sans-serif\;"><span style="f ont-size: 12.0pt\; line-height: 115.0%\; font-family: Arial \, sans-serif\ ;">RSVP: Contact <a style="color: #0000ff\; text-decoration: underline\;" href="https://3c-lxa.mail.com/mail/client/mail/mailto\;jsessionid=11E3C5AF 1C3CAF9BE73BFD851F6CCDD7-n2.lxa04a?to=PublicPrograms%40jamsj.org" target=" _parent">PublicPrograms@jamsj.org</a> \, or call (408) 294-3138\, to reser ve a spot. \n DTSTAMP:20230207T124928Z SUMMARY:Meet the Author: Gil Asakawa: Being Japanese American URL:/en/events/2015/08/16/meet-the-author-gil-asakawa-being-japanese-ameri/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR