BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.6035@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20190808T000000Z DTEND:20190808T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong><span style="color: #c21313\;">FREE</strong>\n\nDo you miss the art of letter writing? Would you like to have the opportunity to write a letter to the future of Little Tokyo or to a future stakeholder of this community?\n\nGather with us in a relaxed atmosphere on JANM Plaza e ach Thursday of August to share tea\, conversation\, and write letters&mda sh\;with plenty of prompts provided by&nbsp\;<strong>traci kato-kiriyama</ strong>\, Little Tokyo +LAB Artist-in-Residence.\n\nArtist and tea enthusi ast&nbsp\;<strong>Linda Wei</strong>&nbsp\;will be helping to serve tea an d conversation prompts.\n\nSound-based ethnographer and artist&nbsp\;<stro ng>Umi Hsu</strong>&nbsp\;will be present for field recordings of the sess ions and of those who would like to read aloud some of what they write&mda sh\;on their hopes and dreams for the future of Little Tokyo\; the future of how we define &ldquo\;home\,&rdquo\; &ldquo\;community&rdquo\; and &ldq uo\;solidarity&rdquo\;\; and for the future of how we practice what it mea ns to be a &ldquo\;good friend&rdquo\; and a &ldquo\;good neighbor.&rdquo\ ;\n\nAll ages welcome to show up\, drink some tea\, and write some letters (participants can follow prompts or write on their own).\n\n(Tea and pape r/cards/stamps will be provided\, free of charge. Feel free to bring a sma ll snack to share!)\n\n<em>+LAB is a bold initiative that allows Little To kyo Service Center to join forces with artists and cultural institutions t o find imaginative ways to empower the Little Tokyo community. A project o f the Little Tokyo Service Center\, in partnership with the Japanese Ameri can National Museum\, Visual Communications\, Japanese American Community and Cultural Center\, and Sustainable Little Tokyo.</em>\n\nCheck <a href= "http://www.janm.org/events/#08" target="_blank">janm.org</a> for updates. SUMMARY:Summer Respite: Tea &amp\; Letter Writing to the Future at JANM URL:/en/events/2019/08/08/summer-respite-tea-amp-letter-writing-to-the-fu/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR