Serving Larchmont Village, Hancock Park, and the Greater Wilshire neighborhoods of Los Angeles since 2011.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Welcome to the Buzz’s community calendar – please explore our list of local-ish events…and please feel free to add your own.

Discussion with “Love Like the Falling Petals” author Keisuke Uyama

Japan Foundation of Los Angeles 5700 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100, Los Angeles, United States

An exclusive discussion with Love Like the Falling Petals author Keisuke Uyama in his first US appearance. Join acclaimed Japanese author Keisuke Uyama for a captivating evening at JFLA. Delve into the fascinating world of Uyama as we explore the inspiration behind his bestselling Japanese romance novel Love Like the Falling Petals (LLFP), now available […]

Born from the Earth: Japan’s Yakishime Ceramics

Online

RSVP REQUIRED (CLICK HERE) The term “yakishime” refers to the firing of unglazed clay vessels at a high temperature so that the clay vitrifies, creating water-proof and durable stoneware ceramics. With no colorful glaze or painted designs, this ceramic type may seem simple or “primitive,” but Japan’s yakishime wares are some of the country’s most […]

TATSU: Depictions of Dragons in Japanese Art

Japan Foundation of Los Angeles 5700 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100, Los Angeles, United States

Admission: FREE Registration is preferred, but walk-ins are also welcome! Please come and celebrate start of the Year of the Dragon at our special preview event for the art exhibition titled “TATSU: Depictions of Dragons in Japanese Art” at the Japan Foundation, Los Angeles. A curator of the exhibition, Meher McArthur will be present and […]

Calligraphy Workshop: Tatsu (Dragon)

Japan Foundation of Los Angeles 5700 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100, Los Angeles, United States

In conjunction with our ongoing exhibition, TATSU: Depictions of Dragons in Japanese Art, this workshop will teach you how to write the character for dragon in Japanese in Japanese calligraphy (shodo). Our instructor, Kuniharu Yoshida will teach you from the basics of correct posture, the proper way of holding an inkbrush, and the right stroke […]

Online Workshop: Voice Acting for Japanese Anime

Online

THIS PROGRAM WILL BE HELD ONLINE, ADMISSION IS FREE, REGISTRATION REQUIRED (CLICK HERE) Our popular program is coming back! Join us in voicing your favorite anime in Japanese! Natsu Shinomiya, a professional voice actor from Japan, will be challenging us to voice popular Japanese anime such as "My Neighbor Totoro." We'll learn how professional voice […]