Kimono Show at Little Tokyo Library

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A hip-hop performance was given during a kimono show at the Little Tokyo Branch Library during last week's Nisei Week festivities. (J.K. YAMAMOTO/Rafu Shimpo)

A hip-hop performance was given during a kimono show at the Little Tokyo Branch Library during last week’s Nisei Week festivities. (J.K. YAMAMOTO/Rafu Shimpo)

The L.A. Kimono Beauty Academy will present a kimono modeling show on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Little Tokyo Branch of the L.A. Public Library, 203 S. Los Angeles St.

The event will include a guest speaker from the Tohoku region, which was hit by an earthquake and tsunami nearly three years ago; an obi-tying demonstration; tango and hip-hop dance performances; shigin (traditional poetry recitation); Japanese folk tales; and complimentary Japanese snacks.

Admission is free; 90-minute parking will be validated for the Paragon parking lot just south of the library. For more information or to RSVP, call Nicole Young at (626) 993-0267 or email [email protected]

For more information on resources and activities at the library, visit www.lapl.org/branches/little-tokyo.

 

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