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In Midseason Form

Bon dancers shake off the winter cobwebs and move in …

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Obon Festival at Vista Buddhist Temple

VISTA — Vista Buddhist Temple, 150 Cedar Rd. in Vista, …

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Evening of Improv

CULVER CITY — Course Correction Improv will present and appear …

Dancers at Higashi Honganji's 2012 Obon Festival. (Rafu Shimpo photo)

Higashi Honganji Obon This Weekend

Higashi Honganji, 505 E. Third St. (at Central Avenue) in …

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Guadalupe Obon Festival on Sunday

SANTA MARIA — Guadalupe Buddhist Church will hold its Obon …

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WLABT Obon Festival This Weekend

West Los Angeles Buddhist Temple, 2003 Corinth Ave. in Los …

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Mystery Author Appearing at Six Local Events

Edgar Award winner Naomi Hirahara, author of the Mas Arai …


Willie Ito, Stan Sakai Among Special Guests at Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO — Comic-Con International, which runs from July 24 to …

Daisuke Tsuji (far right) and members of the cast of La Jolla Playhouse’s production of “The Orphan of Zhao.” (Photo by Kevin Berne/American Conservatory Theater)

‘Orphan of Zhao’ Closes Aug. 3 in La Jolla

LA JOLLA — A new adaptation of “The Orphan of Zhao” …

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Her ‘Cry’ for Peace

The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center will present “Remembering …