Sept. 28 — Inaugural banquet celebration for Japanese American Living Legacy/Nikkei Writers Guild will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Miyako Hotel, 328 E. First St., Little Tokyo. Iwasaki scholars and 2013 Living Legacy recipient Ansho Mas Uchima will be honored. Cost: $35. Free book sale follows, with authors available for autographs. Info: (714) 515-5501, [email protected] or www.facebook.com/jalivinglegacy.