‘Thousand Hearts’ Benefit Concert in Pasadena


PASADENA — The Thousand Hearts Benefit Concert for disaster relief in northeastern Japan will take place on Saturday, April 23, at 7 p.m. at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, 300 E. Green St., Pasadena.

Performers will include the Grammy-nominated band Hiroshima, whose latest album is “Legacy”; and Quest Crew from MTV’s “America’s Best Dance Crew.”

There will be special appearances by:

Briana Evigan (“Step Up 2: The Streets,” “Sorority Row”)

Mark Dacascos (“Iron Chef America,” “Hawaii Five-0”)

Lou Diamond Phillips (“Stargate Universe,” “Numb3rs”)

Jamie Chung (“Sucker Punch,” “Samurai Girl”)

Rumer Willis (“90210,” “Sorority Row”)

Julia Ling (“Chuck,” “ER”)

Thousand Hearts is coordinated through JETAP (Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami Aid Project), a statewide grassroots effort that includes bar and other professional associations, community organizations, and teachers and students. Funds from the concert and other JETAP projects will be distributed to Japan through direct aid, including the fund established by Riverside, the sister city of Sendai.

For tickets or more information, email [email protected] or call (626) 888-1543. To become an individual, community or corporate supporter of the concert, email [email protected]. Donations are tax-deductible.

On the Web: http://thousandhearts.org/

Supporting organizations include:

Asian American Journalists Association

Asian and Pacific Islanders with Disabilities of California

Asian Business League

Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Los Angeles County

Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Alliance

Asian Pacific Community Fund

Asian Pacific Public Defenders Association

Association of South Asian Prosecutors

Black Prosecutors of Los Angeles

Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment

Dale M. Inouye Foundation

Hispanic National Bar Association

Iranian American Lawyers Association

Japanese American Bar Association

Japanese American Cultural and Community Center

Japanese American Optimist Foundation

John M. Langston Bar Association

Kanagawa Kenjinkai

Korean American Bar Association of Los Angeles

Koreatown Youth and Community Center


Latino Prosecutors Association

Little Tokyo Service Center

Mexican American Bar Association

Multi-Cultural Bar Alliance

Muslim Public Affairs Council

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

Japan America Society of Southern California

Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles


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