“Veranda: Contemplating Spaces in Between” will open at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, 244 S. San Pedro St. in Little Tokyo, on Thursday, Aug. 21, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Co-curated by Anne Hromadka (Jewish Artists Initiative) and Hirokazu Kosaka (JACCC), this original visual arts exhibition is centered on the theme of cultural sustainability and brings together artists from the Los Angeles Jewish and Japanese American communities. On view through Sept. 9.
Featured artists: Joshua Abarbanel, Melinda Smith Altshuler, Noriko Furunishi, Andrea Hodos, Hiroko Ikuta, Wakana Kimura, Yokou Kitajima, Jessica Shokrian and Cathy Weis.
The exhibition is part of “Voices of L.A.,” the Krupnick Festival of the Arts, an initiative of the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles that brings Jewish artists together with artmakers from diverse communities across the city to create original works featuring musicians, dancers, spoken word and visual artists.
Free and open to the public. To RSVP and for more information on the festival, visit www.voicesoflafest.com.