CALENDAR

DATES

EVENTS

OCTOBER

 

Saturday, October 21

10am-3pm

JACCC Aratani Theatre, Los Angeles 

FandangObon: ENVIRONMENTAL ENCUENTRO
“Garden for Life”

Come together—community gardeners, environmentalists, and artists! Learn and share through informative and creative workshops that help us build healthier, stronger, and more sustainable communities.
 
Choose one workshop and enjoy the entire day of art, environmentalism, and community-building. A healthy lunch is provided with registration!
 
Workshops include: 
– Worm composting and gardening
– Día de los Muertos/Japanese Butsudan altar-making
– Digital media arts
– Poetry and writing
– Environmental justice
– and more!
 
 

Sunday, October 22

2pm-6pm

JACCC Noguchi Plaza, Los Angeles 

 

FANDANGOBON MUSIC & DANCE FESTIVAL
+ MARKET + FOOD

WITH QUETZAL, NOBUKO & MOTTAINAI BAND, LE BALLET DEMBAYA & special GUESTS… + MCs  traci kato-kiriyama & Maya Jupiter

Join our communal celebration of Mother Earth with participatory music and dance of Mexican Fandango, Japanese Obon, West African and Sufi traditions. Dance…in one circle!

Rooted in culturally-based sustainability practices, FandangObon honors the balance between mother earth and humanity by bringing together Japanese, Mexican and African American communities into one circle through participatory music, dance and gardening practices.

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