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#90x90LA Little Tokyo Cultural Spine Reading Series: Part 1 of 4

The #90x90LA Little Tokyo Cultural Spine series, part 1 of 4. We invite you to join us for 4 consecutive Wednesdays, July 19–August 9, of site-specific readings and performances in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles—the second oldest neighborhood in L.A. and one of three remaining historic Japantowns in the nation. Come along a short tour of the Little Tokyo Cultural Spine, a pathway highlighting many of our neighborhood's vibrant historic and cultural sites, and explore 133-years of history, resilience, and self-determination.

The first tour, Intersections, moves from the Old Nishi Buddhist temple to the New Nishi temple, and ends with intimate booth readings and happy hour at Mitsuru Sushi & Grill, a longtime Japanese American diner and Little Tokyo staple. See the route here:

Readings and performances by:
Miya Iwataki
Claudia Rodriguez
Mike Sonksen
Irene Suico Soriano
and more!

As we say in Little Tokyo, please take off your shoes. (But don't really, because we're walking/moving!)

This event is part of Writ Large Press' #90X90LA. 

Co-produced and sponsored in part by: 
Little Tokyo Service Center/+LAB
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center - JACCC
Sustainable Little Tokyo
Tuesday Night Project

Co-curated by traci kato-kiriyama, Alison De La Cruz, Scott Oshima, and Kristin Fukushima.

Check back soon for specific accessibility information. As a short tour, you can either move along the route or meet at the various stops (see route posted above). All sidewalks along the route are ADA accessible, but we may encounter construction areas with narrowed access. There are few public bathrooms in Little Tokyo but there are single-stall bathrooms at Mitsuru Sushi & Grill at the end.