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Nisei Festival

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Nisei Festival

by:Karishma Bhakta "Nisei" stands for person born in the US or Canada whose parents immigrated from Japan. The Nisei wanted to celebrate their culture and attract people the Little Tokyo during the Great Depression. So they established a festival to educate, entertain and create awareness about the Japanese culture. Nisei week is a festival to celebrate the Japanese culture with the Japanese and non-Japanese Community. The festival was first established to bring customers and positive energy during the Great Depression. The Nisei Festival has various attractions like ondo dancing, tea ceremonies, martial arts and talent shows. The Nisei festival grows...

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School’s Out, Now What?

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School’s Out, Now What?

Karishma Bhakta, blog contributor                        Are you struggling to keep your kids busy? You tried summer camps, the library and more.   We have an option for you. Many banks have partnered with museums to provide account holders free admission to museums. That's right, free! We all know how long it can take to go through a whole museum. It takes about a day, unless you go to a Science Museum, then it takes more than one day.   I myself have been to a fair share of museums in Los Angeles. For me the...

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