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GEORGE ARATANI THEATRE

244 SOUTH SAN PEDRO STREET

(BETWEEN 2ND AND 3RD STREETS)

LOS ANGELES, CA 90012

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Please join us in celebrating George Aratani's Centennial Tribute Celebration.

Keynote speakers,

George Takei, will speak of his tribute to his good friend and mentor;

Rev. Rimban William Briones of the Nishi Hongwanji LA will speak of the Aratani Legacy; and

Joy Aratani, representing the Aratani family, will speak about her grandfather's timeless love, compassion and dedication to his family, his community and the world.

There will also be performances by June Kuramoto (of the Hiroshima group), David Benoit, Scott Takeda will be singing one of the numberrs from Allegiance, and Josephine Seki will sing "Danny Boy" accompied by David Benoit.

Register now to acknowlegde this timeless legend of the Japanese American Community in America.

Early Bird ticket - $25 per person

Early Bird group of 10 or more - $22 per person

After September 20, 2017 at 12:00pm PDT, ticket prices go up to $35 and $30 for 10 or more.



100th Birthday TRIBUTE of George Aratani,

The Man, the Life and the Legacy

The story of George Aratani is the story of his love and devotion to his family, his community and his compassion for all human beings. He loved America and he loved Japan, but above all, he loved living life to its fullest.

His exposure to the mass incarceration of the Japanese Americans during World War II gave George the indelible experience of loss, suffering and hardship that impacted the lives of thousands of every other Japanese Americans living in the USA. However, his deep compassion, courage and enduring will to succeed was his greatest source of strength and inspiration to help others.

Long after he attained personal wealth and success as an entrepreneur, he devoted his life as a philanthropist, giving back to people. His personal charisma and mission as a human being inspired so many people with his love for the Japanese American Community. His mission in life continues today with the legacy of the Aratani Foundation: to support organizations of the Japanese American Community that will inspire and educate future generations with the values of Japanese Culture to humanity, justice and world peace.

George Aratani’s life was transformed into a vision of a world where the injustice and sufferings of the past would never happen again, where all human beings could inspire and teach future generations the values of freedom, human rights and the world peace today.

George Aratani was a stand for love and compassion for all humanity.

We honor him as a great entrepreneur, a great philanthropist and a great human being.

Happy 100th Birthday George.

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GEORGE ARATANI THEATRE

244 SOUTH SAN PEDRO STREET

(BETWEEN 2ND AND 3RD STREETS)

LOS ANGELES, CA 90012

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Refunds up to 1 day before event

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