A New Season Begins Powerful Explorations!
February 13 - May 28, 2016

Hālau Keali'i O Nālani

E Ala E: Awaken to 25 years of Hālau Keali’i o Nālani
with special guest artist from Hilo, Kuana Torres Kahele
2 pm & 7 pm / February 13, 2016
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Contemporary Ensemble

40th Anniversary Tour!
7 PM / March 5, 2016
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Mythili Prakash /
Aditya Prakash Ensemble

Jwala (Flame)
7 PM / April 9, 2016
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The Gonzalez Family

Caminos y Canciones of the Gonzalez Family
Roads & Songs of the Gonzalez family
7 PM / May 28, 2016
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Aratani Theatre at the JACCC

Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC)
244 S. San Pedro St. Los Angeles, CA 90012
Tickets: 213-628-2725 / jaccc.org

Getting Here

The Aratani Theatre is conveniently located in the heart of Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles via the 101, 110 and 5 freeways.


Parking is adjacent to the Aratani Theatre at Joe’s Auto Parks / Sho Tokyo Garage at 350 E. 2nd St. The garage is open until 12:30am.

Metro Rail

Take the Metro Gold Line to the Little Tokyo/Artist District station, three blocks from the Aratani Theatre.