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FandangObon: Cross That Bridge!

  • Self Help Graphics & Art 1300 East 1st Street Los Angeles, CA, 90033 United States (map)

Our 2nd annual FREE FandangObon: Cross That Bridge event connects the art, history, and resilience of Boyle Heights and Little Tokyo. Start at Self Help Graphics & Art with a family-friendly woodblock art workshop and design your own fan! Cross the 1st Street bridge with a historical tour, and share your stories and knowledge! Explore Zenshuji Soto Mission Buddhist Temple, make your own healthy musubi/onigiri rice ball for a snack, and then dance FandangObon! 

Space is limited! You MUST RSVP:

Cross That Bridge is a FREE family event leading up to FandangObon & Market + Environmental Encuentro 2017! The 5th annual FandangObon Project is a growing Angeleno tradition that culminates on October 21 with an Environmental Encuentro, and October 22 with the music and dance Festival & Farmer’s Market at the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center, the historic cultural crossroads of Boyle Heights and Bronzeville. Hundreds of folks of all ages and cultures will celebrate connections to each other and mother earth. 

Community Partners include:
- Artivist Entertainment
- Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC)
- Self Help Graphics & Art
- Sustainable Little Tokyo

Partially funded by: 
- California Arts Council
- Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs
- Artivist Entertainment

Earlier Event: September 20
Little Tokyo Community Forum: Summer 2017
Later Event: October 21
FandangObon & Encuentro 2017