plant2 Documenting the west coast Nikkei experience [and beyond] from the viewpoint of a hapa Nikkei graphic designer, editor, photographer, taiko player & teacher.


Groove Brothers Concert in Support of KJCA

Tuesday, March 11 Acoustic Guitar Concert with The Groove Brothers Featuring Don Alder, Canada’s grooviest and Masa Sumide, Japan’s grooviest

The Desert Garden Community Centre 540 Seymour Street, Kamloops BC Adults $20; Seniors/Students $15 Doors open at 7, showtime 7:30 Tickets available at Desert Gardens Front Desk, TRU International Department, Hub International [...]

Kamloops fire destroys Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre

I was saddened to open the Vancouver Sun this morning and see that the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre in Kamloops has destroyed by fire yesterday. George Uyeda, the Centre’s coordinator, was in the building at the time and was alerted by two off-duty firefighters who helped him try to extinguish the blaze. Despite [...]