BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.6397@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20210706T000000Z DTEND:20210706T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong></strong><strong>FREE</strong>\n\n“Nima” are member s of the Discover Nikkei online community. Hailing from all around the wor ld\, they each bring unique experiences and perspectives to the site’s r ich archive of stories. <strong>Nima Voices</strong> is an interview ser ies where we uplift our Nima through brief\, but enlightening\, interviews ! \n\nJoin us for our fifth episode! Japanese American artist/consultant <strong>Jay Horinouchi</strong> will be interviewed by guest host <strong> Soji Kashiwagi</strong>\, the Executive Director of the Grateful Crane Ens emble. Jay has created 7 of 10 Nikkei Chronicles logos for Discover Nikkei \, including the latest one for <em>Nikkei Generations</em>. Soji\, who ha s led three goodwill tours to Tohoku\, will also talk to Jay about assisti ng with post-tsunami recovery efforts.\n\nOriginally from the San Francisc o Bay Area in California\, <strong>Jay Horinouchi</strong> was living in J apan when the 2011 Great Tohoku Kanto earthquake occurred. He spent time i n Tohoku (2011-2012) to assist in post-tsunami recovery efforts. Jay now l ives in San Diego\, California\, with his wife\, two young daughters\, and two dogs. Check out his <a href="/journal/chronicles/">Nikkei Chronicles designs</a> and <a href="/journal/2011/4/9/operation-tomodachi/">read his story</a> about his recovery efforts before tuning in for this live interv iew and Q&amp\;A on the Discover Nikkei YouTube channel.\n\n<strong>Soji K ashiwagi</strong> has written numerous plays\, articles\, columns\, and es says on the Japanese American experience\, many of which have focused on t he WWII imprisonment of the Japanese American community. He’s a playwrig ht\, co-founder\, and Executive Director of the Grateful Crane Ensemble\, a non-profit theater company based in Los Angeles\, CA. With Grateful Cran e\, he has led three goodwill tours to Tohoku\, Japan in 2014\, 2016\, and 2018 where the group has performed songs of hope and healing for survivor s of the 3/11 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. <a href="/en/journa l/author/kashiwagi-soji/">Read his stories</a> on Discover Nikkei.\n\nWatc h the program live on the Discover Nikkei <a href="https://www.youtube.co m/user/DiscoverNikkei" target="_blank">YouTube channel</a> on July 6\, 20 21 at 5 p.m. (PST)\n\n<em>We encourage you to subscribe to our channel so you will be notified when the video is streaming live.</em> SUMMARY:Nima Voices: Episode 5—Jay Horinouchi URL:/en/events/2021/07/06/nima-voices-episode-5jay-horinouchi/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR