BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.1400@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20090220T000000Z DTEND:20090308T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong>Kodomo No Tame Ni (For the Sake of the Children)</stron g>\nFebruary 20 - March 8\, 2009\nFriday and Saturday evenings 8 PM\, Sund ay matinees 1 PM\nHipbone Studio\, 1847 East Burnside\, Portland\n<a href= "http://www.hipbonestudio.com">www.hipbonestudio.com</a>\n\nA new show by Alton Takiyama-Chung with musical guest Mike Van Liew\nTickets are $12 (ca sh at the door). Reservations Recommended\nCall: 360-882-3581\n \nPay cas h at the door\, or for a small fee use your credit card at <a href="http:/ /www.BrownPaperTickets.com">www.BrownPaperTickets.com</a>\nPlenty of free parking\n\nFollowing the sold out success of OKAGE SAMA DE (I am what I am because of you)\, performer and storyteller\, Alton Takiyama-Chung return s with a new show\, KODOMO NO TAME NI (For the Sake of the Children). Onc e again Chung tackles the complex Japanese-American World War II experienc e using history-based stories focusing on the US based Internment Camps\, the front lines in Europe\, and the return of the Japanese to the West Coa st. \n \nAmong the new stories included in this new show is that of Kazuo Masuda\, who received the Distinguished Service Cross for single handedly turning back a German counterattack in Italy as part of the all-Japanese 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Chung will also bring to life the story of Fred Korumatsu\, whose civil rights case stemming from the internment of t he Japanese rose to the level of the US Supreme Court. The show will also include the story of Ben Kuroki\, the only Japanese American to fly in a B-17 Bomber over Europe and his encounter with the No-No Boys in the US ba sed internment camps\, who refused to fight for the US until their civil r ights were restored. Chung's storytelling is complemented with music by M ike Van Liew. SUMMARY:Kodomo No Tame Ni URL:/en/events/2009/02/20/kodomo-no-tame-ni/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR