Hanako Wakatsuki-Chong was recently appointed the new executive director of the Japanese American Museum of Oregon (JAMO). She speaks with Jenna Yokoyama on Stage and Studio about her personal and professional background in preserving Japanese American history as well as
The 8th Annual Festival Vanport Mosaic Festival is underway in Portland through May 29, 2023.
Curated and produced by Laura Lo Forti, who calls herself a Story Midwife, two artists who’ve worked with the festival through the years are taking … Read the rest
On February 19TH 1942, FDR signed Executive Order 9066 sending more than 100,000 Japanese Americans to concentration camps during World War II. To commemorate the Day of Remembrance on that day, Portland’s Japanese American Citizen’s League (JACL) will host a … Read the rest