6/15/17 – June Natsukashii Nomikai


Announcing our FOURTH Natsukashii Nomikai!

Come out Thursday, June 15th, to connect with fellow JET Alumni and FOJ (Friends of JET) over pitchers of Japanese beer, stories of “this one nijikai…”, favorite conbini bentos, and possibly even karaoke! Our May Natsukashi Nomikai was another huge success! Once again we had a dozen wonderful people turn out! This month, Jonathan Slakey is taking us to Wolf & Crane, which if I had to describe in one word, I’d choose: 渋い (tasteful)! Happy Hour is 5-7PM, but we will stay well after that!

Reminisce about the good times, reconnect or meet fellow alumni, and maybe discover your new favorite Japanese watering hole in Little Tokyo, all while helping to support these small businesses one drink at a time! Hope to see you there!

When: Thursday, June 15 starting at 5:00PM
Where: Wolf & Crane
366 E 2nd St, Los Angeles, California 90012

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5/26/17 – May Natsukashii Nomikai

Announcing our THIRD Natsukashii Nomikai!

By popular demand, we’re trying out Natsukashi Nomikai on a Friday! Come connect with fellow JET Alumni over pitchers Japanese beer, stories of “this one nijikai…”, favorite conbini bentos, and possibly even karaoke! The first meet up was awesome, and the second, bigger and better! This month, Jonathan Slakey is taking us to Nirvana!

Reminisce about the good times, reconnect or meet fellow alums, and maybe discover your new, favorite, Japanese watering-hole in Little Tokyo, all while helping to support these small businesses one drink at a time! Hope to see you there!

When: Friday, May 26 starting at 5:30PM
Where: Nirvana Sports Bar and Grill
314 E 1st St, Los Angeles, California 90012

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4/22/17 – Tohoku and Kumamoto Fundraiser

JETAASC Presents: Stories From Tohoku Screening
Tohoku and Kumamoto Fundraiser

Come join us for an evening to support the communities of Tohoku and Kumamoto. The special film screening will be followed with a Q&A session with the filmmakers and guests. Tickets $25. Coffee and desserts will be served. All donations will benefit the Japan American Society’s Relief Funds.

When: Saturday, April 22 from 7 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Japanese American Cultural and Community Center
244 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

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4/13/17 – April Natsukashii Nomikai!

Announcing our SECOND Natsukashii Nomikai!

We kicked off our monthly happy hour on March 2nd, and I’d say it was a smashing success! First time participants, long-time alumni, JETAASC officers, coordinators, and old friends met for a fun and chill session, over discounted draughts, sake flights, and sushi!

Once again JET alumni are invited to wax nostalgic at a different Little Tokyo establishment on Thursday, April 13th: Izakaya Gazen!

Reminisce about the good times, reconnect or meet fellow alums, and maybe discover your new, favorite, Japanese watering-hole in Little Tokyo, all while helping to support these small businesses one drink at a time!

Don’t drink? Don’t worry! Whatever you put in your cup, all are welcome to join!

When: Thursday, April 13th, 5:30-9:30PM
Where: Izakaya Gazen
362 E 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3902

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3/24/17 – Nihongo Dake (NDD) Dinner: Happy Hour & Karaoke!

JETのみなさん、お久しぶり!

Join JETAASC for the first Nihongo-Dake Dinner of the new year.

We’ll start things off with drinks and 日本語だけ conversation at Angel City Brewery before moving over to Max Karaoke for a Karaoke session. Time to dust-off those AKB dance moves! Or not.

All levels of Japanese welcome!

When: Friday, March 24th, 6:00-9:00PM
Where: Angel City Brewery
216 Alameda St, Los Angeles, California 90012

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