Sushi & Sake Fest - October 1, 2014
Sushi & Sake Fest is early this year, so buy your tickets now! This annual reception-style event will be held on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, at MOHAI at South Lake Union. Early-bird tickets for the first 250 ticket buyers will be sold for $100 each. When these tickets are gone, the price of a ticket will go to $150.
We are looking for volunteers to help at Sushi & Sake Fest. If you are interested in volunteering and are available before 5 p.m. on the day of the event, please fill out the volunteer form.
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From Densho's Blog: Making It Worse
Densho Content Director Brian Niiya recently posted on the subject of several popular television shows, Teen Wolf and Hawaii Five-0, depicting elements of the World War II incarceration. In the post, he explores a recent trend in which conditions in the American concentration camps are exaggerated and made to seem worse than they really were for dramatic effect.
>> View blog post: Making It Worse
New Articles in Densho's Encyclopedia
In July Densho published a number of articles in the Densho Encyclopedia, including articles about hibakusha or atomic bomb survivors, the Tucson Federal Prison Camp, Ernest Besig, Marilyn Hall Patel, and the Lim Report.
Funding for the encyclopedia was provided, in part, by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant Program. The encyclopedia will expand to over 1,000 articles when completed.
>> View blog post: New Densho Encyclopedia Articles, July 2014
High School Students Wanted for Video
Densho is looking for six high school students who are willing to be video-recorded learning about the Japanese American incarceration. The session will be on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, from 9am to 5pm at a location in Seattle. Students will receive a $100 stipend. Lunch and snacks will be provided. Please contact Janet.Hayakawa@densho.org if you are interested or have questions.