The Valley Japanese Neighborhood Middle held its first Fall Music Pageant and fundraiser for the reason that begin of the pandemic practically three years in the past.
The Oct. 15 occasion was held in partnership with members of the close by San Fernando Valley Japanese American Neighborhood Middle, and featured a bunch of performers, together with:
Emcees Michael Naishtut and Yoshiko Kawada
Gary Tozaki singing Frank Sinatra’s “Come Fly With Me”
Eliza Ahn and her stunning rendition of “Someplace” from “West Facet Story”
A duet of Yoshiko Kawada and Kimiaki Chiba performing“Naniwa Koi Shigure”
Though attendance was stored to restricted numbers for public security, these available expressed the enjoyment of the gathering and the way it helped to brighten spirits after having been aside for thus lengthy.
– Images and knowledge courtesy Christine Inouye