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South Puget Sound Japanese American Day of Remembrance

South Sound Japanese American Day of Remembrance

Never Again: The story of the Japanese American incarceration
  • Dates:
    May 20, 5:00pm - 6:45pm
  • Ages:
    All ages
  • Where:
    Virtual - performance shared via Facebook Live
  • Tickets:

    FREE

  • Accessibility:

    Accessible online

Join us online to see a performance of Never again: The story of the Japanese American incarceration, presented by Dukesbay Productions. This play features a collection of first-person stories of people who were forced into incarceration camps during World War II. Over the course of several scenes, five actors will bring this powerful history to life.

Aya Hashiguchi Clark edited and directed this play. She is a Tacoma-based actor, producer, and co-founder of Dukesbay Productions, and is a descendant of World War II incarceration history. She researched and identified the stories of the individuals featured in this production through Densho, a grassroots organization dedicated to preserving, educating, and sharing the story of World War II-era incarceration of Japanese Americans.

Image credit: A young girl imprisoned at the Minidoka War Relocation Center in Hunt, Idaho during World War II. Courtesy Densho Digital Repository.

How to view this livestreamed program:

Our program is livestreamed on Facebook but you do not need to have a Facebook account, and do not need to sign in to Facebook, to see it. The live program is viewable for everyone.

Click the button below to see the program when it begins at 5 PM on May 20, 2021. (FYI: At the link, you can also scroll down to see archived videos from the other public programs we’ve presented during the past year.)

WATCH HERE!

Need more help getting into the online program? Click the button below for step-by-step directions and a downloadable PDF.

DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS

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