July 16 & 17
Paul Dateh is a musician, host, and educator from Los Angeles, California. His work has been seen by millions on the web, through television, and in print. Paul has composed and arranged music for a variety of clients including AT&T, Google, Nickelodeon, and Sony Ericsson. He has also recorded strings for Miley Cyrus on her albums Younger Now and Bangerz. His album Invisible World is now available on all digital platforms worldwide.
Kuniharu Yoshida (Kuni) is a Japanese calligrapher, Japanese teacher and hip-hop dancer based in Los Angeles. He collaborates with artists to combine sublime arts from both cultures, merging traditional with the contemporary. Respect between cultures is the foundation of Kuni’s unique work, designed to intertwine not just art but also audiences. He strives to increase understanding amongst people of varied backgrounds while communicating one’s culture through art. Kuni has been involved in various Little Tokyo events such as Nisei week the LTSC + LAB Artist Residency Program 2018.
The sing-along featured classics from the Bee Gees, the Carpenters, Burt Bacharach, Barry Manilow, Al Green, Tom Jones, Neil Diamond, Stevie Wonder, The Captain and Tennille, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, and Sonny and Cher. We're sure you know them all!