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					                     2005 Association for Asian American Studies Conference
                           Cultural Institutions Bus Tour                                        Registration
                                Friday, April 22, 2005; 12-4:00 p.m.                              required
                  Organized by AA Library and Information Organizations

REGISTER for bus tour (box lunch order optional):
> PRIOR TO APRIL 20 , e-mail Pauline Wong or (213) 473-5306
   - provide your Name, E-mail and hotel/local/cell phone, to order lunch indicate your option and
> AT THE CONFERENCE, please register at Hospitality Desk              Lunch boxes ($8.00, including tax) from
                                                                      Royal Hawaiian BBQ, Two options:
                                                                      1) Chicken Combo - BBQ chicken, chicken
Route:                                                                    katsu, rice, raw cabbage, macaroni salad, slice
                                                                          of spam and Hawaiian Sun drink.
12:00 pm               Meet at Marriott Downtown LA Hotel Lobby       2) Oriental Salad - salad, rice, raw cabbage,
                       Lunch box distribution and board bus               macaroni salad, and Hawaiian Sun drink.

12:30 pm               Arrival at the Japanese American National Museum (JANM)
                       Meet with JANM representative

12:45-1:45 pm          Guided tour of JANM’s Common Ground permanent exhibition

2:00 pm                Departure from JANM

2:00-2:20 pm           Driving tour of Historic Little Tokyo
                       Route: First Street heading west, turn left on San Pedro Street,
                       turn left on Third Street, turn left on Alameda
                       Sites of Interest:
                            Little Tokyo Koban (307 E. First Street)
                            Yagura Tower (First Street)
                            Koyasan Buddhist Temple (342 E. First Street)
                            East West Players (120 N. Judge John Aiso Street)
                            Friendship Knot sculpture by Shinkichi Tajiri (corner of San Pedro and
                                 First Streets)
                            Japanese American Cultural and Community Center (244 S. San Pedro
                            Jodo Shu Betsuin Buddhist Temple (442 E. Third Street)
                            Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple (505 E. Third Street)

2:30 pm                Arrival at El Pueblo Historical Monument and Chinese American
                       Museum (CAM). Meet with CAM representative

2:45-3:30 pm           Guided Tour of CAM permanent and temporary exhibits

3:40 pm                Departure from CAM

3:40-4:00 pm           Driving tour of New Chinatown
                       Route: North Broadway heading north, left on Bernard Street, left
                       on Hill Street, right on College Street, right on Broadway)
                       Sites of interest:
                            Chinatown Gateway (600 N. Broadway)
                Far East Plaza (home of Wing Hop Fung Center) (727 N. Broadway)
                Cathay Bank (777 N. Broadway)
                Saigon Plaza, Chinatown Plaza, and Dynasty Center (800 block of N.
                Central Plaza (947 N. Broadway)
                Phoenix Bakery (969 N. Broadway)
                Chinese Historical Society of Southern California (415 Bernard Street)
                Bamboo Plaza (home of Empress Pavilion) (988 N. Hill Street)
                West Plaza/Chung King Road (940 N. Hill Street)
                Pacific Alliance Medical Center (formerly the French Hospital) (531 W.
                 College Street)

4:00 pm   Departure from Chinatown

4:20 pm   Arrival at Marriott Downtown Los Angeles Lobby

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