On June 18, 2011 from 7p – 9p storyteller Alton Chung will perform Life is the Treasure: Okinawan Memories of WWII at the Buddhist Church of San Francisco at 1881 Pine St. in SF (at Octavia).

Life is the Treasure: Okinawan Memories of WWII is a collection of riveting historical stories of astounding integrity, courage and selflessness. Brought to vivid life by award-winning storyteller Alton Chung, these stories share the experiences of Nisei, Okinawans, and Hawaii Okinawans during WWII.

This event is part of the Nuchi du Takara exhibition and program series organized by the National Japanese American Historical Society in collaboration with curator Dr. Wesley Ueunten.

To purchase tickets please call the National Japanese American Historical Society (415)921-5007 or email njahs@njahs.org. Ticket Prices are: General Admission: $12.00NJAHS and BCSF member rate: $10.00. Senior and Youth Tickets: $5.00 You also get your tickets online at Brown Paper Tickets Online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/178719.

For more information, visit http://www.njahs.org.