eNewspaper of Cultural News 2018 November Issue for $4

Latest issue of Cultural News is available now Getty Museum is presenting Japanese lacquer from Marie-Antoinette collection Japanese classical dancer Fujima Kansuma’s 100th birthday celebration will be presented at Aratani Theatre Civic diplomat Mrs. Takako Wakita of Santa Barbara is honored with conforment of the Japanese Foreign Minister’s Commendation UCLA programs feature English-language Noh performance depicting Elvis Presley Theatre Nogaku, a group of scholar/player, spreading Noh performing art ..   + eNewspaper monthly “Cultural News” delivered through the Internet One time purchase of the current issue: $4.00 If you want a back issue, please let us know in the...
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Terasaki Nibei Lecture: By Staff of Japanese American Cultural & Community Center, Nov. 20, 6:00PM

The Terasaki NIbei Foundation 11570 W. Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064 www.nibei.org (310) 479-6101 ext 134   Lectures are free December 11, 2018 (Tuesday) Gyotaku (漁拓) Dwight Hwang November 20, 2018 (Tuesday) Japanese American Cultural & Community Center Daren Mooko, Interim President Allison De la Cruz November 6, 2018 (Tuesday) Art of Japanese Calligraphy Kuniharu Yoshida, Artist
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Gagaku in Los Angeles: Senshin Temple to host “A Heian Evening” Nov. 23 at 4:30PM

Kinnara Full Moon Day Concert / Workshop A Heian Evening Friday, November 23, 2018, 4:30PM Senshin Temple Courtyard 1311 W. 37th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007 A full moon celebration of things from the Heian Period; music, dance, costume, food. A hand on workshop on the culture of the Heian Period, ending in a performance of Gagaku music and dance. Kinnara 50th Anniversary Fundraiser: Admission by donation at the entrance.
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Pasadena Japanese Cultural Institute: A Concert featuring koto player Hiromi Hashibe & shakuhachi player Kaoru Kakizakai, Nov. 24 at 2:00PM

Sounds of Fall Koto & Shakuhachi Concert Koto Performance by Hiroko Masuda & Hiromi Hashibe Feature Performance by International Shakuhachi Artist, Kaoru Kakizakai Saturday, November 24, 2018 2-4 p.m. Pasadena Japanese Cultural Institute 595 Lincoln Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91103 Admission: $20/person Refreshment will be served after the concert For inquiry, call Hiroko Masuda at 626-217-3027 or email to hirokomailex@hotmail.com www.kakizakai.com  
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Japan’s Nebuta floats to appear in Hollywood Christmas Parade, Nov. 25

Japan’s Nebuta floats will appear in the Hollywood Christmas Parade on Sunday, Nov. 25. Reserved seats for the parade events are already sold out. There are plenty of open areas along the parade route in Hollywood. http://thehollywoodchristmasparade.org/nebuta/ www.lanebuta.com info@lanebuta.com
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San Diego: Balboa Park to host Japanese brush painting exhibition, Nov. 24, 25, 11AM – 4PM

WASHU-KAI ANNOUNCES THE 43RD ANNUAL SUMI-E TEN JAPANESE BRUSH PAINTING EXHIBITION The annual exhibition, which is free to the public, will be held on Saturday and Sunday, November 24th and 25th, 2018. The exhibition will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, California. The Washu-Kai Japanese Brush Painting Society was founded by our master sensei Kazuko (Suzy) Reynolds (Washu) (1920-2011). Visitors to the exhibition will see Japanese paintings in monochrome ink (suibokuga/sumi-e), paintings using both monochrome ink and color (bokusaiga/nihonga), and hanging scrolls (kakejiku). On Saturday, November 24th,...
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Gamble House in Pasadena exhibition “Shiguchi: The Hidden Art of Japanese Joinery,” through Dec. 2

Forwarded for the Gamble House The exhibition is now extended through Dec. 2. The Gamble House, Pasadena Special Exhibition 4 Westmoreland Place, Pasadena, CA 91103 Shiguchi: The Hidden Art of Japanese Joinery September 27, 2018-November 4, 2018, extended until Dec. 2, 2018 http://gamblehouse.org/shiguchi/ Curator’s Tours of the Shiguchi Exhibition Sunday, November 18, 10:00 am-12:00 pm at The Gamble House Join Curator, Jennifer Trotoux, for a 2 hour an in-depth tour of Shiguchi: The Hidden Art of Japanese Joinery. This 2 hour tour is limited to a group of 10. For more information or to purchase by phone, call ACME Ticketing at (844) 325-0812....
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Pasadena Ceramic Exhibition: Shumei Hall Gallery hosting Shigaraki collection, ongoing

Crafted from the Earth: The Rugged Beauty of Shigaraki Ceramics Exhibition at the Shumei Hall Gallery, Pasadena November 3, 2018 to January 13, 2019 Curated by Meher McArthur Shumei Hall: 2430 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107 http://www.shumei.us Galley Hours: 9:30 am – 6 pm, Monday – Saturday Opening Reception: Nov. 3, 2 pm – 5 pm This exhibition is supported by the Japan Foundation, Los Angeles. As part of the Pasadena-wide Art and Science (AXS) Festival 2018, the Shumei Arts Council will present Crafted from the Earth: The Rugged Beauty of Shigaraki Ceramics, an exhibition that explores Japan’s...
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The Getty Center presenting “A Queen’s Treasure from Versaille: Marie-Antoinette’s Japanese Lacquer,” ongoing

The Getty Center A Queen’s Treasure from Versaille: Marie-Antoinette’s Japanese Lacquer January 23, 2018 – January 6, 2019 Tuesday – Thursday, 10 am-5:30 pm Friday, Saturday, 10 am-9 pm Closed Mondays The Getty Center 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049 Parking is $15; $10 after 3pm. Admission is free This exhibition showcases Japanese lacquer from the private collection of the French queen Marie-Antoinette. Her collection of small lacquer boxes was one of the finest in Europe, and she considered it to be among her most cherished possessions. The elaborate works reveal the queen’s personal taste and demonstrate...
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Santa Barbara Museum of Art to open “Paths of Gold: Landscape and Narrative paintings from the Collection” exhibition, ongoing

Santa Barbara Museum of Art Paths of Gold: Japanese Landscape and Narrative paintings from the Collection November 10, 2018  – February 10, 2019 The malleable interior of traditional Japanese houses could be redecorated to suit particular purposes — at times adorning with glistening screens and objects of color and gold. This exhibition explores the aesthetics of these public and private interiors by featuring folding screens, scrolls, and examples of lacquerware. https://www.sbma.net/exhibitions/pathsofgold
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Huntington Library: Japanese Teahouse Tour, Dec. 10, 11:30AM – 3:30PM

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Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens Public Programs and Event Japanese Teahouse Tours Dec. 10 (Monday) 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Learn about the history of the Japanese Garden’s ceremonial teahouse and the traditions behind its use. Informal tours are offered at 20-minute intervals on the second Monday of every month. No reservations required. General admission. Japanese Garden Viewing Stones Show Dec. 26-30 (Wednesday-Sunday) 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The California Aiseki Kai presents its 29th annual show featuring outstanding examples of suiseki and other viewing stones. Practiced in Asia for centuries and gaining popularity around the world, the art of viewing...
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Los Angeles Gallery: Yoshio Ikezaki “Timeless Dialogue” at Kylin Gallery, Now – Nov. 22

Yoshio Ikezaki “Timeless Dialogue” Sept. 7 – Nov. 22, 2018 Kylin Gallery 8634 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211 Gallery Hours: Tuesday -Friday, 11:30am to 6:30pm; Saturday 11:30am-3:30pm Close Sunday & Monday Email : Flow@kylingallery.com www.kylingallery.com
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