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2016 / Hollywood Chinese 6 Theaters to host free screening of modern Kabuki story “One Piece” in high definition, Nov. 27

Cinema Kabuki One Piece

The Japan Foundation Los Angeles presents free screening of Kabuki “One Piece” in Cinema Kabuki high-definition format at a Hollywood theater, Nov. 27, 10 AM & 1:30PM Kabuki production company Shochiku Co. Ltd. has released Cinema Kabuki series since 2005. Cinema Kabuki offers the unique opportunity of experiencing full-scale Kabuki performances to audiences outside...
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2016 / Free concert “An Afternoon of Japanese and American Music” at Little Tokyo Branch Library, Nov. 19

  Japan America Chamber Ensemble in conjunction with Little Tokyo Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library presents Free Concert: An Afternoon of Japanese and American Music By Japan America Chamber Ensemble.  Led by Ark Sano Saturday, November 19, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Little Tokyo Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library 203...
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2016 / UCLA presents Shakuhachi concert and talk at Jan Popper Theater, Nov. 8

UCLA Shakuhachi Concert

Forwarded for UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies Blowing Meditation and the Sounds of Fall with acclaimed shakuhachi masters: Matama Kazushi, Furuya Teruo, Kakizakai Kaoru Tuesday, November 8, 2016 7:30 – 9:30 PM Jan Popper Theater, 1200 Schoenberg Music Building, UCLA Free and open to the public Parking in Lot 2, $12 (Hilgard &...
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2016 / Autumn Choral Classic concert by LA Daiku at Altadena, Nov. 5

LA Daiku

LA Daiku 7th Annual Concert Autumn Choral Classic   Bach Mozart Mendessohn from Elijah Faure from Requiem Handel from Messiah Jeffrey Bernstien, Conductor Nathan Dugi-Turner, Piano Saturday, Nov. 5, 4:00PM Altadena Community Church 943 East Altadena Drive, Altadena, CA 91001 Free admission. Donations are welcome.
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2016 / Tokyo Manila Jazz & Arts Session in LA, Oct. 29

Tokyo Manila Jazz & Arts Festival Session

Forwarded for Yu Ooka Saturday, October 29 at 8:00 pm Tokyo Manila Jazz & Arts Session in LA at Bar Nirvana, 314 East 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 $15 admission Tokyo Manila Jazz & Arts Festival will be extended to LA for one night session! The best Filipino singer from Japan, Charito will...
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2016 / Japanese Visual Dance Troupe Enra Defies Time and Space in New Show PROXIMA at The Montalban Theatre, Hollywood, Oct. 21.22. 23

enra Proxima 2016 Oct Hollywood

Japanese Visual Dance Troupe Enra Defies Time and Space in New Show PROXIMA Japanese visual dance troupe Enra defies conventions of space, time, gravity, and physics, through seamless synchronization of digital projection and physical movement. Using vibrant swatches of primary colors, Tetris-like geometry in multiple dimensions, and contrasts between human silhouette and digital art, Enra’s performances are...
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2016 / Hiroe Sekine, Jazz Pianist/Composer, to Appear at LACMA Jazz Series Concert, Friday, Oct. 14

Hiroe Sekine has been performing and teaching jazz piano in the Los Angeles area for many years, and her two previous CD’s have received high acclaim from jazz critics in the US, and her music has been constantly played on jazz radios and National Public Radio. For local jazz musicians, it is considered an...
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2016 / Los Angeles Downtown’s REDCAT to present Japan’s Butoh stage, Oct. 7, 8, 9

REDCAT Butoh

  REDCAT or Roy and Edna Disney / CalArts (California Institute of the Art) Theater presents Japan’s Takao Kawaguchi Acclaimed work About Kazuo Ohno – Reliving the Butoh Diva’s Masterpieces Friday, October 7 to Sunday, October 9, 2016 Aout Kasuo Ohno trailer:  https://vimeo.com/166749437 REDCAT, CalArts’ downtown center for contemporary arts, presents the acclaimed Japanese performer Takao Kawaguchi new...
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2016 / Japanese percussion instrument workshop by instructor from Japan, Sept. 10-13

Nonprofit organization Matsutoyo Kai, Inc. will host the Japanese percussion instrument workshop by Mme. Mochizuki Tayafumi from Japan from Sept. 10 – 13 in Gardena and Torrance areas. This program is supported in part by the Los Angeles County Arts Commission. WORKSHOP Workshop for Japanese percussion instruments, basic taiko, tsuzumi and kane Instructor:  Madame...
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