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Phoenix Art Museum to present “SAMURAI” exhibition from Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection, ongoing

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Phoenix Art Museum SAMURAI exhibition at Steele Gallery Samurai Armors from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection March 1, 2017 – July 16 First Friday: Public Opening for Samurai Exhibit Friday, March 3rd / 6 – 10 p.m. Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N. Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004 http://www.phxart.org/Samurai
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2017 / Santa Rosa, Calif. to host annual Sonoma County Matsuri Festival, May 7

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SANTA ROSA, CA – Matsuri! Japanese Arts Festival will return to Juilliard Park and the SOFA Arts District of downtown Santa Rosa on Sunday, May 7, from 11am to 5pm. Juilliard Park is located at 227 Santa Rosa Ave. Santa Rosa, CA 95404. Celebrating its eighth year, Matsuri! has become one of the signature...
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2017 / Merging of ancient rhythms with modern music, Phoenix-based Ken Koshio to present Taiko Extravaganza at Scottsdale, May 6

Ken Koshio Taiko Extravaganza Salt of the Earth Saturday, May 6 at 7 p.m. (Door opens at 6:30 p.m) Scottsdale Center for the performing Arts 7380 E. 2nd St, Scottsdale, Arizona 85251 Ancient Sounds of Peace presents “Taiko Extravaganza”- Salt of the Earth. Phoenix-based Ken Koshio brings together a diverse fusion of musicians and artistic groups- combined...
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2017 / Japanese garden in Phoenix: Festival Welcoming Spring, March 25 & 26

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The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix Haru in the Garden: A Festival Welcoming Spring Saturday, March 25 6:00 – 9:30 pm (doors open at 5:30 pm) Advance tickets: $20 member / $25 general Tickets at gate: $25 member / $30 general www.japanesefriendshipgarden.org + Workshop: Creative Ikebana Using Branches by Kika Shibata Sunday, March 26...
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2017 / Arizona-based taiko players to perform Taiko Tribute for Japan’s disaster memorial “Love to Nippon” in Los Angeles, March 5

Arizona-based taiko player and taiko instructor Ken Koshio will perform a taiko tribute for the Love to Nippon 2017 event, a memorial for March 11, 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, on Sunday, March 5, from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm. The taiko tribute will be held at the campus of the Los...
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2017 / Detroit art museum to unveil Nov. 4-5 Japan Cultural Days program at Girl’s Day event

Detroit Hinamatsuri 2017

To coincide with the opening of the Japan Gallery at the Detroit Institute of Arts, the DIA and the Japanese Business Society of Detroit will sponsor the Japanese Cultural Days on Nov. 4 (Sat) and 5 (Sun) at venues of the DIA. The detail about the Nov. 4-5 Japanese Cultural Days event will be...
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2017 / Arizona: Hiroshima Calling at Tempe History Museum, AZ, March 4

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Japanese Cultural Club of Arizona and Ancient Sounds of Peace present “Hiroshima Calling” event on Saturday, March 4, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Temp History Museum, 809 East Southern Ave, Tempe, AZ 85282. Free admission. “Hiroshima Calling” hosts screening of “Paper Lanterns” a documentary about 12 American POWs, and “Prayer for Peace” concert...
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2017 / Arizona Screening of documentary film about WWII American POWs killed by Hiroshima atomic bombing, March 4

Japanese Cultural Club of Arizona and Ancient Sounds of Peace present HIROSHIMA CALLING Saturday, March 4, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Tempe History Museum in Arizona + As a part of “Hiroshima Calling” program at the Tempe History Museum in Arizona on Saturday, March 4, “Paper Lanterns” a documentary about American POW who were...
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“Paper Lanterns” – Documentary film about WWII American POWs killed by Hiroshima atomic bombing

Film: Paper Lanterns (2016) 60 min, English Directed by Barry Frechette Even the worst of events can bring us together and show the best that being a human can mean. On August 6th, 1945, among the tens of thousands that lost their lives in the bombing of Hiroshima were 12 American POWs. Shigeaki Mori witnessed...
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