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2016 / Pianist Fuzjko Hemming back to Los Angeles to commemorate 5th anniversary of Japan disaster, March 13

Fuzjko Hemming Piano Recital with Cellist Marek Szpakiewicz Sunday, March 13, 7:30 pm. Zipper Hall (inside the Colburn School) 200 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Tickets: $35, $25 ($15 for seniors and students) http://hemming.brownpapertickets.com  (800) 838-3006 Having sold more than 2 million copies of her debut CD, “La Campanella,” Fuzjko Hemming is...
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2016 / Shochiku to present Kabuki featuring Ichikawa Somegoro at MGM Las Vegas, May 3-7

Kabuki MGM Las Vegas SHI-SHI-O

MGM Resorts International will host “Japan Kabuki Festival in Las Vegas 2016” from Tuesday, May 3 – Saturday, May 7. In this festival, Shochiku Co. Ltd. of Japan will be presenting a Kabuki performance titled as “Panasonic presents Wonder KABUKI Spectacle at MGM Grand ‘SHI-SHI-O: The Adventures of the Mythical Lion.'” The Wonder Kabuki...
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2016 / Kabuki music program to be presented at Cal State Fullerton, March 5

Department of Modern Language and Literatures, California State University, Fullerton and Minori-Kai & Members of Kinekatsu-Kai (Japan) present Japanese Kabuki Music and Workshop for the Japanese Music Instruments on Saturday, March 5, at 1:00 pm at Taitan Theater, Taitan Student Union, 800 North State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92834. http://ucc.fullerton.edu   Free admission. Free...
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2016 / Kabuki style music classes open at Hollywood, Venice, and Oxnard

Fuji Japanese Music provides classes of Shamisen, voice, kotsuzumi, and taiko for adults Taiko for children Fuji Japanese Music Performance Schedule Feb. 21 (Sat) 4:00 pm at Hollywood Japanese Cultural Institute March 22 (Sun) 3:30 pm at Japanese Expo by Japanese Culture Club at California State University, Fullerton April 18-19 at Monterey Park Cherry...
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2016 / Huntington’s Japanese Garden hosts Hina Doll event by Japanese children, Feb. 28

Hinamatsuri show of Kodomo no ie Kindergarten was performed at the Japanese Garden of the Huntington Library on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016. (Cultural News Video) https://youtu.be/XBqMGzS-flI  
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2016 / Comical Japanese stories to be performed in “Rakugo” style in Arizona, Feb. 25-28

  The Japanese Culture Club of Arizona and Canary English Rakugo Company in Tokyo present “Japan’s Traditional Storytelling” by four Rakigo artists from Tokyo in Arizona as the following schedule: Sedona, Arizona: Thursday, Feb. 25, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm, at The Sedona HUB, 525B Posse Grounds Road, Sedona. www.sedonahub.org  (928) 282-1660. Admissions are...
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2016 / Okinawa lecture to focus on traditions of Lunar New Year, Feb. 6

Okinawa Lunar New Year

Forwarded for the Okinawa Association of America Lunar New Year’s Traditions in Okinawa: Lecture and Performance On Saturday, Feb. 6, 1:00 pm, the Okinawa Association of America in Gardena will host a special event focusing on Lunar New Year’s traditions in Okinawa. A Skype video lecture will be presented by Eric Wada from Hawaii....
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2016 / UCLA Lecture: Nationalism and Vitalism on the Okinawa Stage, Jan. 25

UCLA Lecture Okinawa

UCLA Colloquium January 25, 2016 | 12:30 – 2:00 PM Nationalism and Vitalism on the Okinawan Stage UCLA Royce Hall 314 Colloquium with James Rhys Edwards,  Ph.D (UCLA Ethnomusicology 2015) In 1879, Imperial Japan annexed the Ryūkyū Islands, dissolving the Ryūkyū Kingdom and establishing Okinawa Prefecture. This “disposition of Ryūkyū” triggered a fitful transformation...
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2016 / Japan Foundation Lecture Series: Introducing Kabuki, Jan 19, 7:00PM

Japan Foundation Los Angeles Lecture Series 32 Introducing Kabuki: History, Aesthetics, and Star Power Tuesday, January 19, 7:00 PM The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles, 5700 Wilshire Blvd, Suite100, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Street parking is available near JFLA. Click here for Parking Info (NO PARKING VALIDATIONS PROVIDED) Admission: Free RSVP Required: Click Here to RSVP...
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