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2015/World music blended with Koto concert at La Vern University, Step. 20

Yukiko Matsuyama

Koto musician Yukiko Matsuyama will bring her world music group, the Koto Yuki Band to the Morgan Auditorium in the University of La Verne on Sunday, Sept. 20 at 6:00 pm. Suggested donations are $20 per person. Ann & Steve Morgan Auditorium is located at Second floor, FH#104, 1950 Third Street, La Verne, CA...
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2015 / Kyogen master Manzo Nomura IX to give performance and workshop, Aug 25

Manzo Nomura IX

Kyogen Performer Manzo Nomura IX will give a special one-night-only performance and workshop at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Aug. 25, from 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm. $35 advance ticket must be purchased through the JACCC’s website: www.jaccc.org. This program is organized by the Japan Foundation Los...
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2015 / Nisei Week: Resurrected ten centuries old dance to play, Aug 22, 23

daidengaku

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1DEsiKNPBTw The Japan Foundation invites extraordinary dance group “daidengaku” to Nisei Week on Sunday, Aug. 23. Dressed in colorful authentic costumes brought from Japan, these dancers will perform energetic, rhythmic and totally unique Japanese folk performing art. Originally, the term “dengaku” referred to the rice-planting festivities observed throughout Japan in which rural residents performed...
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2015 / Japanese language opera “Kaguya-Hime” to premier in the U.S. Aug 22

Opera Kaguya Hime

Opera “Kaguya-Hime” (Princess from the Moon) will be performed at Aratani Theatre in Los Angeles on Saturday, Aug. 22, at 7 pm as the U.S. premiere. The opera with soloists, chorus, and orchestra from Japan and Los Angeles will be conducted by acclaimed Tokyo-based Maestro Hideaki Hirai who wrote the music and libretto of...
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2015 / Funny, horror, and human Japanese stories to be recited in English on “Rakugo” stage, Aug 15

Saturday Show was held from 1 pm – 3 pm. + Eleven storytellers from Japan will recite Japanese stories in English on Aug 15 and 16 in Los Angeles. The program includes various types of Japanese stories such as funny stories, horror stories, and human stories, all programs will be performed on “Rakugo” style...
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2015 / Popular actor to bring Japan’s musical theatre (taishu engaki) to Los Angeles, Aug. 9 at Aratani Theatre

Entertainment show 75th Nisei Week Special Matsui Makoto and US Friends Show Sunday, August 9 at 1:00 pm at the Aratani Theater All reserved: $60, $45, $40, $3 For tickets, contact Uyehara Travel at (213) 680-2499, Genki Club at (310) 819-8703, or email info@culturalnews.com. To coincide with the festivities of the Nisei Week Japanese...
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2015 / Traditional stage art demonstration by Japan’s popular dancer at Los Angeles City College, Aug 07 at 2:00PM

Makoto Matsui

Makoto Matsui: Japanese Traditional Stage Arts Demonstration A showcase of the finer point of the art and demonstration of make-up and kimono dressing techniques as well as an on-stage dance performance Venue: Los Angeles City College – Camino Theater Date: Friday, August 7, from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Admission is free and open...
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2015 / Rakugo at Anime Expo, July 5, 12:15 pm

2015 Anime Expo at Los Angeles Convention Center July 5 (Sunday) Room: 409AB 10:15 am – 11:15 am: JET Panel 12:15 am – 1:15 pm: Rakugo by Sunshine Katsura
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2015 / A Program of Japanese dance featuring students of the Azuma Kotobuki Kai, June 28

Azuma Kotobuki Kai

Azuma Kotobuki Kai Student Recital A Program of Japanese dance featuring students of the Azuma Kotobuki Kai Sunday, June 28, 2015, 2:30 pm Door open at 2:00 pm Thousand Oaks High School Performing Arts Center 2323  Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (From 101 Freeway, exit Moorpark Road, north on Moorpark 2.75 miles)  ...
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