6000 Language – Cultural Programs

Zenshinza to bring grandeur and spectacle of Japanese theatre, Nov 5-7

Zenshinza to bring grandeur and spectacle of Japanese theatre, Nov 5-7

Cultural News, 2010 September Issue Zenshinza Theatre Company, Japan’s foremost repertory theatre ensemble, will make its highly anticipated U.S. debut at the Aratani Japan America Theatre in Los Angeles on Nov. 5-7.  Established by two of the greatest Kabuki actors of the early 20th century, Zenshinza performs legendary classics as well as dazzling contemporary...
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Two Plays by Yukio Mishima, running at Luna Playhouse in Glendale until Aug 8

Two Plays by Yukio Mishima, running at Luna Playhouse in Glendale until Aug 8

Luna Playhouse presents Two Plays by Yukio Mishima at its venue, 3706 San Fernando Road, Glendale, CA 91204, from July 8 though August 8. Performance takes place on Thursday through Saturday at 8:00 pm, and Sunday at 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm. Tickets are $15 for Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening plays, and Pay...
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Music Center to present Japanese storytelling with mime performance, May 15, 2010

Music Center to present Japanese storytelling with mime performance, May 15, 2010

(May 15, 2010)  A World City program at the Music Center presents Florida-based performer Kuniko Yamamoto and Los Angeles-based On Ensemble at the W.M. Keck Children’s Amphitheatre inside Walt Disney Concert Hall, Downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, May 15 at 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Admission free. Performance tickets are free and distributed on...
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Astro Boy Retrospective — Osamu Tezuka: Creator of Astro Boy and Father of the Manga/Anime Revolution

Astro Boy Retrospective — Osamu Tezuka: Creator of Astro Boy and Father of the Manga/Anime Revolution

The latest version of animation film Astro Boy will be released on Oct. 23, 2009 nationally. Nibei Foundation’s Japan Study Club invited Frederik L. Schodt of San Francisco, Manga author and scholar, to hear his lecture on “Osamu Tezuka, Astro Boy and The Manga/Anime Revolution” on July 14, 2009 at the Nibei Foundation in...
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