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2013 / Tea ceremony held for 92-year-old birthday celebration at Glendale’s Tea House

Glendale Shoseian Mrs. Kaplan birthday celebration

On July 21, 2013, a breezy and beautiful Sunday afternoon, the Friends of Shoseian group presented Chanoyu (the traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony) to a party of 29 guests at Shoseian Tea House in Brand Park, Glendale, CA. The occasion celebrated the 92nd birthday for a sharp and witty great-grandmother, Mrs. Kaplan, who had visited Japan many times with her husband. Her memories of Kyoto...
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2013 / Huntington Library to present first anniversary events of opening teahouse, June 9, 13

Huntington Library's teahouse "Seifu-an" image

  Inside of the teahouse “Seifu-an” at Huntington Library The Huntington Library, Art Collection, and Botanical Gardens is having an ‘open house’ on Sunday, June 9, and a lecture by Prof. Soryu Machita of the Urasenke Kyoto on Thursday, June 13, as part of the first anniversary of the opening of the “Seifu-an” teahouse....
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2013 / Teahouse at Glendale park to hold fund raising event, May 11

20130510 Shoseian Wa Kei Seijaku Scroll

The traditional Japanese teahouse at Brand Park in Glendale was built in 1974 through the combined efforts of the sister cities of Glendale and Higashi-Osaka, Japan. It is one of the few traditional Japanese teahouses open to the public in the United States. Given the name “Shoseian” or “Whispering Pine Teahouse” by the fifteenth...
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2011 Nisei Week / Tea ceremony demonstration, Aug 13-14, 11 am – 4 pm

Nisei Week Tea Demo Urasenke

      Chado Urasenke Tankokai Los Angeles Association presents the Nisei Week Chado Demonstration, The Way of Tea, on August 13 and 14, from 11 am to 4 pm at JACCC (Japanese American Cultural and Community Center) at 5th floor. Free admission for viewing the demonstrations. $5 donation is suggested for Japanese sweet...
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