Music and Dance – Traditional

2017 / Theatrical live performance from Japan “A Seed: One Wish Can Change the World” at Armstrong Theatre, Jan. 14

Stage A Seed

Tickets are sold out as of Jan. 11, 2017 Theatrical Live Performance A SEED:  ICHI-RYU MANBAI One Wish Can Change the World Jan. 14 (Sat) 2017,  8:00 PM start Armstrong Theater 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, CA 90503 Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation and Magicbell Communications present a theatrical live performance, “A SEED: Ichi-ryu Manbai.”...
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2016 / Play “Blood” at The Complex in Hollywood – political thriller based on Japan’s true story, Oct. 14 – Dec. 18

“Blood,” political thriller based on Japan’s true story, playing at The Complex, Hollywood, Oct. 14 – Dec. 18 Glenne Headly (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Dick Tracy, Mr. Holland’s Opus) and James Kyson (NBC’s Heroes, voted one of “Hollywood’s 25 Hottest” by TV Guide) join the cast when The Garage (productions) re-opens its acclaimed world premiere...
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2016 / “Madame Butterfly”in 2016: Stage becomes live Ukiyo-e in North Hollywood, Nov. 4 – Dec.4

“Madame Butterfly” is extended to Dec. 2, 3, 4. Famous “Madame Butterfly” story is recreated at a North Hollywood theater by seasoned director Aramazd Stepanian, and Japan-born actors Kazumi Zatkin, Chihiro Kawamura and Yuji Hasegawa who play Japanese roles correctly in Japanese cultural aspect. With Japanese lyrics translated by herself, actress and singer Yukari...
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2016 / UCLA presents Shakuhachi concert and talk at Jan Popper Theater, Nov. 8

UCLA Shakuhachi Concert

Forwarded for UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies Blowing Meditation and the Sounds of Fall with acclaimed shakuhachi masters: Matama Kazushi, Furuya Teruo, Kakizakai Kaoru Tuesday, November 8, 2016 7:30 – 9:30 PM Jan Popper Theater, 1200 Schoenberg Music Building, UCLA Free and open to the public Parking in Lot 2, $12 (Hilgard &...
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2016 / Japanese American ensemble presents Tohoku Goodwill Tour Concert at Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple, Little Tokyo, Nov 5

Grateful Crane to present a Tohoku Goodwill Tour Concert on Nov 5 & Misora Hibari  Show on Nov 13 + The Grateful Crane Ensemble presents “To Tohoku, With Love” a free concert Saturday, Nov. 5, 2:00 pm Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple Little Tokyo + “Misora Hibari Tribute Show”  General admission $35 Sunday, Nov. 13,...
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2016 / Taiko: Kenny Endo conret at Orange County Buddhist Church, Oct. 30

Orange County Buddhist Church Presents| ENNY ENDO & Friends in Concert Sunday October 30, 2016 at 2:00 pm Orange County Buddhist Church 909 S. Dale Avenue Anaheim, CA 92804 One of the leading personas in contemporary percussion and rhythm, KENNY ENDO is at the vanguard of the taiko genre, continuing to carve new territory Japanese...
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2016 / Tokyo Manila Jazz & Arts Session in LA, Oct. 29

Tokyo Manila Jazz & Arts Festival Session

Forwarded for Yu Ooka Saturday, October 29 at 8:00 pm Tokyo Manila Jazz & Arts Session in LA at Bar Nirvana, 314 East 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 $15 admission Tokyo Manila Jazz & Arts Festival will be extended to LA for one night session! The best Filipino singer from Japan, Charito will...
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2016 / Aurora Japanese Language Scholarship Foundation to present Saori Yuki Benefit Concert at Aratani Theatre, Oct. 29

The Japanese Language Scholarship Foundation in Los Angeles will present the 2016 Aurora Benefit Concert featuring Japan-based singer sisters Saori Yuki and Sachiko Yasuda on Saturday, Oct. 29 at 5:00 pm at Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles. From Sept. 12, tickets are available to sell for $125, $100, $75, $55, $35....
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2016 / Japan’s famous singer Saori Yuki meets press before benefit concert for language scholarship program

Japan’s famous singer Saori Yuki and his sister Sachiko Yasuda met local Japanese press on Oct. 27 at Miyako Hotel in Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles. The Aurora – Japanese Language Scholarship Foundation in Los Angeles will present the 2016 Saori Yuki and Sachiko Yasuda Aurora Benefit Concert on Saturday, Oct. 29 at 5:00...
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