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2013 / Half-hour video on “Tale of Genji” to be screened at Pacific Asia Museum, Feb 17

20130212 PAM Screening World Literature

Invitation to World Literature is a multimedia series introducing drama, epic poetry, and novels from many times and cultures. Thirteen half-hour videos form the centerpiece of the project, and feature a mix of writers, scholars, artists, and performers with personal connections to world literature. The Tale of Genji is included in this series. All...
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2012 Thru Oct 21, 46 decorative bookbinding by Japanese artist on view at LACMA

LACMA Ohie Toshio Bookbinding Saigyo

Ohie Toshio; Karasawa Hitoshi, The Life of Saigyo, 1995, leather-bound book with slipcase and chemise, engravings and prints by Karasawa Hitoshi, biography of the poet Saigyo by Tsuji Kunio, published by Shinkosha, collection of Ohie Toshio.   The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents the first solo museum exhibition for Japanese bookbinder...
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2012 Bowers Museum to display bonsai and viewing stones, Sept 26-30

Bowers Bonsai Kofunkai

Bowers Museum Kofu Bonsai Kai Bonsai & Suiseki Show   Location;  2002 North Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92706 www.bowers.org   September 26 – 30, 10 AM – 4 PM BONSAI & VIEWING STONES DISPLAY, WORKSHOPS & LECTURES John M. Lee Court   The Bonsai and Viewing Stones Show consists of 28 trees and...
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2012 Japanese dyeing techniques to be shown at Pacific Asia Museum, Sept 16

PAM Hayashi Dying

Master artist Setsuko Hayashi will demonstrate the classic yuzen and shibori dyeing techniques at Pacific Asia Museum on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2 – 3 pm. The demo will be conducted in Japanese and English. Free with museum admission. Yuzen and shibori are featured in the fabrics of Kimono in the 20th Century exhibition. Right...
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2012 Mar 10 – Aug 26: Origami exhibition at Japanese American National Museum

  Japanese American National Museum Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami Exhibition Tour with curator Meher MaArthur Saturday, August 25, 1:00 – 2:00 pm + Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami is the first museum exhibition to explore the history of paper folding, the works of the world’s foremost origami artists, and...
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2012 / Music Center to host Bon odori as “Dance Downtown” program, Aug 24

2012 Music Center Dance Downtown Bon Odori

Los Angeles County’s Music Center will present the very first Ondo night at a special Dance Downtown at its plaza on Friday, August 24, from 6:30 pm through 10:00 pm. The term “Ondo” known in the Japanese American community in Southern California actually means “Bon Odori” dancing in Japan. Free admission. All are welcome....
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Japanese folk ensemble to be featured at museum’s Fusion Friday program, July 20

Japanese folk and fusion ensemble Minyo Station will be performing at Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena on Friday, July 20, for Fusion Friday program. Pacific Asia Museum 46 North Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101 http://www.pacificasiamuseum.org/   Friday, July 20 Show time: 8:30 – 9 pm  & 9:30 – 10 pm   Minyo Station...
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2009 / Bill Clark: Sowing the world with seeds of Japanese art scholarship

Clark with Medal

Cultural News, 2009 July By Meher McArthur Visitors to the Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture in Hanford, a small town in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley, pass through field after field of grazing cattle and groves of walnut trees and finally find themselves in a little corner of Japan, in...
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