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YouTube: CN editor Higashi Talks about Cultural News September Issue

From Shige Higashi, Editor & Publisher of Cultural News Cultural News September Issue has been published. In this video, Higashi talks about a Japanese art exhibition at Los Angeles County Museum of Art. “Every Living Thing: Animals in Japanese Art” will open Sept. 22 and run through Dec. 8, 2019. This is a major...
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University of Tokyo Wind Ensemble to play at Cal State University Dominguez Hills, Sept. 14 at 7:30PM

The University of Tokyo Wind Ensemble (UTWE) will be at California State University, Dominguez Hills for a cross-cultural concert. The concert features the CSUDH Jazz Band, the Toro Pep Band, the Wind Ensemble, combined performance with UTWE, as well a UTWE’s own selections. For more information, please contact Dr. Chika Inoue: cinoue@csudh.edu Date &...
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Classic theatrical play “Rashomon” at Atwater Village Theatre, Sept. 20, 21, 22

Kuro Productions and CAPS present theatrical play “Rashomon” on Sept. 20, 21, & 22 at Atwater Village Theatre, 3269 Casitas Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90039. Tickets are $25 for general, $20 for senior. To purchase tickets, visit rashomontickets.eventbrite.com or call (818)769-5697. Atwater Village Theatre has 99 seats. Dates & times: September 20, Friday at...
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Ikebana master Kitajima opening pop-art-themed flower works at Los Angeles County Fair thru Sept. 22

Los Angeles County Fair 1101 W. McKinley Ave, Pomona, Ca 91768 lacountyfair.com   (909) 623-3111 The 33rd annual flower exhibition by Kaz Yokou Kitajima Friday, August 30, 2019 through Sunday, September 22, 2019 At Flower Garden Building Theme: Pop Art & Pop Culture Artist: Kaz Yokou Kitajima, Sogetsu Ikebana instructor Materials: steal, clokscrew willow, and...
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art: “Every Living Thing: Animals in Japanese Art” Opening Sept. 22

Forwarded for the Japan Foundation, Los Angeles Los Angeles County Museum of Art Every Living Thing: Animals in Japanese Art September 22, 2019 – December 8, 2019 LACMA, Resnick Pavilion 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles Every Living Thing: Animals in Japanese Art celebrates one of the most distinctive and compelling aspects of Japanese art: the depiction...
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Santa Barbara Museum of Art “On the Road Again: Japan’s Tokaido in Pictures and Paintings, ongoing

Santa Barbara Museum of Art On the Road Again: Japan’s Tokaido in Pictures and Paintings July 7 – October 20, 2019 https://www.sbma.net/exhibitions/tokaido The Tōkaidō, or Eastern Sea Road, was formed in the 17th century to link Japan’s old imperial capital, Kyoto, with the new warrior capital, Edo (modern Tokyo). Along the 320-mile route, 53...
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Japan House Los Angeles exhibition, Now – Oct. 20, “BAKERU: Transforming Spirits”

  JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles is presenting the world debut of “BAKERU: Transforming Spirits” – a  complimentary interactive exhibition inviting visitors to step into the supernatural world of Japanese folk traditions from the northern region of Tohoku, Japan, through the use of motion capture technology from July 17 to October 6. JAPAN HOUSE brings...
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Sacrament: Crocker Art Museum to present “Chiura Obata: An American Modern” Now – Sept. 29

Crocker Art Museum 216 O Street, Sacrament, CA 95814 “Chiura Obata: An American Modern” June 23 – Sept. 29 Born in Okayama, Japan, Chiura Obata (1885–1975) emigrated to the United States in 1903 and embarked on a sevendecade career that saw the enactment of anti-immigration laws and the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during...
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Contemporary Japanese arts and crafts exhibition to come to Boston from Kyoto, Sept. 10 – Nov. 10

“Kogei-Kyoto at SA+C Boston: Contemporary Innovators in Japanese Arts and Crafts” exhibition will be held from Sept. 10 to Nov. 10, 2019 in Boston. The Japan Society of Boston and the Artists Group Kogei-Kyoto will present this exhibition in conjunction of a city-wide celebration of Boston’s 60-year sister city relationship with Kyoto. Nearly 30...
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