2019 / Special guest from Japan, classical dancer Umekawa Ichinosuke, to be featured at fundraising for Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden, April 6

Umekawa Ichinosuke

Forwarded for Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden

A Taste of Japan, 2019
Saturday April 6
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden, Pasadena
Registration $60 each   (includes valet parking)

We will welcome a special guest from Japan, classical dancer Umekawa Ichinosuke, who will perform a demonstration of classical dance in the garden.

Our art space En Gallery will also be open for the evening, featuring an exhibition of tea ceramics and prints by local artist Julie Bagish, whose work has been profoundly inspired by Japanese art and culture.

Tickets to the event will be $60 each, including valet parking. You may register HERE.  All proceeds from the event will help support the garden and its cultural and educational programming.

Stroll the garden sampling delicious treats from food and drink stations, listening to music and enjoying nature, art and conversation with friends old and new.

On the menu for the evening:
Okonomi-yaki (Japanese “pancakes”) provided by Otafuku Foods Inc.
Organic Rice Balls made by Mickie Matsuzaki with Wholesome Essence Organic Rice, donated by Shumei of America
Soba Salad, Chicken Katsu and Crab Croquettes from Delicatessen by Osawa
Toki and other Whiskies by Beam Suntory
Hakutsuru Premium “Ginjo” Sake, Sayuri Nigori Sake
Shochu donated by Yatsushika Brewery of Kokonoe, Kusu in Kyushu
Jizake (local sake)
Iced and hot Japanese teas – both caffeinated and decaf brewed by our own licensed sencha expert Patti Harrison

Japanese art treasures and gift certificates for fun local services will be for sale in our Silent Auction.

Event Sponsors:
Pacific International Liquor
Beam Suntory Whisky
Hakutsuru Sake Co, Inc.
Yatsushika Brewery
Wholesome Essence and Shumei of America
Tiger Rice Cookers
Kelly Sutherlin McLeod Architecture, Inc.
Delicatessen by Osawa


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