2020 / Weekly Cultural News / Jul.20-26 / Virtual Concert: Japan Foundation’s “Music Mondays” featuring Japanese-themed repertoire

Monthly Cultural News has been published since July 1998 to introduce Japanese art and culture to the public in Southern California. The situation of Corona Pandemic prevents publishing the monthly issue since April 2020.

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Free Download Link of July 20 – 26, 2020 Issue



Contents of July 20 -26:

  • Los Angeles’ prefecture association appeals public to send donation to Kumamoto heavy rain victims
  • Virtual Concert: Japan Foundation’s “Music Mondays” featuring Japanese-themed repertoire
  • Virtual Concert: April 20: Mike Penny (Tsugaru Shamisen)
  • Virtual Concert: April 27: Eien Hunter-Ishikawa (Percussion)
  • Virtual Concert: May 4: Saeko Kujiraoka (Koto)
  • Virtual Concert: May 11: Shawnee Schroeder (Shakuhachi)
  • Virtual Concert: May 18: Takako Uemura (Jazz Vocal)
  • Virtual Concert: June 1: David Neptune (Percussion)
  • Virtual Concert: June 8: Ken Koshio (Taiko & Shamisen)
  • Ohayashi Juku (Japanese percussion lecture) Series #6 Video talks about “Sooly Sounds”


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