Filmmaker Interview: Departures’ Yojiro Takita

Filmmaker Interview:  Departures’ Yojiro Takita “The audience may feel their death through other’s lives.” Cultural News, 2009 June Issue The 2008 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film Departures (Okuribito), directed by Yojiro Takita, now opens nationally. For theater information,…

2009 / Dr. Takeo Uesugi: Designer of Japanese Gardens

2009 Dr Takeo Uesugi Headshot

Cultural News, February 2009 Issue By Takeshi Nakayama and Shige Higashi Dr. Takeo Uesugi, professor emeritus of landscape architecture at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for Contributions to the Design of Japanese Gardens Outside…