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WMU Japanese Oral Tradition (09/27/10)

September 10th, 2010 · No Comments · Events

Stop by Western Michigan University’s Brown Hall on Monday, September 27th from 5:30PM to 7:30PM to see performances of rakugo (Japanese comic storytelling) and katsuben (Japanese silent-movie narration). The performance will include traditional rakugo, humorous one-person story telling, and katsuben, narration with a Japanese and American silent movie. Flyer available here. Contact Michiko Yoshimoto of […]

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Tokyo String Quartet at WMU (09/24/10)

September 4th, 2010 · No Comments · Events

The Tenth Season of WMU Fontana Chambers of the Arts performances kicks off in grand style with the celebrated Tokyo String Quartet. Captivating audiences and critics alike since it was founded close to 40 years ago and regarded one of the supreme chamber ensembles in the world, the Tokyo Quartet performs over a hundred concerts […]

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WMU Sunday-Funday (09/19/10)

September 1st, 2010 · No Comments · Events

On Sunday, September 19th from 2:00PM to 4:00PM visit the Kalamazoo Institute of the Arts to explore the traditional arts of origami and calligraphy with Ms. Michiko Yoshimoto and students from the WMU Soga Japan Center. See a Kendo demonstration with Mr. Yutaro Matsuura and the Battle Creek Kendo-kai, taste some Japanese treats, and try […]

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WMU Japanese Film Festival (1/21-3/10/10)

January 10th, 2010 · No Comments · Events

The Michitoshi Soga Japan Center at WMU will hold a film festival, screening four new Japanese films. All screenings are planned for 7PM at Western Michigan University’s Little Theater (northwest corner Oliver Lane and Oakland Drive, Kalamazoo) and are open to the public free of charge. Michitoshi Soga Japan Center

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