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    • Exploring Japanese Classics: Theatre, Literature & History
      EDUCATOR PROGRAM

      Exploring Japanese Classics: Theatre, Literature & History

      Saturday, February 18 — Saturday, March 11

      This 24-hour, 5-session professional development course explores and analyzes Japanese classics in theatre, literature, and history. Through lectures, movement workshops, and a theatre performance, participants engage with and learn about the traditional Japanese theatre arts of Noh, Kabuki, Kyogen, Bunraku, and Nihon Buyo.
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    • U.S.-Japan-Korea Trade Relations: Recent Developments & Future Prospects
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      U.S.-Japan-Korea Trade Relations: Recent Developments & Future Prospects

      Thursday, February 23, 6 PM

      In this program, speakers examine trade relations and recent developments on trade issues related to the U.S., Japan and Korea. In addition to discussing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), speakers also offer their thoughts on the outlook for multilateral trade initiatives in the Asia-Pacific region.
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    • The Ramen King: Ippudo's Shigemi Kawahara
      TALKS+

      The Ramen King: Ippudo's Shigemi Kawahara

      Tuesday, February 28, 6:30 PM

      "Ramen King” Shigemi Kawahara, founder of Japanese ramen empire Ippudo, comes to New York to discuss ramen food culture and the ascendance of Ippudo in the New York food scene. Followed by a reception.
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    • A Comprehensive Intro/Demo to Nihon Buyo with Geimaruza
      LECTURE + DEMONSTRATION

      A Comprehensive Intro/Demo to Nihon Buyo with Geimaruza

      Friday, March 3, 6:30 PM
      Saturday, March 4, 6:30 PM

      Prior to each of the evening Nihon Buyo Dance performances, members of Geimaruza introduce the art of nihon buyo through a comprehensive and enjoyable lecture and demonstration.
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    • Nihon Buyo Dance
      DANCE

      Nihon Buyo Dance

      Friday, March 3, 8 PM
      Saturday, March 4, 8 PM
      Sunday, March 5, 4 PM

      Geimaruza, a group comprising Japan’s young and rising nihon buyo stars, graces the stage with a gorgeous program including traditional kabuki and folk dances and original neo-traditional dance arrangements.
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    • Nihon Buyo Dance & Music with Geimaruza
      WORKSHOP

      Nihon Buyo Dance & Music with Geimaruza

      Saturday, March 4, 2 PM

      Experience the breadth of nihon buyo with members of Geimaruza in this unique workshop with live musical accompaniment.
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    • Doll Festival: Hinamatsuri
      FAMILY PROGRAM

      Doll Festival: Hinamatsuri

      Sunday, March 5, 10:30 AM

      Enjoy displays of intricately decorated Hinamatsuri dolls, while celebrating the health and happiness of young girls with songs, activities and festival-related food.  In the second half of the program, make your very own doll and try your hand at playing the koto!  Both girls and boys are welcome to participate.
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    • Nihon Buyo Dance for Kids & Families
      FAMILY PROGRAM

      Nihon Buyo Dance for Kids & Families

      Sunday, March 5, 4 PM

      Geimaruza offers a program especially for kids, including an entertaining introduction to nihon buyo, followed by performances of Ayatsuri Sanbaso (Puppet Sanbaso) and Oshukubai (The Nightingale in the Plum Tree).
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    • Free Trial Japanese Lesson
      LANGUAGE CENTER EVENT

      Free Trial Japanese Lesson

      Tuesday, March 7, 6:30 PM

      Have you always wanted to learn Japanese, but were unsure where to start? Come for a Free Trial Japanese Lesson, taught by the Toyota Language Center’s Director, Tomoyo Kamimura. This lesson is structured for complete beginners of Japanese language learning.
    • Asato Ikeda: A Third Gender and Edo Visual Culture
      LECTURE

      Asato Ikeda: A Third Gender and Edo Visual Culture

      Friday, March 10, 6:30 PM

      Think differently about sex, sexuality and gender with this opening night lecture by exhibition guest curator Asato Ikeda (Fordham University). Highlights from A Third Gender are used to illustrate fundamental questions at the core of the exhibition, including how gender and sexuality were structured in early modern Japan, and in what ways Edo-period sexuality relates to contemporary LGBTQ+ culture.
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