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Film and Concert: "Hidden Legacy" with Shirley Muramoto

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Date:
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Time:
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Event Type:
Screening
Organizer/Author:
Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Location Details:
Oakland Asian Cultural Center Auditorium
388 9th St. Suite 290, Oakland, CA 94607

Join OACC to commemorate Day of Remembrance: Live performance and discussion along with excerpts of "Hidden Legacy: Japanese Traditional Performing Arts in the World War II Internment Camps." Shirley Kazuyo Muramoto, an accomplished koto master and the film’s creative director will perform with Brian Wong (shakuhachi) and dancer Bando Hiroshichiro, aka Nakamura Gankyo, the first Kabuki actor from outside of Japan to be accepted into the Kabuki world. Rev. Michael Endo, Secretary to the Bishop of Buddhist Churches of America, past president and current minister's assistant of the Buddhist Church of Oakland will join as the special guest.

Q&A and discussion to follow.

$10-25 suggested donation (no one turned away for lack of funds)

View the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09uqfQ8VKjE
& learn more about the film at http://jcalegacy.com/

Photo: Nobue Wakita’s (in black kimono) koto group at Manzanar Internment Camp. Courtesy Toyo Miyatake.

Shirley’s webpage: https://www.skmkoto.com/index.html
Added to the calendar on Wed, Feb 20, 2019 5:31PM
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