Japanese Kabuki Theatre on Film: Tribute to Shikan - 11/24

Event has passed (Sun Nov 24, 2013 - Sun Nov 24, 2013)
Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California
2:00 PM
Movies, Theater
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Interested in Japanese Kabuki theatre? Join us for a special class focusing on the art and artistry of Nakamura Shikan VII, one of the greatest Kabuki performers of our time. Designated a "Living National Treasure," Shikan was beloved the world over for his sensitive portrayals of some of Kabuki's most difficult roles. Join us as we study some of his finest dance performances on video and pay tribute to this Kabuki legend!

In Japanese with English translation. Class is free and open to the public. All ages welcome!
Register here!: http://shikantribute.eventbrite.com/

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Contact: [email protected]; (415) 567-5505

If you are curious about why Kabuki's unique combination of drama, music, dance, and spectacle continues to entertain millions every year, "here's your chance to see one of the finest Kabuki films ever made, free, amongst fans and experts who will gladly fill you in on all the social and historical aspects of the performance" (Flavorpill "Editor's Pick").
What is Kabuki? Click here for a good introduction: http://www.kabuki-bito.jp/eng/

Presented by JETAANC Kabuki Club: http://www.jetaanc.org/kabuki-club/
Co-sponsored by Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California: http://www.jcccnc.org/