Evening Champagne Tea Service & Poetry Performance with Mariko Kitakubo & Linda Galloway, Ph.D.

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Jul 201022
6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.

Chado Tea Room at the Japanese American National Museum
100 N Central Ave
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States

In this rare bilingual Japanese-English appearance, leading tanka poet and Tokyo-based performance artist Mariko Kitakubo will present tanka Japan's oldest and most popular poetry form accompanied by music on original instruments. L.A. awarding-winning tanka poet, Linda Galloway, Ph.D. will read the stunning translation of Ms. Kitakubo's work by Amelia Fielden. Book signing to follow.

Thursday, July 22 & Thursday, July 29
5 PM-6 PM — Self-guided JANM Gallery Tour
6 PM -7 PM — Evening Champagne Tea Service
7 PM -8 PM — Poetry Performance

$20 Museum members; $ 25 non-members; $ 15 students. Advance reservations required.

For information and to order tickets contact Chado Tea Room at 213.321.1748 or at chadotearoom@aol.com.

Ms Kitakubo's beautiful bilingual book edition of On this Same Star and her CD, Messages, accompanied by an original score on rare Japanese instruments (with print translation) will be available for purchase at the Museum Store.

This program is presented in partnership with Chado Tea Room and the Japanese American National Museum with special thanks to Mariko Kitakubo and Linda Galloway.

Proceeds from the ticket and book sales to benefit the National Museum's educational programming and outreach.


JANM . Last modified Jul 13, 2010 1:05 p.m.

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