BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.3844@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20120729T000000Z DTEND:20120729T000000Z DESCRIPTION:ASIAN IMPROV aRTS\, GENRYU ARTS AND NIHONMACHI LITTLE FRIENDS P RESENT TOYOAKIMOTO: THE NATIONAL CD RELEASE CONCERT \n SUNDAY\, JULY 29th AT TATEUCHI AUDITORIUM IN SAN FRANCISCO \n &nbsp\;\n TATSU AOKI AND A 300- YEAR LEGACY OF JAPANESE CULTURAL ARTS \n Reconstruction of Tokyo Style Gei sha Music\n\nAsian Improv aRts\, GenRyu Arts and Nihonmachi Little Friends are pleased to present the upcoming concert: TOYOAKIMOTO &ndash\; Tatsu A oki and a 300-year legacy of Japanese cultural arts. This special event ce lebrates the release of a new compact disc recording featuring music by Ta tsu Aoki (shamisen &ndash\; Japanese lute)\, Chizuru Kineya (shamisen)\, a nd Melody Takata (taiko &ndash\; Japanese drums). Also performing will be special guests Francis Wong (saxophone) and Yangqin Zhao (Chinese hammered dulcimer). The concert\, free to the public\, will take place on Sunday\, July 29\, 2012 from 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (a reception with the artists prec edes the show from 12:30 p.m. &ndash\; 1 p.m.) in Nihonmachi Little Friend s&rsquo\; Tateuchi Auditorium\, 1830 Sutter Street (between Webster &amp\; Buchanan)\, San Francisco\, California. \n For more info visit: www.asian improv.org . SUMMARY:Tatsu Aoki's TOYOAKIMOTO: THE NATIONAL CD RELEASE CONCERT Free Even t URL:/en/events/2012/07/29/tatsu-aokis-toyoakimoto-the-national-cd-release/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR