BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20200206T000000Z DTEND:20200206T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Resilient and sustainable\, bamboo is a versatile crop found al l over Japan. Used to create baskets\, chairs and other everyday products\ , beppu take zaiku\, or bamboo weaving\, is a craft with deep traditional roots. Beppu City\, in Oita Prefecture\, is known not only for skill in th e craft\, but also for the superior variety of locally grown bamboo. The i ntricacies of this craft have evolved beyond practical goods into contempo rary and traditional artwork. At this talk\, master bamboo craftsman Kenic hi Otani will demonstrate the precision and skill that goes into tradition al bamboo crafting. He is joined by Yasuhiro Nagano\, Mayor of Beppu City and Satoru Nakajima of Sestante Japan.\n\nFollowed by a viewing reception featuring contemporary and traditional beppu bamboo crafts\, including val uable artworks that are being exhibited for the first time in the United S tates.\n\nTickets: $15/$12 members\, seniors &amp\; students DTSTAMP:20231001T155444Z SUMMARY:Functional &amp\; Alluring: Japanese Bamboo Art URL:/en/events/2020/02/06/functional-amp-alluring-japanese-bamboo-art/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR