Friday, June 24, 2011

July Topic change - a msg from Cont. Ed. committee

by aleks

• Attention: July Cont. Ed. topic has been changed from 'Serving tea in contemporary Japan' to 'Traveling the Tokaido Road Then and Now' by Megumi Kobayachi, president, Japan - America Society.

As soon as Monzie or someone else from Cont. Ed. Committee tells me, I'll post more info on the subject. It still will be 10:30 am to 12 noon Thursday, July 21,  in the Tateuchi Community Room.  See you there!

• Jeanne P. (current Unit 86 secretary) and I recently met at the 'Next Wave Butoh Dance Festival'  - the event was June 3-18 blast, with many performers, including the early originators of the butoh dance movement Hiroko & Koichi Tamano (SF/Japan). One of our guides - Joan Laage - performed a very interesting 'spider' dance. Jeanne, herself a dancer and and English teacher is going to blog about it here soon - so watch out for her report.

• September 18th, Sunday:  marriage of the Polish Poetry Salon and Joan Laage Japanese butoh dance 'Oscar' - watch this space for future's announcements...

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