Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Butoh dance at Velocity & Japanese music in Wing Luke

The two in post title ARE SEPARATE events - please look below for info, dates, and contacts. Please note that Garden docent Joan Laage performs Silver Lining with Kaoru Okumura on Butoh Festival Saturday’s program (October 27). 

Also: SJG Maple Viewing this Sunday, October 14! Come and see our magnificent maples' leaves turning.  aleks

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DAIPANbutoh Collective presents
Seattle Butoh Festival 2012
October 22-28, 2012
Velocity Dance Center
1621 12th Avenue
Guest artists: SU-EN Butoh Company (Sweden) & Atsushi Takenouchi –Jinen Butoh(Japan/Paris)


October 22  7 pm  Artist Talk featuring SU-EN
October 23-28  (various times) Workshops with SU-EN and Atsushi
October 26 & 27   8 pm  Performances by SU-EN, Atsushi and members of DAIPAN
October 28  6 pm  Butoh Open:
     Workshop participant’s perform their own works plus a piece by Seattlite Vanessa Skantze
Plus Portland Festival Extension October 29-November 2 with guest Atsushi Takenouchi

Garden docent Joan Laage performs Silver Lining with Kaoru Okumura on Saturday’s program (October 27).

4Culture and Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs support
DAIPANbutoh is a Shunpike Partner

photos (coming):
SU-EN (photo by Gunnar H Stening)
Atsushi Takenouchi (Karolina Bieszczad)

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The Hakakumei Shakuhachi dojo in Seattle is sponsoring a performance featuring Kakizakai Kaoru (shakuhachi) and Mitsuki Dazai (koto) in Seattle on October 27, 2012 at 8pm.  These virtuoso performers will be playing a mix of old and new music, Japanese folk tunes, modern duets and classic Zen pieces.  The concert will be held at the Tateuchi Story Theater inside the Wing Luke Museum, 719 South King Street in the International District.  This will be a popular event and seating is limited.

In addition, Kakizakai Sensei will be offering private shakuhachi instruction and workshops during his visit from Thursday 10/25 through Sunday 10/28.  For more information, including advanced ticket purchase information for the concert, go to www.hakakumei.org.

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