Sunday, June 4, 2017


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Featured Events

BAMBOO MUSIC INSTRUMENT MAKING WORKSHOP FOR KIDS


Echo Park Film Center
(1200 N. Alvarado St., Los Angeles, CA 90026)
Sunday, June 4 / 3:00-5:00pm
Fee:$10 (per household)

The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles is proud to bring the shakuhachi (bamboo flute) master, John Kaizan Neptune from Japan and present a bamboo music instrument making workshop for kids. Participants can learn the craft of making a bamboo instrument and also enjoy playing it with master John Kaizan afterwords.
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Culture & Language Events

Film Screening: Tatara Samurai


LA LIVE
June 2 - 8 @12pm, 3:15pm, 6:30pm, 9:45pm
New People Cinema (San Francisco)
June 2 @7pm
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Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxnmlU5FAMM


Cast:

Sho Aoyagi: member of the EXILE Theater Company, known for Kyo, Koi o Hajimemasu (2012) which he won the 22nd Japanese Movie Critics Awards' Best Newcomer Award.

AKIRA: EXILE member, known for his film debut in Hanayori Dango F (2008), and Chanto Tsutaeru (2009), which he won the 19th Japanese Movie Critics Awards' Best Newcomer Award.

Naoki Kobayashi: EXILE member, known for Attack No. 1 (2009)

Crew:
Director: Yoshinari Nishikori, known for Railways (2010) and Konshin (2013) 

Executive Producer: EXILE HIRO, known for his career as a performer of EXILE and his position as CCO of LDH WORLD.   

Composer of the Theme Song: Joe Hisaishi, known for Studio Ghibli films such as Spirited AwayHowl's Moving CastleMy Neighbor TotoroPrincess Mononoke, and many more. 

Message from Naoki Kobayashi (In Japanese):
https://www.facebook.com/elevenarts/posts/10154869750008051

Other Events

L.A. Materials & Technologies Retreat: Shibori Dye Techniques


Otis College of Art and Design
[9045 Lincoln Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505]
June 4 – June 10, 2017

Shibori is the Japanese art of creating patterns by binding, stitching, folding and twisting fabric during the dyeing process. During this weeklong class, students will create intricate patterns by using many different resist techniques on both cotton and silk. More Information>