de Young Museum’s “A Tribute to World Cultures” | GG Park
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Friday Nights at the de Youngpresents College Night, “Ancient to the Present: A Tribute to World Cultures.” This event, which is free and open to the public features Chinese and Peruviancultural performances, a DJ from Spain, Learn to make your own kabuiki mask and a live kabuki music and dance performance.
Enjoy world culture music, spun by DJ Felix from Spain; special cultural performances by Shih Yu-Lang Central YMCA Chinese Dance Troupe, San Francisco Peruvian group Jaranon y Bochinche, and other Bay Area groups.
Hands-on art making for everyone with “art diva” Kim Erickson. Construct a kabuki mask out of paper.
Special performance: The Legend of Morning Glory is a story from the kabuki about a rich girl and a poor boy who promise to love each other forever. A kabuki taiko oratorio featuring master storyteller Brenda Aoki Wong; Asian jazz pioneer Mark Izu; dynamic women drummers Maze Daiko; shakuhachi master Christopher Yohmei; and dancers Kai Kane Aoki Izu and Emma Lanier. Written by Brenda Aoki Wong; directed by Obie-award winning Jael Weisman; choreography by Tony-nominated Kimi Okada; original music by Mark Izu; Janet Koike, and Christopher Yohmei.
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