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Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo

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Sunday, January 5, 2014 - 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE
San Mateo Japanese American Center | 415 S. Claremont St, San Mateo, CA

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CANCELLED: Kabuki Free Theater Class | San Mateo

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Join this free class to learn about the classical Japanese theatre tradition of Kabuki.

San Mateo Kabuki Club is a well-established group that holds classes on the first Sunday of every month, focusing on classic performances on film and participate in related events in the area.

The club is also active in an online community. Anyone is welcome to join the Club’s classes and online community Classes are open to the public.

Sunday, January 5, 2014
Kotobuki Shiki Sambaso | CANCELLED: Kabuki Free Theater Class | San Mateo

Watch the Kabuki dance piece, Kotobuki Shiki Sambaso,” at 1:30 pm on Sunday, January 5, 2014.

Featuring an all-star cast, the piece derives from “Okina,” the oldest ritual in the Noh theater. This Kabuki version shows Okina, an old man who symbolizes eternal youth, his attendant Senzai and the vigorous Sambasô, who perform dances solemnly for good fortune. Sambasô dances vigorously, stamping and shaking bells, praying for agricultural fertility and prosperity for all.

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Cost: FREE
Categories: Lectures & Workshops, Movies, Peninsula
Address: 415 S. Claremont St, San Mateo, CA