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Salon Series 2017/18: an autumn of noh & a spring of odori

  • Location : IK Barber Learning Centre, UBC
  • When: October & March
  • Presented by: TomoeArts and UBC Library
  • Topics: video, lecture, demonstration and in-depth discussions of themes connected to our productions this season: Kayoi Komachi/Komachi Visited and Yuko-Kai

A series of gatherings with guest speakers and performers focused on themes, topics and issues connected to Japanese dance and performing arts.

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Salon Series 2016/17: Great Onnagata Roles

  • Location : IK Barber Learning Centre, UBC
  • When: October, January & March
  • Presented by: TomoeArts and UBC Library
  • Topics: A selection of some of the greatest female roles in kabuki and kabuki dance: Sumidagawa (The Sumida River), Akoya (The Courtesan Akoya), and Ninin Dôjôji (The Two Maidens at the Dôjô Temple).

A series of gatherings with guest speakers and performers focused on themes, topics and issues connected to Japanese dance and performing arts.

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Salon Series 2015/16: Demons & Beauties

  • Location : IK Barber Learning CentreUBC
  • When: November 9 & March 14
  • Presented by: TomoeArts and UBC Library
  • Topics: Kabuki Dance plays featuring demons and beauties : Ibaraki (The Demon Ibaraki), Fujimusume (The Wisteria Maiden), and Sagimusume (The Heron Maiden).

A series of gatherings with guest speakers and performers focused on themes, topics and issues connected to Japanese dance and performing arts.

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Salon Series 2014/15: Kabuki Dance and Noh

  • Location : IK Barber Learning CentreUBC
  • When: Three times throughout the year
  • Presented by: TomoeArts and UBC Library
  • Topics: Kabuki Dance plays based on noh and kyôgen : Kurozuka (The Black Mound), Kanjinchô (The Subscription List), and Bô shibari (Tied to a Stick).

A series of gatherings with guest speakers and performers focused on themes, topics and issues connected to Japanese dance and performing arts.

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Salon Series 2013/14: Elements of Kabuki Dance

  • Location : Scotiabank Dance Centre
  • When: Four times throughout the year
  • Topics: Yamamba: The Story of the Mountain Crone; Ukiyoe Spectacular; Dô jô ji: The Story of The Maiden at Dô jô Temple; Festival Music and Odori

A series of gatherings with guest speakers and performers focused on themes, topics and issues connected to Japanese dance and performing arts.

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Cinema Kabuki Returns - February 26, 2012

  • Location : Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
  • Showings: 1:00 and 3:30 pm
  • Presented by: The Japan Foundation in association with the Consulate General of Japan and TomoeArts

A screening of the high-definition performance films of Heron Maiden and Murder in a Hell of Oil

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Cinema Kabuki in Vancouver - February 9, 2011

  • Location : Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
  • Showings: 6:00 and 7:30 pm
  • Presented by: The Japan Foundation in association with the Consulate General of Japan and TomoeArts

This was a Vancouver Premiere showing of the high-definition performance films of Heron Maiden and Triple Lion Dance and a talk on gender and dance in kabuki...

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