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    • 110th Anniversary Arts & Culture Bash

      110th Anniversary Arts & Culture Bash

      Wednesday, November 8, 6:30 PM

      Support the Society’s arts & culture programming with a festive evening of live and silent auctions, entertainment and more!
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    • The Southern Barbarians Arrive: Navigating the <em>Nanban</em> Screens

      The Southern Barbarians Arrive: Navigating the Nanban Screens

      Friday, December 1, 6 PM

      Explore nanban images from Japan's "Christian Century" with Prof. Matthew McKelway (Columbia University), who will address questions of artistic competition and collaboration, and the thematic adjustments that underlie what these works of art say about their time and audience.
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    • Hanjo


      Thursday, December 7, 7:30 PM
      Friday, December 8, 7:30 PM
      Saturday, December 9, 7:30 PM

      Based on a 14th-century noh play with the same title, Hanjo, by provocative Japanese author Yukio Mishima (1925-1970), is a timeless tale of love, loneliness and betrayal. Performed in English and Japanese.
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    • Architecture of Time: Enoura Observatory, Where Consciousness & Memory Originate

      Architecture of Time: Enoura Observatory, Where Consciousness & Memory Originate

      Friday, December 15, 6 PM

      Join exhibition artist Hiroshi Sugimoto for this introduction to Enoura Observatory, the headquarters of his Odawara Art Foundation, which received Japan Society grants in 2011 and 2014 and opened to the public this October. Sugimoto will also discuss his other recent architectural projects and their connection to his photographic practice and exhibitions, including Gates of Paradise
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    • Mugen Noh Othello

      Mugen Noh Othello

      Thursday, January 11, 7:30 PM
      Friday, January 12, 7:30 PM
      Saturday, January 13, 7:30 PM
      Sunday, January 14, 4 PM

      Following a sold-out run of Medea in 2011, Satoshi Miyagi and his company SPAC return to New York with another literary masterpiece, Othello. Miyagi re-tells Shakespeare’s famed tragedy through noh theater’s most distinct storytelling structure, mugen noh. Performed in Japanese with English titles.
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    • Theater Technique with SPAC

      Theater Technique with SPAC

      Saturday, January 13, 1:30 PM

      SPAC training, which incorporates the methodologies of Satoshi Miyagi and Tadashi Suzuki, includes intensive practice in vocalization, physicality and rhythm. During this workshop led by SPAC company members, participants will learn body exercises required for SPAC’s unique voice production. Professional movement experience required.
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