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    • Boro Textiles: Sustainable Aesthetics
      EXHIBITION

      Boro Textiles: Sustainable Aesthetics

      Friday, March 6 — Sunday, June 14

      Boro (“rags” or “tatters”) are patchwork textiles hand-pieced by peasants in Tohoku. This expansive exhibition rediscovers this traditional handcraft, its history of survival and creative ingenuity, and its continued influence on creative practices today.
    • Japanese Trial Lesson for Beginners
      LANGUAGE CENTER EVENT

      Japanese Trial Lesson for Beginners

      Friday, April 3, 6:30 PM
      Monday, April 6, 12 PM
      Tuesday, April 21, 6:30 PM
      Tuesday, April 28, 12 PM

      Have you always wanted to learn Japanese, but were unsure where to start? Come for a Japanese Trial Lesson for Beginners, taught by Japanese instructors at the Language Center. These lessons are meant for persons with no previous knowledge of Japanese.
      RSVP
    • Visible Mending with Christina Kim
      WORKSHOP

      Visible Mending with Christina Kim

      Saturday, April 4, 10:30 AM

       
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    • Creative Play <em>(ages 3-5)</em>
      FAMILY

      Creative Play (ages 3-5)

      Sunday, April 5, 1 PM

      Play, sing, dance and create! Explore Japanese culture and customs with a master storyteller and artist in interactive classes with seasonal themes.
    • Family Workshops <em>(ages 6-10)</em>
      FAMILY

      Family Workshops (ages 6-10)

      Sunday, April 5, 2:30 PM

      Immerse yourself in the many aspects of traditional and contemporary Japanese culture through uniquely themed visual art and performance workshops led by teaching artists.
    • Painting Edo: Early Modern Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection
    • Aim for the Best: Sports in Japanese Cinema
      FILM SERIES

      Aim for the Best: Sports in Japanese Cinema

      Friday, April 10 — Saturday, April 25

      A 12-film series celebrating the Japanese sports film from wartime Japan to the present, including classics, documentaries, anime and commercial crowd-pleasers.
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    • Crash Course for Travelers to Japan
      WORKSHOP

      Crash Course for Travelers to Japan

      Friday, April 10, 6 PM
      Friday, April 24, 6 PM

      This crash course for travelers offers a quick introduction to the Japanese language as well as Japanese customs, which can be very helpful for first-time or even veteran travelers to Japan.
      Register
    • Sumo Do, Sumo Don’t
      FILM

      Sumo Do, Sumo Don’t

      Friday, April 10, 7 PM

      A light-hearted comedy from Masayuki Suo (Shall We Dance?) about a ragtag group of reluctant misfits who eventually find their self-worth by resurrecting a nearly defunct university sumo club.
    • Sanshiro Sugata
      FILM

      Sanshiro Sugata

      Saturday, April 11, 2 PM

      Akira Kurosawa’s first film as a director, based on a novel about one of judo’s earliest disciples—a fascinating debut that showcases the great filmmaker’s thematic interests and stylistic trademarks despite wartime censorship.

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