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Shinto and Gagaku Lecture and Music Performance

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Please join us for an introduction to Shinto and a performance of Gagaku music by a wind instrument ensemble from the Meiji Jingu Shrine. Moriyasu Ito, a Shinto officiant (negi) and the chief of the intercultural section of the Meiji Jingu Intercultural Research Institute, first will present an overview of Shinto in Japanese culture. Gagaku,...

Chinese Opera from Taiwan: A Retrospective of the Ya-Yin Ensemble

The Department of Asian Languages & Cultures is proud to join the Bricks Foundation in co-sponsoring a rare West Coast appearance by legendary Chinese opera performer, Ms. Kuo Shaio-Chuang. Regarded as a national treasure in Taiwan, Ms. Kuo is a figure who has revolutionized Peking Opera in the modern era. Ms. Kuo will speak about her...