Yoshi’s ‘Flip Side’ – A day of Japanese culture – 10/1
A Day of Traditional and Contemporary Japanese Culture and Arts Presented by Yoshi’s SF
October 1, 2011
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- $20 Tickets for Adults
- $10 Tickets for Students
- Children under 7 FREE (Japanese lunch included)
Tickets available at door!
Tickets are available at Asakichi Antique & Arts 415-921-2147
Taiyodo Record Shop 415-885-2818 in Japan Center, SF
For more information Call 415-655-5600
The Flip side of Yoshi’s is an interesting cultural event. You can experience Japanese culture such as the Tea Ceremonies, Flower Arrangement, Origami, Calligraphy, Noh Performance, Rodoku: Poetic Reading and more. This wonderful cultural event for all ages, from children to seniors.
Yoshi’s Japanese Restaurant and Jazz Club founder, Yoshie Akiba has spent her life engaged in the artistic practices of both her homeland and her adopted country. As a wife of Zen master, Rev. Gengo Akiba, of Kojin-An Zendo, Yoshie hosts classes in Japanese tea ceremony, and calligraphy, and encourages her students to school themselves in all of the classical Japanese arts and dancing.
One day each year, Yoshi opens up her restaurant to expand this encouragement to the general public. Instructors will be available for people to come try their hand at one or more Japanese traditional arts from 10:00 am-12:30pm, then after a light lunch, 1:30pm to 4:30pm, a variety of artists will perform their art forms live.
Featuring instruction in:
Sumie Brush Painting
Chabana – flower arrangement
Japanese Tea Ceremony
Numerous live performances including;
Yoshi’s Spiritual Contemporary Dance
Rodoku Poetic Reading
Japanese songs perform by Choir and more!