Reminder: FREE Shikishi and “refreshments” night at JCCCNC – 1/25

ShikishiniteReminder about a fun-looking event next Wednesday that was passed onto us by the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California (sponsors of the Northern Japan Earthquake Relief Fund and a great partner of JETAANC).

Come check out the SHIKISHI NIGHT at the JCCCNC!
we want to provide young professionals with a FUN, CREATIVE, CULTURAL, and of course FREE event to SOCIALIZE!

1/25/12 @ JCCCNC 7pm

I’ll provide some “refreshments” as well for the 21+
if you have any questions email

The JCCCNC will be hosting its annual Shikishi exhibit from February 1 – 29, 2012. Submit your very own shikishi board using the theme of the Dragon to celebrate all individuals born in this zodiac year or your hopes and wishes for the people who were affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami.

WE HAVE THE SHIKISHI BOARDS SO COME ON IN AND PICK YOURS UP…or make one at our SHIKISHI STATION in the lobby…or for the 21 and up at our SHIKISHI NIGHT on WEDNESDAY, JAN 25th @ 7pm!

You do not have to be an artist or have any art background to submit an entry. All ages are welcome to submit a shikishi board. Entires must be drawn, pasted or painted onto a shikishi board and submitted ready for display. All entries will be displayed in the JCCCNC Conference Room 1 for the month February 2012, and some of our favorites will be posted on the JCCCNC website and facebook page.

What is a Shikishi?
Shikishi is a Japanese art board and is outlined with a gold rim frame. In
Japan, shikishi have been used to display the autographs of famous people or exhibiting the work of a famous calligrapher’s poem or expression. It is also commonly used as a canvas for water color art or any other type of medium toillustrate a specific season.

Ryan Kimura
Director of Programs and Community Relations
Japanese Cultural and Community Center
of Northern California
(415) 567-5505 x228 / (415) 567-4222 fax
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