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A talented friend of mine, Tomoko-san, is giving a benshi performance with Ozu’s 1930 Silent film “Walk Cheerfully” at the BFI on April 22. A rare opportunity to experience Japanese ‘silent’ cinema.
There is an exhibition by a Japanese artist, Junko O’Neill next week at the GV Art Gallery in London. This is accompanied by series of public events including artists talks, origami have-a-go and a calligraphy workshop. From the press release: … Continue reading
My friend Tomoko-san is performing in JUKAI, starting 28 September 2010, in South London at the Blue Elephant Theatre. JUKAI was created by Theatre Témoin in Santa Cruz, CA in 2008 with actors, musicians and designers from Japan, California and … Continue reading
My friends Frank Chickens have become the obscure outsider candidate in a Rage Against The Machine style attempt to subvert the Fosters Edinburgh Comedy God Award public vote. It all started with a rant by Stewart Lee at the organisers … Continue reading
Ninagawa returns to the Barbican Theatre London for 4 days in May (5th to the 8th) in what might be becoming an annual event I hope. I’ve seen the two previous productions, Coriolanus and the kabuki version of Twelfth Night. … Continue reading
If you have ever read about Buddhism you are certain to have come across the writings of D.T. Suzuki. I was recently contacted by a director of a film about Suzuki’s life. There are screenings in the UK in November. … Continue reading