May 13th 2011: Japan on My Mind

Turmoil_in_the_Sky2Satsuki Odamura koto with Anne Norman shakuhachi and Melanie Robinson cello. Featuring the mesmerising art of samurai tea ceremony by Ueda Soko Tea Master Adam Wojcinski, accompanied by Phillip Flavin shamisen, Susan Taylor jiuta mai dance, and live calligraphy by the shodo artist Shingo Nozao. Also featuring a small exhibition and introduction to the exquisite art of netsuke (miniature sculptures) by acclaimed netsuke artist Leigh Sloggett.
7:30 for an 8pm start; Box Hill Community Arts Centre, 470 Station st Box Hill, Victoria
Price: $18/ $12, Bookings: 03 9417 1983. Sponsored by the Boite
See review and interview with Maireid Sullivan for Japan on My Mind