Happy Spring! We are proud to continue our 25th Anniversary Season with another series of performances in April and May. We are pleased and blessed to be able to bring ImprovisAsians! once again to San Francisco State University in collaboration with World Music and Dance and American Indian Studies April 15 – 18. As part of the is annual event we will have a rich program of concerts by John-Carlos Perea Trio and the Shiraz Quartet featuring Jim Norton and Hafez Modirzadeh along with an ambitious offering of panel discussions and a masterclass with the beloved Avoctja under the theme of “Re(al)liance: Music, Collaboration, and Resistance”. Coming up in May will be further collaborations with Yerba Buena Gardens Festival (and API Cultural Center) on May 11, with the de Young Museum on May 17, and Genryu Arts on May 18-19. Please check our calendar for details on these upcoming shows!
Creative Director and Co-founder
The Art of Peace Tateuchi Hall May 18-19
Genryu Arts, Nihonmachi Little Friends, API Cultural Center, and Asian Improv present
The Art of Peace
With support from Alliance for California Traditional Arts, Organizational Project Grants of Cultural Equity Grants, Zellerbach Family Foundation.
Featuring: Melody Takata, Artistic Director, Tatsu Aoki on shamisen and taiko, video direction, Chizuru Hamada, Kineya Ryu Nagauta shamisen,
Rev. Kawahatsu, Iado, and shodo (Calligraphy), GenRyu Arts, Gen Ensemble taiko and odori
Saturday, May 18th, 7 pm and Sunday, May 19th, 1 pm
1830 Sutter Street • San Francisco. CA, 94115
For more info: http://genryarts.org