Saturday, February 27, 2010

Saugatuck Japan Festival "Kamishibai Man" Post 6

Performance/ Notable pages presentation of "Kamishibai Man"
Thursday , April 15th 7pm
Presented by children participating in this program form the Saugatuck/ douglas District Library, this performance tells the tradional japaness tale of the kamishibai man who pedaled his bicycle into town, clapping wooden blocks together to begin his presentation. Like moths to a flame, children gather from all didirections, clamoring to buy the canlies that the kamishibai man sells and hear him lating tale.

Work shope for Adults/ Sake Tasting Workshop
Friday,  April 16  7-9 pm, $40.00
InStructor Jim Warren shares the history of Japan's famous fermented rice alcohol and discusses how to drink-and evaluate-sake.  Participants get to sample a series of sakes and understand how each gets its differing flavors, scents, and textures.

Work show for Adults/ Composing Japanese Potetry: Renga and Haiku
Saturday, April 17, 1-4pm  $30.00
Jeremy Robinson assistant professor of Japanese at Grand Valey State University continues his discussion of Japanese poetry with this hands on workshop.  Wundr stand how the "linked verse" Renga was composed, including the opening verses- of Haiku.  Then work on your own Haiku pieces.

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