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04/01/2017 - 03/31/2018
New York (NY) and more


Arts Midwest /Arts Midwest World Fest

Photo: Shigeyo Henriquez, courtesy of Arts Midwest

Project SummaryA five-city tour of Japan-based taiko ensemble Ondekoza
Principal ArtistOndekoza
Tour Location Sheldon Theatre (Redwing, MN)
Heritage Center, University of Dubuque (Dubuque, IA)
Prairie du Chien High School (Prairie du Chien, WI)
Riggs High Theater (Pieere, SD)
Dorothy Stickney Auditorium Dickinson State University (Dickinson, ND)

Fuse Box Austin / Kaori Seki: water and tears

Photo: Christopher Shea

Project SummaryA three-city tour of Japanese choreographer Kaori Seki and her company PUNCTUMUN
Principal ArtistKaori Seki
Tour Location Ground Floor Theater – Fusebox Festival (Austin, TX)
Links Hall (Chigcago, IL)
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts (Burlington, VT)

IMJS: Japanese Cultural Heritage Initiatives/ Shakuhachi and Ichigenkin: Discovery in a Single Tone

Project SummaryA twelve-city North America tour of Shakuhachi and Ichigenkin: Discovery in a Single Tone, a series of concerts and workshops for shakuhachi and ichigenkin (one-stringed koto).
Principal ArtistMinegishi Issui, Ralph Samuelson, Elizabeth Brown
Tour Location Montclair State Univ. Cali School of Music, Leshowitz Recital Hall(Montclair, NJ)
Bard College, Bito Auditorium(Annandale-on-Hudson, NY)
University of Hartford, Hartt School of Music(Hartford, CT)
John Jay High School(Katonah, NY)
Katonah Public Library(Katonah, NY)
Center for Remembering and Sharing (New York, NY)
University of Colorado, Heller Center for Arts and Humanities (Colorado Springs, CO)
University of Pittsburgh, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium (Pittsburgh, PA)
University of Kentucky, Niles Gallery for American Music (Lexington, KY)
University of Memphis (Memphis, TN)
Belmont University, Trout Theater (Nashville, TN)
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (Murfreesboro, TN)

Mutek:International Festival of Digital Creativity and Electronic Music / discrete figures

Photo:Bruno Destombes

Project SummaryA two-city tour of media artist Rhizomatiks Research and dance troupe Elevenplay
Principal ArtistRhizomatiks Research, Elevenplay
Tour Location Salle Ludger-Duverney, Monument National(Montreal, QC)
Gray Area Grand Theater (San Francisco,CA)



Project SummaryA four-city tour of TAIKOPROJECT ALL-STARS in New Mexico including public performances, interactive workshops and school assemblies.
Principal ArtistTAIKOPROJECT
Tour Location SJC Henderson Fine Arts Center (Farmington, NM)
WNMU Fine Arts Theater (Silver City, NM)
Alamo-Navajo School (Alamo, NM)
NMIMT Macey Center (Socorro, NM)

Scottsdale Cultural Council /Enmei (Long Life)

Sean Decker

Project SummaryA two-city tour of Enmei (Long Life), a collaboration by four dancers and artists ranging in age from 45-73 to explore the different ways our respective cultures value the body, age, and the aging process, itself.
Principal ArtistMasako Kitaura, Kei Takei, Kotoka Suzuki, Laz Brezer, Mary Fitzgerald, Eileen Standley, Rose Weitz
Tour Location Virginia G. Piper Theater, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts (Scottsdale, AZ)
Links Hall Chicago (Chicago, IL)

Society for the Activation of Social Space through Art and Sound /Akio Suzuki & Aki Onda fu-rai North American Tour

Photo:Wild Don

Project SummaryA six-city North America tour of two pioneering Japanese sound artists
Principal ArtistAkio Suzuki, Aki Onda
Tour Location Western Front (Vancouver, BC)
Good Shepherd Chapel (Seattle, WA)
Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook (Los Angeles, CA)
Calarts (Valencia, CA)
Marfa Stockyards (Marfa, TX)
St. George Hall (Marfa, TX)
Pioneer Works(Brooklyn, NY)
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