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COME ENJOY THE MUSIC, THEATRE, DISCUSSIONS, THE FOOD, AND ACITIVITIES ALL COMMEMORATING AND CELEBRATING OUR JAPANESE CANADIAN HERITAGE on Thanksgiving weekend, beginning Thursday October 5th 2017
Tickets for individual evening events available at Sunnyside and Willow. A Weekend Pass $50 for all events, (including workshop pass is $75), is available by calling the Langham office 250.352.2661 or Langham@netidea.com. Tickets can be purchased at the door, if available, and all other events/activities are by donation.
BEGINS October 5th 2017
Thursday 2 pm – 5pm, October 5 – HAIKU IN THE MOUNTAINS with Sean Arthur Joyce – included in workshop the WELCOME reception with Haiku reading and Films. $35
Thursday 6:30 pm, Oct 5: A WELCOME cash-bar reception, Canadian and Japanese food, with Haiku reading, and film, SLEEPING TIGER – The Asahi Baseball Story plus short filks – Tickets $10
Friday evening 7 pm, Oct 6: GALA Reception with dignitaries and Performance (cash – bar) – Taiko Drummers,(Naoko Nakamura, Koko Nakmura, Mari Habuki,) TASAI Artist Collective,(Soramaru Takayama, Yurie Hoyoyon, Steve Frost) Universal Limited, theatre company, (Yoshie Bancroft, Joanna Garfunkel & friends), FREYA, (Noel Fudge & Martine denBok), Minoru Kofu Yamamoto, John Endo Greenaway, ‘Koko’ Kokubo, Sean Arthur Joyce, and others. Tickets $22
Saturday 10 am – 2 pm, Oct 7: Cultural Activities for all ages – at The Legion (across the street from the Langham) and outside on the street, weather permitting.
Taiko Drummers,(Naoko Nakamura, Koko Nakmura, Mari Habuki,) Vancouver TASAI Artist Collective,(Soramaru Takayama, Yurie Hoyoyon, Steve Frost) , Minoru Kofu Yamamoto, Yurie Hoyoyon, and others
Saturday 11 am and 1 pm performances, Oct 7 – JAPANESE PROBLEM Theatre piece Universal Limited, Vancouver (Yoshie Bancroft, Joanna Garfunkel & friends) – By donation in the Langham theatre.
Saturday 2:30 – 4:30 pm, Oct 7: MEMORY and REFLECTION Panel Discussion – By donation In the Langham Theatre.
Panelists: John Endo Greenaway, Dr. George Takashima, Dr. Bernadette Lynch, Landscapes of Injustice (Nicole Yakashiro and Michael Abe) and moderator, John Kingsmill Hosted by the Langham Japanese Canadian Museum Committee.
Saturday 7:30 pm, Oct 7: ‘Koko’ Kokubo with CERTIFIED MANGO in concert with cash-bar – Tickets $20
Sunday 10 am, Oct 8: Sunday Service at St. Andrews United Church with Dr. George Takashima
AND the showcasing throughout the weekend and running until October 29, the exhibition from the Nikkei National Museum, Burnaby, TAIKEN – JAPANESE CANADIANS SINCE 1877 and smaller side exhibition, MEMORIES from HOME in the Community Gallery.
SEE YOU THERE! Please share with your friends! Domo Arigato!
Photos: Minoru KofuYamamoto, John Endo Greenaway, Dr. George Takashima, FREYA (Martine denBok & Noel Fudge), TASAI Artist Collective, ‘Koko’ Kokubo, CERTIFIED MANGO,Sean Arthur Joyce, Dr. Bernadette Lynch, The Asahi Baseball Team (in film) Joshie Bancroft (playwright/director/actor/ Japanese Problem) and Joanna Garfunkel (producer/Japanese Problem), Nicole Yakashiro (Landscapes of Injustice) and Naoko Nakamura and Kewlna Taiko group.
All photos submitted by artists, writers and organizations.