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Calligraphy + Jazz Exhibition Opening at JICC

  • Japan Information and Culture Center 1150 18th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20036 United States (map)

Presented by the Japan Information and Culture Center, Embassy of Japan

Celebrate the opening of our Fall 2016 showcase, Neo-Calligraphy - Ten Chi Jin -, with a special live shodo and vibraphone performance!

Master calligrapher Setsuhi Shiraishi specializes in shodo, the Japanese form of calligraphy, and is renowned for her large-scale performance works as well as her work in fashion and jewelry. Ms. Shiraishi will provide insight into the world of traditional and modern Japanese calligraphy through her own style of "Neo-Calligraphy."

After a brief presentation, Ms. Shiraishi will demonstrate both conventional and modern shodo while accompanied by popular DC-based vibraphonist, Chuck Redd. Please join us for this once-in-a-lifetime performance as we say goodbye to hot weather and welcome the cool jazz of autumn at the JICC!

This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required for security purposes. Check-in begins at 6:00PM; event begins at 6:30PM. No admission or re-entry will be permitted after doors close at 7:00PM or when seating is filled, whichever occurs first. Registered guests will be seated on a first come, first served basis. Please arrive early as seating is limited and registration does not guarantee guests a seat.


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Friday, September 16, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT) - Add to Calendar


Japan Information and Culture Center, Embassy of Japan - 1150 18th St NW Suite 100, Washington, DC 20036 - View Map