Category Archives: PRESS

Summary of Master Kano’s Visit to Michigan.

jcden/ November 21, 2019/ OTHERS, PRESS

“JCD’s Artist / Masters Residential Program” from September 20th to November 2nd, was successfully completed. (Please see report of PDF file.)     *You can see PDF download file below. …Click Pic.

Mari Katayama Artist Talk at Michigan Theater

jcden/ November 20, 2019/ OTHERS, PRESS

Mari Katayama: Artist Talk October 10, 2019 at Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor As part of the Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series, Japanese artist Mari Katayama discussed her art and life with Natsu Oyobe, Curator of Asian Art of the University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA). Translation was provided by Megumi Segawa. Katayama was born with a developmental condition, and

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Tea-Time Theatre “Howl’s Moving Castle”

jcden/ November 17, 2019/ OTHERS, PRESS

Detroit Film Theater Presents “Howl’s Moving Castle” (Japan/2004- directed by Hayao Miyazaki) Sophie, a quiet girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is literally swept off her feet by a handsome but mysterious wizard named Howl. The vain and vengeful Witch of the Waste, jealous of their friendship, puts a curse on Sophie

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Detroit Film Theater Presents “Asako I & II”

jcden/ September 4, 2019/ OTHERS, PRESS

“Asako I & II” (Japan/France/2018—directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi) An intoxicating pop romance, as well as a charming snapshot of the everyday magic and mystery of falling in love, director Ryûsuke Hamaguchi’s clever adaptation of a Japanese best-selling novel begins when Asako (Erika Karata), a shy young student from Osaka, meets and falls head over heels for a drifter, Baku, who

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Mari Katayama Special Exhibition at University of Michigan Museum of Art

jcden/ August 14, 2019/ OTHERS, PRESS

Mari Katayama Special Exhibition at University of Michigan Museum of Art Japanese artist Mari Katayama (born 1987) features her own body in a provocative series of works combining photography, sculpture, and textile. Born with a developmental condition, the artist had both her legs amputated at the age of nine and has worn prosthetics ever since. In order to fill a

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“Paper-Craftsman Resident and Cultural Exchange” Program with Masters TomomiHisashi Kano.

jcden/ August 10, 2019/ OTHERS, PRESS

“Paper-Craftsman Resident and Cultural Exchange” Program with Masters TomomiHisashi Kano of Obara, Toyota City Papercraft Masters’ Kano will introduce their culture’s traditional art craft to locals in the Detroit area. Implementing an academic approach, the program will help develop a cultural exchange with young artists allowing them to appreciate Japanese culture. In addition, this idea will help promote and globalize

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DFT Animation Club: Mirai

jcden/ August 10, 2019/ OTHERS, PRESS

DFT Animation Club: Mirai The movie screening event by DFI Animation Club, “Future Mirai”. An original feature-length animation directed by Mamoru Hosoda.     DATE: 2:00 p.m. | Sat, Aug 31 & Sun, Sep 1, 2019 LOCATION: Detroit Film Theatre   For more details:

Ms. Masayo Ishigure, a Koto Performer!!

jcden/ February 23, 2019/ OTHERS, PRESS

Profile of Ms. Masayo Ishigure, a Koto Performer!! Koto Performance at Friday Night Live at 7pm & 8:30pm on March 1st (Fri), at Rivera Court. She also performs Koto at 3:45pm-4:00pm and Koto Workshop at 2pm-3pm on March 2nd (Sat) in Hina-Matsuri 2019 event. *click image for PDF.

NEO Japanesque, Fusion Music Performers!!

jcden/ February 22, 2019/ OTHERS, PRESS

Neo Japanese’s thoughts of ”IMAGINE JAPAN” Fusion Music Performance:2pm-3:30pm on March 2nd (Sat) & March 3rd (Sun) at Auditorium Check the profiles of NEO Japanesque & Ms. Masayo Ishigure now!!