Events & Info
EventRakugo with Katsura Sunshine in Washington DC
June 10 & 12, 2017
Enjoy the art of Japanese comedic storytelling by NHK World!
NHK World brings traditional comic storytelling to Washington DC!
Rakugo at Ukiyo-e Exhibition
Discover the witty art of Japanese wordplay in English with Toronto-born storyteller Katsura Sunshine, who also hosts Dive into UKIYO-E on NHK World TV. Sunshine brings to life a masterwork by the eighteenth-century ukiyo-e artist Kitagawa Utamaro, revealing its hidden stories.
June 10, 12:30pm & 3:30pm - Exhibition “Inventing Utamaro,” Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Sunshine reveals the hidden stories of Edo Japan through traditional Kamigata rakugo.
June 12, 6:30pm - Japan Information & Culture Center (JICC)