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EventRakugo with Katsura Sunshine in Washington DC

June 10 & 12, 2017

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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

Rakugo Night
Sunshine reveals the hidden stories of Edo Japan through traditional Kamigata rakugo.

June 12, 6:30pm - Japan Information & Culture Center (JICC)