Celebrate the October full moon with the online
stream premier of the inaugural Tsukimi: Moon Viewing from in the
beautiful and historic Garden of the Phoenix in Chicago’s Jackson Park
this October 20th at 7 PM CDT!
The Tsukimi is presented by the Japanese Arts Foundation
and Japanese Culture Center and made possible in part by the support of the
Japan Foundation, New York / Center for Global Partnership, Chicago Park
District, Asian Improv aRts Midwest, Tsukasa Taiko, and Ito En.
The stream will celebrate the autumn
or harvest moon with taiko drum performances by Tsukasa Taiko, a traditional
tea ceremony led by Omar Francis-sensei of the Urasenke tradition of tea, and
shamisen / Japanese lute performances by Toyoaki Shamisen.
The program also includes a discussion by
all participating artists and Saira Chambers, director of the Japanese Culture
Center and Arts Foundation, about expansive monosyllabic concepts embraced
in the arts we will experience together; Ma, Mu, and Wa respectively.
The Moon Viewing will be streamed on JAF's Twitch Channel and the JCC's
Facebook Live Account:
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Tsukimi: Moon Viewing at Online
Museum of Science and Industry
Chicago Park District