BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.4321@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20130724T000000Z DTEND:20130823T000000Z DESCRIPTION:"The Essence of Kimono is a stunning retrospective of antique J apanese textiles. On display will be very rare and exquisite pieces of wea rable art which are part of a private collection that has never before bee n seen in public. The exhibit spans two hundred years of history including one of a kind\, handmade kimono and obi from the Edo through Showa period s\, highlighting the artistry and craftsmanship involved in creating an ic onic\, cultural symbol of Japan. Discover how the Japanese aesthetic has i nfluenced artistic movements and fashion throughout the world. The breadth and diversity of women's\, men's and children's kimono in the exhibit are unmatched and should not be missed by anyone interested in art\, history\ , culture and design."\nFor more information\, visit:&nbsp\;http://www.nip ponclub.org/upcomingevents.php SUMMARY:Essence of Kimono - Art\, Culture &amp\; Commerce The Alexander Col lection URL:/en/events/2013/07/24/essence-of-kimono-art-culture-commerce-the-al/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR