BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.5188@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20170305T000000Z DTEND:20170305T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong>Fri.\, Mar. 3\, 8 PM&nbsp\;</strong>(Followed by a&nbsp \;<em>Metlife Meet-the-Artists Reception</em>)<strong>\nSat.\, Mar. 4\, 8 PM\nSun.\, Mar 5\, 4 PM (Family Program)</strong>&nbsp\;\n<em>Nihon Buyo</ em>\, literally &ldquo\;Japanese dance\,&rdquo\; is a modern art form perf ormed by artists who train vigorously in kabuki dance.&nbsp\;<strong>Geima ruza</strong>\, Japan&rsquo\;s young and rising stars&mdash\;all alumni of the prestigious Tokyo University of the Arts&rsquo\;&nbsp\;<em>nihon buyo </em>&nbsp\;program&mdash\;grace the stage with a gorgeous program includi ng traditional kabuki and folk dances and original neo-traditional arrange ments. Performed alongside an ensemble of musicians (shamisen\,<em>&nbsp\; fue</em>\,<em>&nbsp\;taiko</em>\,&nbsp\;<em>otsuzumi</em>\,&nbsp\;<em>kots uzumi</em>) and chanters\, the evenings include&nbsp\;<em>Ayatsuri Sanbaso &nbsp\;</em>(<em>Puppet Sanbaso</em>)\,&nbsp\;<em>Oshukubai&nbsp\;</em>(<e m>The Nightingale in the Plum Tree</em>) and musical selections. Crowning the program is the dynamic&nbsp\;<em>Shunkashuto</em>&nbsp\;(<em>Four Seas ons</em>)\, a quartet of dances celebrating the richness of Japan&rsquo\;s exquisite four seasons.\n<strong>TICKETS:</strong>\n<strong>Regular Progr am (Mar. 3 &amp\; 4)</strong>: $55/$45 Japan Society&nbsp\;<a href="http:/ /www.japansociety.org/page/support/individual">members</a>. Includes&nbsp\ ;<a href="http://www.japansociety.org/event/a-comprehensive-introdemo-to-n ihon-buyo-with-geimaruza">A Comprehensive Intro/Demo</a>&nbsp\;beginning a t 6:30 PM.&nbsp\;\n<strong><a href="http://www.japansociety.org/event/niho n-buyo-dance-for-kids-families">Family Program</a>&nbsp\;(Mar. 5)</strong> : $28/$23 Japan Society&nbsp\;<a href="http://www.japansociety.org/page/su pport/individual">members&nbsp\;</a>\n\nhttp://www.japansociety.org/event/ nihon-buyo-dance SUMMARY:Nihon Buyo Dance URL:/en/events/2017/03/05/nihon-buyo-dance/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR