BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.862@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20060105T000000Z DTEND:20060201T000000Z DESCRIPTION: In celebration of 2006 and the Year of the Dog\, Deep Roots Ur ban Teahouse in Oakland\, California will host Year of the Dog and Other A nimals: an exhibition of linocuts and letterpress by wasabi press. This zo diac animal themed exhibition will open with a lively public reception on Thursday\, January 5\, 2006 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.. The exhibition contin ues through Friday\, February 1\, 2006. \n\nPatricia Wakida is the proprie tor of wasabi press\, a tiny green Chandler and Price platen letterpress s tashed away in her garage studio in Oakland. She is a yonsei (fourth-gener ation Japanese American)\, born in the Year of the Dog\, and has cut her t eeth in the book arts and printing business as an apprentice papermaker in Gifu\, Japan and as with letterpress printer and hand bookbinders\, the A rts and Crafts Press in Berkeley. Examples of her whimsical linoleum block prints and letterpress books have appeared in exhibitions at the Mission Cultural Center\, SOMArts Gallery\, New Langton Arts\, the Korean Cultural Center of Los Angeles\, the San Francisco Center for the Book\, Mills Col lege\, the San Francisco Main Public Library\, and at Post\, Poster\, Pos test in Tokyo.\n \n\nDeep Roots Urban Teahouse is located in the Fruitval e district of Oakland\, at 1418 34th Avenue and International Boulevard. H ours are Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.\, Sunday from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Deep Roots is closed on Mondays.\nThe exhibit and opening reception is free and open to the public. For more information please call 510-261-1573 or visit <a href="http://wasabipress.blogspot.com/">http://w asabipress.blogspot.com/</a>\n SUMMARY:Oshogatsu/Year of the Dog party and artshow in Oakland\, California URL:/en/events/2006/01/05/oshogatsuyear-of-the-dog-party-and-artshow-in-oak l/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR