BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.3607@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20120329T000000Z DTEND:20120331T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Celebrate cherry blossoms and spring at Japan Society! Encounte r the elegant and refined art form of <em>nihon buyo</em> \, traditional J apanese dance\, led by master dancer <strong>Bando Kotoji</strong> to the accompaniment of <strong>live music</strong> . From his vast repertoire\, Kotoji has selected four vibrant dances for this Kabuki Dance program\, in cluding the celebratory <em>Sanbaso </em> dance (「三番叟」)\; the s orrowful <em>Cho no Michiyuki</em> dance (<em>The Last Journey of Two Butt erflies</em> 「蝶の道行」)\, about two lovers who meet in the afterw orld as butterflies\, the dramatic dance Tamatori Ama (<em>The Pearl Dive r</em> \, 「珠取海女」) about a woman in search of a stolen treasure \; and <em>Yoshino-yama</em> (<em>Yoshino Mountain</em> \, 「吉野山」 )\, an excerpt from the famous kabuki play <em>Yoshitsune Senbon-zakura</e m> \, <em>Yoshitsune and the Thousand Cherry Trees</em> \, whose story is set on the mountain famous for its magnificent cherry blossoms.\n\nFor inf ormation and ticket purchases: http://www.japansociety.org/event/kabuki-da nce SUMMARY:Kabuki Dance URL:/en/events/2012/03/29/kabuki-dance/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR