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Learning to Stand

Contributed by John Oglevee Photographs by David Surtasky Japanese Textiles and the Art of Sculpting Kimono, Theatre Nohgaku’s Costume Workshop June 15 2014, Fukuyama component So goes another successful “kneeling” as I emerge from working backstage at the Oshima Noh … Continue reading

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Sesshōseki (殺生石)

Contributed by David Surtasky Sesshōseki (summary) A fifth category play, attributed to Hiyoshi Saami  Once there was a monk named Gennō. A preacher and devout disciple of the Buddha, one autumn he decided to leave the East of Japan and … Continue reading

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