Posts Tagged ‘Takarazuka Revue’

Adam Frank studies avant-garde poetry and teaches at the University of British Columbia, and he recently came to Japan to give a presentation at the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology. According to the WFAE website, “Our members represent a multi-disciplinary spectrum of individuals engaged in the study of the social, cultural and ecological aspects of […]

I thought I was prepared for Takarazuka, but in truth, I wasn’t. Sometime in the middle of May, my friend Julia Cho and her husband Ed came to stay with me during a grant-funded trip through Japan for the purpose of researching popular forms of Japanese art and culture that, in one way or another, […]

On the second of December, J.’s friend Dan Nishimoto, who was in Japan to see his relatives, came to visit us in Osaka for a couple of days. Dan (who’s name is pronounced ‘Don,’ as in Don Corleone) used to work at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, but he now spends most of his time […]