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A family opera “Hansel and Gretel”

A family opera “Hansel and Gretel”

Opera Pomme Rouge (OPR), which was founded 2 years ago by Anna Etsuko Tsuri, who is an internationally experienced opera stage director, will be presenting their own shorter English version (45mins) of the family opera “Hansel and Gretel” at 6pm on March 27, 2016 at the Millennium Stage, the Kennedy Center.

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GAMARJOBAT: A Shut Up (Silent) Comedy from Japan

GAMARJOBAT: A Shut Up (Silent) Comedy from Japan

Rock the silent comedy with two of the “100 Most Respected Japanese People in the World” according to Japanese-edition Newsweek magazine!

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Tsugaru Shamisen Dois “HAZUKI”

Tsugaru Shamisen Dois “HAZUKI”

Join the JICC at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage for the return of Ko Takahashi and Misao Habu as Tsugaru Shamisen Dois HAZUKI.

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Environmental Film Festival in the National’s Capital

Environmental Film Festival in the National’s Capital

Presented by the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital and the National Archives, the film program highlighting U.S. national parks fits very well with the theme of the 2016 National Cherry Blossom Festival’s celebration of the centennial of the National Park Service.

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Sakura Taiko Fest: Japanese Drumming Performance

Sakura Taiko Fest: Japanese Drumming Performance

The Sakura Taiko Fest features Japanese drumming performances from several east coast US Taiko groups.

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Fleeting Grace: Teachings of Cherry Blossoms

Fleeting Grace: Teachings of Cherry Blossoms

Time: 11AM-9PM Location: 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton, VA (map) Cost: FREE; No advance ticketing required. Studio galleries will exhibit artwork related to the Teachings of Cherry Blossoms. Glass artists will give demonstrations on how to create cherry blossoms with multiple techniques. Hula dance performances.

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National Parks Adventure Cherry Blossom IMAX Screening

National Parks Adventure Cherry Blossom IMAX Screening

Time: 2– 3 PM Location: National Museum of Natural History (map) Cost: $9.00 per adult, $7.50 per youth. Use promo code: Blossom2016 at the IMAX box office to save $2.00 on your ticket! Tickets: Tickets may be purchased in advance online at www.si.edu/imax. Or in person at the IMAX Theater box office at the National […]

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25th Annual Blessing of the Fleets

The Navy Memorial celebrates its annual “Blessing of the Fleets” ceremony. Passed down through generations of sailors and navies around the world, the centuries-old ceremony is intended to safeguard crews and ships from the danger of the seas through a traditional blessing given by a clergyman at the water’s edge.

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Macy’s Celebration of the Cherry Blossoms

Macy’s Celebration of the Cherry Blossoms

Join Macy’s Metro Center for an exhibition of makeup & art. Enjoy live music, sips and treats.

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Official Japanese Stone Lantern Lighting Ceremony

Japanese Stone Lantern Lighting, Sunday April 10, 2016 at 2pm. Tidal Basin, Washington DC. Sponsored by the National Conference of State Societies and The National Park Service.

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