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Our coming events, background, some past activities, related organizations

 

 

Coming events / activities

Saturday, May 6, 9:00 a.m. - noon: City of Takayama Park clean up, Location: City of Takayama Park, Colorado Blvd. & Cherry Creek Drive North, Denver. Click here to sign up. (If the email link does not work for you, just send me an email directly: steve@trainersfriend.com)

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Tuesday May 16, 7:00 p.m.: Regular monthly meeting, Location: Home of Steve & Kitty Comstock. Click here to sign up (tell us who is coming) and get the address. (If the email link does not work for you, just send me an email directly: steve@trainersfriend.com)

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Find out about the Committee calendar, budgets, and so on ...

Plans for 2017 (.pdf document) (Last updated 19 April, 2017)

Working budget for 2017 (.pdf document) (Last updated 16 November, 2016)

Why Denver Takayama is relevant to the larger community - Japanese, Japanese-American, all interested in Japan - in Denver and Colorado (.pdf document) (Last revised 1 February, 2017)

Technical paper on emails
(.pdf document - Some thoughts on how to make email safer from hackers and more effective) (Written 26 March, 2015)

 

 Web pages from past events 

High schools student exchange to Japan June 8-22, 2016

Japan in Depth October, 2015

55th anniversary celebration page July 2, 2015

Introduction to Japan April, 2015

 

Upcoming and on-going events / activities outside the Committee that may be of interest:

 

... April 27 - May 20 ...
"Alone + Together" Show by three couples where both members are artists. Our own Mamiko and Homare Ikeda are in the show. At the Art Gym (1460 Leyden, near Colfax + Monaco). Opening night reception Thursday April 27, 5-8. May 13 from 2-4 Mamiko will be performing. Details are here (web page ).

 

... May 5 - June 7, 2017 ...
Three artists featured, including Homare Ikeda. At the William Havu Gallery (1040 Cherokee Street). Opening night reception May 5, 6-9. Brief bio and some sample work is found on the gallery website here (web page).

 

... May 9, 2017, 5:30 p.m. ...
The Rocky Mountain Map Society has two guest lectures of likely interest. Marcia Yonemoto is speaking on "Maps as Art and Maps as Information: Utility in Early Modern Japan" followed by Tianlong Jiao's talk "The Selden Map and Ming China's Maritime World". The event is at the main branch of the Denver Public Library, 14th & Broadway, in the Conference Center. Details are here (pdf document, see second page).

 

... September 11, 2016 - May 28, 2017 ...
"Shock-Wave" - exhibition at the Denver Art Museum (DAM), exploring the impact of Japanese designers on French (and Western) fashion in the 1980's-1990's. Exhibition is included in general admission. Admission to the DAM is free for children under 18. Details are here (web page).

 

... September 25, 2016 - October 1, 2017 ...
"From the Fire" - exhibition at the Denver Art Museum (DAM), exploring contemporary Japanese ceramic arts. Exhibition is included in general admission. Admission to the DAM is free for children under 18. Details are here (web page).

 

... June 2-4 ...
Second annual Colorado Dragon Film Festival; a variety of Asian-related films. Opening night reception and viewing is at the Denver Art Museum; details coming here soon (website).

 

 

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