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Posted on | August 18, 2011 | Comments Off on UH Happenings This Week

Gagaku concert

The Mānoa Music Department and the Hawaiʻi Gagaku Society will celebrate their 50th anniversary of teaching Japanese court music and dance in Hawaiʻi with a concert. They will be hosting members from Nihon Gagakukai (Japan Gagaku Society) of Tokyo, in a joint concert of gagaku music and dance on Sat., Aug 27, 7 p.m. at Mānoa’s Orvis Auditorium.

Gagaku, Japanese court music, is one of the world’s oldest music traditions and has a considerable repertoire that consists of ancient indigenous Japanese music and dance together with music and dance pieces introduced to the Imperial Japanese court from China and Korea some 1400 years ago.

More Events

Aug. 24–The Mānoa art department presents a public lecture with Emre Huner, Mānoa, Art Auditorium, 6 p.m., (808) 956-5253,

Aug. 25–A public lecture by Claude Onizuka on Remembering the Challenger: Celebrating the Life and Career of Ellison S. Onizuka, Mānoa, Architecture Auditorium, 7 p.m., (330) 232-1811

Aug. 28—Mānoa Professor of Theatre Dennis Carroll will be feted by his colleagues and ex-students, 5:30 p.m., download the pdf, (808) 956-2602

Go to the UH calendar for more events.