Traditional Japanese Folk Dancing Lessons at the Library:
Taught by Sugai Barker
The popular Traditional Japanese Folk Dancing Lessons instructed by Sugai Barker return to the St. Tammany Parish Library for four classes from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays, January 3, February 7, March 7, and May 2, at the Slidell Branch, 555 Robert Blvd.
Participants will learn several types of traditional Japanese dance. The four traditional dances taught will be Kabuki, from the 17th century; Bon Odori, a dance for the spirits; Nihon Buyo, created from a bit of all the dances, and Noh Mai.
Barker has been recognized by the Japanese Consulate in New Orleans, for her cultural contributions teaching folk dance.
The event is free and open to the public. Registration is recommended. Participation is limited to adults and children accompanied by adults. Register online at register.stpl.us/evanced/lib/eventcalendar.asp or call the Slidell Branch at (985)646-6470. Registration opens two weeks prior to the program.
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