Performing arts

Arts and literature (7)
Performing arts (43)
Music (94)
Taiko (2)
Dance (53)
Odori (157)
Film (232)
Comedies
Documentaries (17)
Dramas (38)
Romance
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Theater (24)
Kabuki (1)
Noh (2)

43 items
Japanese drama performance (ddr-densho-105-4)
img Japanese drama performance (ddr-densho-105-4)
Mr. Sentaro Tsubota & Mr. Juichi Hichiyakuda performing at either the Odd Fellows Hall or at the Kadoyama Hall in Kent, Washington.
Lotus group performance (ddr-densho-128-32)
img Lotus group performance (ddr-densho-128-32)
This program took place at the Nippon Kan Theater in Seattle's Nihonmachi area. The Lotus group was affiliated with the Seattle Buddhist Church.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2067 (November 2, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-43)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2067 (November 2, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-43)
Selected article titles: "U.S. Civil Rights Commission & 7 More Co-Sponsors for JACL Bills" (p. 1), "Goro Suzuki (1917-1979): Jack Soo Memorabilia at Smithsonian" (pp. 1-2), "President's Corner: Whaling Update" (p. 4), and "From the Frying Pan: Fuss over Nuclear Power / E.O. 9066" (p. 5).
Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) Odori Performance (ddr-one-1-410)
img Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) Odori Performance (ddr-one-1-410)
Black and white photographic negative of an Odori folk dance performance on stage for Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) inside the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). Dancer on far right is identified as Mrs. Hasagawa, dancer in back center is identified as Atsuko "Alice" (Matsumoto) Ando.
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-210)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-210)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers wearing straw hats in front of large crowd. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community. This image was taken at Holladay Park in Portland, Oregon.
Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) Odori Performance (ddr-one-1-403)
img Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) Odori Performance (ddr-one-1-403)
Black and white photographic negative of an Odori folk dance performance on the stage for Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) at Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). From left to right: Mary (Nakata) Fujii, Shiz (Fujita) Inaba, Hanako Terakawa Tamura, unidentified, and Sakae Kobayashi.
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-186)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-186)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers in line with arms swinging. Second dancer from the left is Jeanne Tanaka. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community. This image was taken at Holladay Park in Portland, Oregon.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 80, No. 9 (March 7, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-9)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 80, No. 9 (March 7, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-9)
Selected article titles: "VFW Post in Okinawa Push Evac. Reparation" (p. 1), "Topaz WRA Camp Monuments Set" (p. 1), "Japanese Day School Scheduled to Open This Fall in New York" (p. 1), and "Federal Communications Commission: Ruling the Air Waves and Waiving the Rules" (p. 3).
Young boy's stage performance (ddr-densho-105-5)
img Young boy's stage performance (ddr-densho-105-5)
Minoru Tsubota performing at the Kadoyama Hall in Kent.
Lotus group performance (ddr-densho-128-31)
img Lotus group performance (ddr-densho-128-31)
This program took place at the Nippon Kan Theater in Seattle's Nihonmachi area. The Lotus group was affiliated with the Seattle Buddhist Church.
Lotus group (ddr-densho-128-99)
img Lotus group (ddr-densho-128-99)
The Lotus group was an association of young members of Seattle's Buddhist Church. This photo was taken after a Lotus performance at Nippon Kan Theatre.
Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-310)
img Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-310)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers rehearsing an Odori folk dance in front of a small audience inside Norse Hall. Obon dancers from left to right: Shig Yuzuriha, Shig Oka, and Hiro Okayama. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the ...
Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-332)
img Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-332)
Black and white photographic negative of large crowd of Buddhists gathered outside Collin's Field House in Seattle, Washington for a Buddhist convention. Seated in front row from left to right: Yasashi Ichikawa, Reverend Seiji Kobara from Seattle, Reverend Shoko Masunaga, Reverend Akira Jotetsu Ono, Reverend Tatsuya Ichikawa, Reverend Bishop Kenryu Tsuji, Reverend Eiyu Terao from ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 4 (July 26, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-30)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 4 (July 26, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-30)
Select article titles: "TV Critic says Anti-Nisei Films Should be Junked" (p. 1); Aliens seeking adjustment of residence status allowed trips to U.S. possessions; Japanese circus performer can visit Hawaii" (p. 1); Library Named in Memory of Ex-Calif. Issei" (p. 2); "U.S.-Japan gov't cooperation assured for Nisei businessman's international confab" (p ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 66, No. 24 (June 14, 1968) (ddr-pc-40-24)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 66, No. 24 (June 14, 1968) (ddr-pc-40-24)
Selected article titles: "Oriental actors of America seek more roles in New York show" (p. 1), "Housing, jobs, school main areas of Chi Concern: JACL chapter issues human relation policy" (p. 1), "37 Nikkei delegates elected to Hawaii constitutional convention meeting" (p. 1), "Dr. Noguchi heads autopsy team in Kennedy murder" (p. 1), "Nisei GIs changed ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 51, No. 25 (December 16, 1960) (ddr-pc-32-51)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 51, No. 25 (December 16, 1960) (ddr-pc-32-51)
Select article titles: "Costa Mesa School Board Denies Use of Room for ACLU Meeting" (p. 1); "Japanese Canadian Citizens Association at crossroads, asserts Vancouver member" (p. 6); "Hawaiian Nisei actress thrives on hard work in London production of Flower Drum Song" (p.7); "U.S. Supreme Court Balks Louisiana on Appeals to Stay School Integration" (p ...
Lotus group (ddr-densho-128-137)
img Lotus group (ddr-densho-128-137)
The Lotus group was an association of young members of Seattle's Buddhist Church. This photo was taken after a Lotus performance at Nippon Kan Theatre.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2068 (November 9, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-44)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2068 (November 9, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-44)
Selected article titles: "JACL to Develop TV Series on Japanese Americans" (p. 1), "Return Urged for Little Tokyo 'Northside'" (p. 1), "Asian American Music on 'Arista' Label: 'Hiroshima' Sounds Going Nationwide" (p. 3), and "A Background Report: Japan-U.S. Friendship Act" (p. 4).
Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-390)
img Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-390)
Black and white photographic negative of three women, two standing one sitting, in front of a picnic table smiling for the camera at a community picnic at Viking Park hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). From left to right: Mary (Nakata) Fujii, Mrs. Nakata, and Yukiye Itoyama.
Obon Festival (ddr-one-1-183)
img Obon Festival (ddr-one-1-183)
Black and white photographic negative of a large seated crowd. Obon dancers crouched on the sideline. First crouched man on left side is Nobi Saito, first seated man from left is Tom Shigeto Tamiyasu. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider ...
Congregation (ddr-one-1-328)
img Congregation (ddr-one-1-328)
Black and white photographic negative of a Christian congregation sitting in pews looking forward. Man setting on the far left is Tsugo Ikeda. No one identified in first pew. Second pew from left to right: Betty Ishida, and Jayne (Katada) Furukawa, others unidentified. Note on identification sheets says saddle shoes worn in image were made by ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 25 (December 22, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-51)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 25 (December 22, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-51)
Special holiday issue organized into sections A 1-24, B 1-16, and C 1-4. Selected article titles: "'Evacuation' JACL Statement and Command Decision" (pp. A-1, A-3-A-7), "Nisei Actors Come of Age" (p. A-8), "Chronology of War Relocation Authority Activities" (pp. A-22-A-23), and "JACL vs. Lechner" (pp. B-15-B-16).
Geishas dancing (ddr-densho-299-209)
img Geishas dancing (ddr-densho-299-209)
Caption: "Geishas performing a 'Lion Dance.'"
Lotus group (ddr-densho-128-95)
img Lotus group (ddr-densho-128-95)
The Lotus group was an association of young members of Seattle's Buddhist Church. This photo was taken after a Lotus performance at Nippon Kan Theatre.
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