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Japantown Immersive

Japantown Immersive

San Jose’s historic Japantown bursts into a series of explorable interactive experiences, bringing to life its history and future.

When: Saturday, May 12 5:30 - 9:30PM
Where: San Jose Japantown
Cost: FREE thanks to Knight Foundation & California Arts Council Creative California Communities.

Performance Schedule (updated 4/27/18)
5:30 - 5:35PM Opening at 5th & Jackson
5:40 - 6:10PM Pop-up performances by San Jose Buddhist Church choir, Lotus Taiko (Preschool), and Asagao Taiko (Seniors)
6:30 - 7:15PM Marquee performance: SWINGPOSIUM
7:30 - 7:50PM Pop-up performances by ContainHer, Halau Na Wai Ola, Kyle Abbott, and Ukulele Jams!
8:30 - 9:15PM Marquee performance: SJT, The Get Down Dance Studio, DJ Cutso of The Bangerz

Throughout the evening Japantown will come alive with activities scattered throughout the neighborhood. Information booths with maps, menus, and schedules will be available for all who come to the event. The evening kicks off at 5:30PM at 5th & Jackson, the center of San Jose's Japantown.

For more details and information, please visit: ttps://taiko.org/japantownimmersive


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