David F. Hoenigman

For David F. Hoenigman's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Break on through (to the puppet side)

| Oct 16, 2011

Break on through (to the puppet side)

It is often said that truly gifted teachers make their subject matter come to life. Jesse Glass has taken that concept to a new level by asking his students to take literary characters off the page and dance them about the room. So in ...

Expat filmmaker knows what Japanese cult movie fans expect

Sep 18, 2011

Expat filmmaker knows what Japanese cult movie fans expect

French-Canadian Alex Paille came to Japan in 2006 to teach English, study martial arts and try his hand as a manga artist. His artistic drive took a new direction when one of his English students turned out to be internationally renowned filmmaker Sion Sono ...

Yoko Ono, forever a force for peace

Nov 7, 2009

Yoko Ono, forever a force for peace

Even before she married John Lennon, even before she embarked on a career as an avant-garde and conceptual artist, Yoko Ono was under scrutiny, first by her teachers and peers, later by people of a different region as her family fled the fire-bombings of ...