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Canadian has English-language <em>rakugo</em> dream

| Jan 14, 2013

Canadian has English-language rakugo dream

by Mami Maruko

Katsura Sunshine wants to spread the world of rakugo (traditional comic storytelling) to people all over the world, including his home country Canada, by delivering English-translated versions. The 42-year-old Slovenian-Canadian, who was given the stage name from his master, Katsura Bunshi, after three years ...

Textile scholar advocates sustainable fashion

Dec 29, 2012

Textile scholar advocates sustainable fashion

by Kris Kosaka

Yoshiko Wada, textile artist and scholar, believes the word “sustainable” in foods and fashion shares the same philosophical taste. “Both are a holistic approach, about health, environment, and the community that supports it. We must recapture and rethink how we are going to sustain ...