Schedule of Events for JapanFest 2013

Yardley Hall Concert Schedule

Concert #1

12:00pm - 2:15pm

  @ 12:00pm Denver Taiko
  @ 12:30pm Aya Uchida with Jo Yamanaka
  @ 1:00pm Marimba Spiritual - Mai Tadokoro
  @ 1:20pm Emporia State Japanese Association Sakura Choir
  @ 1:45pm Ki-Daiko - Olathe School Distict Taiko Group with Audience Participation
     

Concert #2

2:30pm - 4:45pm

  @ 2:30pm Tohoku Tribute - Olathe School District Kizuna Students
  @ 2:50pm K-State Yosakoi Dance Group
  @ 3:20pm Koto and Cello - Yoko Hiraoka, Trilla Ray Carter, Dianne Daugherty
  @ 3:45pm Kyogen (Japanese Comedy) - Dr. June Compton
  @ 4:15pm Three Trails Taiko with Audience Participation
     

Concert #3

5:00pm - 7:30pm

  @ 5:00pm Aya Uchida with Jo Yamanaka
  @ 5:30pm Koto and Cello - Yoko Hiraoka, Trilla Ray Carter, Dianne Daugherty
  @ 6:00pm Min'yo Folk Songs - Molly Adkins Jeon
  @ 6:30pm Buyo Dance by Yoshiko Yamanaka
  @ 6:45pm Denver Taiko
     

Polsky Theatre Schedule

Time

Event

10:00am - 10:20am Opening Ceremony - Festival Overview, Highlights, and Introduction of Featured Artists
10:45am - 11:20am Ottawa Suzuki Strings
12:00pm - 12:50pm Tea Ceremony Demonstration - Yoko Hiroaka, Omotesenke Tea School
1:00pm - 1:50pm Yosakoi Workshop - K-State Yokakoi Dance Group
2:00pm - 2:50pm Denver Taiko Workshop
3:00pm - 5:45pm Martial Arts Demonstrations
6:00pm - 6:45pm Cosplay Fashion Show and Content
   

Hudson Auditorium - Nerman Museum

Time

Event

9:30am - 12:00pm Teacher's K-12 Workshop 2013 - Min'yo Folk Songs with Molly Adkins Jeon and Kyogen (Japanese Comedy) with Dr. June Compton
Advanced Sign-up Required Through the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Kansas
12:30pm - 1:30pm Tohoku Tribute - Olathe Kizuna Students
2:00pm - 2:50pm Japanese Sword Presentation - Earle Brigance
3:00pm - 3:50pm Japanese Sword Presentation - Earle Brigance
4:00pm - 4:50pm Wearing the Red Kimono - Jan Morrill
   

Recital Hall - Schedule

Time

Event

11:00am Samurai Armor Presentation - "Samurai No Me" (Eye of the Samurai) by Tora Lawson
12:00pm "Character Design in Japan" by Ms. Jen Rarey
1:00pm "Working in Japan" by Ms. Molly Lam, Temple University Tokyo
2:00pm "The Japanese Tea Ceremony Past and Present" by Mrs. Melinda Landeck
3:00 pm "Working in Japan" by Ms. Molly Lam, Temple University Tokyo
4:00pm Kimono Demonstration by Sachie Stroder and Miyajo Fraley
5:00pm Samurai Armor Presentation - "Samurai No Me" (Eye of the Samurai) by Tora Lawson

Martial Arts Demonstrations

Time Location
3:00pm Introduction to Martial Arts Program Polsky Theatre
3:05pm Okinawan Kenpo
Karate by Greg Lindquist
Polsky Theatre
3:20pm Jinmukan Japanese Sword School
Iaido by Charlie Williams
Polsky Theatre
3:45pm Midland Ki Society
by Wyatt Henderson
Polsky Theatre
4:05pm After School Judo Academy
by Don Hinchsliff
Polsky Theatre
4:30pm Zanshin Aikido School
by Bill Witthar
Polsky Theatre
4:55pm Tameshi Kiri
Sword Cutting by William Perkins
Polsky Theatre
5:15pm Kansas City Kendo Club
by John Drakey
Polsky Theatre

Martial Arts Workshops

Time Location
1:00pm Midland Ki Society
by Wyatt Henderson
Library Plaza
(Outside)
1:00pm Kendo Workshop - Kansas City Kendo Club
by John Drakey
Library Plaza
(Outside)
4:30pm Jinmukan Japanese Sword School
Iaido by Charlie Williams
Library Plaza
(Outside)
4:30pm Okinawan Kenpo
Karate by Greg Lindquist
Library Plaza
(Outside)

   

Food Court Performances

11:00am - 6:00pm Regnier Center
Food Court
Various Musicians will perform throughout the day, including Aya Uchida, Jo Yamanaka and the Emporia State Japanese Association Sakura Choir.

 

Schedule of Anime & Manga Events

Time Event Location
All Day All Anime, Anime Source KC, Arkansas Anime Festival, Asylum Anime, Far East Emporium, Fir3H34rt Studios, Motaku, Naka-Kon, Neko KnickKnacks, One-Eyed Kitty, Realms Anime, Studio Pit Pop Carlsen Center
3rd Floor
10:00am - 6:00pm Motaku Pachinko Carlsen Center
Rm 332
10:00am - 6:00pm Video Gaming Carlsen Center
Rm 332
1:00pm - 2:00pm Mario Kart Tournament Carlsen Center
Rm 332
3:30pm - 4:30pm Motaku Persona 4 Arena Tournament Carlsen Center
Rm 332
12:00pm - 6:00pm Anime Videos - by Sentai Filmworks Carlsen Center
Rm 325
3:00pm - 4:30pm Anime Cell Painting Workshop Carlsen Center
Rm 212
5:30pm Cosplay Fashion Show Meeting Polsky Theatre
6:00pm - 7:00pm Cosplay Fashion Show and Contest Polsky Theatre

 

Bazaar Hours and Location

Time Host Location
10:00am - 7:00pm Japan-America Society & Birch Street Clay Carlsen Center
Rm 234
10:00am - 7:00pm Japan Club & Independence Sister City Carlsen Center
Rm 232

 

Exhibits

Time Event Location
All Day Wedding Kimono, Kimono, Japanese Hina Dolls, Boy's Day Doll and Samurai Armor Krebs Room
Carlsen Center 107
1st Floor
All Day Traditional Japanese Doll Display Krebs Room
Carlsen Center 107
1st Floor
All Day Samurai Sword Display Krebs Room
Carlsen Center 107
1st Floor
All Day Torii Entry Gate (Depiction of the Torii Gate at the Itsukushima Shrine) Entry to
Carlsen Center
1st Floor Lobby
All Day Japanese Garden Display Carlsen Center
Outside South Doorway
All Day Calligraphy Display Carlsen Center
Outside of Rm 107
All Day Ikebana Display - Sogetsu School of Ikebana Carlsen Center
1st Floor Lobby East
All Day Ikebana Display - Sogetsu School of Ikebana Regnier Center
1st Floor Lobby East
All Day Bonsai Society of Greater Kansas City Carlsen Center
2nd Floor Lobby

  

Food Service Schedule and Locations

Time Restaurant(s) Location
11:00am - 6:00pm One Bite / Sama Zama
Siki Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar
Nara Restaurant
Kaiyo Japanese Restaurant
JCCC Dining Services / Sushi with Gusto
Regnier Center
Cap Fed Room
9:00am - 4:00pm Cafe Tempo Nerman Museum
10:00am - 6:00pm Espresso Bar Carlsen Center

 

Japanese Snacks and Drinks from The Oriental Supermarket

10:00am–7:00pm Oriental Supermarket
Japanese Packaged Snack and Treats
Carlsen Center
Second Floor

 

Musical/Dance Workshops

Time Workshop Location
1:00 - 1:50pm K-State Yosakoi Dance Workshop Polsky Theatre
2:00pm - 2:50pm Denver Taiko Workshop Polsky Theatre

 

Workshops

Time Location
11:30am - 1:00pm Bonsai Demonstration and Workshop
by Ben Oki
Carlsen Center
Room 224
12:00pm - 12:50pm Calligraphy Workshop
by Edward Fujiki
Carlsen Center
Room 212
1:00pm - 1:50pm Japanese Conversation Workshop
by Kazuyo Rumbach
Carlsen Center
Room 314
1:00pm - 1:50pm Origami Workshop - "Unfolding the Basics"
by Kotoko Nakata
Carlsen Center
Room 312
2:00pm - 2:50pm Introduction to Reading Japanese
by Tracie Whiting-Kipper
Carlsen Center
Room 314
2:00pm - 2:50pm Calligraphy Workshop
by Mr. Edward Fujiki
Carlsen Center
Room 212
2:00pm - 2:50pm Japanese Garden Design and Maintenance
by Koji Morimoto
Carlsen Center
Room 224
3:00pm - 3:50pm Japanese Conversation Workshop
by Kazuyo Rumbach
Carlsen Center
Room 314
11:30am - 1:00pm Bonsai Demonstration and Workshop
by Ben Oki
Carlsen Center
Room 224
3:00pm - 4:30pm Anime Cell Painting
Carlsen Center
Room 212
3:00pm - 3:50pm Origami Workshop - "Unfolding the Basics"
by Kotoko Nakata
Carlsen Center
Room 312
4:00pm - 4:50pm Kanji Made Easy
by Tracie Whiting-Kipper
Carlsen Center
Room 314
4:00pm - 4:50pm Japanese Garden Design and Maintenance
by Koji Morimoto
Carlsen Center
Room 224
5:00pm - 5:50pm Calligraphy Workshop
by Mr. Edward Fujiki
Carlsen Center
Room 212

 

Miyuki - The Candy Artist

Time Location
11:00am - 2:00pm
3:00pm - 5:00pm
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Carlsen Center
Rm 211

 

Vendors

Time Vendor Location
10:00 - 7:00pm Jan Morrill - Author "Wearing the Red Kimono" Carlsen Center
1st Floor Lobby
10:00 - 7:00pm Oriental Supermarket Carlsen Center
2ns Floor Alcove
10:00 - 7:00pm Nippon Chiropractic and Acupuncture Carlsen Center
2nd Floor, Top of Stairs
10:00 - 7:00pm Kintetsu International Travel Agency Carlsen Center
1st Floor Lobby
10:00 - 7:00pm Konara Han (Japanese Martial Arts Dojo) Carlsen Center
1st Floor Lobby - South
10:00 - 7:00pm Birch Street Clay Carlsen Center
Rm 234
10:00 - 7:00pm 107.9 Fountain Radio Carlsen Center
2nd Floor Lobby

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