English Rakugo with Master Utazo Katsura
English rakugo performance by Master Utazo Katsura.
Friday, February 24, 2012
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Broad Art Center 2160E
240 Charles E. Young Drive, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
Utazo Katsura is a professional Rakugo performer from Japan. Rakugo is the traditional Japanese custom of storytelling and is performed by a solo artist. Master Katsura Utazo took his apprenticeship under Master Katsura Utamaru and started doing his opening acts for him in 1992. He rose to the highest Rakugo Master rank in 2005. The event is being sponsored by the Terasaki Center, the Japan Foundation and the Rafu Mutsumikai to promote Japanese culture.
Sponsor(s): Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, The Japan Foundation, Rafu Mutsumikai