Reading performance in Japan and overseas. Mariko Kitakubo

Mariko Kitakubo Profile

Mariko Kitakubo

Born in Tokyo.
Living in Mitaka-city, Tokyo
Membership
Japan Writers' Association,
Japan PEN Club,
Association of Contemporary Tanka Poets,
Japan Tanka Poets' Society,
Kokoro-No-Hana,
Tanka Online Project,
Tanka Society of America.

Contemprary Tanka Poet Mariko Kitakubo. Reading Performance.

Tanka reading performance oveseas.

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On 4th Feb. 2018 I did the bilingual tanka reading performance at Kathabela Wilson's house.
Dear Lois P. Jones, Thank you for visiting.
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Sunday, February 4, 2018

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I did the bilingual tanka reading performance about science at Sunland. Tujunga Branch on 3rd Feb.2018.
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Saturday, February 3, 2018

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I did the bilingual tanka reading performance about the owl and Princess Kaguya at the Friday Poetry Meeting./ Kathabela Wilson's house on 2nd Feb.
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Friday, February 2, 2018

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I did bilingual tanka reading performance about Newyear,and about Science on 1st. Feb. 2018 at The Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden,Pasadena,CA.
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The photos were taken by Kathabela Wilson.

Thank you so much.
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Thursday, February 1, 2018

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I did the tanka reading performance to introduce tanka for Kathabela Wilson and her poetry group ,about 11years ago.
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After that my tiny tanka seed grew and grew in California by Kathabela's great help! Thank you so much,Kathabela!
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I did the bilingual tanka reading ,about the blue moon,and about Newyear,today.31Jan. 2018.

Thank you every my dear friends for enjoying tanka!

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

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I did the bilingual tanka reading performance at Scenic Drive gallery.

There are so many wonderful art works by Susan Dobay.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

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28 Jan.2018 The reading event at the Bolton Hall(Tujunga,CA USA), the theme was Susan Dobay's beautiful beautiful book...
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Sunday, January 28, 2018

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On 28 Jan,2018, I did the New Year's tanka reading performance at Storrier Steans Japanese Garden in Pasadena CA.
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I presented a tanka sequence with the theme of year of the dog and my newly composed tanka./td>
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It was a sunny, fine day, and the people were enjoying themselves Japanese, Korean, and Chinese culture exhibitions.
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Sunday, January 28, 2018

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Jan. 17, 2018, I performed bilingual tanka reading at Kanagawa Institute of Technology. I selected the tanka with scientific theme.
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Themes I selected were; "Stars" and "Space Morning Glory" from "SPACE", "In the Womb" and "DNA" from "LIFE", "Redwood Tree Forest" and "Banyan Tree" from "TREES", and "Firefly" from "LIVING THINGS."
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I would like to express my sincere gratitude toward Dr. Yoshiko Sassa for offering me such a preicous oppotunity for me to able to present bilingual tanka reading at a Japanese science faculty.
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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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Nov. 14th starting at 16:50, I gave a 90-minute presentation titled "Communication beyond languages (sub title: getting closer to TANKA)" and performed tanka reading at Hosei University Fujimi Campus Room F405.
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It was a precious experience for me because I perform tanka reading overseas most of the time.
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I would like to express my sincere gratitude toward Ms. Michi Shiina, Professor of Linguistics for offering me such a wonderful opportunity.

I sincerely hope tanka sheds some light on in one way or another to those students of the Faculty of Literature who attended my session in their future.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017