“Martial” Is the Kind of Art We Like

The code of the Samurai says that “there is surely nothing other than the single purpose of the present moment.” Dallas is taking a moment to celebrate the history and culture of the ancient warrior-poet class of feudal Japan with Matsuri! A Samurai Celebration. The event is being held June, 21 at the Kimbell Art Museum and will feature a traditional processional of the mikoshi shrine graciously donated from Nagaoka, Japan. Bring the whole family for a night of culture and fun with musical guests Sarah Jaffe, Air Review and a traditional drum, flute, dance performances straight from the land of the rising sun. During the event guests can check out the Kimball's current exhibition Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection, as well as martial arts demonstrations and much more. For a complete list of events and details check outkimbellart.org. The event goes from 1 to 10 p.m. and is free to the public. Bring the family and a blanket and enjoy the present while celebrating the past.
Sat., June 21, 1-10 p.m., 2014
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Nicholas Bostick is a national award-winning writer and former student journalist. He's written for the Dallas Observer since 2014, when he started as an intern, and has been published on Pegasus News, dallasnews.com and Relieved, among other publications. Nick enjoys writing about everything from concerts to cobblers and learns a little more with every article.
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