Fri Oct 17 2014 6:00 pm thru Fri Oct 17 2014 11:59 pm

Block Party | After Dark

Samurai Complete

at Crow Collection of Asian Art
When:
Fri Oct 17 2014 6:00 pm — Midnight
Where:
Crow Collection of Asian Art
Cost:
Free
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Celebrate samurai! Join us for martial arts demonstrations with Dallas-Fort Worth Kendo and Iaido Kyokai using authentic Japanese swords or take part in an interactive discussion about samurai culture with collector Ray Jobe.  Then experience the softer side of Japanese art with instruction by Motoko Ishihara, an expert in Ikebana flower arrangement. Finish off the evening with a late night Japanese film screening!

ART ACTIVITY: IKEBANA FLOWER ARRANGEMENT

6 PM, 7PM, and 8 PM | Jade Room, 2nd floor

Learn the secrets of Ikebana flower arrangement from expert Motoko Ishihara.

PERFORMANCE: DALLAS-FORT WORTH KENDO AND IAIDO KYOKAI

7:30 PM and 8:30 PM | Main Plaza

View a martial art demonstration of Kendo and Iaido disciplines followed by discussions with Collector Ray Jobe about samurai culture and an opportunity to examine authentic swords and their furnishings.