The Way of Tea
Japanese Tea Ceremony
Courtesy of Mrs. Nakatogawa
Thursday, October 21, 2004Fine Arts Center Atrium Lobby from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm
$20, Students $15 Includes a specially handcrafted tea bowl by artist potter Sam Taylor. Reservations requried
"Encounter each other at heart and become one by enjoying every moment of life." - Tea Master Sen Sotan, early Edo period Experience the beauty and formality of a Japanese Tea Ceremony with the gifted Kimiko Nakatogawa who holds the title of Keigetsu-an from the Sohenryu, a school originated by So Yamada (1627-1708). Mrs. Mineko Iguchi, a classical dancer and expert on organic teas at Kitanodai Kaihatsu Corporation, Japan, will assist Ms. Nakatogawa. Enjoy tea in your own tea bowl and take it home as a memento of this special occasion. Additional tea bowls will be on sale at the tea ceremony. Ceremonies will be held at 4:30 PM and 7:30 PM. Reservations required as space is limited.