Culture

For over a thousand years, as the imperial capital, Kyoto was the arbiter of Japanese culture and its finest arts. Today, it is still revered for both traditional and contemporary excellence. KJ has a deep interest in the place of the arts, and literature, in present-day society, all across Asia and beyond.

Contact: submissions@kyotojournal.org

 

 

Culture

On June 15, 2011 By

Culture

For over a thousand years, as the imperial capital, Kyoto was the arbiter of Japanese culture and its finest arts. Today, it is still revered for both traditional and contemporary excellence. KJ has a deep interest in the place of the arts, and literature, in present-day society, all across Asia and beyond.

Contact: submissions@kyotojournal.org

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Musings on Miyazaki

On April 19, 2011 By

FILM
BY DR. DAVID A. ROSS

The Internet Movie Database’s user rankings – which are the closest thing we have to a court of world opinion – place six Miyazaki films among the top twenty animated films of all time…

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Watch the White of the Sky

On April 17, 2011 By

FILM
BY PIA LAMERIN

“I told him, go, look at the temples, the old houses around Kyoto. Go at different times of the day, different seasons…Look at the gardens, the old walls. Do you know how many different kinds of walls there are in this town?

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On Musical Chakras

On March 3, 2011 By

MUSIC
BY DAVID W. KUBIAK

At age seven India’s percussion legend ZAKIR HUSSAIN began his 2:00 AM to sunrise practice routines and soon found “tabla prodigy” surgically implanted in every mention of his name.

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