Four thousand years old, tanka/waka is the oldest form of poetry in Japan. Coming to America 1957 and flourishing all over the world. July 29, Thursday 2:00P PM join us….
Genie Nakano will be doing a live presentation of her tanka poems, a brief discussion about the history of tanka, performing her tanka/prose and who knows what else…it’s Live. Golden Fan a tanka/prose performance by Genie Nakano
This photo is from a summer performance in 2016. Joey Kamiya played Shamisen, Glen on Congas and Gary Yano on bass. Genie Nakano danced and read her poetry — born in East L. A. “Orales Pues”. August 29, 2021—celebrating 73 years.