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“Tales of Now & Zen,” with Japanese Storyteller Motoko

March 21, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Nationally-acclaimed storyteller Motoko will present “Tales of Now & Zen” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21 in Karpen Hall, Laurel Forum. A native of Osaka, Motoko blends ancient lore and oral memoirs from her childhood in Japan and her life as an immigrant in the U.S.

Motoko is the recipient of the National Storytelling Network’s 2017 Circle of Excellence Award, and is frequently featured in storytelling festivals across the U.S. She is the author of “A Year in Japan: Folktales, Songs and Art for the Classroom.”


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March 21, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Karpen Hall, Laurel Forum