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A special screening of

Hidden Legacy: 

Japanese Traditional Performing Arts

in the World War II Internment Camps


Co-presented by CATS and Japanese American Museum San Jose!


Shirley Kazuyo Muramoto-Wong’s
(2014, 57
min.) tells the story of an unexpected triumph of the human spirit: Even as Japanese American families were interned during World War II, 
traditional arts flourished, helping to restore cultural pride and honor, and creating beauty in bleak surroundings. Join us at this rare screening and stay afterward for these exciting extras:

  • Q&A with Shirley Muramoto and cast members, with guest emcee, NBC Bay Area's Robert Handa
  •  Live performance by Shirley Muramoto-Wong on the koto
  • "Take the JA Train" live performanceby Wesley Jazz Band 


Wesley United Methodist Church

566 North 5th Street

San Jose



Advance: $20 donation, seniors $15

At the door: $25 donation, seniors $20 





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CATS' own Reiko Iwanaga as a featured dancer in the film, Hidden Legacy!

© 2014   CONTEMPORARY ASIAN THEATER SCENE   565 North 5th Street   San Jose, California 95112

CATS Board with Sandra Tsing Loh
CATS Board Members Reiko and Neil
Acclaimed playwright David Henry Hwang.- updated Flower Drum Song.  Cats was a sponsor for the opening night post reception
CATS sponsors Japanese Shamisen Clinic