Professor Risley and the Imperial Japanese Troupe

How an American Acrobat introduced Circus into Japan, and Japan to the West
Event detail
將此活動添加到我的日曆上
 

On New Year's Eve, 1866, Professor Risley arrived in San Francisco from Yokohama, Japan. He was accompanied by the Imperial Japanese Troupe of acrobats and performers. Risley was a famous acrobat in his own right.  
In this presentation heavily illustrated with photographs and drawings, award-winning author Frederik L. Schodt will reveal the incredible but true story of Risley and his troupe, who gave the world one of its first glimpses of Japanese popular culture.
Professor Risley and the imperial Japanese troupe: how an American acrobat introduced circus to Japan, and Japan to the West.

近期活動

Author Talk: Working Stiff
星期三, 2015年1月28日
Ortega 分館, Ortega 分館會議室
Legendary Locals of the Richmond, Sunset, and Golden Gate Park
星期三, 2015年1月28日
Sunset 分館, 日落區分館兒童室
Chinese Red Envelope Crafts
星期二, 2015年2月3日
Western Addition 分館, Western Addition 分館會議室

更多相關活動

參加我們的調查