Tag Archive: Kimono

Ask and ye shall receive.

Because even I bow to peer pressure every once in awhile.  (Especially when those peers are my super awesome crit partners.) Performing 愛しき日々 (Ito Shiki Hibi, or Days of Love).  Of the two,… Continue reading

Black and white to emphasize texture

This last weekend, the TANK and I performed two Japanese fan dancing routines, one of which I was incredibly nervous about. The dances went okay, in case you were wondering.  Not perfect, but… Continue reading

And Ava said let there be video of us being Maiko-han, and behold, there was…

And she saw that we were… …well… …not bad.  But definitely not good.  Ah well.  We tried our best.  🙂

How to be Geisha-fied

The process for turning oneself into the stereotypical representation of Japanese womanhood (white face, red lips, crazy, stiff hair, and yards of fabric wound around you over and over) is, expectedly, a long… Continue reading