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TANZO: Art & Forge Expo

TANZO: Art & Forge Expo

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When

Sun, Jul 7, 2024 11:00 am - 4:30 pm

Where

JACCC
244 S. San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Price

General Admission: $35 | Child (under 18): $10

Must be 21+ to partake in the Sake + Bites activity. Does not include Dinner.

Dinner: $165 (includes tax & service fee)

Does not include General Admission.

Description

TANZO: Art & Forge Expo brings together Yu Kurosaki and Yoshimi Kato, master blacksmiths from Echizen, Japan, and a rare opportunity to view historic museum-quality samurai swords. Be prepared to witness new knife releases, free engravings, live knife forging demonstrations, and the opportunity to meet and speak with master artisans. In addition, there are cultural workshops for the entire family and delicious culinary offerings, including a sake tasting and a 5-course dinner prepared by an all-star chef team, including Chef Peter Duong, together with Chefs Gary Matsumoto and JACCC Executive Chef Chris Ono, joined by Seisuke Knife team's Chef David Phu and Chef Wallace Wong. This is an event you won't want to miss.

TANZO: Art & Forge Expo is sponsored in part by:

Program Schedule

11:00 amDoors Open
Lobby (Plaza Level)
11:00 am - 11:30 amOpening Ceremony & Kanpai Toast

Calligraphy & Drums
Lobby (Plaza Level)
11:30 am - 4:30 pmSamurai Sword & Armor Exhibition & Demonstration
Doizaki Gallery, 1st Fl. Lobby

Calligraphy Workshop
Front Eaves, 1st Fl. Lobby

Origami Workshop
Front Eaves, 1st Fl. Lobby

Shaved Ice
Isamu Noguchi Plaza, East Patio

Onigiri
Isamu Noguchi Plaza, East Patio

Seisuke Knife
Toshizo Watanabe Exhibition Center, 1st Fl. Lobby

Sake & Bites (21+)
Toshizo Watanabe Culinary Cultural Center, Garden Level
12:00 pmSword Cutting Test / Tamashigiri
Doizaki Gallery, 1st Fl. Lobby
1:00 pmChef Wallace Guinness Record Knife Demonstration
Doizaki Gallery, 1st Fl. Lobby

Tea Ceremony
Tea Room, 1st Fl. Lobby
1:30 pmForging Demonstration
Isamu Noguchi Plaza, East Patio
2:00 pmSword Cutting Test / Tamashigiri
Doizaki Gallery, 1st Fl. Lobby

Tea Ceremony
Tea Room, 1st Fl. Lobby
2:30 pmForging Demonstration
Isamu Noguchi Plaza, East Patio
3:00 pmChef Wallace Guinness Record Knife Demonstration
Doizaki Gallery, 1st Fl. Lobby

Tea Ceremony
Tea Room, 1st Fl. Lobby
3:30 pmForging Demonstration
Isamu Noguchi Plaza, East Patio
5:30 pm - 9:30 pmDinner (does not include general admission)
Toshizo Watanabe Culinary Cultural Center, Garden Level

General Admission (does not include dinner)

Dinner (does not include general admission)

About the Artisans & Chefs

About Chef Peter Duong

About Darin Furukawa

About Yu Kurosaki

About Yoshimi Kato

About Chef Gary Matsumoto

About Chef Chris Ono

About Chef Tu David Phu

About Chef Wallace Wong

About Michael Yamazaki

Things to Know

Entrance & Check-in

Parking

Social Responsibility & Designated Driver Program

Questions

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