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About UZURA GALLERY

UZURA GALLERY is in an old machiya house in the heart of  Kyoto.  The room was designed
in the modern style during the World War 2 (1940) by America-ya.  We hold exhibitions, concerts and meetings at the gallery.
  UZURA GALLERY
58 Benkeiishi-cho (Sanjo Teramachi Nishiiru) Kyoto 604-8082 Japan  GoogleMaps
  • 1 min.walk from a big crab sign at Sanjo Teramachi crossing
  • 5 min. walk from Subway Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station
  • 7 min. walk from Keihan Sanjo Station or Subway Sanjo Keihan Station
  • 9 min. walk from Hankyu Kawaramachi Station
We have no car parking, but there are some near by.  Please bring your bike or motor bike into the house and not to park on the street.

Phone 070-5500-1011
  email



EVENT SCHEDULE@* Click pictures to enlarge.
Fairtrade Event
Dec.15 (Sun) 12:00 - 5:00  Admission free
  
Ritsumeikan Univ. Fartrade Group "beleaf" and Uzura Gallery will hold an event to support workers in developing countries.  We'll sell a bird whistle to support local people in Thailand (you can paint it if you'd like).  We'll show you posters on fairtrade and sell fairtrade products as well.
Hawaiian Song Language Workshop
Dec. 18 (Wed) 7:00 3,000 yen  Reservation: 070-5500-1011 or email
   "lack-Key MARTY will teach you Hawaiian language using a famous Christmas song "Silent Night".
Sitar + Piano = Mahara-jazz
Dec. 22 (Sun) 6:00  Adv. 2,000 yen / Door 2,500 yen  Reservation: 070-5500-1011 or email
   Very unique combination by the Indian instrument, sitar and jazz piano.  TANAKA Minehiko and UMEDA Nozomi.
Uzura Music 30th Anniversary Hiroe Abe Concert
Dec. 23 (holiday) 2:00  1500 yen  Reservation: 070-5500-1011 or email
   We'll hold our 30th Anniversary Concert with Hiroe ABE, a folksinger who released CDs from Uzura Music.  Suppoort guitarist: Shuzo HIRAYAMA
Kitramura Ken - Japanese Good Ol' Song Conccert
Jan.11 (Sat) 7:00  2000 yen  Reservation: 070-5500-1011 or email
   
KITAMURA Ken is one of the pioneers of folksong scene in Kyoto since 1970's.  He will sing "dohyoh", Japanese good old songs with his banjo.
Yoshizaki Hiroshi Banjo Music Live - Endless Journey
Jan.18 (Sat) 2:00  2000 yen (1,000 yen if you show your student's identification card)  Reservation: 070-5500-1011 or email
   YOSHIZAKI Hiroshi is one of the popular banjo players and a singer songwriters.  Please enjoy his new style banjo music.
Slack Key Guitar Mini Concert
Jan.19 (Sun) 2:00-3:00 1500 yen  Reservation: 070-5500-1011 or email
   "Slack key guitar" is the name of a kind of guitar-playing method of Hawaii. The unique and attractive sound of slack key guitar makes people's heart soothe and soften.  According to the history, its birth is older than the ones of ukulele and steel-guitar. And the legacy of that music style has been inherited by the local people, not by the professional musicians, in Hawaii.  We'll hold a workshop after the concert (1 hour, 2000 yen).  Please bring your guitar if possible.  Player & tinstructor: Slack-Key MARTY 
Hawaiian Song Language Workshop
Jan.26 (Sun) 2:00  3000 yen  Reservation: 070-5500-1011 or email
   "Slack-Key MARTY will teach you Hawaiian language using a famous Hawaiian song.
KO'OLUA Hawaiian Music Concert
Feb.16 (Sun) 2:00  2500 yen  Reservation: 070-5500-1011 or email
   KO'OLUA, is a Hawaiian music duo, formed by two Japanese musicians, Marty (slack-key guitar & vocal) and Noliko (ukulele & vocal).  Feel Hawaiian breeze!


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