Japan Society announces Concert for Japan
Japan Society presents Concert for Japan.
Replacing the previously announced j-Cation 2011: Beyond Cute, Concert for Japan is a 12-hour concert benefiting organizations that directly help people affected by the earthquake and tsunamis that struck Japan. With dozens of music acts and performances throughout the day, confirmed performers for the 6–8 PM gala block, organized by John Zorn, include Philip Glass & Hal Willner; Lou Reed, Laurie Anderson and Zorn; Ryuichi Sakamoto; and Bill Laswell and gigi band. In addition, special activities will be available for all ages, from making paper cranes and washi lanterns for good luck, to basic Japanese language classes, to unlimited access to Bye Bye Kitty!!!.
100% of the admission sales from this event will go to the Japan Earthquake Relief Fund.
Food and drink will be available for purchase.
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