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Janet Pocorobba shamisen performance and book reading at The Japan Society New York

Michael Palmer - Thursday, January 31, 2019

Janet Pocorobba, author of The Fourth String: A Memoir of Sensei and Me will be doing a special shamisen performance and reading from her upcoming memoir at The Japan Society in New York March 19th.  Read More


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