Bingata Workshop with Okinawa Artist at the Academy of Arts, Linekona

The bingata workshop with Okinawa artist Yuhsuke Yokoi, will be held on August 9th and 10th in Honolulu Academy of Arts Linkona Arts Building.  Space is limited for each class and one class is already almost sold out, with the other one expected to also.  Participants will be able to learn the process as well as have the opportunity to color their own and take it home as a keepsake.  Cost for the workshop is $130.  It will be held from 10am-4pm on both days.  An exhibit of Yokoi’s works will also be on display on the second floor gallery area from August 6-28th.  On the evening of August 9th, a concert of traditional Okinawan music and dance will be presented in the Doris Duke Theater, focusing on the bingata costumes, and other Okinawan textiles.  For more information, and to reserve your space, call the Academy of Arts to register, or call Eric ( 292-8862), or Norman (294-9152), for more information or registration papers.  Reserve your space NOW!