(Top: Shuichi "Jimmy" Ushijima and Kuniko Kondo will visit the Institute of Texan Cultures in May.)
Museum members are invited to enjoy an evening lesson in shodou Japanese calligraphy from Kuniko Kondo and hear a story from Shuichi "Jimmy" Ushijima about a friendship spanning an ocean and 60 years. Martial arts instructor Benjamin Krieser’s students returned to Japan after his passing, paying respects to Jimmy for instilling a love for Japanese culture in Ben, and influencing all their lives - a story documented on Japanese national television. Museum Membership and RSVP required to attend.
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Kuniko teaches Shodou Japanese Calligraphy
Students of Benjamin Krieser, a friend of "Jimmy" Ushijima, meet with Mayor Wada of Komatsu, Japan.
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