learn about some real memoirs of a geisha

catch geisha fever at national geographic’s headquarters this spring. as the new movie memoirs of a geisha is the released and just before the annual cherry blossom festival, natgeo’s hosting a slew of events about “exploring japan: geisha and beyond“.

if you want to know the real story behind a geisha, catch tomorrow’s free screening of geisha: an artist’s journey. every week, natgeo follows up w/ a different aspect of geisha and japanese live, from actual geisha dance performances to life in modern japan.


february 28, 2006
geisha: an artist’s journey
performance artist shizumi manale returns to her native japan in search of the meaning of geisha in a modern world. introduced by filmmaker bryan reichhardt. (44 min.)

admission to tuesdays at noon is FREE–no tickets required!

the grosvenor auditorium
national geographic society headquarters
1600 m street, nw
washington, dc 20036
+1 202 857 7700

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