ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
In Brief: rare Samurai weaponry and The Parkas
And they said
he was the last samurai...
Forget Tom Cruise. Beginning Saturday, Apr. 10, Museum London will be host
to the exhibit Samurai: The Warrior Class in Japan.
Owned by the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, the collection will include
75 wood block prints and scroll paintings that illustrate the battles of these
warriors, as well as rare artifacts of Samurai weaponry for those who get a
rise out of seeing swords, daggers and armoury.
The opening reception takes place on Friday, Apr. 16, and Museum London will
be showing Akira Kurosawa’s classic film Seven Samurai on Sunday, Apr.
25 to coincide with the exhibit.
Parkas set to tour
The Parkas will offer a few more southern Ontario dates before embarking on
a Cross-Canada Spring Breakout Tour in late April.
Tomorrow, The Parkas will perform with The Flints at the El Mocambo in Toronto,
before travelling to The Atria in Oshawa on Apr. 10. The Parkas will end their
brief southern trip with a “going-away party” on Saturday, Apr.
17; The Parkas will open up for Raising the Fawn at the Horseshoe Tavern, in