Sunday, June 3, 2012

PAST: FILM: "Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings" at the National Museum of the American Indian MON, Dec 3rd at 6:30pm, Followed by a Q&A with Jake Shimabukuro! Free

Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings
Monday, December 3rd
6:30pm
Free
Presented by Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center

Film screening followed by an appearance from Jake Shimabukuro and a Q&A with the audience. Jake Shimabukuro Life on Four Strings is a compelling portrait of an inspiring and inventive musician whose virtuoso skills on the ukulele have transformed all previous notions of the instrument's potential. On the road from Los Angeles to New York to Japan, the film captures the solitary life on tour, the exhil.aration of performance, the wonder of newfound fame, and the loneliness of separation from home and family. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Tadashi Nakamura, the film will premiere on PBS in Winter 2013. 

National Museum of the American Indian
Fourth Street & Independence Avenue, SW
Metro: Federal Center

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