Date & TimeSTART: 6:30 PM February 11, 2011
END: 11:00 PM February 11, 2011
To celebrate the opening of Graceful Perseverance, the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens will host an intimate evening of fine sake tastings, paired with exquisite vegetarian Japanese tapas created by Phillip Gilmour of Bushwick’s Momo Sushi Shack. Julian Velasco, BBG’s bonsai curator, will speak on the art of bonsai and the design of the exhibit, and renowned choreographer Momo Suzuki will present a short program of traditional dance with the Japanese Folk Dance Institute of New York. A reception follows, featuring DJ Saiko Mikan spinning Japanese ’60s group sounds.
Tickets are $75 and can be purchased here.