English Rakugo Performance in Torrance

TORRANCE — Rakugo (Japanese traditional storytelling) in English, featuring Kanariya Eiraku and company, will be performed on Friday, March 2, at 6 p.m. at Opus Music, 2219 Torrance Blvd. in Torrance.


Kanariya Eiraku performing rakugo in Little Tokyo in 2015. (J.K. YAMAMOTO/Rafu Shimpo)


Kanariya Eiraku, from Tokyo, performs rakugo in English for international organizations such as JICA and at foreign embassies and educational institutions, from elementary schools to colleges. He believe rakugo is quite beneficial in life and Engl