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The Cambodian Buddhist Society: Cultural Preservation

Located in Silver Spring, Md., the Cambodian Buddhist Society nurtures and presents many cultural riches from Cambodian, especially Khmer Classical Dancing. Listen as teachers explain their mission.

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The Cambodian Buddhist Society Podcast

Listen to the entire interview with the Cambodian Buddhist Society, conducted by noted ethnomusicologist Mark Puryear.

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Shizumi Manale: Message Through Movement, Part 1

While growing up in Osaka, Japan, art of various disciplines fascinated Shizumi Manale. Eventually, Kyōgen and Noh Theatre dominated her interest. Hear part one of her story.

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Shizumi Manale: Message Through Movement, Part 2

After arriving first to the San Francisco Bay area then Montgomery County, Shizumi Manale has become one of the celebrated artists that specialized in both ancient and modern Japanese dance and theater. Hear part two of her story.

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Shizumi Manale Podcast

Listen to the entire interview with Shizumi Manale, conducted by noted ethnomusicologist Mark Puryear.