1. When Dreams Are Interrupted: San Diego

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    A collaborative performance project between a visual artist and a contemporary dance troupe, addressing the Japanese American Incarceration. Collaboration by Wendy Maruyama, visual artist, The Tag Project/Executive Order 9066 and Jill Togawa, Artistic Director, Purple Moon Dance Project Performance by Ruth Ichinaga, Sharon Sato and Jill Togawa Videography by Xavier Vasquez Music Score by Claudia Cuentas and Laura Inserra Recorded Narration by Janice Mirikitani Live Narration by Joyce Teague, Mich Himaka, and Pauline Guillermo Togawa Production Support by Linda Canada and Jill Shiraki Text by Jill Togawa and dancers; with excerpts from Adios to Tears by Seiichi Higashide; and “The Diamond Ring” by Ruth Okimoto, published in Making Home From War Major funding for The Tag Project by California State Library - California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, Japanese American Citizens League of San Diego, and San Diego State University Art Council Tour funding for When Dreams Are Interrupted by The California Arts Council, The California Council for the Humanities- California Stories Fund, James Irvine Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts and The California Endowment Initial funding for When Dreams Are Interrupted by The California Arts Council, California Council for the Humanities – California Stories Fund, California State Library – California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, East Bay Community Foundation – East Bay Fund for Artists, Grants for the Arts/SF Hotel Tax Fund (GFTA), Horizons Foundation, James Irvine Foundation and The California Endowment Community support by Japanese American Historical Society of San Diego, San Diego Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League, University Art Gallery at San Francisco State University, California Japanese American Community Leadership Council – Preserving California’s Japantowns.

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