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Kabuki dance with Samisen and Taiko: 7:30 to 9 p.m. April 13, Diana Chapman Walsh Alumnae Hall Auditorium, 106 Central St., Wellesley. Master dancer Michiko Kurata (stage name: Hanayagi Sukekatsumi), Japanese koto and samisen musician Sumi Kaneko and Japanese taiko drum and shakuhachi musician Kaoru Watanabe offer a glimpse into the world of traditional Japanese dance. Kabuki dance (kabuki buyo) originated in Japan more than 400 years ago among female street performers in Edo (modern-day Tokyo)

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