PRLog - Oct. 14, 2011 - BINGHAMTON, N.Y. -- Kyoto Kimono, an online vintage Japanese garment shop based in upstate New York, together with the Tri-Cities Opera, will have Vintage Kimono Robes and Haori Jackets for sale at the Operalouge: Madame Butterfly performance, October 15, 2011 at 8pm. Half of all sales to benefit the Triple Cities opera.
TCO’s Music & Associate Artistic Director, John Mario Di Costanzo, is your host for a fun-filled guide through the plot! The star-studded cast including Jill Gardner, Jake Gardner, Kirk Dougherty, Cabiria Jacobsen and Richard G. Leonberger will perform selections from the show. Wine and food available in a cabaret-style atmosphere; doors open at 7:00PM. For tickets and more information, call the TCO Box Office at (607) 772-0400
Kyoto Kimono owner Nancy McDonough, who lived in Kyoto for several years, will be on hand to discuss the garments, textile techniques, and the interplay between kimono and Japanese culture. McDonough began collecting vintage kimono robes in the early 90s in Kyoto, Japan and Kyoto Kimono was then born out of her desire to tell their story. Her unique collection of vintage Japanese garments ranges in date from 1930-70. In addition, wearable accessories, scarves, purses, and totes made from recycled vintage garments are offered in her Japanique Boutique collection.
Kyoto Kimono is an online vintage Japanese garment shop based in upstate New York. For more information, call (607) 765-3960 (9-5. EST) or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any comments, questions, or to place an order.
Tri-Cities Opera has been the cultural centerpiece of the Southern Tier of New York for over fifty years. Founded in 1949 by Peyton Hibbitt and the late Carmen Savoca, this regional opera company enjoys an exceptional reputation in the opera world for its Resident Artist Training Program, beautiful sets and costumes and outstanding opera productions. Telephone 607-729-3444 for more information.
To learn more about Kyoto Kimono, visit http://www.kyotokimono.com.