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Kyoto Kimono Features Vintage Kimono Robes and Haori Jackets at the Clinton Street Cinema Series

Kyoto Kimono Features Vintage Kimono Robes and Haori Jackets for sale at the Clinton Street Cinema Series, Binghamton, N.Y. Oct. 16, 2011. Half of all sales to benefit the Tri-Cities Opera.

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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 Clinton Street Cinema Series performance, October 16, 2011 at 3pm. Half of all sales to benefit the Triple Cities opera.

TCO’s Clinton Street Cinema Series presents a double feature showing of two classic films relating to the story of our upcoming production of Puccini’s Madame Butterfly! The Opera Center at 315 Clinton Street is transformed for one afternoon into an art cinema, complete with popcorn & concessions! This is a DOUBLE FEATURE presentation: “My Geisha” (1962) starring Shirley MacLaine followed by “M. Butterfly” (1993) starring Jeremy Irons.

As a special intermission feature, exhibits of exquisite Japanese apparel courtesy of Kyoto Kimono and Asian Photography by Randy Cummings of Bunn Hill Photo will be on display and available for purchase in the lobby.

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 info@kyotokimono.com 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.


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