For this year’s virtual Mochitsuki, storyteller Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo will share stories about meals and a leader hungry for power.
About Robert Kikuchi-YngojoNaoko
Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo has a vast array of talents, from songwriting and composing, performing Asian music, dancing, theater, comedy, and storytelling. Synthesizing the spoken word with kinetic sensibilities, interlacing music to create interludes and atmosphere, and engaging his audiences into playful participation, integrates all of the elements Robert values for conveying his philosophy through performance. He has composed film scores, pioneered the emergence of Filipino kulintang gong music in Northern California, and formed the performing arts group Eth-No-Tec with Nancy Wang in 1982.