The trials and artistic revelations of Japanese musician Ryota Moriyama

The trials and artistic revelations of Japanese musician Ryota Moriyama

Photo by Shinji Mochizuki
Photo by Shinji Mochizuki

Photo by Shinji Mochizuki

By Remi Kobayashi

Early in summer 2013, two Japanese performers stood on a busy street in downtown Toronto.

Ryota Moriyama is a musician from Tokyo, Japan and performs on the street in Toronto in locations such as at harbor front and Yonge-Dundas with his artistic partner Kaori Asahiro, a dancer.

Their performance is a merger of guitar and a dance, and their great…

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Japanese brilliant goods selected near St. Patrick Station

Cubeshops [Photo courtesy: Kaori Fujishima]

Cubeshops [Photo courtesy: Kaori Fujishima]

By Kaori Fujishima

Everyone seems to love the Cubeshops.

The small store on Baldwin St. in downtown Toronto, near to the Art Gallery of Ontario and OCAD University, has a great selection of artfully designed…

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