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A regional term for crack pipe made from a plastic rum bottle and a rubber spark plug cover
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highly stylized and sophisticated form of Japanese theater founded in the 17th century.
Kabuki makeup syndrome - Synonym(s): Niikawa-Kuroki syndrome
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This dynamic can be seen in a striking campaign by Tokyo Tokyo Old meets New, a government initiative branding Tokyo as a city "where unique traditions and advanced culture coexist and come together." The ads depict a woodblock print of a geisha in contrast with an image of the humanoid holographic singer, Hatsune Miku, and a Shochiku kabuki actor alongside Robi, the interactive robotic companion.
In 2015, Pacquiao began the practice of dining at Kabuki every Sunday and this latest dining feat may have cost him thousands of dollars each time given that he had the entire restaurant closed for 'outsiders.'
"We are excited to kickstart the leasing in this project with a tenant like Kabuki, that will serve the community as well as complement the existing tenant base in the market," said Jason D.
Keywords: Kabuki syndrome, MLL2 gene, autoimmune thyroiditis, vitiligo
Wilson: I came to Japan in May 1980, and saw my first Kabuki two months later, which was, I think, serendipitous: it was Ichikawa Ennosuke III, now called En'o II, and his Kabuki was so wonderful.
In the back of 'Kabuki,' I would have letters columns and I would often print mail, a lot of them from the Philippines.
Kabuki has been a popular subject of Japanese woodblock prints since its inception in the early 1600s.
Kabuki Syndrome, which affects one in every 32,000 babies born, was discovered by two Japanese doctors and named because of the facial resemblance to stage make-up worn by actors in the traditional Japanese theatre art, Kabuki.
She was then diagnosed with Kabuki Syndrome by her consultant, which can cause varying degrees of developmental delay and intellectual disability.
The other showed the Earth Spider, Tsuchigumo, a Noh drama written for the Kabuki stage by Kawataki Mokuami.
The Japanese had three main diversions in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries: "red lantern districts" where courtesans and geishas plied their trade; Sumo wrestling and kabuki, a type of theatre in which song, dance and drama were combined to entertain the masses.