Brooklyn Kura, Passport to Japan, sake, sake tasting, Brooklyn, NYC, Japan, sake breweries, Industry City, The Sake Export Association

Passport to Japan: Sake Tasting at Brooklyn Kura 🗓 🗺

Passport to Japan: Sake Tasting at Brooklyn Kura Sunday, June 10 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Brooklyn Kura – 68 34th Street, Brooklyn Admission: $25 Brooklyn Kura, New York’s first sake brewery, will host an intimate tasting alongside The Sake Export Association. The afternoon will feature 12 sake breweries from across Japan, plus Brooklyn Kura’s fresh-pressed sake. Guests will have the opportunity to taste … Continue reading Passport to Japan: Sake Tasting at Brooklyn Kura 🗓 🗺
Tokyo to New York, Thomas Piercy, Taka Kigawa, hichiriki, clarinet, piano, concert, Spectrum, Brooklyn, NYC, Japan, music

Tokyo to New York Concert at Spectrum Part of Female Composers’ Festival 🗓 🗺

Tokyo to New York: Spectrum “Female Composers’ Festival” Sunday, June 10 at 7:00 pm. Spectrum – 70 Flushing Avenue, Garage A, Brooklyn (entrance between Cumberland and Carlton) Admission: $15 (cash at the door) Tokyo to New York is a one-hour concert featuring new music by New York- and Tokyo-based composers. This installment features prominent musician Thomas Piercy on clarinet and hichiriki teaming up with critically … Continue reading Tokyo to New York Concert at Spectrum Part of Female Composers’ Festival 🗓 🗺
Rihaku, calligraphy, uchiwa, Setsugekka, matcha, tea, workshop, NYC, Japan

Japanese Calligraphy Artist’s Demonstration and Workshop at Setsugekka 🗓 🗺

Calligraphy Demonstration and Workshop by RIHAKU: “Draw your summer” on Uchiwa, a Japanese fan Friday, June 8 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Sunday, June 10 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Setsugekka East Village – 74 E 7th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $55 Japanese calligraphy artist Rihaku Inoue will hold a calligraphy demonstration and workshop at teahouse Setsugekka in the East Village. The … Continue reading Japanese Calligraphy Artist’s Demonstration and Workshop at Setsugekka 🗓 🗺
Roppongi Male Chorus ZIG-ZAG, Carnegie Hall, concert, music, The Last Message, WWII, Japan, NYC, Shigeaki Saegusa, Naoto Otomo, Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, UN Singers, peace

Roppongi Male Chorus ZIG-ZAG to Perform “The Last Message” at Carnegie Hall 🗓 🗺

Featured artwork by Hiroshi Senju Roppongi Male Chorus ZIG-ZAG to Perform The Last Message Friday, June 8 at 8:00 p.m. Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall – W. 57th Street and 7th Avenue Admission: $20-$50 Roppongi Male Chorus ZIG-ZAG (ROKUDAN) presents the U.S. Premiere of The Last Message at Carnegie Hall. Written by award-winning Japanese composer Shigeaki Saegusa and performed by Roppongi Male … Continue reading Roppongi Male Chorus ZIG-ZAG to Perform “The Last Message” at Carnegie Hall 🗓 🗺
A Bitter Legacy, Claudia Katayanagi, documentary, American Buddhist Study Center, NYC, Japanese Americans, WWII, incarceration, JAANY

Screening of “A Bitter Legacy,” a Documentary about Japanese American WWII Incarceration, at American Buddhist Study Center 🗓 🗺

A Bitter Legacy Sunday, June 10 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. American Buddhist Study Center Library – 331 Riverside Drive (3rd floor) Suggested Donation: $10/$5 members The American Buddhist Study Center will host the New York premiere screening of Claudia Katayanagi’s award-winning documentary based on the Japanese American incarceration camps and secret prisons for US citizen “troublemakers” during WWII. These Citizen Isolation Centers are … Continue reading Screening of “A Bitter Legacy,” a Documentary about Japanese American WWII Incarceration, at American Buddhist Study Center 🗓 🗺