JAPAN Fes., summer matsuri, festival, street fair, Japanese street food, yukata, Calpico, East Village, nagashi somen

JAPAN Fes. Second Annual Summer Matsuri 🗓 🗺

JAPAN Fes. Second Annual Summer Matsuri Sunday, August 26 from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. The East Village on 4th Avenue between 9th and 10th Streets Admission: Free (bring cash to purchase merchandise and food at the booths) After the overwhelming response to last year’s debut event, JAPAN Fes. presents its Second Annual Summer Matsuri! Head to the East Village for an all-out summer celebration … Continue reading JAPAN Fes. Second Annual Summer Matsuri 🗓 🗺
JACC, Japanese community, NYC, Japan, Western Japan, flooding, flood relief, benefit, fundraiser, OKA, Chef John McCarthy, HAA, JAA, JMSA, JETANNY, USJC, Consulate General of Japan in New York, New York Japanese Lions Club, JACL-NY

Japanese Community to Hold Flood Relief Fundraiser at OKA

Japan Flood Relief Benefit Hosted by JACC Thursday, August 23 from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. OKA – 439 3rd Avenue (between 30th and 31st Streets) Admission: $75 early bird until August 16 / $80 from August 17 through August 22 / $85 at the door The Japanese American Community Coalition, a consortium of New York-based Japanese American service organizations, is hosting a special fundraiser for … Continue reading Japanese Community to Hold Flood Relief Fundraiser at OKA
Monday Michiru, Joe's Pub, Naked Breath 2, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Charlie Mariano, Lew Tabackin, jazz, concert, music

Monday Michiru at Joe’s Pub 🗓 🗺

Monday Michiru Friday, August 31 at 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:00 p.m.) Joe’s Pub – 425 Lafayette Street (between Astor Place and E. 4th Street) Admission: $18 Monday Michiru, so named to reflect both her Japanese and American-Italian heritages, started her music endeavors studying classical flute then expanded to singing and songwriting. The daughter of famed jazz musicians Toshiko Akiyoshi and Charlie Mariano and … Continue reading Monday Michiru at Joe’s Pub 🗓 🗺
Yoko Reikano Kimura, CRS, Center for Remembering and Sharing, Mar Creation, NYC, Japan, Four Seasons, traditional Japanese music, koto, shamisen, concert

Yoko Reikano Kimura Performs the Summer Installment of Four Seasons in New York 🗓 🗺

Four Seasons in New York: Gems of Japanese Music – vol.12 Sunday, August 12 from 4:00 p.m. until 5:15 p.m. CRS (Center for Remembering and Sharing) 3FL White Room – 123 4th Avenue Admission: $25 in advance (includes Japanese confectionary) CRS and Mar Creation, Inc. continue their seasonal concert series Four Seasons in New York — Gems of Japanese Music, where guests discover traditional Japanese … Continue reading Yoko Reikano Kimura Performs the Summer Installment of Four Seasons in New York 🗓 🗺
Kizuna Dance, dance, Gibney Dance, Dance-Mobile, NYC, Japan, Japanese culture

Dance-Mobile: Kizuna Dance at Brooklyn Bridge Park 🗓 🗺

Dance-Mobile: Kizuna Dance at Brooklyn Bridge Park Saturday, August 4 at 7:00 p.m. Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Harbor View Lawn – 40 73rd Street, Brooklyn Admission: Free Kizuna Dance presents both full works and excerpts from pieces in its current touring cycle, including the first public excerpt of their latest work-in-progress, REBIRTH. Inspired by aspects of Japanese culture, the works span the company’s four-year history and … Continue reading Dance-Mobile: Kizuna Dance at Brooklyn Bridge Park 🗓 🗺