Keiko Fujii Dance Company, Gibney, Kenny Endo, taiko, dance, performing arts, Japan, NYC

Keiko Fujii Dance Company at Gibney 🗓 🗺

Keiko Fujii Dance Company Thursday, September 18 through Saturday, September 21 from 8:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center – 280 Broadway (entrance at 53A Chambers Street) Admission: $15 in advance/$20 at the door The Keiko Fujii Dance Company of Osaka, Japan, returns to New York with the US premiere of Fujii’s Tamashii No Tibiki II (Soul Vibrations). It is an ensemble … Continue reading Keiko Fujii Dance Company at Gibney 🗓 🗺
Erika Matsuo, Jazz at Kitano, jazz, The Kitano Hotel, Japan, NYC, music, concert

ERIKA MATSUO Quintet at Jazz at Kitano 🗓 🗺

ERIKA MATSUO Quintet Thursday, August 29 at 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Jazz at Kitano – 66 Park Avenue (at E. 38th Street) Cover: $18 with a $20 minimum for food and beverage Jazz at Kitano hosts New York-based Japanese jazz singer Erika Matsuo for two sets. Matsuo burst onto the international jazz scene in 2010 with her self-produced album Obsession, a sensual sojourn through … Continue reading ERIKA MATSUO Quintet at Jazz at Kitano 🗓 🗺
Taka Kigawa, Beethoven, piano sonatas, (le) Poisson Rouge, NYC, Japan, concert, recital, music, classical music

Taka Kigawa to Play Beethoven’s Late Piano Sonatas at (le) Poisson Rouge 🗓 🗺

Taka Kigawa Plays Beethoven—Late Piano Sonatas Monday, August 26 at 7:00 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.) (le) Poisson Rouge – 158 Bleecker Street (between Thompson and Sullivan Streets) Admission: Table seating $25 in advance/$30 day of show; Standing room $20 in advance/$25 day of show Critically acclaimed concert pianist Taka Kigawa will present a solo recital at (le) Poisson Rouge, performing the late piano … Continue reading Taka Kigawa to Play Beethoven’s Late Piano Sonatas at (le) Poisson Rouge 🗓 🗺
Miyavi, Sony Hall, NYC, Japan, concert, visual kei, rock

MIYAVI at Sony Hall 🗓 🗺

MIYAVI at Sony Hall Monday, August 19 at 8:00 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.) Sony Hall – 235 W. 46th Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues) Admission: $35 in advance/$40 day of show Sony Hall, New York City’s new premiere music venue that uses state-of-the-art technology to present world-renowned performing artists across all musical genres, hosts Japanese singer, songwriter, guitarist MIYAVI in concert. Known … Continue reading MIYAVI at Sony Hall 🗓 🗺
George Takei, They Called Us Enemy, Barnes & Noble, NYC, Japanese Americans, internment, internment camps, WWII, graphic memoir, memoirs, books

Meet George Takei at Barnes & Noble Union Square 🗓 🗺

Meet George Takei at Barnes & Noble Union Square Tuesday, August 13 at 7:00 p.m. Barnes & Noble Union Square – 33 E. 17th Street (between Broadway and Union Square East) Admission: $17.41 Actor, author, and activist George Takei will appear at Barnes & Noble Union Square to celebrate the release of his graphic memoir They Called Us Enemy. The New York Times bestseller is … Continue reading Meet George Takei at Barnes & Noble Union Square 🗓 🗺