Consulate’s First Friday Night Live

Friday Night Live: Erena Terakubo Friday, January 22 at 5:00 p.m. EST Online with Facebook Live Admission: Free The first Friday Night Live of 2021, an event by Consulate General of Japan in New York, features world-class saxophonist Erena Terakubo. Get ready for an exciting evening of jazz with Terakubo’s passionate sound accompanied by Akiko Tsuruga on the organ, Paul Bollenback on the guitar, and … Continue reading Consulate’s First Friday Night Live

Sachiyo Ito and Company to Explore Themes of Snow in First Performance of 2021

Salon Series No.68: Symbolism of Snow Sunday, January 31 at 3:00 p.m. EST Live Stream on YouTube Admission: Free Sachiyo Ito and Company will host its first performance of 2021 on the last day of January. Taking the symbolism of snow, Salon Series No.68 will herald in the snowy season and welcome a new season of unity into the world. Snow is a popular theme … Continue reading Sachiyo Ito and Company to Explore Themes of Snow in First Performance of 2021

Misaki Kawai Exhibition at The Hole

Misaki Kawai: Moko Moko Doki Doki Now through Sunday, February 14 The Hole – 312 Bowery (between Bleecker and Houston Streets) Admission: Free Japanese artist Misaki Kawai has her fourth solo exhibition at The Hole. With Moko Moko Doki Doki, Kawai is exhibiting her first text paintings, which elicit doki doki (“thrilled,” “excited”) feelings, she also has giant moko moko (“fluffy”) sculpture on display. Building … Continue reading Misaki Kawai Exhibition at The Hole

Acclaimed Koto and Shamisen Player to Perform the Songs of Winter

Four Seasons in New York—Gems of Japanese Music, vol. 19 (Winter) Wednesday, January 20 at 8:00 p.m. through Sunday, January 31 at 9:00 p.m. Online Tickets: $20 (plus handling fee) Acclaimed Japanese koto and shamisen performer Yoko Reikano Kimura performs music that celebrates New Year’s Day and the winter season. Program “Shunkyō for two shamisens” – by Seihō Kineya “Shōjō no Tsuru” (“Crane on the … Continue reading Acclaimed Koto and Shamisen Player to Perform the Songs of Winter

Popup Market Features Japanese Products

DECO BOKO Market at NowHere Now through Saturday, January 30 NowHere – 40 Wooster Street (between Grand and Broome Streets) Admission: Free Based in New York, DECO BOKO is the first wholesale trade show in the U.S. that focuses on Japanese products in the design/gift industry. DECO BOKO Market is a phygital (physical + digital) show, a space where exhibitors, visitors, and staff are able … Continue reading Popup Market Features Japanese Products