Hideo Nomo, ESPN, 30 for 30 Podcasts, The Nippon Club, Japan, NYC, baseball, NPB, MLB, Jean Afterman, Andrew Muscato, Jody Avirgan

Hideo Nomo the Subject of ESPN’s 30 for 30 Podcasts Event 🗺

30 for 30 Podcasts: “Hideo Nomo’s Legacy: Baseball in Japan and America” Monday, December 3 from 7:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. The Nippon Club – 145 West 57th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues) Admission: $5 In the wake of its riveting audio documentary on Hideo Nomo’s trailblazing journey from NPB to MLB, ESPN’s 30 for 30 Podcasts is pleased to present a live discussion … Continue reading Hideo Nomo the Subject of ESPN’s 30 for 30 Podcasts Event 🗺
Yayoi Kusama, Japan, NYC, AAARI, CUNY, Midori Yamamura, global art market, art

AAARI Lecture: Yayoi Kusama and the Rise of the Global Art Market 🗓 🗺

Revisiting the 1960s, Globalization, Monopoly, and Art Outlaws: Yayoi Kusama and the Rise of the Global Art Market Friday, November 30 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Asian American/Asian Research Institute of CUNY – 25 W. 43rd Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), 10th Floor, Room 1000 Admission: Free Based on her 2015 book, Yayoi Kusama: Inventing the Singular, Prof. Midori Yamamura will discuss Japanese-born artist Yayoi Kusama and … Continue reading AAARI Lecture: Yayoi Kusama and the Rise of the Global Art Market 🗓 🗺
Toshiko Akiyoshi, Carnegie Hall, NYC, Japan, jazz, jazz pianist, jazz musician, Lew Tabackin, 88, beiju

Totally Toshiko: Celebrating Toshiko Akiyoshi at 88 🗓 🗺

Totally Toshiko: Celebrating Toshiko Akiyoshi at 88 Tuesday, November 27 from 8:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall – W. 57th Street and 7th Avenue Admission: $60 In Japanese culture, one’s 88th birthday is a cause for celebration known as “beiju,” which literally means “rice age.” The kanji for rice, which looks like this: 米, resembles a mashup of the characters for … Continue reading Totally Toshiko: Celebrating Toshiko Akiyoshi at 88 🗓 🗺
MM.LaFleur, Sarah LaFleur, NYC, Japan, fashion, wardrobe, clothing, bento, bento box, Japan Society

An Evening with Sarah Miyazawa LaFleur at Japan Society 🗓 🗺

An Evening with Sarah Miyazawa LaFleur Tuesday, November 27 at 7:00 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $15/$10 individual and corporate members Japan Society’s Young Professionals Network is invited to a fireside chat with Sarah Miyazawa LaFleur, founder and CEO of luxury clothing company MM.LaFleur. Stylists curate a professional wardrobe based on customer surveys and send a … Continue reading An Evening with Sarah Miyazawa LaFleur at Japan Society 🗓 🗺
MIFUNE New York, Toshiro Mifune, Mifune, Japan, NYC, Arita, porcelain, Koransha, Amabuki, sake, pairing, Washoku

Arita Porcelain x Japanese Sake @ MIFUNE New York 🗓 🗺

Arita Porcelain x Japanese Sake @ MIFUNE New York Tuesday, November 27 at 5:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. MIFUNE New York – 245 E. 44th Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues) Admission: $150 per person Immerse yourself in this one-night-only dreamy collaboration highlighting Japanese history and tradition. This seven-course meal features a special menu by MIFUNE, a “new Washoku” restaurant specializing in intricate Japanese meals … Continue reading Arita Porcelain x Japanese Sake @ MIFUNE New York 🗓 🗺