J-Collabo and Honkaku Spirts to Host Naoko Tosa Closing Reception

Naoko Tosa: Zero Gravity Closing Reception Friday, September 23 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. J-Collabo – 300 7th Street, Brooklyn Admission: Free J-Collabo and Honkaku Spirts will host the special closing reception of Naoko Tosa: Zero Gravity. The exhibition, which closes on Sunday, September 25, is an immersive art and fashion installation by the recipient of the 2022 J-Collabo AAME special mention award. In … Continue reading J-Collabo and Honkaku Spirts to Host Naoko Tosa Closing Reception

Harvest Moon Viewing Tea Ceremony at Globus Washitsu

Samurai Tea Ceremony: Harvest Moon Viewing 2022 Sunday, September 25th Morning Session from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Afternoon Session from 1:30 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Globus Washitsu – 889 Broadway at E. 19th Street, PHC Admission: $108.18 Otsukimi (お月見) is an ancient Japanese custom where you pray to the moon every September. The Japanese give thanks to the rich harvest of the year by … Continue reading Harvest Moon Viewing Tea Ceremony at Globus Washitsu

Toshio Hosokawa’s HANJO to Have North American Premiere at NYU Skirball

Hanjo Friday, September 30 at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, October at 2:00 p.m. NYU Skirball – 566 LaGuardia Place at Washington Square Admission: $50 NYU Skirball will present the North American premiere of Toshio Hosokawa’s Hanjo, directed by Luca Veggetti and produced by Catapult Opera. Neal Goren conducts. About Hanjo An example of Japanese storytelling brilliantly realized by one of Japan’s most important living classical music … Continue reading Toshio Hosokawa’s HANJO to Have North American Premiere at NYU Skirball

Taste Sake and Shochu from Saga at Sakagura

Saga Bar Pop Up at Sakagura Monday, September 19 from 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Sakagura – 211 E. 43rd Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues), #B1 Admission: $75 Sake Discoveries presents a special tasting featuring sake and shochu produced in Saga Prefecture. The five sake kuramotos (sake producers) are Amabuki, Azumaichi, Koimari, Mitsutake, and Yano Brewery. They will be serving more than ten different … Continue reading Taste Sake and Shochu from Saga at Sakagura

Kayou Kitakomi Japanese Calligraphy Exhibition at The Nippon Gallery

Kayou Kitakomi Japanese Calligraphy Exhibition: IKIRU – Live in the moment, Treasure and focus on the now Thursday, September 15 through Wednesday, September 21 The Nippon Gallery at The Nippon Club – 145 W. 57th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues), 7th Floor Admission Free Kayo Kitakomi, a Japanese calligrapher living in Kochi Prefecture, bases her works on the theme of “Living and Alive!” She … Continue reading Kayou Kitakomi Japanese Calligraphy Exhibition at The Nippon Gallery