Japanese American Association of New York, JAA, JAANY, Sakura Matsuri, cherry blossom festival, cherry blossoms, sakura, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, NYC, Japan, NYC Parks Department

JAA to Hold 14th Sakura Matsuri 🗓 🗺

JAA 14th Sakura Matsuri Saturday, April 21 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Flushing Meadows Corona Park Admission: Free The Japanese American Association of New York will hold its 14th Sakura Matsuri at Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Saturday, April 21. The program begins at 11:00 a.m. rain or shine and features performances by taiko drumming group Soh Daiko, the Japanese Folk Dance Institute of … Continue reading JAA to Hold 14th Sakura Matsuri 🗓 🗺
whisky, Japanese whisky, Dave Broom, Japan Society, NYC, Japan, The Way of Whisky, The Daily Beast

Japan Society Presents Talk About Japanese Whisky 🗓 🗺

The Way of Whisky Thursday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between First and Second Avenues) Admission: $14/$11 Japan Society members, seniors, and students What makes Japanese whisky “Japanese”? That is the question award-winning author and whisky expert Dave Broom set out to answer in his book, The Way of Whisky: A Journey Around Japanese Whisky. Broom’s journey took … Continue reading Japan Society Presents Talk About Japanese Whisky 🗓 🗺
IMJS, Gagaku, Japanese Cultural Heritage Initiatives, traditional Japanese music, Columbia University, NYC, Japan, concert, sho, shakuhachi, koto, ryuteki, cello, bass clarinet, Columbia Gagaku Instrumental Ensemble of New York

Annual Concert of IMJS: Japanese Cultural Heritage Initiatives 🗓 🗺

Glories of the Japanese Music Heritage XIII Saturday, March 31 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Miller Theatre – 2960 Broadway at 116th Street Admission: Free IMJS: Japanese Cultural Heritage Initiatives at Columbia University is holding its annual concert of Japanese sacred Gagaku court music and contemporary music for traditional Japanese instruments. Glories of the Japanese Music Heritage XIII celebrates the 50th anniversary of the … Continue reading Annual Concert of IMJS: Japanese Cultural Heritage Initiatives 🗓 🗺
Terada Honke, sake, koji, fermentation, organic, Chiba, Japan, NYC, RESOBOX, RESOBOX East Village

Discover Organic Sake and Fermentation at RESOBOX East Village 🗓 🗺

What is Natural Sake? Learn Japanese Fermentation Culture from Sake Brewery Terada Honke Saturday, March 31 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. RESOBOX East Village – 91 E. 3rd Street (between First and Second Avenues) Admission: $50 Learn about the wild fermentation process to produce authentic sake with sake brewery Terada Honke at RESOBOX’s East Village location. Most sake breweries use the koji microorganism that … Continue reading Discover Organic Sake and Fermentation at RESOBOX East Village 🗓 🗺
jazz, TAEKO, singer, music, performance, the Sound Bite, Hell's Kitchen, Japan, NYC, performance

Japanese Jazz Singer TAEKO at the Sound Bite 🗓 🗺

Jazz Singer TAEKO at the Sound Bite Saturday, March 31 at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. The Sound Bite – 737 9th Avenue (at W. 50th Street) Cover Charge: $15 Internationally acclaimed New York-based Japanese jazz singer TAEKO helps to kick off the newest addition to New York’s jazz scene with two sets at the Sound Bite. A brand new eatery in Hell’s Kitchen that … Continue reading Japanese Jazz Singer TAEKO at the Sound Bite 🗓 🗺