Adam Isfendiyar, photography, Ainu, Japan, Hokkaido, NYC, Japan Society, New York Day of Remembrance, American Indian Community House, JAA, ICP Museum

Master—An Ainu Story with Photographer Adam Isfendiyar at Japan Society 🗓 🗺

Master—An Ainu Story with Photographer Adam Isfendiyar Thursday, May 23 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Japan Society 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: Free Master—An Ainu Story, a photographic documentary by Adam Isfendiyar, tells the story of the Ainu people and the life of Kenji Matsuda, a member of the Ainu community in Hokkaido, Japan’s northernmost prefecture. Isfendiyar’s talk covers … Continue reading Master—An Ainu Story with Photographer Adam Isfendiyar at Japan Society 🗓 🗺
Mitsuko Uchida, Carnegie Hall, NYC, Japan, Schubert, piano, classical music, concert

Mitsuko Uchida to Perform an All-Schubert Program at Carnegie Hall 🗓 🗺

Mitsuko Uchida, Piano Saturday, May 4 from 8:00 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall – 57th Street and 7th Avenue Admission: $25 to $165 The magnificent Mitsuko Uchida, praised for her “probing and magisterial” Schubert (The New York Times), continues her multi-season exploration devoted to the Austrian master. A youthful sonata brimming with melody opens the program, which also features the … Continue reading Mitsuko Uchida to Perform an All-Schubert Program at Carnegie Hall 🗓 🗺
Kyoko Onishi, Kaede Kimonos, kimono, Yuzen, Japanese paper, washi, art, NYC, Japan, Mar Creation

Kaede Kimonos to Present Yuzen Japanese Paper Art Exhibition 🗓 🗺

Kyoko Onishi – Yuzen Japanese Paper Art Exhibition Friday, May 3 through Thursday, May 30 Opening Reception: Friday, May 3 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Kaede Kimono Sales and Rental – 246 W. 38th Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues), Room #1102 Admission: Free Kaede Kimonos, in collaboration with Mar Creation, presents their first Artist Showcase. It will feature Yuzen Japanese paper kimono art … Continue reading Kaede Kimonos to Present Yuzen Japanese Paper Art Exhibition 🗓 🗺
Migiwa Miyajima, Miggy Augmented Orchestra, jazz, orchestra, big band, Birdland, NYC, Japan, concert

Miggy Augmented Orchestra Returns to Birdland 🗓 🗺

Miggy Augmented Orchestra Sunday, May 5 at 6:00 p.m. (Doors open at 5:00 p.m.) Birdland Jazz Club – 315 W. 44th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues) Admission: $30 Composer and pianist Migiwa Miyajima takes the stage to lead Miggy Augmented Orchestra, her 17-piece jazz orchestra that showcases her vibrant, original compositions. Miyajima’s music reflects the complexities and hues of her own journey, while her … Continue reading Miggy Augmented Orchestra Returns to Birdland 🗓 🗺
Yoko Reikano Kimura, CRS, NYC, Japan, The Tale of Genji, koto, shamisen, traditional Japanese music, Mar Creation, mochi Rin

Yoko Reikano Kimura to Pay Homage to “The Tale of Genji” in CRS Concert 🗓 🗺

Four Seasons in New York: Gems of Japanese Music – vol.14 Sunday, April 28 from 4:00 p.m. until 5:15 p.m. CRS (Center for Remembering and Sharing) 3FL White Room – 123 4th Avenue (between 12th and 13th Streets) Admission: $30 (includes Japanese confectionary) CRS and Mar Creation, Inc. continue their seasonal concert series Four Seasons in New York — Gems of Japanese Music, where guests discover … Continue reading Yoko Reikano Kimura to Pay Homage to “The Tale of Genji” in CRS Concert 🗓 🗺