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 🗺
#GivingTuesday, charity, nonprofit, nonprofit organizations, JAA, JACL, Japan Society, Hoshuko Alumni Association, JETAANY, The Gohan Society, NYC, Japan, NY de Volunteer

Support Japanese-Related Nonprofits on #GivingTuesday

We stuffed ourselves with Thanksgiving turkey, shopped ‘til we dropped on Black Friday, and purchased even more presents online during Cyber Monday. Now it’s time to give back to our communities on #GivingTuesday. Known as the start of the charitable season, #GivingTuesday is a global movement that encourages everyone to support a cause of their choice. That support can come in the form of a … Continue reading Support Japanese-Related Nonprofits on #GivingTuesday
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 🗓 🗺

20 Japanese Restaurants in NYC Receive Michelin Stars

On Election Day, the world’s oldest restaurant guide announced the New York City restaurants elected to receive the coveted Michelin stars. Seventy-six restaurants in New York City earned stars, and 20 of them are Japanese establishments. Seven are new to the list, including one that closed a month before the Michelin announcement. Sushi Nakazawa finally grabbed an elusive star, after five years of being snubbed. … Continue reading 20 Japanese Restaurants in NYC Receive Michelin Stars