Japanese Traditional Music Performance: “The Passion of Shamisen” 🗓 🗺

Japanese Traditional Music Performance: “The Passion of Shamisen” Saturday, October 5 at 7:30 p.m. (Doors open at 7:00 p.m.) Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall – W. 57th Street and 7th Avenue Admission: $25-$30 Niigata native Fumiyoshi will perform on shamisen, a Japanese three-stringed banjo-like instrument. His specialty is the “Hiki-shamisen” style, which puts importance on the echo of the sound. Although Fumiyoshi’s repertoire is primarily … Continue reading Japanese Traditional Music Performance: “The Passion of Shamisen” 🗓 🗺

Iconic: Images of the Floating World at Ronin Gallery’s Grand Opening 🗓 🗺

Iconic: Images of the Floating World at Ronin Gallery’s Grand Opening Weekend Saturday, October 12 through Saturday, November 9 Grand Opening Weekend: Saturday, October 12 through Sunday, October 13 from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Ronin Gallery – 32 W. 40th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues) Admission: Free In commemoration of the grand opening of their new gallery at Bryant Park Place, Ronin Gallery presents … Continue reading Iconic: Images of the Floating World at Ronin Gallery’s Grand Opening 🗓 🗺

New York Butoh Institute Festival 19 🗓 🗺

New York Butoh Institute Festival 19 Thursday, October 17 through Sunday, October 27 Theater for the New City – 155 First Avenue (between 9th and 10th Streets) Admission: $18-$20 New York Butoh Institute presents the New York Butoh Institute Festival 19. The seven-night festival marks the 60th anniversary of the Japanese performance art form Butoh. Curated by New York Butoh Institute’s founder, Vangeline, the Festival … Continue reading New York Butoh Institute Festival 19 🗓 🗺

JAPANFes. Presents a Two-Day Ramen Contest 🗓 🗺

NY Ramen Contest Saturday, October 5 from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Upper West Side – Broadway between 115th and 116th Streets Admission: $10 per bowl of ramen (cash only) Sunday, October 6 from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. East Village – 4th Avenue between 9th and 10th Streets Admission: $10 for one bowl of ramen (cash only) JAPANFes. is hosting a two-day competition featuring … Continue reading JAPANFes. Presents a Two-Day Ramen Contest 🗓 🗺

Zac Zinger Album Release Concert at Jazz at Kitano 🗓 🗺

Zac Zinger Album Release Concert at Jazz at Kitano Thursday, October 3 at 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Jazz at Kitano – 66 Park Avenue (at E. 38th Street) Cover: $18 with a $20 minimum for food and beverage Zac Zinger, an award-winning composer and musician, will have his debut album release concert at Jazz at Kitano. Fulfillment is a compilation of Zinger’s original music … Continue reading Zac Zinger Album Release Concert at Jazz at Kitano 🗓 🗺