World Sake Imports to Host Virtual Tour of Brewery in Fukushima

Nagurayama Brewery: Virtual Tour and Tasting Tuesday, March 16 at 9:00 p.m. EDT Online via Zoom Admission: Free The Aizu region of Fukushima Prefecture is one of the great brewing regions of Japan, with Aizu-Wakamatsu as its center. Here Nagurayama Brewing Company makes sakes in the classic Fukushima style: richly aromatic with flavor amplitude to match. The brewery’s president, Takeo Matsumoto, led the movement to … Continue reading World Sake Imports to Host Virtual Tour of Brewery in Fukushima

Go Face-to-Face with Motomichi Nakamura’s Monsters at NowHere

Motomichi Nakamura: MONSTERS AMONG US Now through Sunday, April 18 NowHere – 40 Wooster Street (between Grand and Broome Streets) Admission: Free Motomichi Nakamura’s work brings us face-to-face with monsters, but not the kind that usually come to mind. In Motomichi’s projections and drawings, we find representations of multifaceted creatures who can be, at the same time, monstrous and endearing, confrontational and playful. Motomichi intends … Continue reading Go Face-to-Face with Motomichi Nakamura’s Monsters at NowHere

Japan Foundation Former Fellow Michiko Suzuki to Explore Depictions of Kimonos in Modern Japanese Literature

Reading Kimonos in Modern Japanese Literature: The Case of Kōda Aya Monday, March 29 from 8:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. EDT YouTube Live Admission: Free Last fall the Japan Foundation, New York launched their online lecture series, “Illuminating Japanese Studies: Lecture Series with Former JF Fellows.” Since the Fellowship program began in 1972, there have been more than 1,000 American Fellowship recipients who study a … Continue reading Japan Foundation Former Fellow Michiko Suzuki to Explore Depictions of Kimonos in Modern Japanese Literature

Cellist Shinko Hanaoka to Perform at the Japanese Consulate’s Next “Friday Night Live”

Friday Night Live: Shinko Hanaoka Friday, March 19 from 5:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. EDT Online with Facebook Live Admission: Free The Consulate General of Japan in New York continues its Friday Night Live concert series on Friday, March 19 with a live performance by cellist Shinko Hanaoka. Pianist Reiko Uchida will accompany her. RSVP on the Consulate’s Facebook event page. Program Unaccompanied Cello Suite … Continue reading Cellist Shinko Hanaoka to Perform at the Japanese Consulate’s Next “Friday Night Live”

Fukushima Governor, TEPCO Senior Adviser to Speak at Center on Japanese Economy and Business Webinar

Marking the 10th Anniversary of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake Tuesday, March 23 from 8:00 p.m. until 9:15 p.m. EDT Live Webinar Admission: Free The Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School and the Jerome A. Chazen Institute for Global Business, Columbia Business School are co-sponsoring a special live webinar, Marking the 10th Anniversary of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. Part … Continue reading Fukushima Governor, TEPCO Senior Adviser to Speak at Center on Japanese Economy and Business Webinar