EngageAsia’s Resilience Webinar Series Continues

Lessons from 9/11 and 3.11 Thursday, May 28 from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Live via Zoom Admission: Free EngageAsia presents a conversation with 9/11 survivors who have played a significant role in healing survivors of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of March 11, 2011. In the aftermath of 3.11, a group of New Yorkers who survived 9/11 began traveling to Japan regularly. … Continue reading EngageAsia’s Resilience Webinar Series Continues

Organizers Announce Decision to Cancel TOGETHER for 3.11

Just moments after I posted about TOGETHER for 3.11, the annual ceremony that commemorates the anniversary of the 3.11 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster that devastated the Tohoku region of Japan in 2011, I received word that the event has been officially cancelled. Concerned about the coronoavirus spreading worldwide as well as new cases in the U.S., Fellowship for Japan, the event’s main organizing group, held an … Continue reading Organizers Announce Decision to Cancel TOGETHER for 3.11

NYU Skirball to Present Toshiki Okada’s “Eraser Mountain”

Toshiki Okada/Chelfitsch/Teppei Kaneuji: Eraser Mountain Friday, February 28 and Saturday, February 29 at 7:30 p.m. NYU Skirball – 566 LaGuardia Place (at Washington Square South) Admission: $35 – $50 After Japan’s great earthquake of 2011, a tsunami almost entirely demolished the region around the city of Rikuzentakata, and thousands died. The city is now undergoing immense reconstruction to elevate the area as a countermeasure against … Continue reading NYU Skirball to Present Toshiki Okada’s “Eraser Mountain”
9.11, 3.11, Circle Wind Concert, Kaufman Music Center, NYC, Japan, Ave Maria, Asako Tamura, Circle Wind Boys & Girls Choir, Yurika Mihara, Japan Choral Harmony "TOMO", Circle Wind Chamber Ensemble

12th Annual Circle Wind Concert

12th Annual Circle Wind Concert Wednesday, September 11 from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.) Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center – 127 W. 67th Street (Between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue) Admission: $10 The Circle Wind Concert commemorates the September 11th tragedy as well as the earthquake/tsunami/nuclear disaster in Northeastern Japan on March 11, 2011. Japan Choral Harmony “TOMO” will … Continue reading 12th Annual Circle Wind Concert
Yasunobu Matsuo, NYC, Japan, JAA, concert, piano, synthesizer, healing music, Yuzuru Hanyu, composer

Piano Earth-Rhythm in NY with Yasunobu Matsuo

Piano Earth-Rhythm in NY with Yasunobu Matsuo Sunday, August 4 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Japanese American Association of New York – 49 West 45th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), 11th floor Admission: Free Suggested donation: $10 (cash only) Japanese composer, healing pianist, and synthesizer artist Yasunobu Matsuo performs a special piano concert at the Japanese American Association. Matsuo is known as a pioneer … Continue reading Piano Earth-Rhythm in NY with Yasunobu Matsuo