Hatsune Miku RETURNS to the US this Summer! 🗓 🗺

Hatsune Miku Expo 2018 Concert at Hammerstein Ballroom Saturday, July 14 at 8:00 p.m. Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th Street You may ask – What is Hatsune Miku? Hatsune Miku is a Japanese music sensation, a 16-year-old blue-haired girl with a unique voice and prodigious energy. What makes her special is that she is not a human singer, but a virtual persona … Continue reading Hatsune Miku RETURNS to the US this Summer! 🗓 🗺
Brooklyn, Brooklyn Japanese American Family Association, NYC, Japan, New Year, Oshogatsu, Samurai Sword Soul, Kaoru Watanabe Taiko Center, Taisan Tanaka, calligraphy, taiko, mochitsuki, mochi, swordfighting, folk dancing, Minbuza, Roulette

Japanese New Year Festival in Brooklyn 🗓

Brooklyn Japanese New Year Festival Saturday, January 13 from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. ROULETTE – 509 Atlantic Avenue (corner of Atlantic and 3rd Avenues), Brooklyn Admission: $15/$8 children (in advance), $18/$10 children (at the door)/Free children two and under Ring in the Year of the Dog, Japanese style in Downtown Brooklyn! The Brooklyn Japanese American Family Association presents a special New Year celebration that’s … Continue reading Japanese New Year Festival in Brooklyn 🗓
Yoko Reikano Kimura, CRS, NYC, Japan, Mar Creation, koto, shamisen, traditional Japanese music, tea ceremony, matcha, Souheki Mori, Setsugekka, mochiRin, Japanese sweets

Four Seasons in New York – Gems of Japanese Music – Vol.10  🗓 🗺

Four Seasons in New York – Gems of Japanese Music – Vol.10 Friday, January 19th at 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. CRS (Center for Remembering and Sharing) 3FL White Room – 123 4th Avenue Admission: $40 (includes matcha and Japanese confectionary) CRS and Mar Creation, Inc. continue their seasonal concert series, Four Seasons in New York — Gems of Japanese Music. The January 19th performance marks … Continue reading Four Seasons in New York – Gems of Japanese Music – Vol.10  🗓 🗺
Japan Society, Japan, NYC, Shakespeare, Noh, Mugen Noh Othello, SPAC, Shizuoka Performing Arts Center, Satoshi Miyagi, The Public Theater, Under the Radar Festivall

Mugen Noh Othello at Japan Society 🗓 🗺

Satoshi Miyagi / Shizuoka Performing Arts Center’s Mugen Noh Othello Thursday, January 11 at 7:30 p.m. – Followed by a MetLife Meet-the-Artists Reception Friday, January 12 at 7:30 p.m. – Followed by an artist Q&A Saturday, January 13 at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, January 14 at 4:00 p.m. ALL PROGRAMS ARE SOLD OUT (A wait list will begin at the box office one hour prior to … Continue reading Mugen Noh Othello at Japan Society 🗓 🗺
Azasu, New Year, NYC, Japan, osechi ryori, mochi, ozoni, Sake Discoveries, sake, Wuhao NY, tenugui, Tanaka Taisan, calligraphy

Azasu 2018 New Year Party 🗓

Azasu 2018 New Year Party Wednesday, January 3 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Azasu – 49 Clinton Street (between Stanton and Rivington Streets) Admission: $60 (plus tax) At Azasu’s New Year celebration, guests will enjoy all-you-can-eat traditional Japanese osechi ryori dishes such as mochi (rice cakes) and ozoni (soup). The sake is sponsored by Sake Discoveries, and there will be special New Year gifts … Continue reading Azasu 2018 New Year Party 🗓
Nia, Tomoko Nagashima,Orange Pekoe, Rockwood Music Hall, NYC, Japan, music, Japanese singers

NiA NYC Solo Concert 🗓

    Nia NYC Solo Concert Thursday, December 28 from 8:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3 – 185 Orchard Street (between E. Houston and Stanton Streets) Admission: $20 New York-based Japanese singer NiA, the stage name of Orange Pekoe vocalist Tomoko Nagashima, makes her first appearance at Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3. The concert marks her solo debut concert in New … Continue reading NiA NYC Solo Concert 🗓
holidays, Christmas, gift guide, Usagi, WAZA, Kimono House, Japanese craftsmanship

The 2017 JapanCulture•NYC Holiday Gift Guide!

At JapanCulture•NYC we know that New Yorkers are very busy and that you probably might not have all your holiday shopping done yet. But don’t worry, this year for our 2017 gift guide, we are trying to make it easy for you by introducing you to three local Japanese shops that will carry items for anyone on your list from children through grandparents or an … Continue reading The 2017 JapanCulture•NYC Holiday Gift Guide!

“Hold These Truths” Returns to New York 🗓

  Hold These Truths Wednesday, December 6 through Wednesday, December 20 The Sheen Center – 18 Bleecker Street (between Mott and Elizabeth Streets) Admission: $31 to $51 Jeanne Sakata’s play Hold These Truths will be back in NYC at the Sheen Center for a limited run. Hold These Truths is a one-man play starring Joel de la Fuente that tells the poignant story of Gordon Hirabayashi, who in 1942 … Continue reading “Hold These Truths” Returns to New York 🗓