JFNY Continues Series on Japanese Pop Culture

The Power of Music in Anime Thursday, November 19 from 8:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Live Stream on YouTube Admission: Free The Japan Foundation, New York’s monthly online series delving into Japanese pop culture from academic and professional perspectives continues! For the third session, three musicologists in U.S. academia will unravel the power of music in anime. You may love anime soundtracks as much as … Continue reading JFNY Continues Series on Japanese Pop Culture

The New York Butoh Institute Festival 2020 Continues This Weekend

The New York Butoh Institute Festival 2020 Friday, October 23 at 8:00 p.m. ET Saturday, October 24 at 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. ET Sunday, October 25 from Noon until 3:00 p.m. ET Via Zoom and Video on Demand Tickets: $5-$10 Vangeline Theater/New York Butoh Institute presents The New York Butoh Institute Festival 2020, an online celebration of Butoh, a performance art form that grew … Continue reading The New York Butoh Institute Festival 2020 Continues This Weekend

Washington Heights/Inwood Food Council to Screen “Nourishing Japan”

Nourishing Japan Film Screening and Discussion Tuesday, October 27 from 8:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Online Admission: Free In honor of World Food Day, which has been observed every year on October 16 since 1979, the Washington Heights/Inwood Food Council will screen Nourishing Japan. Join filmmaker Alexis Agliano Sanborn and embark on a delicious journey from farmer’s field to school classroom that celebrates how one … Continue reading Washington Heights/Inwood Food Council to Screen “Nourishing Japan”

New Lecture Series by Japan Foundation, New York to Discuss Translating Japanese Fiction

Illuminating Japanese Studies: Lecture Series with Former JF Fellows Wednesday, October 28 at 6:00 p.m. Livestream JFNY/CGP YouTube channel Admission: Free The Japan Foundation, New York is launching an online lecture series, “Illuminating Japanese Studies: Lecture Series with Former JF Fellows.” Since the fellowship program started in 1972, there have been more than 1,000 American JF Fellowship recipients, who study a diverse range of research … Continue reading New Lecture Series by Japan Foundation, New York to Discuss Translating Japanese Fiction

Reiko Yamada’s Virtual Concert to Kick Off Japan Society’s Performing Arts Season

Reiko Yamada: Sound Installation for Silent Films Premieres October 21 at 8:00 p.m. Streaming on JapanSociety.org Admission: $15/$12 Japan Society members In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Japan Society has moved its programming for the Fall 2020/Winter 2021 Performing Arts Season into the online arena with a robust selection of North American premieres in the fields of both theater and music. With New York … Continue reading Reiko Yamada’s Virtual Concert to Kick Off Japan Society’s Performing Arts Season