Tokyo-Born Author Writes about the “WE” Mindset

Virtual Book Party — The Business of WE Wednesday, February 10 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. EST Live via Zoom Admission: Free Tokyo-born, New York-based author Laura Kriska is an expert in cross-cultural relations with more than thirty years of experience bridging gaps in diverse workplaces. Considered an authority on cultural integration, she is a regular lecturer and a TEDx speaker. She was the … Continue reading Tokyo-Born Author Writes about the “WE” Mindset

Yu Miri and Morgan Giles Kick Off the JFNY Literary Series

The Japan Foundation, New York recently launched the JFNY Literary Series. For this new talk series, organizers will invite notable writers in Japanese literature and their translators to discuss their work, speak on the art of translation, and touch upon the current literary scene in Japan. For the inaugural session, Yu Miri and her translator Morgan Giles are the featured guests. Yu’s novel Tokyo Ueno … Continue reading Yu Miri and Morgan Giles Kick Off the JFNY Literary Series

Japan Society to Host Program Featuring Minimalist Fumio Sasaki

Habit-Making: A Minimalist’s Tips for a Better Life Tuesday, January 26 at 6:30 p.m. EST Live via YouTube and Zoom Workshop Admission: $25/$20 members, seniors, and students After the past months of isolation, many of our normal routines have gone out the window. We may have developed unhealthy habits surrounding food, exercise, screen time, and so much more. How can we break bad habits and … Continue reading Japan Society to Host Program Featuring Minimalist Fumio Sasaki

Consulate’s First Friday Night Live

Friday Night Live: Erena Terakubo Friday, January 22 at 5:00 p.m. EST Online with Facebook Live Admission: Free The first Friday Night Live of 2021, an event by Consulate General of Japan in New York, features world-class saxophonist Erena Terakubo. Get ready for an exciting evening of jazz with Terakubo’s passionate sound accompanied by Akiko Tsuruga on the organ, Paul Bollenback on the guitar, and … Continue reading Consulate’s First Friday Night Live

Sachiyo Ito and Company to Explore Themes of Snow in First Performance of 2021

Salon Series No.68: Symbolism of Snow Sunday, January 31 at 3:00 p.m. EST Live Stream on YouTube Admission: Free Sachiyo Ito and Company will host its first performance of 2021 on the last day of January. Taking the symbolism of snow, Salon Series No.68 will herald in the snowy season and welcome a new season of unity into the world. Snow is a popular theme … Continue reading Sachiyo Ito and Company to Explore Themes of Snow in First Performance of 2021