100 Years Stray, Japan, NYC, Japan Society, play reading, playwright, SaringROCK, Taylor Reynolds, Aya Ogawa, Kishida Kunio Drama Award

Japan Society Play Reading Series: “100 Years Stray” 🗺

100 Years Stray Monday, February 4 at 7:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $15/$10 Japan Society members Children go missing, meteors rain from the sky, and a blue demon lurks just out of sight in Japanese playwright SaringROCK’s 100 Years Stray. As part of its current 2018-2019 Performing Arts Season, Japan Society presents a staged reading … Continue reading Japan Society Play Reading Series: “100 Years Stray” 🗺
Japan Society, NYC, Japan, architecture, climate change

Inside Out/Outside In: Second Nature in Japanese Architecture 🗓 🗺

Inside Out/Outside In: Second Nature in Japanese Architecture Thursday, January 31 at 6:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $15/$12 members, seniors & students In our climate-shifting world, the traditional Japanese notion of mediating between interior and exterior has re-emerged as an essential concern for contemporary architects. Rome Prize-winning architects Rachely Rotem and Phu Hoang, of architectural … Continue reading Inside Out/Outside In: Second Nature in Japanese Architecture 🗓 🗺
Kasama, Ibaraki, Japan, NYC, The Nippon Club, Kasama ware, pottery, Kosei Matsui

Kasama Pottery with Free Style at The Nippon Club 🗓 🗺

Kasama Pottery with Free Style: Living National Treasure Kosei Matsui and modern ceramic artists (Hiroyuki Onuki, Koji Toda and Akio Nukaga) Thursday, January 31 through Wednesday, February 27 The Nippon Gallery at The Nippon Club – 145 West 57th Street, 7th Floor Admission: Free What is Kasama Ware? Kasama ware is the characteristic pottery of the Kasama City area of Ibaraki Prefecture. Along with the nearby … Continue reading Kasama Pottery with Free Style at The Nippon Club 🗓 🗺
Saco Yasuma, CRS (Center for Remembering & Sharing), New Year, celebration, CD release party, music, performance, NYC, Japan

Saco Yasuma New Year “Celebration!” and CD Release Concert at CRS 🗓 🗺

Saco Yasuma New Year “Celebration!” and CD Release Concert Sunday, January 27 from 2:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. CRS (Center for Remembering & Sharing) – 123 4th Ave (between 12th and 13th Streets) Admission: $15 in advance/$20 at the door Pianist and singer/songwriter Saco Yasuma will have a concert at CRS (Center for Remembering & Sharing) to celebrate the New Year and the release of … Continue reading Saco Yasuma New Year “Celebration!” and CD Release Concert at CRS 🗓 🗺
Oshogatsu, Japanese New Year, Japan Society, NYC, Japan, Japanese traditions, holiday, kamishibai, taiko, shishimai, kendama, mochitsuki, nengajo, calligraphy

Japan Society’s New Year’s Day Celebration: Oshogatsu 🗓 🗺

Japan Society’s New Year’s Day Celebration: Oshogatsu Sunday, January 27 from 1:00 until 4:00 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between First and Second Avenues) Tickets: $18/$10 Japan Society individual and corporate members/Free children ages 2 and under and Cool Culture members Continue to celebrate the New Year Japanese-style with Japan Society’s Oshogatsu event. It’ll be an afternoon filled with the traditional activities for … Continue reading Japan Society’s New Year’s Day Celebration: Oshogatsu 🗓 🗺