ESPN to Broadcast Documentary about Koshien, Japan’s High School Baseball Tournament

Koshien: Japan’s Field of Dreams Monday, June 29 at 7:00 p.m. ESPN Baseball is life for the die-hard competitors in Koshien, Japan’s national high school baseball championship, whose alumni include current MLB stars Masahiro Tanaka and Shohei Ohtani and World Series champions Hideki Matsui and Daisuke Matsuzaka. As popular as MLB’s World Series, the stakes are beyond high in this single-elimination tournament. For Coach Mizutani, … Continue reading ESPN to Broadcast Documentary about Koshien, Japan’s High School Baseball Tournament

SEIZAN Gallery Painter Motohide Takami to Join Artist Talk Hosted by Tiger Strikes Asteroid

Fluid Dialogue: A Round-Robin Artist Talk Featuring Artists from Catenations Wednesday, June 24 at 8:00 p.m. Live Via Zoom Admission: Free Represented by SEIZAN Gallery, painter Motohide Takami will join the Artist Talk for the upcoming exhibition Catenations hosted by Brooklyn-based network of exhibition spaces Tiger Strikes Asteroid. Catenations is a group exhibition curated by Rachael Gorchov and Jo Yarrington. Works in various mediums explore … Continue reading SEIZAN Gallery Painter Motohide Takami to Join Artist Talk Hosted by Tiger Strikes Asteroid

Learn How to Wear a Yukata with Japan Performing Arts, Inc.

How to Wear Yukata Tuesdays through August from 4:30 p.m. until 5:15 p.m. Live Via Zoom Admission: Free It’s officially summer, and the warmer weather ushers in yukata season! If you haven’t mastered the technique of putting on this traditional cotton kimono worn during the hot summer months, don’t worry! Japan Performing Arts, Inc. is offering free lessons! Every Tuesday from now through the end … Continue reading Learn How to Wear a Yukata with Japan Performing Arts, Inc.

New York-Based Baseball Author Rob Fitts to Speak at JapanBall Zoom Call

JapanBall’s “Chatter Up!” Zoom Call Thursday, June 25 at 8:05 p.m. Live via Zoom Admission: Free New York-based author Rob Fitts will discuss his book Remembering Japanese Baseball: An Oral History of the Game at the next JapanBall “Chatter Up!” Zoom call. The winner of the 2005 Society of American Baseball Research and The Sporting News Award for Best Baseball Research, Remembering Japanese Baseball is … Continue reading New York-Based Baseball Author Rob Fitts to Speak at JapanBall Zoom Call

Violinist/Composer Meg Okura to Perform at Art Is Live

Art Is Live with Meg Okura Sunday, June 21 at 5:00 p.m. Live Streaming on Art Is Live’s website Donations Encouraged New York-based Japanese violinist and composer Meg Okura will perform on Art Is Live this Sunday. About Art Is Live Developed by pianist and composer Marta Sanchez and saxophonist, composer, and educator Caroline Davis, Art is Live is a platform to show the work … Continue reading Violinist/Composer Meg Okura to Perform at Art Is Live