Japan Music Junction, NYC, Japan, JAPAN Fes., BentOn Cafe, Menya Jiro, bento, ramen, Japanese performers, FiDi

Japanese Music and Dance at BentOn Cafe 🗓 🗺

Japan Music Junction – Hosted by Kohei & TiA Friday, June 1 at 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:00 p.m.) Benton Cafe/Menya Jiro – 123 William Street (between Fulton and John Streets) Admission: Minimum one ramen or bento order Supported by JAPAN Fes., local entertainment personalities Kohei and TiA will host Japan Music Junction, a showcase of Japanese performers at BentOn Cafe’s FiDi location. Japanese … Continue reading Japanese Music and Dance at BentOn Cafe 🗓 🗺
Vangeline, Yuka C. Honda, butoh, improvisational music, Omoto Tannaker, Gibney Dance

Vangeline and Yuka C. Honda Perform “Elsewhere” 🗓 🗺

ELSEWHERE by Vangeline and Yuka C. Honda Thursday, May 24 through Saturday, May 26 at 8:00 p.m. Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center – 280 Broadway (Entrance at 53A Chambers Street) Admission: $15 in advance / $20 at the door Renowned Japanese composer and musician Yuka C. Honda (Japan) and butoh dancer Vangeline (France), perform the World Premiere of Elsewhere. Celebrating the life of … Continue reading Vangeline and Yuka C. Honda Perform “Elsewhere” 🗓 🗺
Shirotama Hitsujiya, NYC, Japan, Asia, Japan Society, playwrights, Vietnam, immigration, women in theater, AJOKAI, Southeast Asia

Japan Society Presents a Public Forum on Theater, Women, and Immigration 🗓 🗺

“Rest in Peace, New York.” A Public Forum on Theater, Women and Immigration Monday, May 14 at 7:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 East 47th Street (between First and Second Avenues) Admission: $10/$8 Japan Society members Japan Society welcomes back Shirotama Hitsujiya, internationally known performance artist, artistic director of the experimental theater company YUBIWA Hotel, and founder of AJOKAI (Asian Women Performing Arts Collective), for … Continue reading Japan Society Presents a Public Forum on Theater, Women, and Immigration 🗓 🗺
Japan Day @ Central Park, Japan, NYC, Central Park, Japanese culture, Japanese food, calligraphy, origami, yukata, yo-yo fishing, bullet train, Hello Kitty

The 12th Annual Japan Day @ Central Park 🗓 🗺

The 12th Annual Japan Day @ Central Park Sunday, May 13 from 9:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Bandshell Area at Central Park – Entrance on 69th Street and 5th Avenue Admission: Free The 12th Annual Japan Day @ Central Park is bringing Japanese culture to New York this Mother’s Day! It’s a festival that celebrates the diversity of Japanese culture through food, activities, and performances … Continue reading The 12th Annual Japan Day @ Central Park 🗓 🗺
Asia Society, First Friday, NYC, Asia, Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, sake, okaki

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at Asia Society 🗓 🗺

First Friday: Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Friday, May 4 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Asia Society – 725 Park Avenue (at E. 70th Street) Admission: Free May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, so kick it off right with Asia Society’s biggest First Friday of the year! Enjoy free admission to Asia Society Museum’s exhibition Unknown Tibet: The Tucci Expeditions and Buddhist … Continue reading Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at Asia Society 🗓 🗺