Toshiko Akiyoshi, Carnegie Hall, NYC, Japan, jazz, jazz pianist, jazz musician, Lew Tabackin, 88, beiju

Totally Toshiko: Celebrating Toshiko Akiyoshi at 88 🗓 🗺

Totally Toshiko: Celebrating Toshiko Akiyoshi at 88 Tuesday, November 27 from 8:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall – W. 57th Street and 7th Avenue Admission: $60 In Japanese culture, one’s 88th birthday is a cause for celebration known as “beiju,” which literally means “rice age.” The kanji for rice, which looks like this: 米, resembles a mashup of the characters for … Continue reading Totally Toshiko: Celebrating Toshiko Akiyoshi at 88 🗓 🗺
Erika Matsuo, jazz, NYC, Japan, Blue Note Jazz Club, Blue Note, brunch

East Meets West Brunch: Erika Matsuo Sextet at Blue Note Jazz Club 🗓 🗺

East Meets West Brunch: Erika Matsuo Sextet – Autumn Reflections – Sunday, November 25 at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Blue Note Jazz Club New York – 131 W. 3rd Street (between 6th Avenue and MacDougal Street) Admission: $39.50 (includes brunch, music, and a drink) New York-based Japanese jazz singer Erika Matsuo returns to Blue Note Jazz Club for her seventh time, performing two brunch … Continue reading East Meets West Brunch: Erika Matsuo Sextet at Blue Note Jazz Club 🗓 🗺
Asako Tamura, soprano, opera, recital, Carnegie Hall, NYC, Japan, operatic heroines

Soprano Asako Tamura to Perform at Carnegie Hall 🗓 🗺

Asako Tamura, Soprano: Ten Great Heroines of Opera Tuesday, November 20 at 8:00 p.m. Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall – W. 57th Street and 7th Avenue Admission: $40 New York-based soprano Asako Tamura will have her operatic recital at Carnegie Hall. She will perform the roles of ten different heroines from various operas, including Madame Butterfly and Verdi’s La Traviata. Kristen Kemp will accompany Tamura … Continue reading Soprano Asako Tamura to Perform at Carnegie Hall 🗓 🗺
Nihongo Chat, Ruri Kippenbrock, Wuhao NY, tenugui, NYC, Japan, Japan Society, Japanese language

Nihongo Chat with Ruri Kippenbrock of Wuhao NY 🗓 🗺

Nihongo Chat with Ruri Kippenbrock of Wuhao NY Monday, November 19 from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission (cash only): Free for current Language Center students and university students with a valid student ID who RSVP/$5 to non-students who RSVP/$10 at the door At this Japan Society Language Center event, guests can join … Continue reading Nihongo Chat with Ruri Kippenbrock of Wuhao NY 🗓 🗺
Mariko Dozono, The Nippon Club, NYC, Japan, jewelry, painting, gold leaf, exhibition

The Works of Mariko Dozono at The Nippon Club 🗓 🗺

COLOR PASSION ELEGANCE: The Jewelry and Painting of Mariko Dozono Thursday, December 6 through Wednesday, December 12 The Nippon Gallery at The Nippon Club – 145 W. 57th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues), 7th Floor Admission: Free The Nippon Gallery at The Nippon Club will host COLOR PASSION ELEGANCE, an exhibition featuring artistic jewelry and paintings by Mariko Dozono. The Kagoshima-born artist started jewelry design while studying graphic … Continue reading The Works of Mariko Dozono at The Nippon Club 🗓 🗺