Kyo-Shin-An Arts Presents “Winter Light” at Tenri Cultural Institute 🗓 🗺

Winter Light by Kyo-Shin-An Arts Sunday, February 9 at 4:00 p.m. Tenri Cultural Institute – 43A W. 13 Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues) Admission: $25 in advance/$30 at the door/$10 discount for seniors and students/Free children under 12 Kyo-Shin-An Arts, a contemporary music organization dedicated to the integration of the Japanese instruments koto, shakuhachi, and shamisen into Western classical composition, continues its 11th season … Continue reading Kyo-Shin-An Arts Presents “Winter Light” at Tenri Cultural Institute 🗓 🗺

Taeko Fukao Quartet at Jazz at Kitano 🗓 🗺

Songbird TAEKO Returns to the Kitano Thursday, January 30 at 8:00 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. Jazz at Kitano – 66 Park Avenue (at E. 38th Street) Cover: $18 with a $20 minimum for food and beverage Internationally acclaimed New York-based Japanese jazz singer TAEKO returns to Jazz at Kitano. Her first set is from 8:00 p.m. until 9:15 p.m., and the second set is from … Continue reading Taeko Fukao Quartet at Jazz at Kitano 🗓 🗺

Breathing Peace: Music for Shakuhachi at Soapbox Gallery 🗓 🗺

Breathing Peace Music for Shakuhachi – Sound, Silence and Peace for Daily Life Thursday, January 30 at 7:30 p.m. Soapbox Gallery – 636 Dean Street, Brooklyn Admission: $20/$10 Students Shakuhachi Grand Master James Nyoraku Schlefer will perform the first of a series of concerts at Soapbox Gallery devoted to traditional music for shakuhachi, the Japanese bamboo flute. Long associated with Zen Buddhist meditation practice, the … Continue reading Breathing Peace: Music for Shakuhachi at Soapbox Gallery 🗓 🗺

Freedom Flicks to Screen “A Bitter Legacy” in Honor of Fred T. Korematsu Day 🗓 🗺

A Bitter Legacy – A Freedom Flicks Screening Thursday, January 30 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Helen Mills Theater – 137 W. 26th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues) Admission: Free In celebration of New York City’s Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution, the Center for Constitutional Rights is partnering with Tsuru for Solidarity, New York City Day of Remembrance (NYC DOR) and the Japanese American … Continue reading Freedom Flicks to Screen “A Bitter Legacy” in Honor of Fred T. Korematsu Day 🗓 🗺

ERIKA MATSUO Birthday Bash at Jazz at Kitano 🗓 🗺

ERIKA MATSUO Birthday Bash Wednesday, January 29 at 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Jazz at Kitano – 66 Park Avenue (at E. 38th Street) Cover: $18 with a $20 minimum for food and beverage Jazz at Kitano hosts New York-based Japanese jazz singer Erika Matsuo for two sets celebrating the artist’s birthday. About Erika Matsuo Fukuoka native Erika Matsuo was a protégé of the great … Continue reading ERIKA MATSUO Birthday Bash at Jazz at Kitano 🗓 🗺