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Support Japanese-Related Nonprofits on #GivingTuesday

We stuffed ourselves with Thanksgiving turkey, shopped ‘til we dropped on Black Friday, and purchased even more presents online during Cyber Monday. Now it’s time to give back to our communities on #GivingTuesday. Known as the start of the charitable season, #GivingTuesday is a global movement that encourages everyone to support a cause of their choice. That support can come in the form of a … Continue reading Support Japanese-Related Nonprofits on #GivingTuesday
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Disaster Preparedness Lectures at The New School and Japan Society 🗓 🗺

The Japan Foundation is presenting two upcoming talks on topics related to disaster management through creativity. The talks will feature Hirokazu Nagata, an expert on disaster preparedness and education. As the chairman of Plus Arts and the Vice Director of Design Creative Center Kobe, he teaches children around the world how to prepare for disasters through games and other creative activities. Joining Nagata will be … Continue reading Disaster Preparedness Lectures at The New School and Japan Society 🗓 🗺
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Japanese Community to Hold Flood Relief Fundraiser at OKA

Japan Flood Relief Benefit Hosted by JACC Thursday, August 23 from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. OKA – 439 3rd Avenue (between 30th and 31st Streets) Admission: $80 from August 17 through August 22 / $85 at the door The Japanese American Community Coalition, a consortium of New York-based Japanese American service organizations, is hosting a special fundraiser for flood relief efforts in Western Japan, which … Continue reading Japanese Community to Hold Flood Relief Fundraiser at OKA
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Kickstarter Campaign for “A Whale of a Tale” Enters Final Days, Film Opens August 17 at Quad Cinema 🗺

There are a few days remaining in the Kickstarter campaign for A Whale of a Tale, a documentary film by New York-based Japanese filmmaker Megumi Sasaki (Herb & Dorothy). A Whale of a Tale is about the sleepy fishing town of Taiji, Japan, which suddenly found itself in the worldwide media spotlight after The Cove, a documentary denouncing the town’s longstanding whale- and dolphin-hunting traditions, … Continue reading Kickstarter Campaign for “A Whale of a Tale” Enters Final Days, Film Opens August 17 at Quad Cinema 🗺
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The Kitano Hotel New York Offers Guests and Locals “the New York Feel with Japanese Hospitality”

Nestled among the tranquil, tree-lined streets of Murray Hill, The Kitano Hotel is an oasis to guests from around the world, offering luxurious accommodations and omotenashi, the Japanese concept of providing outstanding hospitality. The 18-story hotel towers over some of New York City’s most magnificent turn-of-the-century dwellings, offering spectacular views of great city landmarks. Once owned by the Rockefeller family, The Kitano Hotel New York opened its doors in 1973 … Continue reading The Kitano Hotel New York Offers Guests and Locals “the New York Feel with Japanese Hospitality”