9.11, 3.11, Circle Wind Concert, Kaufman Music Center, NYC, Japan, Ave Maria, Asako Tamura, Circle Wind Boys & Girls Choir, Yurika Mihara, Japan Choral Harmony "TOMO", Circle Wind Chamber Ensemble

12th Annual Circle Wind Concert 🗓 🗺

12th Annual Circle Wind Concert Wednesday, September 11 from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.) Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center – 127 W. 67th Street (Between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue) Admission: $10 The Circle Wind Concert commemorates the September 11th tragedy as well as the earthquake/tsunami/nuclear disaster in Northeastern Japan on March 11, 2011. Japan Choral Harmony “TOMO” will … Continue reading 12th Annual Circle Wind Concert 🗓 🗺
Vangeline Theater, Butoh, avant-garde, NYC, Japan, dance, creative movement, 9/11, Times Square

Butoh Performance on 9/11 in Times Square 🗓

Butoh Performance on 9/11 in Times Square Wednesday, September 11 at 7:00 p.m. Times Square between 46th and 47th Streets Admission: Free Vangeline Theater will lead Butoh dancers and enthusiasts in a public performance in Times Square on 9/11. The performance is dedicated to the victims of the terrorist attacks that took place on that day in 2001. Butoh is the avant-garde performance art movement … Continue reading Butoh Performance on 9/11 in Times Square 🗓
Bon Odori, Japan Performing Arts, obon, Japanese traditions, Japanese festivals, Governors Island, NYC, Japan

Japan Performing Arts Bon Odori Festival on Governors Island 🗓 🗺

Japan Performing Arts Bon Odori Festival Friday, August 30 from 7:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Saturday, August 31 from noon until 9:00 p.m. Governors Island – Outlook Hill and Nolan Park Admission: Free Japan Performing Arts (JPA), a non-profit organization dedicated to introducing Japanese traditional performing arts to New York, is hosting a two-day Bon Odori Festival on Governors Island. In the Buddhist observance of … Continue reading Japan Performing Arts Bon Odori Festival on Governors Island 🗓 🗺
Kyoto Animation, NYC, Japan, anime, arson, fundraiser, A Silent Voice, Kristen Sullivan

Kyoto Animation Fundraiser 🗓 🗺

Kyoto Animation Fundraiser Hosted by Yuzuru of A Silent Voice Friday, August 23 from 6:30 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. Madame X – 94 W. Houston Street (between Thompson Street and LaGuardia Place) Admission: $14.99 in advance/$25 at the door On July 18 an arsonist set fire to the three-story building housing Kyoto Animation, an animation production company, killing 35 people, including anime director Yasuhiro Takemoto, … Continue reading Kyoto Animation Fundraiser 🗓 🗺
George Takei, They Called Us Enemy, Barnes & Noble, NYC, Japanese Americans, internment, internment camps, WWII, graphic memoir, memoirs, books

Meet George Takei at Barnes & Noble Union Square 🗓 🗺

Meet George Takei at Barnes & Noble Union Square Tuesday, August 13 at 7:00 p.m. Barnes & Noble Union Square – 33 E. 17th Street (between Broadway and Union Square East) Admission: $17.41 Actor, author, and activist George Takei will appear at Barnes & Noble Union Square to celebrate the release of his graphic memoir They Called Us Enemy. The New York Times bestseller is … Continue reading Meet George Takei at Barnes & Noble Union Square 🗓 🗺