Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra, WHCO, music, Toru Takemitsu, A Thousand Cranes, concert, orchestra, Kenji Bunch, Karen Tanaka, Christopher Theofanidis

“A Thousand Cranes” Offers a Taste of the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra’s Diverse Programming

In the early 1940s, Duke Ellington implored us to “Take the ‘A’ Train” to Sugar Hill in Harlem. If you take it a few more stops to 181st Street, you’ll come upon the Fort Washington Collegiate Church, where you can hear the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra perform monthly concerts that go beyond the typical classical music fare of the Three B’s: Beethoven, Bach, and Brahms. … Continue reading “A Thousand Cranes” Offers a Taste of the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra’s Diverse Programming
JETAANY, JET Alumni Association of New York, The Moth, storytelling, Japan, NYC, teaching, intercultural exchange

Mothra Leaps of Faith: A JETAANY Storytelling Event 🗓 🗺

Mothra Leaps of Faith: A JETAANY Storytelling Event Saturday, February 23 at 7:00 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.) Hostelling International New York City Hostel – 891 Amsterdam Avenue (between 103rd and 104th Streets) Admission: $10 in advance (early bird special until Sunday, February 17)/$12 at the door. The JET Alumni Association of New York (JETAANY) is hosting its first-ever, live storytelling event at the … Continue reading Mothra Leaps of Faith: A JETAANY Storytelling Event 🗓 🗺
New York Day of Remembrance, Day of Remembrance, NY DOR, Japanese Americans, WWII, incarceration, concentration camps, Executive Order 9066, Frank Abe, Aiko Herzig Yoshinaga

New York Day of Remembrance 2019 🗓 🗺

New York Day of Remembrance 2019 Saturday, February 23 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Japanese American United Church – 255 Seventh Avenue (between 24th and 25th Streets) Admission: Free Never Again Is Now! A Community Call to Action Forty years ago, the first Day of Remembrance Program was organized in Seattle. They called on the community to gather with this simple yet powerful message: … Continue reading New York Day of Remembrance 2019 🗓 🗺
Oshogatsu, Japanese New Year, Japan Society, NYC, Japan, Japanese traditions, holiday, kamishibai, taiko, shishimai, kendama, mochitsuki, nengajo, calligraphy

Japan Society’s New Year’s Day Celebration: Oshogatsu 🗓 🗺

Japan Society’s New Year’s Day Celebration: Oshogatsu Sunday, January 27 from 1:00 until 4:00 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between First and Second Avenues) Tickets: $18/$10 Japan Society individual and corporate members/Free children ages 2 and under and Cool Culture members Continue to celebrate the New Year Japanese-style with Japan Society’s Oshogatsu event. It’ll be an afternoon filled with the traditional activities for … Continue reading Japan Society’s New Year’s Day Celebration: Oshogatsu 🗓 🗺
Japan Night NYC, New Year's Party, NYC, Japan, Meetup, anime, manga, music, J-pop, K-pop, networking

Japan Night NYC 🗓 🗺

Japan Night NYC Saturday, January 26 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. The Parkside Lounge – 317 E. Houston Street Admission: $15 until January 25/$20 at the door Celebrate the beginning of 2019 with Japan Night NYC, a Meetup group dedicated to spreading Japanese culture. Make new friends, find a language exchange partner, chat about anime and manga, and experience Japanese culture with live music … Continue reading Japan Night NYC 🗓 🗺