Distant Islands, Daniel Inouye, Dr. Daniel H. Inouye, history, Japanese diaspora, Japanese Americans in New York, NYC, Japan, JAA, JACL, JAJA, immigration, The Nippon Club

Distant Islands: The Japanese American Community in NY 1876-1930s 🗓 🗺

Book Discussion – Distant Islands: The Japanese American Community in NY 1876-1930s Saturday, January 26 from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Japanese American Association of New York – 49 West 45th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), 11th Floor Admission: Free As Japan transitioned from the Edo Era to the Meiji Era, Japanese immigrants began settling in Hawaii and the U.S. mainland, including New York. … Continue reading Distant Islands: The Japanese American Community in NY 1876-1930s 🗓 🗺
CATCH US Performing Arts, arts, performing arts, nonprofits, NYC, Japan, OPERA America, Masayo Ishigure, Ka-Na, Yusaku Komori, Taisan Tanaka

CATCH US PERFORMING ARTS Grand Opening Gala 🗓 🗺

CATCH US PERFORMING ARTS Grand Opening Gala Monday, January 21 from 7:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. OPERA America – 330 7th Avenue (between 28th and 29th Streets), 7th Floor Admission: $30 in advance/$35 at the door To celebrate the launch of CATCH US PERFORMING ARTS, the new 501(c) (3), non-profit organization will hold a grand opening gala. It will be the first fundraising event for … Continue reading CATCH US PERFORMING ARTS Grand Opening Gala 🗓 🗺
Japanese New Year, Brooklyn Japanese American Family Association, BJAFA, Brooklyn, NYC, Japan, New Year, Oshogatsu, mochitsuki, Samurai Sword Soul, Ryu-Kaji, Kaoru Watanabe Taiko Center, Taisan Tanaka, origami, shogi, kabuki

Brooklyn Japanese New Year Festival 🗓 🗺

Brooklyn Japanese New Year Festival Monday, January 21 from noon until 4:00 p.m. ROULETTE – 509 Atlantic Avenue (corner of Atlantic and 3rd Avenues), Brooklyn Admission: $15/$8 children (in advance), $18/$10 children (at the door)/Free children two and under Celebrate the Year of the Boar in Brooklyn at this Japanese-style event for the entire family. The Brooklyn Japanese American Family Association presents a special New … Continue reading Brooklyn Japanese New Year Festival 🗓 🗺
#GivingTuesday, charity, nonprofit, nonprofit organizations, JAA, JACL, Japan Society, Hoshuko Alumni Association, JETAANY, The Gohan Society, NYC, Japan, NY de Volunteer

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
disaster preparedness, Japan, NYC, The New School, Parsons School of Design, Japan Society, Hirokazu Nagata, Ikaputra, Ruttikorn Vuttikorn, natural disasters

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 🗓 🗺