Friday Night Live: Erena Terakubo Friday, January 22 at 5:00 p.m. EST Online with Facebook Live Admission: Free The first Friday Night Live of 2021, an event by Consulate General of Japan in New York, features world-class saxophonist Erena Terakubo. Get ready for an exciting evening of jazz with Terakubo’s passionate sound accompanied by Akiko Tsuruga on the organ, Paul Bollenback on the guitar, and … Continue reading Consulate’s First Friday Night Live
DECO BOKO Market at NowHere Now through Saturday, January 30 NowHere – 40 Wooster Street (between Grand and Broome Streets) Admission: Free Based in New York, DECO BOKO is the first wholesale trade show in the U.S. that focuses on Japanese products in the design/gift industry. DECO BOKO Market is a phygital (physical + digital) show, a space where exhibitors, visitors, and staff are able … Continue reading Popup Market Features Japanese Products
Hey, all of you creative and crafty types—and I know there are a lot of you out there! —the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership is hosting a mask contest! Wearing masks has become an essential part of weathering the COVID-19 storm, and many of you have learned how to make beautiful face coverings as pandemic projects. The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership will … Continue reading Design a Mask for the Japan Foundation’s Mask Up 2020 Campaign!
Breathing Peace V Monday, January 18 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Live Streamed from Soapbox Gallery Admission: Pay what you can Shakuhachi Grand Master James Nyoraku Schlefer performs the fifth in a series of concerts devoted to traditional music for shakuhachi, the Japanese bamboo flute. Long associated with Zen Buddhist meditation practice, the haunting and powerful sounds of the shakuhachi bring a powerful calmness … Continue reading Soapbox Gallery to Live Stream Shakuhachi Performance by James Nyoraku Schlefer
Untold Stories of Nikkei New York Thursday, January 21 at 7:00 p.m. EST Zoom Webinar Admission: Free In his new book The Unsung Great: Stories of Extraordinary Japanese Americans, scholar and journalist Greg Robinson showcases the lives and achievements of relatively unknown but remarkable people in Nikkei history. Drawn primarily from Robinson’s popular writings in the San Francisco newspaper Nichi Bei Weekly and community website … Continue reading Book Launch Event to Explore New York’s Vibrant Japanese American Community