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 🗓 🗺
Anime NYC, NYC, Japan, anime, manga, anime convention, interpreters

Anime NYC Seeking Interpreters

Anime NYC, New York City’s anime convention, is seeking talented individuals who can help interpret for Japanese guests who are participating in the event, which runs from Friday, November 15 through Sunday, November 17 at the Javits Center. A showcase of the best of Japanese pop culture in the biggest city in America, Anime NYC brings anime fans and publishers together for three days of … Continue reading Anime NYC Seeking Interpreters
jazz, music, concert, NY Jazz Composers' Mosaic, Miggy Miyajima, Rafael Piccolotto de Lima, Jihye Lee, The DiMenna Center, NYC, Japan, South Korea, Brazil

Dancing Notes by NY Jazz Composers’ Mosaic 🗓 🗺

Dancing Notes by NY Jazz Composers’ Mosaic Thursday, August 8 at 8:00 p.m. (Doors open at 7:30 p.m.) The DiMenna Center – 450 West 37th Street (at 10th Avenue), Suite 502 Admission: $32 in advance/$35 at the door NY Jazz Composers’ Mosaic returns to The DiMenna Center to showcase traditional dances from Brazil, South Korea and Japan through jazz music performed by The Mosaic Orchestra. … Continue reading Dancing Notes by NY Jazz Composers’ Mosaic 🗓 🗺
Hiroshima, Nagasaki, WWII, atomic bombings, peace, interfaith, Rev. Dr. T. Kenjitsu Nakagaki, Japan Society, NYC, Japan

26th Annual Hiroshima and Nagasaki Peace Commemoration 🗓 🗺

26th Annual Hiroshima and Nagasaki Peace Commemoration Monday, August 5 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: Free (Suggested donation: $20) Rev. Dr. T. Kenjitsu Nakagaki, a Japanese Buddhist priest and president/founder of the Heiwa Peace and Reconciliation Foundation of New York, hosts the 26th Hiroshima and Nagasaki Peace Commemoration. A Hiroshima Peace … Continue reading 26th Annual Hiroshima and Nagasaki Peace Commemoration 🗓 🗺
Hiroshima, Nagasaki, atomic bombings, Japan, NYC, WWII, Hibakusha, peace, anti-nuke, nuclear weapons

Peace Gathering to Commemorate the 74th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 🗓 🗺

Peace Gathering to Commemorate the 74th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Monday, August 5 from noon until 1:00 p.m. In front of the Consulate General of Japan in New York – 299 Park Avenue (at 48th Street) Admission: Free Veterans for Peace-Chapter 34 (NYC), Brooklyn For Peace, Pax Christi Metro NY, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, Peace Action Fund of New York State, Ribbon International, Granny … Continue reading Peace Gathering to Commemorate the 74th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 🗓 🗺