Japanese Autumn Pop-Up Market in Queens

Japanese Autumn Pop-Up Market Sunday, October 18 from Noon until 6:00 p.m. Bliss Plaza – 46th Street and Queens Boulevard in Sunnyside, Queens Admission: Free I don’t know about you, but one of the things I’ve missed a lot during the dark lockdown days of the pandemic is going to Japanese street fairs. Queens Economic Development Corporation’s Made in Queens, Sunnyside Shines, the Turkish Cultural … Continue reading Japanese Autumn Pop-Up Market in Queens

SeiTomoko Salon’s Autumn Specials

  If you follow me on social media—and if you don’t, please do! @JapanCultureNYC on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter—then you’re familiar with my posts proclaiming “Black hair is happy hair!” whenever I go to my hair salon, SeiTomoko. I’ve been a loyal customer for 20 years, and I’m always thrilled with my black hair. Now I’m thrilled to tell you about their amazing autumn specials … Continue reading SeiTomoko Salon’s Autumn Specials

U.S.-Japan Council to Host First Bilateral Boardroom

Bilateral Boardroom: Leadership Through Crisis, Lessons Learned Wednesday, September 16 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Online Webinar Suggested Donation: $100 The first edition of the U.S.-Japan Council’s Bilateral Boardroom convenes key decision-makers from business, government, and the civil sector in the United States and Japan for critical conversations around the theme of Leadership Through Crisis, Lessons Learned. This program examines leadership and critical lessons from … Continue reading U.S.-Japan Council to Host First Bilateral Boardroom

Chef Abe Hiroki’s Abento Puts Fine Dining into Take Out

One of my favorite chefs in New York is preparing succulent Japanese meals for pick up from different restaurants in the city. This is exciting news for those who have been craving fine dining but unable to experience it in the outdoor settings of today’s restaurant scene. Chef Abe Hiroki, the former Executive Chef at En Brasserie, offers a variety of dishes using premium and … Continue reading Chef Abe Hiroki’s Abento Puts Fine Dining into Take Out

Hibakusha’s Story, “The Vow from Hiroshima,” Streaming on OVID.tv

Rest in peace, for the error shall not be repeated. This phrase is inscribed on the cenotaph at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, a somber yet beautiful place that shelters the souls of the victims of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima during World War II. Making sure that the error truly shall not be repeated—that no country uses nuclear weapons ever again—is the life’s work of … Continue reading Hibakusha’s Story, “The Vow from Hiroshima,” Streaming on OVID.tv