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Japan Flood Disaster Relief Fundraising Event 🗓 🗺

Japan Flood Disaster Relief Fundraising Event Sunday, July 29 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Japanese American Association of New York – 49 W. 45th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), 11th Floor Admission: $40 The New York Japanese-American Lions Club Charities, Inc. with support from the Japanese American Association of New York (JAANY), Japanese American Social Services, Inc. (JASSI), Made in Japan Inc., MY … Continue reading Japan Flood Disaster Relief Fundraising Event 🗓 🗺
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Asian American International Film Festival to Screen Four Japanese-Related Films 🗓

The Asian American International Film Festival kicked off last night with the screening of Searching, a thriller directed by 27-year-old Aneesh Chaganty, a former Google Creative Lab employee who spent two years developing, writing, and directing Google commercials. Tonight, AAIFF presents a very different kind of narrative, Yorozuya Detective Story, a quirky fantasy from director Touji Sawamura, who worked in an auto repair shop before … Continue reading Asian American International Film Festival to Screen Four Japanese-Related Films 🗓
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Us vs. Them: Interrupting the Cycle of Fear in American Policy 🗓 🗺

Us vs. Them: Interrupting the Cycle of Fear in American Policy Tuesday, July 24 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The Century Foundation – 1 Whitehall Street (between Stone and Bridge Streets), 15th Floor Admission: Free From the incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII to Trump-era initiatives such as the Muslim Ban and family separation, American policy has too often framed immigrants, people of color, … Continue reading Us vs. Them: Interrupting the Cycle of Fear in American Policy 🗓 🗺
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The Nature of Kacho Fugetsu at Ronin Gallery 🗓 🗺

Contemporary Talents of Japan: Kacho Fugetsu Thursday, July 12 through Saturday, August 11 Opening Reception: Thursday, July 12 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. The Ronin Gallery – 425 Madison Avenue (between 48th and 49th Streets), 3rd Floor Admission: Free With Kacho Fugetsu, The Ronin Gallery presents an exhibition that reinterprets an enduring genre through a contemporary lens. The term “kacho fugetsu” is composed of … Continue reading The Nature of Kacho Fugetsu at Ronin Gallery 🗓 🗺
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69th Annual Obon Dance Festival 🗓 🗺

69th Annual Obon Dance Festival Sunday, July 8 from 12:45 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Bryant Park – 42nd Street at 6th Avenue Admission: Free The New York Buddhist Church presents the 69th annual Obon Dance Festival at Bryant Park. Honor your ancestors through dance with NYBC members and performances by taiko drumming sensation Soh Daiko and the Tachibana Dance Group. In this Buddhist observance, the … Continue reading 69th Annual Obon Dance Festival 🗓 🗺