The Century Foundation, NYC, Think.Drink.Mingle, Densho, Tom Ikeda, WWII, American policy, immigration, incarceration, NYCLU, Make the Road, NYC Mayor's Office, think tank, Muslim Ban, family separation

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 🗓 🗺
Museum of Sex, Hajime Kinoko, Kinbaku, Shibari, NYC, Japan, The Incomplete Araki, Nobuyoshi Araki, erotic art, rope binding, Japanese art, Heavensake

Hajime Kinoko: Kinbaku Performances at Museum of Sex 🗓 🗺

Hajime Kinoko: Kinbaku Performances Tuesday, July 17 and Thursday, July 19 at 8:00 p.m. (Performance starts at 8:30p.m.) Museum of Sex – 233 Fifth Avenue (at 27th Street) Admission: $20 (Includes complimentary tasting of Heavensake) Shibari (縛り) is a Japanese word that literally means “decoratively tied,” and Kinbaku-bi (緊縛美) is an ancient, erotic Japanese art form, which translates literally as “the beauty of tight binding.” … Continue reading Hajime Kinoko: Kinbaku Performances at Museum of Sex 🗓 🗺
SUMO STEW, chankonabe, sumo, wrestling, NYC, Brooklyn, Japan, Japanese comfort food

SUMO STEW at Arrogant Swine in Brooklyn

SUMO STEW Tuesday, July 17 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Arrogant Swine – 173 Morgan Avenue, Brooklyn Admission: $60 Get ready for our SUMO STEW’s outdoor summer special! Inspired by a trip to Japan, photographer Michael Harlan Turkell returned to New York City with aspirations of importing the ancient sport of sumo and teamed up with Harry Rosenblum, owner of The Brooklyn Kitchen, a … Continue reading SUMO STEW at Arrogant Swine in Brooklyn
Asako Iwasawa, The Ronin Gallery, Japan, NYC, Ronin | Globus Artist-in-Residence Program, Japanese artists, Japanese contemporary art, kacho fugetsu, nature, exhibition, Globus Washitsu, Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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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The Multitudes of Miso: An Evening with Bessou at MOFAD 🗓 🗺

The Multitudes of Miso: An Evening with Bessou Thursday, July 12 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.) Museum of Food and Drink – 62 Bayard Street, Brooklyn Admission: $20 The Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD) presents a special evening with Japanese restaurant Bessou to discuss a paste made of fermented soybeans. Miso is ubiquitous in Japanese pantries and restaurants, … Continue reading The Multitudes of Miso: An Evening with Bessou at MOFAD 🗓 🗺