Armitage Gone! Dance Presents an Encore of “You Took a Part of Me” at New York Live Arts 🗓 🗺

You Took a Part of Me at New York Live Arts Wednesday, October 23 at 7:30 p.m. Friday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, October 26 at 7:30 p.m. New York Live Arts – 219 West 19th Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues) Admission: $25–$35/$15 seniors and students Following a sold-out season at Japan Society in April, internationally acclaimed choreographer Karole Armitage brings her latest … Continue reading Armitage Gone! Dance Presents an Encore of “You Took a Part of Me” at New York Live Arts 🗓 🗺

Learn the Practice of Forest Bathing at Japan Society 🗓 🗺

Forest Bathing: Seeking Wellness through Nature Wednesday, October 23 at 6:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $15/$12 members, seniors, and students In Japan, the practice of shinrin-yoku, or “forest bathing,” is hailed for its therapeutic effects. Proponents believe that by simply immersing ourselves in the atmosphere of a forest, we can soak in the healing power … Continue reading Learn the Practice of Forest Bathing at Japan Society 🗓 🗺

The Nippon Club to Commemorate the 150th Anniversary of Lafcadio Hearn’s Arrival in the U.S. 🗓 🗺

Lafcadio Hearn in the Present Day Wednesday, October 23 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The Nippon Club – 145 West 57th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues) Admission: $15/$10 members The Nippon Club and The Hearn Society present a celebration of the 150th anniversary of Lafcadio Hearn’s arrival in the United States. The event features a lecture by the writer’s great-grandson and a live … Continue reading The Nippon Club to Commemorate the 150th Anniversary of Lafcadio Hearn’s Arrival in the U.S. 🗓 🗺

Pico Iyer to Speak at Asia Society 🗓 🗺

Pico Iyer—A Beginner’s Guide to Japan Monday, October 14 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Asia Society – 725 Park Avenue (at E. 70th Street) Admission: $20/$17 seniors and students/$15 members The quintessential global wanderer, Pico Iyer has published two books on Japan this year: Autumn Light and A Beginner’s Guide to Japan. After thirty-plus years in Japan, Iyer can use everything from anime to Oscar Wilde to show how … Continue reading Pico Iyer to Speak at Asia Society 🗓 🗺

Sugimoto Bunraku Sonezaki Shinju 🗓 🗺

Sugimoto Bunraku Sonezaki Shinju: The Love Suicides at Sonezaki Saturday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, October 20 at 3:00 p.m. Monday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m. Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall – 10 Columbus Circle (Broadway at W. 60th Street) Admission: $20-$100 At the turn of 18th century Japan, a clerk and a courtesan … Continue reading Sugimoto Bunraku Sonezaki Shinju 🗓 🗺