Keiko Fujii Dance Company, Gibney, Kenny Endo, taiko, dance, performing arts, Japan, NYC

Keiko Fujii Dance Company at Gibney 🗓 🗺

Keiko Fujii Dance Company Thursday, September 18 through Saturday, September 21 from 8:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center – 280 Broadway (entrance at 53A Chambers Street) Admission: $15 in advance/$20 at the door The Keiko Fujii Dance Company of Osaka, Japan, returns to New York with the US premiere of Fujii’s Tamashii No Tibiki II (Soul Vibrations). It is an ensemble … Continue reading Keiko Fujii Dance Company at Gibney 🗓 🗺
Bon Odori, Japan Performing Arts, obon, Japanese traditions, Japanese festivals, Governors Island, NYC, Japan

Japan Performing Arts Bon Odori Festival on Governors Island 🗓 🗺

Japan Performing Arts Bon Odori Festival Friday, August 30 from 7:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Saturday, August 31 from noon until 9:00 p.m. Governors Island – Outlook Hill and Nolan Park Admission: Free Japan Performing Arts (JPA), a non-profit organization dedicated to introducing Japanese traditional performing arts to New York, is hosting a two-day Bon Odori Festival on Governors Island. In the Buddhist observance of … Continue reading Japan Performing Arts Bon Odori Festival on Governors Island 🗓 🗺
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
Departures, Okuribito, American Buddhist Study Center, Japan, NYC, Buddhist, Buddhism, Masahiro Takita, Yojiro Takita, Japanese films, Japanese cinema

American Buddhist Study Center’s Saturday Afternoon Movie – Departures (OKURIBITO)  🗓 🗺

American Buddhist Study Center’s Saturday Afternoon Movie – Departures (OKURIBITO)  Saturday, August 3 from 2:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. American Buddhist Study Center Library – 331 Riverside Drive (between 105th and 106th Streets) Suggested Donation: $10/$5 for ABSC members The American Buddhist Study Center presents a screening of director Yojiro Takita’s award-winning film Departures. When his orchestra disbands, Daigo Kobayashi (Masahiro Motoki) decides to start … Continue reading American Buddhist Study Center’s Saturday Afternoon Movie – Departures (OKURIBITO)  🗓 🗺
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 🗓 🗺