“Koshien: Japan’s Field of Dreams” Documents Japanese Baseball Phenomenon 🗓 🗺

Koshien: Japan’s Field of Dreams Tuesday, November 12 at 9:30 p.m. Cinépolis Chelsea – 260 W. 23rd Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues) Admission: $19/$17 seniors and children Baseball is life for the die-hard competitors in Koshien, Japan’s national high school baseball championship, whose alumni include current MLB star Shohei Ohtani and former Yankee Hideki Matsui. As popular as America’s World Series, the stakes are … Continue reading “Koshien: Japan’s Field of Dreams” Documents Japanese Baseball Phenomenon 🗓 🗺

Japanese Community to Present Typhoon Hagibis Fundraiser at JAANY 🗓 🗺

In October, Typhoon Hagibis wreaked havoc across Japan. More than 80 people died, and the damage toll exceeds $9 billion. New York’s Japanese American community is coming together for a fundraiser tomorrow afternoon at The Japanese American Association of New York, Inc. JAANY and the NY Japanese-American Lions Club are co-presenting this event, which will feature performances by several local artists. Ambassador Kanji Yamanouchi, an … Continue reading Japanese Community to Present Typhoon Hagibis Fundraiser at JAANY 🗓 🗺

Get to Know Nagano Prefecture at Japan Society! 🗓 🗺

Japan Society invites you to get to know Nagano Prefecture with three informative events about the host of the 1998 Winter Games. In these special Get to Know Series programs, learn about the unique qualities that make Nagano the perfect destination to experience Japan. Nagano is a wondrous region filled with lush nature, rich history, and enticing cuisine. Home to architectural treasures like Zenkoji Temple … Continue reading Get to Know Nagano Prefecture at Japan Society! 🗓 🗺

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 🗓 🗺