Kaoru Watanabe, Sameer Gupta, Parul Shah, The Rubin Museum, The Rubin Museum of Art, Nature/Love/War, Indian music, Japanese music, taiko, shinobue, NYC, Japan, concert, performance, world music, collaboration

Kaoru Watanabe, Sameer Gupta, and Parul Shah at the Rubin Museum 🗓 🗺

Kaoru Watanabe and Sameer Gupta’s NATURE/WAR/LOVE Featuring Parul Shah Presented with Brooklyn Raga Massive Friday, January 25 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Rubin Museum of Art – 150 W. 17th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues) Admission: $30/$24 Rubin Museum members Known for “preserving the past while blurring genres in an inventive spirit” (The New York Times), Brooklyn Raga Massive presents a musical and … Continue reading Kaoru Watanabe, Sameer Gupta, and Parul Shah at the Rubin Museum 🗓 🗺
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Japan Society Lecture: Suicide Culture and Its Influences on Artists 🗓 🗺

Suicide Culture and Its Influences on Artists Wednesday, January 23 at 7:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $15/$10 Japan Society members It’s well documented how prevalent suicide is in Japanese Society. According to a 2017 article in The Japan Times, the suicide rate in Japan is the world’s sixth highest and the second worst among eight … Continue reading Japan Society Lecture: Suicide Culture and Its Influences on Artists 🗓 🗺
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French Institute Alliance Française to Screen Isao Takahata’s “Only Yesterday” at Animation First 🗓 🗺

The second edition of Animation First, the only U.S. festival dedicated to French animation, takes place this weekend, running from Friday, January 25 through Sunday, January 27. Organized by the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), a nonprofit dedicated to exploring the richness of French cultures, Animation First showcases the vast history, enduring ingenuity, and diversity of France’s renowned animation studios and schools. This year’s schedule … Continue reading French Institute Alliance Française to Screen Isao Takahata’s “Only Yesterday” at Animation First 🗓 🗺
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Discover Japan at The New York Times Travel Show 🗓 🗺

Discover Japan at The New York Times Travel Show Saturday, January 26 from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Sunday, January 27 from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Jacob K. Javits Center – 655 W. 34th Street (between 11th and 12th Streets) Admission: $25 two-day pass/$20 one-day pass/Free children 18 and under Help plan your next trip to Japan at The New York Times Travel Show, … Continue reading Discover Japan at The New York Times Travel Show 🗓 🗺
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CATCH US PERFORMING ARTS Grand Opening Gala 🗓 🗺

CATCH US PERFORMING ARTS Grand Opening Gala Monday, January 21 from 7:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. OPERA America – 330 7th Avenue (between 28th and 29th Streets), 7th Floor Admission: $30 in advance/$35 at the door To celebrate the launch of CATCH US PERFORMING ARTS, the new 501(c) (3), non-profit organization will hold a grand opening gala. It will be the first fundraising event for … Continue reading CATCH US PERFORMING ARTS Grand Opening Gala 🗓 🗺