Working from Home During COVID-19: Tips and Tricks

I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy during these uncertain—and, quite frankly, scary—times of the coronavirus pandemic. This is an unprecedented world event that has affected all of us. If you are fortunate enough to have a job that allows you to work from home, I hope you have adjusted nicely to your new routine. However, for some people, working remotely is an unfamiliar … Continue reading Working from Home During COVID-19: Tips and Tricks

Japan Intercultural Consulting to Hold Communication Seminar for Japanese Speakers

Communication Jumpstart: Keys to Activating your English (for Japanese) Thursday, March 5 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Golkow Conference Rooms – One Penn Plaza, Suite 4205 (Please enter on 33rd Street) Registration Fee: $225 Do you have extensive knowledge of English but feel awkward speaking it? Do you wish you could use English more effectively but avoid using it because you lack confidence? Do … Continue reading Japan Intercultural Consulting to Hold Communication Seminar for Japanese Speakers

The Story of Washi in New York at J-COLLABO

The Story of Washi in New York Friday, February 28 through Sunday, March 8 from 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Opening reception: Saturday, February 29 at 4:00 p.m. J-Collabo – 300 7th Street (B1F), Brooklyn Admission: Free Through the upcoming exhibition The Story of Washi in New York, J-COLLABO showcases washi paper from Moriki Paper Co, Ltd. For the next ten days, guests will learn … Continue reading The Story of Washi in New York at J-COLLABO

Don’t Miss These Japanese Films During NYICFF!

The New York International Children’s Film Festival 2020 is just around the corner and will be highlighting the cinematic achievements of Japan in an exciting Friends & Neighbors program! The Festival is packed full of fantastic film programs for your family this year and, even better, they are offering $2 off each ticket to Japanese feature-length and short films! Celebrate Japan’s rich film and cultural … Continue reading Don’t Miss These Japanese Films During NYICFF!

World Music Institute Presents the Third Annual Japanese Salon at Globus Washitsu

Third Annual Japanese Salon Thursday, February 20 from 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Globus Washitsu – 889 Broadway (between 19th & 20th Streets), Unit PHC Admission: $75/$60 World Music Institute members World Music Institute and Globus Washitsu host an intimate evening of Japanese culture with a live koto and shamisen performance by Masayo Ishigure and her student, Ken Hutchinson. The setting is the beautiful, private … Continue reading World Music Institute Presents the Third Annual Japanese Salon at Globus Washitsu