World Amigurumi Exhibition Vol. 5 – Threatened Threads: Protect our Endangered Amigurumi! Monday, December 9 through Tuesday, March 31, 2020 RESOBOX LIC – 41-26 27th Street, Long Island City Admission: Free Exhibition Overview Amigurumi is the Japanese art of knitting or crocheting adorable stuffed animals and anthropomorphic creatures. The word is a combination of the Japanese words ami, meaning “crocheted” or “knitted,” and nuigurumi, meaning … Continue reading RESOBOX Addresses Endangered Species in Latest Amigurumi Exhibition 🗓 🗺
J-COLLABO Holiday Party Saturday, December 7 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. J-COLLABO – 300 7th Street, Brooklyn Admission: $20/$10 ages 12 and under Join J-Collabo for their holiday party, their biggest event of the year! J-Collabo is a Brooklyn-based NPO that introduces Japanese culture to New York citizens. They support artists from both Japan and New York. Their annual group exhibition of those artists … Continue reading J-COLLABO Holiday Party 🗓 🗺
Vibration: SAORI KANDA with LÂLE SAYOKO Friday, December 6 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. CRS (Center for Remembering & Sharing) – 123 4th Avenue (between 12th and 13th Streets) Admission: $25 in advance/$30 at the door; $20 seniors and students CRS (Center for Remembering & Sharing) presents VIBRATION: SAORI KANDA art performance with Sufi Dance artist LÂLE SAYOKO. VIBRATION brings together two internationally touring … Continue reading SAORI KANDA Art Performance with Sufi Dancer LÂLE SAYOKO at CRS 🗓 🗺
We’re compiling a Japanese-style holiday gift-giving guide! If you create and/or sell Japanese-style crafty items and you have a pop-up in one of NYC’s holiday markets, please let us know! We’d love to feature your shop! And if you’re a restaurant selling osechi ryori, contact us, too. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and give us the details. JapanCultureNYC is the English-language website dedicated to all … Continue reading Japanese-Style Holiday Gift-Giving Guide: Call for Pop-Ups!
Jyo En Sunday, November 24 at 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. The Secret Theatre – 44-02 23rd Street, Long Island City Admission: General Admission $15 advance/$20 at the door; Seniors and Students with ID $12 advance / $14 at the door Jyo en is an original operetta performed in a style influenced by traditional Japanese theatre. Set in Edo Period, the plight of a young … Continue reading Operetta “Jyo En” Part of MuSE Sounds of Arts Festival 2019 🗓 🗺