Learn to Make Bessou’s Pancakes at Japan Society Virtual Workshop

Japanese Soufflé Pancakes: A Valentine’s Treat Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. EST Live via Zoom Tickets: $25/$20 Japan Society members, seniors, and students With Valentine’s Day approaching, Japan Society presents a virtual workshop that features one of the latest culinary trends from Japan: soufflé pancakes! Soft, fluffy, and sweet, Japanese soufflé pancakes have captured the hearts of foodies around the world. This delectable … Continue reading Learn to Make Bessou’s Pancakes at Japan Society Virtual Workshop

Explore the History and Legacy of Sailor Moon from Academic and Professional Perspectives

Sailor Moon: How These Magical Girls Transformed Our World Date: Thursday, January 28 at 8:00 p.m. EST YouTube Live Admission: Free Can you believe that it’s been almost 30 years since Sailor Moon was first published in the weekly girls’ manga magazine Nakayoshi in 1992?! It and its animation adaptation quickly broke records and became a milestone of ’90s girls’ manga and anime. Sailor Moon … Continue reading Explore the History and Legacy of Sailor Moon from Academic and Professional Perspectives

Soapbox Gallery to Live Stream Shakuhachi Performance by James Nyoraku Schlefer

Breathing Peace V Monday, January 18 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Live Streamed from Soapbox Gallery Admission: Pay what you can Shakuhachi Grand Master James Nyoraku Schlefer performs the fifth in a series of concerts devoted to traditional music for shakuhachi, the Japanese bamboo flute. Long associated with Zen Buddhist meditation practice, the haunting and powerful sounds of the shakuhachi bring a powerful calmness … Continue reading Soapbox Gallery to Live Stream Shakuhachi Performance by James Nyoraku Schlefer

Book Launch Event to Explore New York’s Vibrant Japanese American Community

Untold Stories of Nikkei New York Thursday, January 21 at 7:00 p.m. EST Zoom Webinar Admission: Free In his new book The Unsung Great: Stories of Extraordinary Japanese Americans, scholar and journalist Greg Robinson showcases the lives and achievements of relatively unknown but remarkable people in Nikkei history. Drawn primarily from Robinson’s popular writings in the San Francisco newspaper Nichi Bei Weekly and community website … Continue reading Book Launch Event to Explore New York’s Vibrant Japanese American Community

Learn Quick-Draw Sword Art with the New York Budo Association

Intro into Ryushin Shouchi Ryu Sunday, January 10 from 3:30 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Online via Zoom Admission: Free The New York Budo Association presents an introductory class into Ryushin Shouchi Ryu. Ryushin Shouchi Ryu is a school of kobudō, or ancient martial arts. The practice specializes in iaijutsu, or quick-draw sword art. The skills closely resemble the fighting techniques of samurai. To join the … Continue reading Learn Quick-Draw Sword Art with the New York Budo Association