ESPN to Broadcast Documentary about Koshien, Japan’s High School Baseball Tournament

Koshien: Japan’s Field of Dreams Monday, June 29 at 7:00 p.m. ESPN Baseball is life for the die-hard competitors in Koshien, Japan’s national high school baseball championship, whose alumni include current MLB stars Masahiro Tanaka and Shohei Ohtani and World Series champions Hideki Matsui and Daisuke Matsuzaka. As popular as MLB’s World Series, the stakes are beyond high in this single-elimination tournament. For Coach Mizutani, … Continue reading ESPN to Broadcast Documentary about Koshien, Japan’s High School Baseball Tournament

SEIZAN Gallery Painter Motohide Takami to Join Artist Talk Hosted by Tiger Strikes Asteroid

Fluid Dialogue: A Round-Robin Artist Talk Featuring Artists from Catenations Wednesday, June 24 at 8:00 p.m. Live Via Zoom Admission: Free Represented by SEIZAN Gallery, painter Motohide Takami will join the Artist Talk for the upcoming exhibition Catenations hosted by Brooklyn-based network of exhibition spaces Tiger Strikes Asteroid. Catenations is a group exhibition curated by Rachael Gorchov and Jo Yarrington. Works in various mediums explore … Continue reading SEIZAN Gallery Painter Motohide Takami to Join Artist Talk Hosted by Tiger Strikes Asteroid

Learn How to Wear a Yukata with Japan Performing Arts, Inc.

How to Wear Yukata Tuesdays through August from 4:30 p.m. until 5:15 p.m. Live Via Zoom Admission: Free It’s officially summer, and the warmer weather ushers in yukata season! If you haven’t mastered the technique of putting on this traditional cotton kimono worn during the hot summer months, don’t worry! Japan Performing Arts, Inc. is offering free lessons! Every Tuesday from now through the end … Continue reading Learn How to Wear a Yukata with Japan Performing Arts, Inc.

Japan America Society of Southern California Turns to New York-Based Leaders for Work-From-Home Environments

Mindful Ways to Work from Home: A Blueprint for Your Space and Soul for Focus Amidst COVID-19 Wednesday, June 24 from 1:00 pm until 2:00 p.m. Virtual Webinar hosted by the Japan America Society of Southern California Suggested Donation: $25 Do you work from home? Are you happy, healthy, and productive there? The New Normal of our work environment involves flexible workplaces, including work-from-home. Companies … Continue reading Japan America Society of Southern California Turns to New York-Based Leaders for Work-From-Home Environments

New York-Based Baseball Author Rob Fitts to Speak at JapanBall Zoom Call

JapanBall’s “Chatter Up!” Zoom Call Thursday, June 25 at 8:05 p.m. Live via Zoom Admission: Free New York-based author Rob Fitts will discuss his book Remembering Japanese Baseball: An Oral History of the Game at the next JapanBall “Chatter Up!” Zoom call. The winner of the 2005 Society of American Baseball Research and The Sporting News Award for Best Baseball Research, Remembering Japanese Baseball is … Continue reading New York-Based Baseball Author Rob Fitts to Speak at JapanBall Zoom Call