Miyavi, Sony Hall, NYC, Japan, concert, visual kei, rock

MIYAVI at Sony Hall 🗓 🗺

MIYAVI at Sony Hall Monday, August 19 at 8:00 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.) Sony Hall – 235 W. 46th Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues) Admission: $35 in advance/$40 day of show Sony Hall, New York City’s new premiere music venue that uses state-of-the-art technology to present world-renowned performing artists across all musical genres, hosts Japanese singer, songwriter, guitarist MIYAVI in concert. Known … Continue reading MIYAVI at Sony Hall 🗓 🗺
Kyoto Animation, NYC, Japan, anime, arson, fundraiser, A Silent Voice, Kristen Sullivan

Kyoto Animation Fundraiser 🗓 🗺

Kyoto Animation Fundraiser Hosted by Yuzuru of A Silent Voice Friday, August 23 from 6:30 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. Madame X – 94 W. Houston Street (between Thompson Street and LaGuardia Place) Admission: $14.99 in advance/$25 at the door On July 18 an arsonist set fire to the three-story building housing Kyoto Animation, an animation production company, killing 35 people, including anime director Yasuhiro Takemoto, … Continue reading Kyoto Animation Fundraiser 🗓 🗺
Fukushima sake, sake, Fukushima, Japan, NYC, Union Square Wine and Spirits, Minoru's Sake Shop at Landmark Wine and Spirits, Minoru's Sake Shop, sake tastings, Gold Prize, Japan Sake Awards

Experience Fukushima Sake in NYC

For the seventh consecutive year, sake from Fukushima Prefecture won the most Gold Prizes at the Japan Sake Awards. Twenty-two Fukushima sake received the honor, marking the first time a prefecture was named “No. 1 Sake in Japan” seven years in a row. The prestigious sake competition dates back to 1911. The National Research Institute of Brewing and the Japan Sake and Shochu Makers Association … Continue reading Experience Fukushima Sake in NYC
George Takei, They Called Us Enemy, Barnes & Noble, NYC, Japanese Americans, internment, internment camps, WWII, graphic memoir, memoirs, books

Meet George Takei at Barnes & Noble Union Square 🗓 🗺

Meet George Takei at Barnes & Noble Union Square Tuesday, August 13 at 7:00 p.m. Barnes & Noble Union Square – 33 E. 17th Street (between Broadway and Union Square East) Admission: $17.41 Actor, author, and activist George Takei will appear at Barnes & Noble Union Square to celebrate the release of his graphic memoir They Called Us Enemy. The New York Times bestseller is … Continue reading Meet George Takei at Barnes & Noble Union Square 🗓 🗺
The Molice, Hard Nips, Brenyama, Joe Benoit, The Gutter, Japanese bands, NYC, Japan, Brooklyn, bowling, shows, rock 'n' roll, music

The Molice/Hard Nips/Brenyama/Joe Benoit at The Gutter 🗓 🗺

The Molice/Hard Nips/Brenyama/Joe Benoit at The Gutter Friday, August 9 from 8:30 p.m. until 11:59 p.m. The Gutter – 200 N. 14th Street, Brooklyn Admission: $7 There will be a distinct Japanese pop/rock flavor on Friday night as The Molice, Hard Nips, Brenyama, and Joe Benoit play The Gutter, a Williamsburg venue where you can bowl, drink American craft beer, and see shows. The Molice … Continue reading The Molice/Hard Nips/Brenyama/Joe Benoit at The Gutter 🗓 🗺