New York Japan CineFest, Asia Society, NYC, Japan, Japanese films, film festival

New York Japan CineFest 2018 at Asia Society 🗓 🗺

New York Japan CineFest 2018 Wednesday, June 6 and Thursday, June 7 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Asia Society – 725 Park Avenue at 70th Street Admission: $12/$10 seniors and students/$8 members Highlighting some of the most exciting new voices in cinema, New York Japan CineFest presents two nights of short films by emerging Japanese and Japanese-American filmmakers.   Program 1 – Wednesday, June … Continue reading New York Japan CineFest 2018 at Asia Society 🗓 🗺
natto, fermented foods, probiotic, superfood, NYrture, Megu, Bessou, The Standard International, Honey's, NYC, Japan

New York Natto Dinner at Megu 🗓 🗺

New York Natto Dinner Wednesday, June 6 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Megu – 355 W. 16th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues) Admission: $40 Enjoy New York’s first all-natto dinner at this unique meal experience hosted by NYrture and Megu. Japan’s fermented, probiotic superfood, produced in Brooklyn by NYrture, will be the featured menu item. Megu Chef David Rashty will prepare a six-course … Continue reading New York Natto Dinner at Megu 🗓 🗺
Fred T. Korematsu, Karen Korematsu, Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution, NYC, Japan, Japanese Americans, WWII, incarceration, JACL

The Road to Establishing Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution: An Evening with Karen Korematsu 🗓

The Road to Establishing Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution Tuesday, June 5 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Private residence in Manhattan (Exact address will be provided with RSVP confirmation) Suggested Donation: $25 The New York chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL-NY) and the Korematsu Institute are co-sponsoring an evening to celebrate the recent establishment of an annual … Continue reading The Road to Establishing Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution: An Evening with Karen Korematsu 🗓
Japan Music Junction, NYC, Japan, JAPAN Fes., BentOn Cafe, Menya Jiro, bento, ramen, Japanese performers, FiDi

Japanese Music and Dance at BentOn Cafe 🗓 🗺

Japan Music Junction – Hosted by Kohei & TiA Friday, June 1 at 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:00 p.m.) Benton Cafe/Menya Jiro – 123 William Street (between Fulton and John Streets) Admission: Minimum one ramen or bento order Supported by JAPAN Fes., local entertainment personalities Kohei and TiA will host Japan Music Junction, a showcase of Japanese performers at BentOn Cafe’s FiDi location. Japanese … Continue reading Japanese Music and Dance at BentOn Cafe 🗓 🗺

Kaiju/Designer Toys from Japan & More @ Five Points Fest in Brooklyn 🗓 🗺

Five Points Fest Saturday, June 2 from 11:00 a.m. until 6 p.m. Sunday, June 3 from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Brooklyn Expo Center – 72 Noble Street, Brooklyn Admission: Weekend Ticket (Advanced): $45.00 Saturday Ticket (Advanced): $35.00 Sunday Ticket (Advanced): $30.00 The Five Points Festival is a collision of art, toys, counter-culture, and craft beer curated by Clutter Magazine and Fueled by Lagunitas Brewing … Continue reading Kaiju/Designer Toys from Japan & More @ Five Points Fest in Brooklyn 🗓 🗺