No-No Boy, Pan Asian Rep, Pan Asian Repertory Theatre, NYC, Japan, WWII, incarceration, loyalty questionnaire, theater, play, Ken Narasaki, Ron Nakahara, internment, Featured

“No-No Boy,” a Play about the Aftermath of WWII Incarceration, Returns to Pan Asian Rep 🗓 🗺

NO-NO BOY Wednesday, February 7 through Sunday, February 18 at 7:30 p.m. (Tuesday through Saturday) and 2:30 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday) The Studio Theatre at Theatre Row – 410 W. 42nd Street (between 9th and Dyer Avenues) Admission: $43.25/$38.25 seniors/$27.25 students Pan Asian Repertory Theatre’s 41st season is based on themes of social justice and historic amnesia, and the theatre company brings back NO-NO BOY … Continue reading “No-No Boy,” a Play about the Aftermath of WWII Incarceration, Returns to Pan Asian Rep 🗓 🗺
Taeko, jazz, Jazz at KITANO, the Kitano Hotel, NYC, Japan, performance, music, Featured

Taeko Returns to JAZZ at KITANO 🗓 🗺

Taeko Returns to JAZZ at KITANO Thursday, February 8 at 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. The Kitano Hotel – 66 Park Avenue at 38th Street Admission: $17 Internationally acclaimed New York-based Japanese jazz singer Taeko returns to the Kitano for two sets on February 8. She’ll be joined by Noah Haidu on piano, Marcus McLaurine on bass, and Mark Whitfield Jr. on drums. Growing up … Continue reading Taeko Returns to JAZZ at KITANO 🗓 🗺
Fred Korematsu, NYC, Japanese Americans, incarceration, WWII, wartime hysteria, civil rights, Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution

New York City to Commemorate Inaugural Fred T. Korematsu Day 🗓 🗺

Inaugural NYC Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution Tuesday, January 30 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Iris and Gerald B. Cantor Film Center at NYU – 36 E. 8th Street Admission: Free New York City will celebrate its inaugural Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution on Tuesday, January 30, which is the civil rights activist’s birthday. … Continue reading New York City to Commemorate Inaugural Fred T. Korematsu Day 🗓 🗺
Erika Matsuo, jazz, Jazz at Kitano, NYC, Japan, music

Erika Matsuo Sextet CD Release and Birthday Bash at Jazz at Kitano 🗓 🗺

Erika Matsuo Sextet Jazz CD Release and Birthday Bash Wednesday, January 24 at 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Jazz at Kitano – 66 Park Avenue (between 37th and 38th Streets) Admission: $17 music cover + $20 minimum food and drink order Jazz at Kitano hosts the CD release and birthday bash of New York-based Japanese jazz singer Erika Matsuo. The Fukuoka native, who studied music … Continue reading Erika Matsuo Sextet CD Release and Birthday Bash at Jazz at Kitano 🗓 🗺

Hatsune Miku RETURNS to the US this Summer! 🗓 🗺

Hatsune Miku Expo 2018 Concert at Hammerstein Ballroom Saturday, July 14 at 8:00 p.m. Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th Street You may ask – What is Hatsune Miku? Hatsune Miku is a Japanese music sensation, a 16-year-old blue-haired girl with a unique voice and prodigious energy. What makes her special is that she is not a human singer, but a virtual persona … Continue reading Hatsune Miku RETURNS to the US this Summer! 🗓 🗺