NYDOR to Hold Events Marking the 79th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066

New York Day of Remembrance 2021 Friday, February 19 and Saturday, February 20 Online Admission: Free In the Japanese American community, February 19 is the Day of Remembrance, which observes the anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s signing of Executive Order 9066 in 1942. The order paved the way for targeting Japanese Americans as threats to national security and gave the U.S. military the right … Continue reading NYDOR to Hold Events Marking the 79th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066

The OIST Foundation to Host Webinar to Give Update on COVID-19

COVID-19 Science Update Webinar Thursday, February 11 at 7:00 p.m. EST Live via Zoom Admission: Free The OIST Foundation and OIST provide an update on SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, by four leading scientists at OIST (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology) who have spent the last year engaged in research on various aspects of the virus. The panelists will highlight scientific progress and … Continue reading The OIST Foundation to Host Webinar to Give Update on COVID-19

NowHere Gallery Presents an Exhibition of Fashion Designer Kozaburo Akasaka

Kozaburo Akasaka: WAVE OF SAND Thursday, February 11 through Saturday, February 20 from 11 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. NowHere – 40 Wooster Street (between Grand and Broome Streets) Admission: Free Japanese-born, Brooklyn-based designer Kozaburo Akasaka is known for his signature menswear, in which classic details are cleverly updated with inspiration from street style and subculture. In his synthesis of tradition and subversion, Akasaka creates work … Continue reading NowHere Gallery Presents an Exhibition of Fashion Designer Kozaburo Akasaka

The Power of Shochu for Valentine’s Day at SakaMai and Karazishi Botan

Valentine’s Mask It Up Gift Set: Austin Power x Iichiko Shochu – NYC Friday, February 12 through Sunday, February 14 SakaMai – 157 Ludlow Street Karazishi Botan – 255 Smith Street, Brooklyn Cost: $32 per set This Valentine’s Day give a gift that supports local artists and your local restaurants! Sake Discoveries and Iichiko Shochu have teamed up with the one and only notorious “Baloney … Continue reading The Power of Shochu for Valentine’s Day at SakaMai and Karazishi Botan

Tokyo-Born Author Writes about the “WE” Mindset

Virtual Book Party — The Business of WE Wednesday, February 10 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. EST Live via Zoom Admission: Free Tokyo-born, New York-based author Laura Kriska is an expert in cross-cultural relations with more than thirty years of experience bridging gaps in diverse workplaces. Considered an authority on cultural integration, she is a regular lecturer and a TEDx speaker. She was the … Continue reading Tokyo-Born Author Writes about the “WE” Mindset