The JC•NYC 2019 Holiday Market Pop-Up Gift Guide!

With only two weeks left to shop for your holiday gifts, Japan Culture•NYC is pleased to present our 2019 last-minute gift guide! This year we are focusing on pop-up shopping experiences. Whether it’s a vendor at a holiday market or a special pop-up shopping event, we have curated a list of great Japanese or Japanese-inspired pop-ups for you to check out and secure the perfect … Continue reading The JC•NYC 2019 Holiday Market Pop-Up Gift Guide!

Japanese-Style Holiday Gift-Giving Guide: Call for Pop-Ups!

We’re compiling a Japanese-style holiday gift-giving guide! If you create and/or sell Japanese-style crafty items and you have a pop-up in one of NYC’s holiday markets, please let us know! We’d love to feature your shop! And if you’re a restaurant selling osechi ryori, contact us, too. Send an email to susan@japanculture-nyc.com and give us the details. JapanCultureNYC is the English-language website dedicated to all … Continue reading Japanese-Style Holiday Gift-Giving Guide: Call for Pop-Ups!
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Performance of Amezaiku,Traditional Japanese Candy Art, at MIKI HOUSE 🗓 🗺

Performance of Amezaiku, Traditional Japanese Candy Art Saturday, September 14 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. MIKI HOUSE at Bloomingdale’s 59th Street bKids – 1000 Third Avenue, 5th Floor Admission: Free MIKI HOUSE is inviting families with babies and young children to a performance of amezaiku, traditional Japanese candy art. Amezaiku has a history that spans more than one thousand years. Artists shape miniature sculptures by … Continue reading Performance of Amezaiku,Traditional Japanese Candy Art, at MIKI HOUSE 🗓 🗺
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The Beauty of Japanese Nail Art

For a recording of a recent episode of The Big Root, a podcast I co-host and co-produce with Toshiki Nakashige, I had the pleasure of interviewing Erina Yoshida of Beauty by Sunrise. Our chosen Japanese-related activity—something Toshiki and I do with each episode—was to chat with Erina while she was getting a Japanese manicure. We went to Studio L, a Japanese nail salon in the … Continue reading The Beauty of Japanese Nail Art
Tomomi Tada, Satsuma Biwa, Kaede Kimonos, Mar Creation, NYC, Japan, kimono, biwa, music, concert, yukata

An Evening with Tomomi Tada—Sound of Satsuma Biwa 🗓 🗺

An Evening with Tomomi Tada—Sound of Satsuma Biwa Friday, August 9 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Kaede Kimonos – 246 W. 38th Street, #1102 (between 7th and 8th Avenues) Admission: Free. Suggested Donation: $10 (Payable at the door) Start your weekend with the sound of the Satsuma Biwa in this concert presented by Mar Creation and Kaede Kimonos. Tomomi Tada is a voice actress … Continue reading An Evening with Tomomi Tada—Sound of Satsuma Biwa 🗓 🗺