Toshio Hosokawa’s HANJO to Have North American Premiere at NYU Skirball

Hanjo Friday, September 30 at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, October at 2:00 p.m. NYU Skirball – 566 LaGuardia Place at Washington Square Admission: $50 NYU Skirball will present the North American premiere of Toshio Hosokawa’s Hanjo, directed by Luca Veggetti and produced by Catapult Opera. Neal Goren conducts. About Hanjo An example of Japanese storytelling brilliantly realized by one of Japan’s most important living classical music … Continue reading Toshio Hosokawa’s HANJO to Have North American Premiere at NYU Skirball

AAARI Book Talk to Discuss Contemporary Asian American Activism

Contemporary Asian American Activism: Building Movements for Liberation Friday, April 22 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Live on Zoom Admission: Free In the struggles for prison abolition, global anti-imperialism, immigrant rights, affordable housing, environmental justice, fair labor, and more, 21st century Asian American activists are speaking out and standing up to systems of oppression. Creating emancipatory futures requires collective action and reciprocal relationships that … Continue reading AAARI Book Talk to Discuss Contemporary Asian American Activism

Book Launch of JAPANTHEM at Powerhouse @ IC

IC Book Launch: Japanthem by Jillian Marshall featuring DJ Kodo Friday, April 22 from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Powerhouse @ IC – 220 36th Street, Building #2, Brooklyn Admission: Free From author Jillian Marshall comes an honest and humorous debut in the form of an outsider’s illuminating look into Japanese culture via its music. Born of innumerable journeys across the Pacific and into her … Continue reading Book Launch of JAPANTHEM at Powerhouse @ IC

George Takei and Susan H. Kamei in Conversation at Asian American Writers’ Workshop Event

AAWW and Strand Present: Susan H. Kamei & George Takei + Brandon Shimoda Tuesday, December 7 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Online Admission: Free (Books available for purchase) Join Asian Americans Writers’ Workshop and Strand as they present a virtual conversation with Susan H. Kamei and actor George Takei. About This Event Kamei and Takei will discuss their books When Can We Go Back … Continue reading George Takei and Susan H. Kamei in Conversation at Asian American Writers’ Workshop Event

Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s DRIVE MY CAR, Based on a Haruki Murakami Short Story, to Premiere This Week

Drive My Car Beginning Wednesday, November 24 Film at Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater – 165 W. 65th Street Film Forum – 209 W. Houston Street Admission Film at Lincoln Center: $15/$12 seniors, students, and persons with disabilities/$10 matinee Film Forum: $15/$11 seniors, students, persons with disabilities, children 12 and under/$9 members Sideshow and Janus Films are releasing Drive My Car in New York City … Continue reading Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s DRIVE MY CAR, Based on a Haruki Murakami Short Story, to Premiere This Week