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

Celebrate the 20th Concert of “Four Seasons in New York”

Four Seasons in New York Saturday, August 28 at 8:00 p.m. through Tuesday, August 31 at 11:30 p.m. EDT Online Admission: $20 Enjoy the beauty of Japanese music at the 20th concert of the Four Seasons in New York series, which celebrates its 20th installment this weekend. About the Event Koto and shamisen player Yoko Reikano Kimura began this concert series in the fall of … Continue reading Celebrate the 20th Concert of “Four Seasons in New York”