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”

Upcoming Japan Foundation Lecture Series to Focus on Kawabata Yasunari

No Friend to Girls: Kawabata Yasunari, Shōjo no tomo, and the Appropriation of Girls’ Culture Thursday, July 15 at 8:00 p.m. EDT Livestream on YouTubeLive Admission: Free Japan Foundation, New York is hosting the fourth session of “Illuminating Japanese Studies: Lecture Series with Former JF Fellows.” About the Event In this lecture, JF Former Fellow Deborah Shamoon will reevaluate Kawabata Yasunari’s fiction. She will focus … Continue reading Upcoming Japan Foundation Lecture Series to Focus on Kawabata Yasunari

The Strand to Host Virtual Book Launch with Senator Mazie Hirono and “Pachinko” Author Min Jin Lee

Senator Mazie Hirono + Min Jin Lee: Heart of Fire Monday, May 3 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Virtual Event on Crowdcast.io General Admission: Free Admission + Book (domestic shipping): $34 Admission + Book (international shipping): $53 Join The Strand for a virtual event with Senator Mazie Hirono for the launch of her new book, Heart of Fire. About This Event Senator Mazie Hirono … Continue reading The Strand to Host Virtual Book Launch with Senator Mazie Hirono and “Pachinko” Author Min Jin Lee