New York-Based Baseball Author Rob Fitts to Speak at JapanBall Zoom Call

JapanBall’s “Chatter Up!” Zoom Call Thursday, June 25 at 8:05 p.m. Live via Zoom Admission: Free New York-based author Rob Fitts will discuss his book Remembering Japanese Baseball: An Oral History of the Game at the next JapanBall “Chatter Up!” Zoom call. The winner of the 2005 Society of American Baseball Research and The Sporting News Award for Best Baseball Research, Remembering Japanese Baseball is … Continue reading New York-Based Baseball Author Rob Fitts to Speak at JapanBall Zoom Call

JETAANY Book Club Virtual Discussion of Ryu Murakami’s “Audition”

JETAANY Book Club Virtual Discussion Tuesday, April 7 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/216688778?pwd=cUM1UUQxSjgxM0xIRE1rSDY0dnV4Zz09 Admission: Free The JET Alumni Association of New York (JETAANY) is hosting its first virtual Book Club discussion of the COVID-19 era. The meeting will take place on Zoom and focus on the book Audition by Ryu Murakami. Cinephiles may recognize this as the source material for the … Continue reading JETAANY Book Club Virtual Discussion of Ryu Murakami’s “Audition”

Japanese Author Hiroko Oyamada to Make NYC Appearances

Hiroko Oyamada New York Book Tour Thursday, November 21 at 7:00 p.m. 192 Books – 192 Tenth Avenue (between 21st and 22nd Streets) Admission: Free Friday, November 22 from 1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. The Great Room at New York University – 19 University Place (at E. 8th Street) Admission: Free Saturday, November 23 from 2:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. Kinokuniya New York – 1073 … Continue reading Japanese Author Hiroko Oyamada to Make NYC Appearances

Sugimoto Bunraku Sonezaki Shinju

Sugimoto Bunraku Sonezaki Shinju: The Love Suicides at Sonezaki Saturday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, October 20 at 3:00 p.m. Monday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m. Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall – 10 Columbus Circle (Broadway at W. 60th Street) Admission: $20-$100 At the turn of 18th century Japan, a clerk and a courtesan … Continue reading Sugimoto Bunraku Sonezaki Shinju
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Distant Islands: The Japanese American Community in NY 1876-1930s

Book Discussion – Distant Islands: The Japanese American Community in NY 1876-1930s Saturday, January 26 from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Japanese American Association of New York – 49 West 45th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), 11th Floor Admission: Free As Japan transitioned from the Edo Era to the Meiji Era, Japanese immigrants began settling in Hawaii and the U.S. mainland, including New York. … Continue reading Distant Islands: The Japanese American Community in NY 1876-1930s