Kyo-Shin-An Arts, recital, shakuhachi, James Nyoraku Schlefer, music, Japanese traditional music, honkyoku, Zen monks, komuso, NYC, Japan, Tenri Cultural Institute, Arts at Tenri

Kyo Shin An Shakuhachi Recital at Tenri Cultural Institute 🗓 🗺

Kyo Shin An Shakuhachi Recital Sunday, July 7 from noon until 3:00 p.m. Tenri Cultural Institute – 43A W. 13th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues) Suggested Donation: $10 at the door Students of Kyo Shin An Shakuhachi Dojo will perform solo honkyoku, the classic music developed by Buddhist monks as a practice towards inner reflection and enlightenment. Their instructor is Shakuhachi Grand Master James … Continue reading Kyo Shin An Shakuhachi Recital at Tenri Cultural Institute 🗓 🗺
Toki, Toki Highball, Takumen, izakaya, Japan, NYC, Suntory, whisky, Japanese whisky, Long Island City, LIC

Toki Highball Party at Takumen Japanese Izakaya and Noodles 🗓 🗺

Toki Highball Party Wednesday, July 3 from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Takumen Japanese Izakaya and Noodles – 5-50 50th Avenue, Long Island City Admission: $35 in advance/$40 at the door Takumen, an izakaya in Long Island City, is celebrating the installation of a Toki Highball Tower on the eve of the Fourth of July. Toki is a blended Japanese whisky by Suntory, whose founder, … Continue reading Toki Highball Party at Takumen Japanese Izakaya and Noodles 🗓 🗺
Askua Koto, koto, music, fashion, calligraphy, Kaede Kimonos, NYC, Japan, exhibition, performance

Setsuhi ‘eri’ Shiraishi – Caligraphy à la mode Opening Reception 🗓 🗺

Setsuhi ‘eri’ Shiraishi – Caligraphy à la mode Opening Reception Friday, June 28 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Kaede Kimonos – 246 W. 38th Street, #1102 (between 7th and 8th Avenues) Admission: Free Japanese calligrapher Setsuhi ‘eri’ Shiraishi will have an exhibition of her work at Kaede Kimonos. The opening reception on June 28 is presented by Kaede Kimonos and MarCreation and sponsored by … Continue reading Setsuhi ‘eri’ Shiraishi – Caligraphy à la mode Opening Reception 🗓 🗺
Okinawa, Okinawa Memorial Peace Concert, Irei no Hi, Okinawa, Japan, NYC, CRS (Center for Remembering and Sharing), Sonny Ochiai, sanshin, Rino, Naomi Mizoguchi, TK Nakagaki, peace

Okinawa Memorial Peace Concert at CRS 🗓 🗺

Okinawa Memorial Peace Concert Saturday, June 22 from 3:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. CRS (Center for Remembering & Sharing) – 123 4th Avenue (between 12th and 13th Streets), 2nd Floor Admision: $25 in advance/$30 at the door/$20 seniors/$15 students CRS (Center for Remembering & Sharing) will observe Okinawa Memorial Day, or Irei no Hi (慰霊の日), which means “the day to console the dead.” Okinawa Goodwill … Continue reading Okinawa Memorial Peace Concert at CRS 🗓 🗺
sake, The Joy of Sake, Japan, NYC, tasting

The Joy of Sake 🗓

The Joy of Sake Friday, June 21 from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Metropolitan Pavilion – 125 W. 18th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues) Admission: $110 The Joy of Sake returns to New York for its 15th annual celebration. This is the largest sake tasting in the world outside Japan, with a superb array of premium labels and the best in traditional and contemporary … Continue reading The Joy of Sake 🗓