Yasunobu Matsuo, NYC, Japan, JAA, concert, piano, synthesizer, healing music, Yuzuru Hanyu, composer

Piano Earth-Rhythm in NY with Yasunobu Matsuo 🗓 🗺

Piano Earth-Rhythm in NY with Yasunobu Matsuo Sunday, August 4 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Japanese American Association of New York – 49 West 45th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), 11th floor Admission: Free Suggested donation: $10 (cash only) Japanese composer, healing pianist, and synthesizer artist Yasunobu Matsuo performs a special piano concert at the Japanese American Association. Matsuo is known as a pioneer … Continue reading Piano Earth-Rhythm in NY with Yasunobu Matsuo 🗓 🗺
Departures, Okuribito, American Buddhist Study Center, Japan, NYC, Buddhist, Buddhism, Masahiro Takita, Yojiro Takita, Japanese films, Japanese cinema

American Buddhist Study Center’s Saturday Afternoon Movie – Departures (OKURIBITO)  🗓 🗺

American Buddhist Study Center’s Saturday Afternoon Movie – Departures (OKURIBITO)  Saturday, August 3 from 2:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. American Buddhist Study Center Library – 331 Riverside Drive (between 105th and 106th Streets) Suggested Donation: $10/$5 for ABSC members The American Buddhist Study Center presents a screening of director Yojiro Takita’s award-winning film Departures. When his orchestra disbands, Daigo Kobayashi (Masahiro Motoki) decides to start … Continue reading American Buddhist Study Center’s Saturday Afternoon Movie – Departures (OKURIBITO)  🗓 🗺
jazz, music, concert, NY Jazz Composers' Mosaic, Miggy Miyajima, Rafael Piccolotto de Lima, Jihye Lee, The DiMenna Center, NYC, Japan, South Korea, Brazil

Dancing Notes by NY Jazz Composers’ Mosaic 🗓 🗺

Dancing Notes by NY Jazz Composers’ Mosaic Thursday, August 8 at 8:00 p.m. (Doors open at 7:30 p.m.) The DiMenna Center – 450 West 37th Street (at 10th Avenue), Suite 502 Admission: $32 in advance/$35 at the door NY Jazz Composers’ Mosaic returns to The DiMenna Center to showcase traditional dances from Brazil, South Korea and Japan through jazz music performed by The Mosaic Orchestra. … Continue reading Dancing Notes by NY Jazz Composers’ Mosaic 🗓 🗺
Hiroshima, Nagasaki, WWII, atomic bombings, peace, interfaith, Rev. Dr. T. Kenjitsu Nakagaki, Japan Society, NYC, Japan

26th Annual Hiroshima and Nagasaki Peace Commemoration 🗓 🗺

26th Annual Hiroshima and Nagasaki Peace Commemoration Monday, August 5 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: Free (Suggested donation: $20) Rev. Dr. T. Kenjitsu Nakagaki, a Japanese Buddhist priest and president/founder of the Heiwa Peace and Reconciliation Foundation of New York, hosts the 26th Hiroshima and Nagasaki Peace Commemoration. A Hiroshima Peace … Continue reading 26th Annual Hiroshima and Nagasaki Peace Commemoration 🗓 🗺
Hiroshima, Nagasaki, atomic bombings, Japan, NYC, WWII, Hibakusha, peace, anti-nuke, nuclear weapons

Peace Gathering to Commemorate the 74th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 🗓 🗺

Peace Gathering to Commemorate the 74th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Monday, August 5 from noon until 1:00 p.m. In front of the Consulate General of Japan in New York – 299 Park Avenue (at 48th Street) Admission: Free Veterans for Peace-Chapter 34 (NYC), Brooklyn For Peace, Pax Christi Metro NY, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, Peace Action Fund of New York State, Ribbon International, Granny … Continue reading Peace Gathering to Commemorate the 74th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 🗓 🗺