World Music Institute Presents the Third Annual Japanese Salon at Globus Washitsu 🗓 🗺

Third Annual Japanese Salon Thursday, February 20 from 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Globus Washitsu – 889 Broadway (between 19th & 20th Streets), Unit PHC Admission: $75/$60 World Music Institute members World Music Institute and Globus Washitsu host an intimate evening of Japanese culture with a live koto and shamisen performance by Masayo Ishigure and her student, Ken Hutchinson. The setting is the beautiful, private … Continue reading World Music Institute Presents the Third Annual Japanese Salon at Globus Washitsu 🗓 🗺

Masaaki Yuasa’s “Ride Your Wave” to Premiere in NYC 🗓

Ride Your Wave Wednesday, February 19 at 7:00 p.m. Various Theaters (See list below) Admission: $20 From visionary director Masaaki Yuasa (The Night is Short, Walk on Girl; Devilman Crybaby) comes a deeply emotional new film that applies his trademark visual ingenuity to a tale of romance, grief and self-discovery. GKIDS, a New York-based American film distributor, presents Ride Your Wave in this special one-night-only … Continue reading Masaaki Yuasa’s “Ride Your Wave” to Premiere in NYC 🗓

New York Observes Day of Remembrance 🗓 🗺

New York Day of Remembrance Saturday, February 22 from noon until 4:00 p.m. Japanese American United Church – 255 7th Avenue (between 24th and 25th Streets) Admission: Free This Day of Remembrance (DOR) marks the 78th anniversary of the Executive Order during WWII that sent around 120,000 citizens and immigrants of Japanese descent to US concentration camps. The community will remember the history of the … Continue reading New York Observes Day of Remembrance 🗓 🗺

Panel Discussion About Border Crisis to Feature JA Perspective 🗓 🗺

Incarceration Then and Now: JA Perspective on the Border Crisis Thursday, February 20 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Proskauer Law Firm – 11 Times Square (8th Avenue and 41st Street), Room 2700 Admission: Free This is free public event at Proskauer will be a powerful discussion regarding the incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII, the corim nobis cases and Muslim Ban, and the WWII … Continue reading Panel Discussion About Border Crisis to Feature JA Perspective 🗓 🗺

“Resistance at Tule Lake” Screening at Brooklyn College Library 🗓 🗺

Japanese American Internment Day of Remembrance Screening and Lecture Wednesday, February 19 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Brooklyn College Library – 2900 Bedford Avenue, Room 242, Brooklyn Admission: Free On February 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, targeting Japanese Americans as threats to national security. The order gave the US military the right to intern anyone of Japanese ancestry, including … Continue reading “Resistance at Tule Lake” Screening at Brooklyn College Library 🗓 🗺