Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Sakura Matsuri, cherry blossom festival, cherry blossoms, sakura, Japan, NYC, Brooklyn, Japanese traditions

Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Sakura Matsuri 🗓 🗺

Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Sakura Matsuri Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28 from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Brooklyn Botanic Garden – 150 Eastern Parkway and 990 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn Admission: $30/$25 Seniors and Students/Free Children 12 and under (with ticketholder) and BBG members New York’s rite of spring and the nation’s largest event in a public garden, BBG’s Sakura Matsuri features performances, demonstrations, and … Continue reading Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Sakura Matsuri 🗓 🗺
Lew Tabackin, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Monday Michiru, JAZZ at Kitano, jazz, Kitano Hotel, NYC, Japan, concert

Lew Tabackin Birthday Bash at JAZZ at Kitano 🗓 🗺

Lew Tabackin Birthday Bash Friday, March 29 at 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Saturday, March 30 at 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. JAZZ at Kitano – 66 Park Avenue at E. 38th Street Admission: $34 cover, $20 food an beverage minimum Celebrate the birthday of flautist and tenor saxophonist Lew Tabackin, who turned 79 on March 26, with two shows at JAZZ at Kitano. Tabackin … Continue reading Lew Tabackin Birthday Bash at JAZZ at Kitano 🗓 🗺
The Big House, Kazuhiro Soda, documentary, film, University of Michigan, Michigan Wolverines, football, college football, Spectacle Theater, Brooklyn, NYC, Japan

Kazuhiro Soda’s “The Big House” to Screen at Spectacle Theater 🗓 🗺

The Big House by Kazuhiro Soda Wednesday, March 27 at 7:00 p.m. Spectacle Theater – 124 S. 3rd Street, Brooklyn Admission: $10 The Big House is the result of an undergrad course taught by Japanese filmmaker Kazuhiro Soda at the University of Michigan in 2016, alongside professors Terri Sarris and Abé Markus Nornes. Michigan’s campus boasts the single largest football stadium in the United States … Continue reading Kazuhiro Soda’s “The Big House” to Screen at Spectacle Theater 🗓 🗺
Duo YUMENO, Carnegie Hall, NYC, Japan, Marty Regan, Daron Hagen, koto, shamisen, cello, Shōho Mutoh, Reona Ito,Toshi Ichiyanagi

Duo YUMENO to Celebrate Tenth Anniversary with Concert at Carnegie Hall 🗓 🗺

Duo YUMENO Tenth Anniversary Recital – Music for Koto, Shamisen, and Cello Saturday, March 2 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall – 57th Street and 7th Avenue Admission: $40/$20 students Duo YUMENO, the husband-and-wife team of koto and shamisen player Yoko Reikano Kimura and cellist Hikaru Tamaki, will celebrate its tenth anniversary with a concert at Weill Recital Hall … Continue reading Duo YUMENO to Celebrate Tenth Anniversary with Concert at Carnegie Hall 🗓 🗺
Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra, WHCO, Kenji Bunch, Toru Takemitsu, Karen Tanaka, Christopher Theofanidis, strings, orchestra, music, concert

Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra and Tampopo Ramen Present “A Thousand Cranes” 🗓 🗺

A Thousand Cranes – Featuring Tampopo Ramen Saturday, February 23 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Fort Washington Collegiate Church – 729 W. 181st Street (between Fort Washington Avenue and Magaw Place) Admission: Free Led by music director Chris Whittaker, the strings of the WHCO come together to perform music inspired by Japan and Japanese American composers. Kenji Bunch’s “Supermaximum” opens the program, a work … Continue reading Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra and Tampopo Ramen Present “A Thousand Cranes” 🗓 🗺