Asia Society, First Friday, NYC, Asia, Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, sake, okaki

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at Asia Society 🗓 🗺

First Friday: Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Friday, May 4 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Asia Society – 725 Park Avenue (at E. 70th Street) Admission: Free May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, so kick it off right with Asia Society’s biggest First Friday of the year! Enjoy free admission to Asia Society Museum’s exhibition Unknown Tibet: The Tucci Expeditions and Buddhist … Continue reading Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at Asia Society 🗓 🗺
Japanese American Association, JAA, NYC, Japan, art exhibition, Japanese artists

The Japanese American Association Presents Its 23rd Art Exhibition 🗓 🗺

23rd JAA Exhibition of Japanese and Japanese American Artists in New York Thursday, May 3 through Saturday, May 12 Opening reception: Thursday, May 3 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Japanese American Association of New York – 49 W. 45th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), 11th Floor Admission: Free For more than two decades, the Japanese American Association of New York has held an … Continue reading The Japanese American Association Presents Its 23rd Art Exhibition 🗓 🗺
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JAPAN FES. Presents a Two-Day All-Japan Ramen Contest

All-Japan Ramen Contest Manhattan Saturday, April 28 from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Chelsea – 8th Avenue between 15th and 16th Streets Admission: $10 for 1 bowl of ramen (cash only) JAPAN FES. will host two ramen contests this weekend, and for the first time all of the competitors are from Japan! Seven ramen shops representing different prefectures and showcasing distinct styles from East and … Continue reading JAPAN FES. Presents a Two-Day All-Japan Ramen Contest
Kazuhiro Soda, Inland Sea, documentary, Art of the Real, Film Society Lincoln Center, films, NYC, Japan, fishing industry

Film Society Lincoln Center to Screen “Inland Sea” by Kazuhiro Soda 🗓 🗺

North American Premiere of Inland Sea Saturday, April 28 at 8:30 p.m. Film Society Lincoln Center, Francesca Beale Theater – 144 W. 65th Street (between Amsterdam Avenue and Broadway) Admission: $15/$12 Seniors, Students, and Persons with Disabilities Japanese filmmaker Kazuhiro Soda continues to monitor changes to the Japanese fishing industry in the black and white documentary Inland Sea, set in Ushimado, the same village as his expansive Oyster … Continue reading Film Society Lincoln Center to Screen “Inland Sea” by Kazuhiro Soda 🗓 🗺
wagashi, Japanese sweets, confections, Junichi Mitsubori, Chopsticks NY, Chakura, Japan, NYC

Learn about the New Art of Wagashi 🗓 🗺

New Art of Wagashi (Japanese Confections) Thursday, April 26 from 2:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Thursday, April 26 from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. (Door opens 30 minutes prior to the starting time) Chakura – 230 E. 9th Street (between Stuyvesant Street and 2nd Avenue), 3rd Floor Admission: $50 Chopsticks NY presents a lecture and demonstration on Kado, the ceremony for preparing wagashi, traditional Japanese … Continue reading Learn about the New Art of Wagashi 🗓 🗺