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 🗓 🗺
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 🗓 🗺
KOKA, calligraphy, Japanese traditions, exhibition, J-Collabo, Brooklyn, NYC, Japan

KOKA Calligraphy Solo Exhibition at J-Collabo 🗓 🗺

KOKA Calligraphy Solo Exhibition Thursday, February 7 through Monday, February 11 from 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Opening Reception: Saturday, February 9 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. J-Collabo – 300 7th Street, Brooklyn Admission: Free Japanese calligrapher KOKA will have her first solo exhibition at J-Collabo in Brooklyn. Based in New York and Tokyo, KOKA (real name: Hikaru Yamasaki) has thirteen years of experience … Continue reading KOKA Calligraphy Solo Exhibition at J-Collabo 🗓 🗺
Japanese New Year, Brooklyn Japanese American Family Association, BJAFA, Brooklyn, NYC, Japan, New Year, Oshogatsu, mochitsuki, Samurai Sword Soul, Ryu-Kaji, Kaoru Watanabe Taiko Center, Taisan Tanaka, origami, shogi, kabuki

Brooklyn Japanese New Year Festival 🗓 🗺

Brooklyn Japanese New Year Festival Monday, January 21 from noon until 4:00 p.m. ROULETTE – 509 Atlantic Avenue (corner of Atlantic and 3rd Avenues), Brooklyn Admission: $15/$8 children (in advance), $18/$10 children (at the door)/Free children two and under Celebrate the Year of the Boar in Brooklyn at this Japanese-style event for the entire family. The Brooklyn Japanese American Family Association presents a special New … Continue reading Brooklyn Japanese New Year Festival 🗓 🗺
SUMO STEW, chankonabe, sumo, wrestling, NYC, Brooklyn, Japan, Japanese comfort food, Brooklyn Brewery

SUMO STEW 23 at Brooklyn Brewery 🗓 🗺

SUMO STEW 23 Monday, November 12th from 8:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. Brooklyn Brewery – 79 N. 11th Street, Brooklyn Admission: $60 Inspired by a trip to Japan, photographer Michael Harlan Turkell returned to New York City with aspirations of importing the ancient sport of sumo and teamed up with Harry Rosenblum, owner of The Brooklyn Kitchen, a center for culinary education. The two created … Continue reading SUMO STEW 23 at Brooklyn Brewery 🗓 🗺