All About Japanese Alcohol at Japan Society

Japan’s Alcohol Traditions: Sake, Shochu, Whisky & More Tuesday, March 10 at 6:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $15/$12 members, seniors & students The scope of alcoholic beverages in Japan encompasses traditional drinks like sake as well as Japanese interpretations of historically Western beverages. Japanese whisky, whose early fans included such luminaries as Jean-Paul Sartre and … Continue reading All About Japanese Alcohol at Japan Society

Multimedia Dance Performance “Fruits borne out of rust” at Japan Society

Fruits borne out of rust Friday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m. – Followed by a MetLife Meet-the-Artist Reception Saturday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m. – Followed by an artist Q&A Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $32 / $25 Japan Society members. Japan Society presents Fruits borne out of rust, a multimedia dance performance conceived and directed by … Continue reading Multimedia Dance Performance “Fruits borne out of rust” at Japan Society

Oshogatsu: New Year’s Celebration at Japan Society

Oshogatsu: New Year’s Celebration Sunday, January 26 from 1:00 until 4:00 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between First and Second Avenues) Tickets: $18/$10 Japan Society individual and corporate members/Free children ages 2 and under and Cool Culture members. Admission includes the festival and one taiko drumming session. Continue to celebrate the New Year Japanese-style with Japan Society’s Oshogatsu event filled with the … Continue reading Oshogatsu: New Year’s Celebration at Japan Society

The Wonders of Super Frozen Maguro—and How It Comes to New York

In the spring of 2004, Julia Moskin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times Food reporter, wrote an article describing how most sushi fish is actually frozen before it’s served. It was probably the first time New Yorkers read the term “super frozen,” and most sushi lovers in the city were shocked. In the summer of 2015, the New York City Department of Health and Mental … Continue reading The Wonders of Super Frozen Maguro—and How It Comes to New York

Get to Know Kanagawa at Japan Society

Get to Know Kanagawa: Hot Springs, Zen, and the Great Wave Thursday, January 23 at 6:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $21/$17 members, seniors, and students Enriched in history, festivals, and breathtaking sights, Kanagawa is an ideal destination for any traveler. With so much to see and do, Kanagawa is not just a side trip from … Continue reading Get to Know Kanagawa at Japan Society