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Japan Society Play Reading Series: “100 Years Stray” 🗺

100 Years Stray Monday, February 4 at 7:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $15/$10 Japan Society members Children go missing, meteors rain from the sky, and a blue demon lurks just out of sight in Japanese playwright SaringROCK’s 100 Years Stray. As part of its current 2018-2019 Performing Arts Season, Japan Society presents a staged reading … Continue reading Japan Society Play Reading Series: “100 Years Stray” 🗺
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Inside Out/Outside In: Second Nature in Japanese Architecture 🗓 🗺

Inside Out/Outside In: Second Nature in Japanese Architecture Thursday, January 31 at 6:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $15/$12 members, seniors & students In our climate-shifting world, the traditional Japanese notion of mediating between interior and exterior has re-emerged as an essential concern for contemporary architects. Rome Prize-winning architects Rachely Rotem and Phu Hoang, of architectural … Continue reading Inside Out/Outside In: Second Nature in Japanese Architecture 🗓 🗺
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Japan Society’s New Year’s Day Celebration: Oshogatsu 🗓 🗺

Japan Society’s New Year’s Day Celebration: Oshogatsu Sunday, January 27 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 Continue to celebrate the New Year Japanese-style with Japan Society’s Oshogatsu event. It’ll be an afternoon filled with the traditional activities for … Continue reading Japan Society’s New Year’s Day Celebration: Oshogatsu 🗓 🗺
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Japan Society Lecture: Suicide Culture and Its Influences on Artists 🗓 🗺

Suicide Culture and Its Influences on Artists Wednesday, January 23 at 7:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $15/$10 Japan Society members It’s well documented how prevalent suicide is in Japanese Society. According to a 2017 article in The Japan Times, the suicide rate in Japan is the world’s sixth highest and the second worst among eight … Continue reading Japan Society Lecture: Suicide Culture and Its Influences on Artists 🗓 🗺
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Transforming Origami into Jewelry at Japan Society 🗓 🗺

Precious Papers: Transforming Origami into Jewelry Thursday, January 24 at 6:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $47/$42 members, seniors, and students Are you a fan of folding paper cranes? Take origami to the next level by transforming your paper creations into beautiful jewelry. At this two-hour workshop, origami and paper jewelry designer Jewel Kawataki of PaperCraneHeart will demonstrate … Continue reading Transforming Origami into Jewelry at Japan Society 🗓 🗺