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Moon Viewing and Bookbinding at Japan Society 🗓 🗺

This Sunday, Japan Society is hosting two family-friendly events that encourage creativity while focusing on the Japanese sense of seasonality. Creative Play: Autumn Moon Viewing (Tsukimi) Sunday, September 15 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $12/$8 members/Free children ages 2 or under and Cool Culture members Play, sing, dance and create! Explore … Continue reading Moon Viewing and Bookbinding at Japan Society 🗓 🗺
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26th Annual Hiroshima and Nagasaki Peace Commemoration 🗓 🗺

26th Annual Hiroshima and Nagasaki Peace Commemoration Monday, August 5 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: Free (Suggested donation: $20) Rev. Dr. T. Kenjitsu Nakagaki, a Japanese Buddhist priest and president/founder of the Heiwa Peace and Reconciliation Foundation of New York, hosts the 26th Hiroshima and Nagasaki Peace Commemoration. A Hiroshima Peace … Continue reading 26th Annual Hiroshima and Nagasaki Peace Commemoration 🗓 🗺
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Master—An Ainu Story with Photographer Adam Isfendiyar at Japan Society 🗓 🗺

Master—An Ainu Story with Photographer Adam Isfendiyar Thursday, May 23 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Japan Society 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: Free Master—An Ainu Story, a photographic documentary by Adam Isfendiyar, tells the story of the Ainu people and the life of Kenji Matsuda, a member of the Ainu community in Hokkaido, Japan’s northernmost prefecture. Isfendiyar’s talk covers … Continue reading Master—An Ainu Story with Photographer Adam Isfendiyar at Japan Society 🗓 🗺
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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” 🗺
Japan Society, NYC, Japan, architecture, climate change

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 🗓 🗺