A Whale of a Tale, The Cove, documentary, whaling, whaling industry, dolphins, Taiji, Japan, NYC, Asia Society, Japan Society, Quad Cinema, Kickstarter, Megumi Sasaki

Kickstarter Campaign for “A Whale of a Tale” Enters Final Days, Film Opens August 17 at Quad Cinema 🗺

There are a few days remaining in the Kickstarter campaign for A Whale of a Tale, a documentary film by New York-based Japanese filmmaker Megumi Sasaki (Herb & Dorothy). A Whale of a Tale is about the sleepy fishing town of Taiji, Japan, which suddenly found itself in the worldwide media spotlight after The Cove, a documentary denouncing the town’s longstanding whale- and dolphin-hunting traditions, … Continue reading Kickstarter Campaign for “A Whale of a Tale” Enters Final Days, Film Opens August 17 at Quad Cinema 🗺
JAPAN CUTS, Japan Society, film festivals, Japanese cinema, NYC, Japan, movies, Kirin Kiki, Ramen Shop, Mori The Artist's Habitat, Hanagatami

Japan Society Unleashes Its 12th Annual JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film 🗓 🗺

JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film Thursday, July 19 through Sunday, July 29 Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between First and Second Avenues) Admission: $15/$12 seniors and students/$10 Japan Society members $21/$18/$16 for July 19 screening of Ramen Shop and July 26 screening of Mori, The Artist’s Habitat Film Pass: Purchase tickets for at least 3 different films in the same transaction … Continue reading Japan Society Unleashes Its 12th Annual JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film 🗓 🗺
Shirotama Hitsujiya, NYC, Japan, Asia, Japan Society, playwrights, Vietnam, immigration, women in theater, AJOKAI, Southeast Asia

Japan Society Presents a Public Forum on Theater, Women, and Immigration 🗓 🗺

“Rest in Peace, New York.” A Public Forum on Theater, Women and Immigration Monday, May 14 at 7:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 East 47th Street (between First and Second Avenues) Admission: $10/$8 Japan Society members Japan Society welcomes back Shirotama Hitsujiya, internationally known performance artist, artistic director of the experimental theater company YUBIWA Hotel, and founder of AJOKAI (Asian Women Performing Arts Collective), for … Continue reading Japan Society Presents a Public Forum on Theater, Women, and Immigration 🗓 🗺
Sebastian Masuda, Abby Denson, Cool Tokyo, Harajuku, Akihabara, Japan, NYC, Japan Society, travel, kawaii

Cool Tokyo: Harajuku, Akihabara and Beyond – Ticket Giveaway! 🗓 🗺

Cool Tokyo: Harajuku, Akihabara and Beyond – Ticket Giveaway! Tuesday, May 8 at 6:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between First and Second Avenues) Admission: $14/$11 Japan Society members, seniors, and students. Or FREE to one lucky winner! Tickets are still available for Japan Society’s Talk+ Program’s upcoming event Cool Tokyo: Harajuku, Akihabara and Beyond. But we have one ticket to give away … Continue reading Cool Tokyo: Harajuku, Akihabara and Beyond – Ticket Giveaway! 🗓 🗺
whisky, Japanese whisky, Dave Broom, Japan Society, NYC, Japan, The Way of Whisky, The Daily Beast

Japan Society Presents Talk About Japanese Whisky 🗓 🗺

The Way of Whisky Thursday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between First and Second Avenues) Admission: $14/$11 Japan Society members, seniors, and students What makes Japanese whisky “Japanese”? That is the question award-winning author and whisky expert Dave Broom set out to answer in his book, The Way of Whisky: A Journey Around Japanese Whisky. Broom’s journey took … Continue reading Japan Society Presents Talk About Japanese Whisky 🗓 🗺