Ishiuchi Miyako, Fergus McCaffrey, photography, art exhibition, NYC, Japan, Hiroshima, Yokosuka, WWII, US occupation

Ishiuchi Miyako Exhibition at Fergus McCaffrey 🗓 🗺

Ishiuchi Miyako Thursday, September 5 through Saturday, October 19 Opening Reception: Thursday, September 5 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Fergus McCaffrey – 514 W. 26th Street (between 10th and 11th Avenues) Admission: Free Fergus McCaffrey, an art gallery internationally recognized for its promotion of postwar Japanese and seminal western artists, announces its representation of Japanese photographer Ishiuchi Miyako with an exhibition. The exhibition encompasses … Continue reading Ishiuchi Miyako Exhibition at Fergus McCaffrey 🗓 🗺
Japanese nail art, Japanese manicure, manicures, Studio L, Erina Yoshida, salon, NYC, Japan, Calgel

The Beauty of Japanese Nail Art

For a recording of a recent episode of The Big Root, a podcast I co-host and co-produce with Toshiki Nakashige, I had the pleasure of interviewing Erina Yoshida of Beauty by Sunrise. Our chosen Japanese-related activity—something Toshiki and I do with each episode—was to chat with Erina while she was getting a Japanese manicure. We went to Studio L, a Japanese nail salon in the … Continue reading The Beauty of Japanese Nail Art
Senri Oe, Senri Oe Trio, Birdland Jazz, jazz, music, concert, NYC, Japan

Senri Oe Trio at Birdland Jazz 🗓 🗺

Senri Oe Trio with Art Hoenig and Matt Clohesy Sunday, September 8 at 7:00 p.m. (Doors open at 5:30 p.m.) Birdland Jazz Club – 315 W. 44th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues) Admission: $30 tale seating/$20 bar seating Brooklyn-based Japanese jazz pianist Senri Oe will premiere the Senri Oe Trio at Birdland Jazz. The trio, featurug drummer Ari Hoenig and bassist Matt Clohesy, will … Continue reading Senri Oe Trio at Birdland Jazz 🗓 🗺
Monday Michiru, Joe's Pub, NYC, Japan, jazz, concert, music

Monday Michiru Birthday Live at Joe’s Pub 🗓 🗺

Monday Michiru Birthday Live at Joe’s Pub Friday, August 30 at 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:00 p.m.) Joe’s Pub – 425 Lafayette Street Admission: $18 Monday Michiru, so named to reflect both her Japanese and American-Italian heritages, started her music endeavors by studying classical flute. Later, she expanded to singing and songwriting. She is the daughter of famed jazz musicians Toshiko Akiyoshi and Charlie … Continue reading Monday Michiru Birthday Live at Joe’s Pub 🗓 🗺
Keiko Fujii Dance Company, Gibney, Kenny Endo, taiko, dance, performing arts, Japan, NYC

Keiko Fujii Dance Company at Gibney 🗓 🗺

Keiko Fujii Dance Company Thursday, September 18 through Saturday, September 21 from 8:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center – 280 Broadway (entrance at 53A Chambers Street) Admission: $15 in advance/$20 at the door The Keiko Fujii Dance Company of Osaka, Japan, returns to New York with the US premiere of Fujii’s Tamashii No Tibiki II (Soul Vibrations). It is an ensemble … Continue reading Keiko Fujii Dance Company at Gibney 🗓 🗺