Vangeline Theater, Butoh, avant-garde, NYC, Japan, dance, creative movement, 9/11, Times Square

Butoh Performance on 9/11 in Times Square 🗓

Butoh Performance on 9/11 in Times Square Wednesday, September 11 at 7:00 p.m. Times Square between 46th and 47th Streets Admission: Free Vangeline Theater will lead Butoh dancers and enthusiasts in a public performance in Times Square on 9/11. The performance is dedicated to the victims of the terrorist attacks that took place on that day in 2001. Butoh is the avant-garde performance art movement … Continue reading Butoh Performance on 9/11 in Times Square 🗓
Cha-An, Cha-An Teahouse, bread, baking, cake, kabocha, melonpan, anpan, shokupan, NYC, Japan, desserts

Upcoming Cake and Bread Classes at Cha-An 🗓 🗺

Kabocha Pumpkin Chiffon Cake Class Thursday, September from 6:45 p.m. until 9:15 p.m. OR Wednesday, October 2 from 6:45 p.m. until 9:15 p.m. Cha-An Private Space – 230 E. 9th Street, 3rd Floor Class Fee: $77.18 (includes credit card fee) Norie Uematsu, the head pastry chef at Cha-An Teahouse, will teach you how to make a delicious chiffon cake blended with kabocha pumpkin. Kabocha pumpkin … Continue reading Upcoming Cake and Bread Classes at Cha-An 🗓 🗺
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 🗓 🗺