Erika Matsuo, Erika Matsuo Quintet, Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3, Rockwood, NYC, Japan, jazz

ERIKA MATSUO Quintet to Perform at Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3 🗓 🗺

ERIKA MATSUO Quintet Sunday, December 16 from 8:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3 – 185 Orchard Street (between E. Houston and Stanton Streets) Admission: $15 cover (two-drink minimum) New York-based Japanese jazz singer Erika Matsuo burst onto the international jazz scene in 2010 with her self-produced album Obsession, a sensual sojourn through American, Brazilian, and original songs, which was hailed by … Continue reading ERIKA MATSUO Quintet to Perform at Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3 🗓 🗺
kazari maki-zushi, sushi, decorative sushi, RESOBOX, NYC, Japan, holiday workshop, Santa, penguin

Make Kazari Maki-Zushi at RESOBOX East Village 🗓

RESOBOX Kazari Maki-Zushi Workshop Tuesday, December 18 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. RESOBOX East Village – 91 E. 3rd Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $60 For more information, please visit RESOBOX’s website. Get in the holiday spirit and make your own adorable sushi! Kazari Maki-Zushi is a patterned or decorative sushi that is derived from several sushi techniques such as Saiku sushi … Continue reading Make Kazari Maki-Zushi at RESOBOX East Village 🗓
Fukumitsuya, Fukumitsuya Sake Brewery, sake, sake tasting, NYC, Japan, Kanazawa, Minoru's Sake Shop, Landmark Wine and Spirits, KAGATOBI, holidays

KAGATOBI Sake Winter Tasting Event at Landmark Wine and Spirits 🗓

KAGATOBI Winter Tasting Event Friday, December 14 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Minoru’s Sake Shop at Landmark Wine and Spirits – 167 W. 23rd Street (bet 6th and 7th Avenues) Admission: Free Fukumitsuya Sake Brewery, Kanazawa’s oldest existing brewery, is holding its final tasting event of the year at Minoru’s Sake Shop inside Landmark Wine and Spirits. The brewery will introduce KAGATOBI’s Sennichi-Kakoi, a … Continue reading KAGATOBI Sake Winter Tasting Event at Landmark Wine and Spirits 🗓
Never-Ending Man, Hayao Miyazaki, Studio Ghibli, NYC, Japan, anime, animation, GKIDS, documentary, #MiyazakiDoc, Kaku Arakawa

Miyazaki Documentary to Screen for Two Nights in NYC 🗓

Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki  Thursday, December 13 and Tuesday, December 18 Various theaters (see below) Admission: $12.50 Although esteemed Academy Award®-winning film director and animator Hayao Miyazaki suddenly announced his retirement in 2013 at the age of 72, he can’t shake his burning desire to create. After an encounter with young CGI animators, Miyazaki embarks on a new project to use CGI for the first time ever. But the artist, who has … Continue reading Miyazaki Documentary to Screen for Two Nights in NYC 🗓
Umetsugu Inoue, Nikkatsu, films, Japanese cinema, Japan Society, Japan, NYC, Yujiro Ishihara, jazz

Japan Society to Celebrate Filmmaker Umetsugu Inoue 🗓 🗺

Umetsugu Inoue: Japan’s Music Man Saturday, December 15 and Sunday, December 16 Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $14/$11 seniors and students/$10 Japan Society members This weekend Japan Society presents three of Nikkatsu’s newly subtitled, full-color classics by prolific and versatile filmmaker Umetsugu Inoue. Inoue worked across a wide range of genres throughout his long career and made … Continue reading Japan Society to Celebrate Filmmaker Umetsugu Inoue 🗓 🗺