Erika Matsuo, jazz, Jazz at Kitano, The Kitano Hotel, NYC, Japan

ERIKA MATSUO Birthday Bash at Jazz at Kitano 🗓 🗺

ERIKA MATSUO Birthday Bash Thursday, January 24 at 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Jazz at Kitano – 66 Park Avenue (at E. 38th Street) Cover: $18 with a $20 minimum for food and beverage Jazz at Kitano hosts New York-based Japanese jazz singer Erika Matsuo for two sets. Matsuo burst onto the international jazz scene in 2010 with her self-produced album Obsession, a sensual sojourn … Continue reading ERIKA MATSUO Birthday Bash at Jazz at Kitano 🗓 🗺
CATCH US Performing Arts, arts, performing arts, nonprofits, NYC, Japan, OPERA America, Masayo Ishigure, Ka-Na, Yusaku Komori, Taisan Tanaka

CATCH US PERFORMING ARTS Grand Opening Gala 🗓 🗺

CATCH US PERFORMING ARTS Grand Opening Gala Monday, January 21 from 7:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. OPERA America – 330 7th Avenue (between 28th and 29th Streets), 7th Floor Admission: $30 in advance/$35 at the door To celebrate the launch of CATCH US PERFORMING ARTS, the new 501(c) (3), non-profit organization will hold a grand opening gala. It will be the first fundraising event for … Continue reading CATCH US PERFORMING ARTS Grand Opening Gala 🗓 🗺
origami, jewelry, origami jewelry, Jewel Kawataki, Japan Society, NYC, Japan, crafts

Transforming Origami into Jewelry at Japan Society 🗓 🗺

Precious Papers: Transforming Origami into Jewelry Thursday, January 24 at 6:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $47/$42 members, seniors, and students Are you a fan of folding paper cranes? Take origami to the next level by transforming your paper creations into beautiful jewelry. At this two-hour workshop, origami and paper jewelry designer Jewel Kawataki of PaperCraneHeart will demonstrate … Continue reading Transforming Origami into Jewelry at Japan Society 🗓 🗺
Masayo Ishigure, koto, traditional Japanese instruments, classical music, tea ceremony, matcha, Setsugekka, East Village, NYC, Japan

Music Lecture and Performance by Koto Master Masayo Ishigure 🗓 🗺

Music Lecture and Performance by Koto Master Masayo Ishigure Sunday, January 20 from 11:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Setsugekka East Village – 74 E. 7th Street (between First and Second Avenues) Admission: $45 Koto is the theme of the next event to be held at Setsugekka, a charming tea shop I the East Village. Renowned koto master Masayo Ishigure will give a lecture and perform, … Continue reading Music Lecture and Performance by Koto Master Masayo Ishigure 🗓 🗺
Japanese New Year, Brooklyn Japanese American Family Association, BJAFA, Brooklyn, NYC, Japan, New Year, Oshogatsu, mochitsuki, Samurai Sword Soul, Ryu-Kaji, Kaoru Watanabe Taiko Center, Taisan Tanaka, origami, shogi, kabuki

Brooklyn Japanese New Year Festival 🗓 🗺

Brooklyn Japanese New Year Festival Monday, January 21 from noon until 4:00 p.m. ROULETTE – 509 Atlantic Avenue (corner of Atlantic and 3rd Avenues), Brooklyn Admission: $15/$8 children (in advance), $18/$10 children (at the door)/Free children two and under Celebrate the Year of the Boar in Brooklyn at this Japanese-style event for the entire family. The Brooklyn Japanese American Family Association presents a special New … Continue reading Brooklyn Japanese New Year Festival 🗓 🗺