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Mothra Leaps of Faith: A JETAANY Storytelling Event 🗓 🗺

Mothra Leaps of Faith: A JETAANY Storytelling Event Saturday, February 23 at 7:00 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.) Hostelling International New York City Hostel – 891 Amsterdam Avenue (between 103rd and 104th Streets) Admission: $10 in advance (early bird special until Sunday, February 17)/$12 at the door. The JET Alumni Association of New York (JETAANY) is hosting its first-ever, live storytelling event at the … Continue reading Mothra Leaps of Faith: A JETAANY Storytelling Event 🗓 🗺

Diving into Ukiyo-e with Rakugo Storyteller Katsura Sunshine

The Wave (here, in miniature, a refrigerator magnet purchased at Narita Airport, Japan) is a well-known example of Japanese woodblock prints known as Ukiyo-e. On the walls of art museums worldwide, as well as refrigerators and dormitories, what was created as amusement for the common people in Japan during the Edo Era is appreciated as fine art today. Rakugo, a humorous style of storytelling, was … Continue reading Diving into Ukiyo-e with Rakugo Storyteller Katsura Sunshine