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 🗓 🗺
George Takei, They Called Us Enemy, Barnes & Noble, NYC, Japanese Americans, internment, internment camps, WWII, graphic memoir, memoirs, books

Meet George Takei at Barnes & Noble Union Square 🗓 🗺

Meet George Takei at Barnes & Noble Union Square Tuesday, August 13 at 7:00 p.m. Barnes & Noble Union Square – 33 E. 17th Street (between Broadway and Union Square East) Admission: $17.41 Actor, author, and activist George Takei will appear at Barnes & Noble Union Square to celebrate the release of his graphic memoir They Called Us Enemy. The New York Times bestseller is … Continue reading Meet George Takei at Barnes & Noble Union Square 🗓 🗺
Hiroshima, Nagasaki, WWII, atomic bombings, peace, interfaith, Rev. Dr. T. Kenjitsu Nakagaki, Japan Society, NYC, Japan

26th Annual Hiroshima and Nagasaki Peace Commemoration 🗓 🗺

26th Annual Hiroshima and Nagasaki Peace Commemoration Monday, August 5 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: Free (Suggested donation: $20) Rev. Dr. T. Kenjitsu Nakagaki, a Japanese Buddhist priest and president/founder of the Heiwa Peace and Reconciliation Foundation of New York, hosts the 26th Hiroshima and Nagasaki Peace Commemoration. A Hiroshima Peace … Continue reading 26th Annual Hiroshima and Nagasaki Peace Commemoration 🗓 🗺
Hiroshima, Nagasaki, atomic bombings, Japan, NYC, WWII, Hibakusha, peace, anti-nuke, nuclear weapons

Peace Gathering to Commemorate the 74th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 🗓 🗺

Peace Gathering to Commemorate the 74th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Monday, August 5 from noon until 1:00 p.m. In front of the Consulate General of Japan in New York – 299 Park Avenue (at 48th Street) Admission: Free Veterans for Peace-Chapter 34 (NYC), Brooklyn For Peace, Pax Christi Metro NY, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, Peace Action Fund of New York State, Ribbon International, Granny … Continue reading Peace Gathering to Commemorate the 74th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 🗓 🗺
The Firefly, American Buddhist Study Center, WWII, Kamikaze, Ken Takakura, NYC, Japan, film

Screening of WWII Film “The Firefly” at the American Buddhist Study Center 🗓 🗺

The Firefly Saturday, June 1 from 2:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. American Buddhist Study Center Library – 331 Riverside Drive (at 105th Street) Suggested donation: $10/$5 ABSC members The American Buddhist Study Center is hosting a screening of The Firefly, a Japanese film about World War II and remembrance. Starring Japanese film icon Ken Takakura, The Firefly focuses on Kamikaze pilots, the Japanese Special Attack … Continue reading Screening of WWII Film “The Firefly” at the American Buddhist Study Center 🗓 🗺