Isaac Shapiro, Strand, Rare Book Room, NYC, Japan, WWII, Edokko, memoirs

“Edokko” Author Isaac Shapiro to Speak at Strand 🗓 🗺

Isaac Shapiro: Edokko Friday, August 3 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Strand’s Rare Book Room – 828 Broadway and 12th Street, 3rd Floor Admission: $24 with one signed copy of the book/$15 with gift card In 1926, professional musicians Constantine Shapiro, born in Moscow in 1896 and Lydia Chernetsky (Odessa, 1905) met and married in Berlin, Germany, after their respective families had suffered continuous … Continue reading “Edokko” Author Isaac Shapiro to Speak at Strand 🗓 🗺
The Century Foundation, NYC, Think.Drink.Mingle, Densho, Tom Ikeda, WWII, American policy, immigration, incarceration, NYCLU, Make the Road, NYC Mayor's Office, think tank, Muslim Ban, family separation

Us vs. Them: Interrupting the Cycle of Fear in American Policy 🗓 🗺

Us vs. Them: Interrupting the Cycle of Fear in American Policy Tuesday, July 24 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The Century Foundation – 1 Whitehall Street (between Stone and Bridge Streets), 15th Floor Admission: Free From the incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII to Trump-era initiatives such as the Muslim Ban and family separation, American policy has too often framed immigrants, people of color, … Continue reading Us vs. Them: Interrupting the Cycle of Fear in American Policy 🗓 🗺
Roppongi Male Chorus ZIG-ZAG, Carnegie Hall, concert, music, The Last Message, WWII, Japan, NYC, Shigeaki Saegusa, Naoto Otomo, Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, UN Singers, peace

Roppongi Male Chorus ZIG-ZAG to Perform “The Last Message” at Carnegie Hall 🗓 🗺

Featured artwork by Hiroshi Senju Roppongi Male Chorus ZIG-ZAG to Perform The Last Message Friday, June 8 at 8:00 p.m. Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall – W. 57th Street and 7th Avenue Admission: $20-$50 Roppongi Male Chorus ZIG-ZAG (ROKUDAN) presents the U.S. Premiere of The Last Message at Carnegie Hall. Written by award-winning Japanese composer Shigeaki Saegusa and performed by Roppongi Male … Continue reading Roppongi Male Chorus ZIG-ZAG to Perform “The Last Message” at Carnegie Hall 🗓 🗺
A Bitter Legacy, Claudia Katayanagi, documentary, American Buddhist Study Center, NYC, Japanese Americans, WWII, incarceration, JAANY

Screening of “A Bitter Legacy,” a Documentary about Japanese American WWII Incarceration, at American Buddhist Study Center 🗓 🗺

A Bitter Legacy Sunday, June 10 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. American Buddhist Study Center Library – 331 Riverside Drive (3rd floor) Suggested Donation: $10/$5 members The American Buddhist Study Center will host the New York premiere screening of Claudia Katayanagi’s award-winning documentary based on the Japanese American incarceration camps and secret prisons for US citizen “troublemakers” during WWII. These Citizen Isolation Centers are … Continue reading Screening of “A Bitter Legacy,” a Documentary about Japanese American WWII Incarceration, at American Buddhist Study Center 🗓 🗺
Fred T. Korematsu, Karen Korematsu, Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution, NYC, Japan, Japanese Americans, WWII, incarceration, JACL

The Road to Establishing Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution: An Evening with Karen Korematsu 🗓

The Road to Establishing Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution Tuesday, June 5 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Private residence in Manhattan (Exact address will be provided with RSVP confirmation) Suggested Donation: $25 The New York chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL-NY) and the Korematsu Institute are co-sponsoring an evening to celebrate the recent establishment of an annual … Continue reading The Road to Establishing Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution: An Evening with Karen Korematsu 🗓