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   Performing Arts & Films

Feb. 29-Mar. 8


One Green Bottle
Ellen Stewart Theatre at La MaMa
66 East 4th Street, New York
An absurdist gender-bending farce, One Green Bottle artfully illustrates our current selfie society’s relationship with consumerism and modern technology through one night in the life of a disordered family on the road to ruin.
One Green Bottle stars Hideki Noda(Artistic Director of the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre) with Lilo Baur and Glyn Pritchard. The English translation is adapted by Will Sharpe and features music based on Japanese Noh and Kabuki traditions, performed by Genichiro Tanaka.
ADMISSION: $35 Tickets; $30 Student/Senior Tickets(+$1Facility Fee)
WEB: http://lamama.org/one-green-bottle/

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   Exhibitions

Jan. 23-Feb. 5


花も嵐もお彫刻 Wood Sculptures by Takaoki Tajima
The Nippon Gallery at The Nippon Club
145 West 57th St., 7th Fl., New York
日本で大人気の彫刻家・田島享央己(たじま たかおき)氏制作による約50点のユーモラスで可愛らしい木彫の生き物たちを展観します。また、1月25日(土)の午後1時半~3時半まで、田島氏指導によるお彫刻ワークショップを開催する予定です。Around 50 humorous and lovely wood carving creatures created by the very popular sculptor in Japan, Takaoki Tajima, will be exhibited. A sculpture workshop will be held on January 25 (Sat.) from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm under the instruction of Mr. Tajima.
ADMISSION: Free
WEB: https://www.nipponclub.org
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   Music

Feb. 22 at 7pm,
Feb. 23 at 5pm


Noriko Koide, Chiku Komiya (photo: Ryu Furusawa), and Seiji Choki
Music From Japan 45th Anniversary Festival 2020
Volvo Hall(2nd Floor), Scandinavia House
58 Park Ave (37th-38th Street), New York
For the 45th Anniversary Festival, the Fifth Artist Residency, Music From Japan invites musicologist Seiji Choiki(長木誠司) and composer Noriko Koide to New York City for a Weekend of Concerts, Lectures, and Forums.

On Saturday, February 22, at 7:00pm, The Works of Noriko Koide[小出稚子個展] will feature highlights from the composer’s oeuvre spanning nearly 20 years. Two works will include the koto, a Japanese traditional instrument.
On Sunday, February 23, at 5:30pm, (Title), curated by Japanese musicologist Seiji Choki(長木誠司) includes work by six composers. A new MFJ-commissioned piece written by Chiku Komiya(小宮知久)will receive its world premiere.
ADMISSION: $20 ($25 at the door)
WEB: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4446560
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   Lectures

Jan. 28,
6pm


2020 Global Risk Landscape: What Lies Ahead?
Japan Society
333 East 47th Street, New York
With societies and technologies continuing to evolve, understanding and addressing emerging risks is more critical than ever. Which global risks will be increasing in 2020? What are the greatest risks that businesses and governments need to monitor and address? In this program, speakers share their insights on the global risk landscape and the most pressing issues facing the world in 2020.
ADMISSION: Non-members:$20; Corporate members: Free
WEB: https://www.japansociety.org/
For more information, please contact the Business and Policy Program at 212-715-1208 or email register@japansociety.org.

Feb. 5, 6PM
6pm


The Future of Digital Currencies: Libra & Beyond
Japan Society
333 East 47th Street, New York
Financial institutions are considering adopting digital currencies or even establishing their own. Facebook recently jumped onto the cryptocurrency bandwagon, announcing the rollout of Libra in 2020. Are digital currencies the future of money? In this program, speakers weigh in on the current cryptocurrency landscape, Facebook’s Libra, and the future of digital currencies.
ADMISSION: Non-members:$20; Corporate members: Free, up to designated number of tickets;
WEB: https://www.japansociety.org/
For more information, please contact the Business and Policy Program at 212-715-1208 or email register@japansociety.org.

Feb. 20,
6pm


Overcoming Mountains: Mindfulness as a Leadership Practice for Anyone
Japan Society
333 East 47th Street, New York
To be more effective, influential CEOs practice mindfulness to make the most of their intense daily routines. Mindfulness opens up the possibility of enjoying a higher level of inner freedom, creating wiser choices, and developing a more focused and flexible mind, not to mention a greater level of well-being.
Join us on a journey towards enlightenment with widely respected priest Dai Ajari Ryojun Shionuma and pioneer in teaching self-management to executives Jeremy Hunter.
ADMISSION: Non-members:$20; Corporate members: Free, up to designated number of tickets; additional tickets $15; Individual members at Patron Circle level and above: $15; Academic and government: $15;
WEB: https://www.japansociety.org/
For more information, please contact the Business and Policy Program at 212-715-1208 or email register@japansociety.org.
- Columbia Business School Lectures -

Feb. 5,
6-7:30pm




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Knocking Down Walls
#1501, International Affairs Bldg, Columbia University
420 West 118th Street, New York
(Full event title) Knocking Down Walls: Making Japanese Companies Responsive to Their Shareholders

Speakers:Ken Hokugo '93, Director, Head of Corporate Governance; Director, Hedge Fund Investments, Pension Fund Association of Japan; Tim Laurie, Investment Analyst, Fir Tree Partners; Tsuyoshi Maruki, President & CEO, Strategic Capital, Inc.; Howard Smith, Portfolio Manager, Japanese Equities, Indus Capital Partners

Feb. 13,
12:30-1:45pm




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Servant Leadership
Room 140, Uris Hall, Columbia Business School
3022 Broadway, New York
Featuring:
Timothy E. Sander, Executive Vice President; Chief Administrative Officer; General Manager of Legal & Compliance Group and Human Resources Group, Sumitomo Corporation of Americas

Moderator:
Hugh Patrick, Chairman, CJEB

Feb. 20,
1-6pm




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Japan Economic Seminar
Feldberg Space, Warren Hall, Columbia Business School
1125 Amsterdam Ave, New York
Papers to be discussed
“Meritocracy and Its Discontents: Evidence from Centralizing and Decentralizing School Admissions,” “Does Trade-originated Income Shock Mobilize Higher Backlash Against Free Trade?”“Spatially Uneven Pace of Deindustrialization within A Country,” and “Low Rates and Bank Loan Supply: Theory and Evidence from Japan”

Feb. 25,
12:30 - 1:45pm



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The Invisible Minority
Room 303, Uris Hall, Columbia University
3022 Broadway, New York
The Invisible Minority: Are Asians Under-Represented in Leadership Positions in the United States?

Featuring: Jackson G. Lu PhD '18, Mitsui Career Development Assistant Professor, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Moderator: Yumiko Shimabukuro, Director, Urban and Social Policy Program, School of International & Public Affairs; Faculty Advisor, Empowering Asian Women, Columbia University
Note: This seminar is off the record.
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   Others
- Japan Society Talks+ -

Jan. 27,
5pm



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Japanese Self-Care: Me-byo
Japan Society
333 East 47th Street, New York
It's no surprise that places like Japan's Kanagawa region have become hotspots for the growing trend of health tourism, as travelers seek out resources to improve their well-being. At this talk, Wataru Kasahara from the International Tourism Division in Kanagawa, Dr. Rai Shimoyama, from internationally accredited Shonan Kamakura General Hospital and Dr. Hideki Katano, founder of Venex Co. recovery-ware, explain how to lead a healthy lifestyle through me-byo.
Admission: $15/$12 members, seniors & students
WEB: https://www.japansociety.org/

Jan. 27,
6:30pm



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Kamakura Zen: A Samurai Legacy
Japan Society
333 East 47th Street, New York
Home to over 60 Buddhist temples, as well as the towering Great Buddha statue, Kamakura is the heart of Zen in Japan. Practiced by samurai and statesmen in Japan's feudal era, Zen Buddhism is still widely practiced today, and can focus the mind and calm the body. At this program, Rev. Eon Asahina, comes from Kamakura to share his wisdom. He is joined by Pamela D. Winfield, who will illuminate the unique history and culture of Zen in Kamakura.
Admission: $15/$12 members, seniors & students
WEB: https://www.japansociety.org/

Feb. 6,
6:30pm



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Functional & Alluring: Japanese Bamboo Art
Japan Society
333 East 47th Street, New York
Used to create baskets and other everyday products, as well as contemporary and traditional artwork, beppu take kogei, or bamboo weaving, is a craft with deep traditional roots. Beppu City, in Oita Prefecture, is known for skill in the craft and the superior variety of local bamboo. At this talk, master bamboo craftsmen Kenichi Otani and Takayuki Shimizu will create a large shikainami basket. They are joined by Yasuhiro Nagano, Mayor of Beppu City and Satoru Nakajima of Sestante Japan.
Admission: $15/$12 members, seniors & students
WEB: https://www.japansociety.org/

Feb. 26,
6:30pm



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Japanese Tea Ceremony: Omotesenke
Japan Society
333 East 47th Street, New York
The Japanese art of tea ceremony is a time-honored tradition still widely practiced today, but with so many tools and so much etiquette, learning this beautiful practice can seem daunting. At our workshop, an instructor from the Omotesenke Domonkai Eastern Region USA school of tea ceremony will guide guests through the delicate steps of a traditional tea ceremony in a casual setup.
Admission: $47/$42 members, seniors & students
WEB: https://www.japansociety.org/
- Japan Society Family Program -

Jan. 26,
1-4pm




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Oshogatsu: New Year's Celebration
Japan Society
333 East 47th Street, New York
Celebrate the New Year Japanese-style with our Oshogatsu event filled with the traditional activities of rice pounding, calligraphy, lion dancing and more! After trying your hand at different crafts and activities, watch a taiko drumming performance at 1:30 or 2:30 pm, then join a taiko mini workshop. With activities for the whole family, you are sure to ring in the New Year with great joy!
Admission: $18/$10 individual & corporate members
WEB: https://www.japansociety.org/

Feb. 9,
1-2pm




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Setsubun (Bean Throwing)
Japan Society
333 East 47th Street, New York
Families will join in one of the favorite traditions of Japanese children – welcoming spring by scaring away ogres – by throwing soybeans at them! Children will dress their parents and caregivers up like ogres (oni), then dance before the bean-throwing begins.
Admission: $12/$8 members
WEB: https://www.japansociety.org/

Feb. 9,
2:30-4pm



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Family Workshop: Colorful Suminagashi: Paper Marbling Designs
Japan Society
333 East 47th Street, New York
Explore the unpredictability of suminagashi or “floating ink.” Each piece made is unique – as the ink is dropped into water and swirled around there’s no telling what design you’ll create! Participants will have a chance to explore this technique and turn their paper creations into fun crafts!
Admission: $15/ $8 members
WEB: https://www.japansociety.org/

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