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Apr. 15 - May. 26

日本クラブWEBギャラリー企画展 「海老屋流茶箱」展
監修: 三宅 正洋 (海老屋美術店9代目当主)   
キュレーター: 林 祥子
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Apr. 3,
May 1

kaDON LIVE Concert Series: ”OTO GA TATSU”
kaDON LIVE Concert Series: ”OTO GA TATSU”
Virtual Concert
Virtual concerts with Japanese taiko/fue artist Kaoru Watanabe in collaboration with special guests across four once-a-month shows. Watanabe is a New York-based musician who works regularly with artists such as Yo Yo Ma and Jason Moran, and was a member of the renowned taiko group Kodo. Featured Guests: February - Wu Man, Chinese pipa virtuoso; March - Yuta Sumiyoshi of Kodo; April - tap dancer/painter Tamangoh; May - Kiyohiko Semba, percussion legend, and violinist Kaori Takahashi from Japan.
Admission: $20/concert
WEB: https://kadon.com/
How to buy: https://form.jotform.com/210147258803149
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Apr. 7
3:30 - 5pm

Cultural History of Spanish Speaking People in Japan
Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY
Beginning in 1990, thousands of Spanish speakers emigrated to Japan. "A Cultural History of Spanish Speakers in Japan" by Araceli Tinajero focuses on the intellectuals, literature, translations, festivals, cultural associations, music (bolero, tropical music, and pop, including reggaeton), dance (flamenco, tango and salsa), radio, newspapers, magazines, libraries, and blogs produced in Spanish, in Japan, by Latin Americans and Spaniards who have lived in that country over the last three decades.

Apr. 22

吉屋 敬氏
「『向日葵』はどのようにして生まれ、ゴッホはこの花に何を託したのでしょうか?」(吉屋敬) 日本クラブでは、これまで、オランダ在住のゴッホ研究家である、吉屋敬氏に、幾度かゴッホの足跡を中心にお話を伺いましたが、今回は、「向日葵」に焦点を当てて、最新の情報、報道や事実を踏まえて、吉屋氏の見解を詳述して頂く予定です。
Admission: Free(任意で医療従事者へのお弁当プロジェクトへ寄付)
WEB: https://www.nipponclub.org/
Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UbI2kIrgRTez1_0dSP66SQ
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- Japan Society Talks + -

Apr. 7,

Rusty Kanokogi (left) & Jean Kanokogi (right)
The Fight for Women's Judo: Rusty Kanokogi's Story
Livestream via YouTube
On YouTube at "JapanSocietyNYC" https://www.youtube.com/user/JapanSocietyNYC
Raised in Brooklyn, NY, and trained at the Kodokan Judo Institute in Japan, Rena "Rusty" Kanokogi (née Glickman) is known as the "Mother of Women’s Judo."Rusty dedicated her life to martial arts, and due in great part to her efforts, women’s judo became an official Olympic sport in 1992. Rusty’s daughter, Jean Kanokogi, Ph.D., a 5th-degree black belt in judo, and author of Get Up & Fight: The Memoir of Rena "Rusty" Kanokogi, The Mother of Women's Judo, is keeping her mother’s legacy alive. At this program, Dr. Kanokogi discusses her mother’s fascinating life, and tells the story of how women’s judo became an Olympic sport. Followed by an audience Q&A.
Admission: Free, with a Pay What You Wish option
WEB & Registration: http://www.japansociety.stg.3whst.com/event/the-fight-for-womens-judo-rusty-kanokogi-story

Apr. 22,

Sake Cocktails: Sakura Celebration
Livestream via Zoom
Zoom, registrants will receive a viewing link by email on the day of the event
It's cherry blossom season, and what better way to celebrate Japan's most iconic blossom than with some sakura-themed sake cocktails? At this virtual workshop, Sake Samurai Chris Johnson along with good friend and cocktail wizard Warren Hode, guide participants through mixing original sake cocktail creations inspired by the spring blooms. Each participant will receive recipes for a Cherry Blossom Fizz, Sakura Highball and Ichigo Cocktail to enjoy during the workshop.
Admission: $25/$20 Japan Society members, seniors, & students
WEB & Registration: http://www.japansociety.stg.3whst.com/event/sake-cocktails-sakura-celebration-1

May 4, 11, 18, & 25

Photo (c) Renee Nino de Rivera
Mindfulness through Ikebana: Spring Creations
Online (Japan Society)
Online Course (Zoom)
In our busy world, the Japanese art of ikebana offers a moment of calm. Flower arrangement is an opportunity to practice mindfulness, connect with the natural world, and express your creativity. In this four-session course, you'll learn the fundamentals of Sogetsu-style ikebana, including how to select plant materials, basic techniques to create beautiful arrangements, and the philosophy behind the practice.
Tuition for 4 lessons: $120/$96 members/seniors/students
WEB & Registration: https://www.japansociety.org/event/mindfulness-through-ikebana-spring-creations

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