Operetta “Jyo En” Part of MuSE Sounds of Arts Festival 2019 ?? ??

Jyo En Sunday, November 24 at 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. The Secret Theatre – 44-02 23rd Street, Long Island City Admission: General Admission $15 advance/$20 at the door; Seniors and Students with ID $12 advance / $14 at the door Jyo en is an original operetta performed in a style influenced by traditional Japanese theatre. Set in Edo Period, the plight of a young … Continue reading Operetta “Jyo En” Part of MuSE Sounds of Arts Festival 2019 ?? ??

Local Kenjinkai to Present “Concert for Nagano” at JAA ?? ??

Concert for Nagano Sunday, November 24 at 2:00 p.m. (doors open at 1:30 p.m.) The Japanese American Association of New York, Inc. – 49 West 45th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), 11th Floor Admission: $50 The Nagano Prefectural Association in NY is presenting “Concert for Nagano” a benefit to raise money in support of those affected by Typhoon Hagibis. The category 5 typhoon—number 19 … Continue reading Local Kenjinkai to Present “Concert for Nagano” at JAA ?? ??

Manga Research and Reading Network to Discuss “Seinen Manga” ?? ??

Manga Research and Reading Network (MaRRN) Meeting Thursday, November 21 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:30pm for drink and food orders) RESOBOX Long Island City – 41-26 27th Street, Long Island City Admission: One minimum order of a drink or food from the RESOBOX café At the fifth meeting of the Manga Research and Reading Network (MaRRN), the group welcomes special … Continue reading Manga Research and Reading Network to Discuss “Seinen Manga” ?? ??

Japanese Author Hiroko Oyamada to Make NYC Appearances ?? ??

Hiroko Oyamada New York Book Tour Thursday, November 21 at 7:00 p.m. 192 Books – 192 Tenth Avenue (between 21st and 22nd Streets) Admission: Free Friday, November 22 from 1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. The Great Room at New York University – 19 University Place (at E. 8th Street) Admission: Free Saturday, November 23 from 2:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. Kinokuniya New York – 1073 … Continue reading Japanese Author Hiroko Oyamada to Make NYC Appearances ?? ??

“Koshien: Japan’s Field of Dreams” Documents Japanese Baseball Phenomenon ?? ??

Koshien: Japan’s Field of Dreams Tuesday, November 12 at 9:30 p.m. Cinépolis Chelsea – 260 W. 23rd Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues) Admission: $19/$17 seniors and children Baseball is life for the die-hard competitors in Koshien, Japan’s national high school baseball championship, whose alumni include current MLB star Shohei Ohtani and former Yankee Hideki Matsui. As popular as America’s World Series, the stakes are … Continue reading “Koshien: Japan’s Field of Dreams” Documents Japanese Baseball Phenomenon ?? ??