j Cation for a Day, Taste Japan from Bento Boxes to Dream Pop by Asobi Seksu, NY, April 10
Call it as close as you get to experiencing many facets of Japan without catching a plane to Narita.
Lots to love in this j Cation not a Stay-cation in New York on April 10, 2009.
Doors open around 12:30 PM.
Day-long event is taking over the Japan Society's theater, gallery, lounge, and classrooms.
Menu for first ever j-Cation includes movies, music, manga, calligraphy and food of course.
Here are a few tasty morsels:
SHORT & SWEET
Single-Serving Language Classes
1:15 pm, 2:15 pm, 3:15 pm, 4:15 pm, 5:15 pm
Order like a pro in a Japanese restaurant after taking our 45-minute Restaurant Japanese workshop.
Japanese Calligraphy (Shodo) Classes
2 pm, 2:25 pm, 3:15 pm, 3:40 pm, 4:30 pm, 4:55 pm
Learn from master calligrapher Masako Inkyo how to use a brush and ink to write tasty words in Japanese.
Manga Artist Hiroki Otsuka
11 am-5 pm
Meet Japan Society Gallery's Mangaka-in-Residence Hiroki Otsuka.
Nippon Eiga Series at j-CATION
Flavor of Happiness
(Shiawase no Kaori)
Feast your eyes on Edible Cinema! j-CATION presents the NYC premiere of Flavor of Happiness, a heart-warming, mouth-watering drama.
The delicious sounds of the Brooklyn-based dream-pop band, with opening act Me & Mars.
A concert by Brooklyn-based dream-pop band Asobi Seksu (colloquial Japanese for "playful sex"), with an opening set by Me & Mars.
Day concludes with DJ AKI from 11:30 PM to 1 AM.
Since there is no advance booking for this event here is some ticketing info:
j-Cationing in New York for Tokyo Thursdays # 134
Previously: Korean Moonshine, Makgeolli, Is Tokyo It Drink