Rimpa, Edo Visuals and Sakai Hoitsu, Talk of Town in Japan and Culture of 4 Seasons, Japan Society, Dec.13
Looking for an alternative to end of the year work holiday parties, add Japan and Culture of 4 Seasons, Nature, Literature & the Arts an introduction to Rimpa, Edo visual culture and Sakai Hōitsu's birds and flowers of the twelve months by Haruo Shirane at Japan Society in New York on December 13, 2012 at 6 PM. Haruo Shirane is Shincho Professor of Japanese Literature (Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures) at Columbia University....
As Myanmar is opening its doors to the rest of the world, Burma, Rivers of Flavor (Artisan Books, October 2012) by Naomi Duguid takes us on a tour of the country and its cuisine. This book landed on my desk earlier this week and I have not yet found time to follow Naomi on her travels to Rakhine State (near Bangladesh) and Kachin State (up north). I did fall under the spell of a few...