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Saturday, March 9 — Sunday, June 9Edo Pop playfully juxtaposes classic ukiyo-e prints from such masters as Katsushika Hokusai and Utagawa Hiroshige with contemporary works inspired by these artists and their works.
Wednesday, May 29, 6 PMThe challenges that the world faces today are diverse and complex, from nuclear disarmament and terrorism to human rights and sustainable development. Ambassador Tsuneo Nishida discusses Japan’s engagement with the United Nations and its role in today’s global governance.
Monday, June 3, 6:30 PMJapan Society's Annual Dinner will be held on June 3, 2013.
Wednesday, June 5, 7:30 PMFor the first time ever, revered Hawaiian taiko master Kenny Endo joins forces with Japan’s trad-pop musical virtuoso Hiromitsu Agatsuma on tsugaru-shamisen for an unforgettable evening in their much-anticipated return to the Japan Society stage.
Saturday, June 8 — Sunday, June 16Explore Japanese woodcut techniques practiced by ukiyo-e masters in this four-part weekend workshop series led by Yasuyuki Shibata. Learn to sharpen and use carving tools, prepare and carve wood blocks, and hand print.
Thursday, June 13, 6:30 PMThis lecture explores the importance of koji as a foundation of Japanese cuisine and gives tips on how to use shio koji to enrich flavor in daily cooking. The lecture is followed by a cooking demonstration and tasting reception.
Sunday, July 14, 2 PMThis afternoon program introduces Japan's famous Tanabata legends (Hikoboshi and Orihime) through storytelling and crafts-making. Participants will learn how to make paper ornaments and their own tanzaku, thin paper strips for writing wishes, to decorate bamboo branches.
Monday, August 19 — Saturday, August 24
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