Here and There

Here and There

A list of Japan-related events and exhibitions beyond Japan Society.



SAKE Confab: Sake Tasing and Dinner at EN Japanese Brasserie

Thursday, June 30, 6 PM

EN Japanese Brasserie
435 Hudson St., New York, NY 10014

Join us for a fun evening of good food and a carefully selected array of 8 sakes, all of different types and of different prefecture origins. Ticket price includes:

  • family-style dinner
  • a tasting of all 8 sakes
  • bonus servings of 2 of your favorites
  • tax & gratuity
Nick Matsumoto and Takuya Shimomura (aka Sakeman) of Kuramoto US sake consulting will be pouring and talking extensively about the sake being poured, as well as providing insight on the world of sake in general.

Kuramoto US:
JFC International importers:

The sake being featured: - Poochi Poochi sparkling sake (Fukushima) - Kaori Tsuru Crane Junmai Daiginjo (Yamaguchi) - Matsu no Midori Junmai Daiginjo (Kyoto) - Hanagaki Junmai Ginjo (Fukui) - Shichida Junmai Ginjo Nama Genshu (Saga) - Chiyomusubi Tokubetsu Junmai (Tottori) - Suehiro Yamahai Junmai (Fukushima) - Yoshinosugi Tarusake (Nara)

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Sumo Stew

Tuesday, July 19, 8 PM

Brooklyn Brewery
79 N. 11 St, Brooklyn, NY 11249

Sumo Stew takes over The Brooklyn Brewery again! We'll be streaming the match from Japan, while you enjoy bento boxes brought to you by outstanding local chefs. As usual, you'll be served up a hearty, steaming bowl of chankonabe (#SumoStew), and plenty of beer and Japanese spirits to wash it all down. Kanpai!

Price includes 2 drink tickets and a Brooklyn Brewery beer token, with additional drink tokens available for purchase. Event is 21+.

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Asia Contemporary Art Week (ACAW) New York: A Season Long Platform

September 12 — November 18, 2016

As a proud ACAW Consortium Partner, we are pleased to participate in the 11th edition of Asia Contemporary Art Week (ACAW) – A curatorial & educational platform connecting over 40 New York & Asia based art institutions to present cutting-edge exhibitions, innovative projects, provocative dialogues and festivities citywide, culminating in ACAW’s signature program FIELD MEETING Take 4: Thinking Practice and other special events.

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The Japanese Government’s “Cool Japan” Hotline

“Cool Japan” refers to Japanese products, media and culture that non-Japanese people feel are interesting and distinct to Japan. The Japanese Government wishes to learn what is cool to non-Japanese and  work on disseminating these things further in order to deepen cultural exchange. The Cabinet Secretariat welcomes your opinions on  what things are ‘cool’ from the viewpoint of non-Japanese people but unnoticed by Japanese, proposals on how to disseminate “Cool Japan”, and any other proposals to the Japanese Government that may be helpful for the “Cool Japan” strategy. Please note that the Secretariat will not specifically reply to each opinion or proposal received. We appreciate your cooperation.

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