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    • Aroma Space Design: The World of Japanese Scents
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      Aroma Space Design: The World of Japanese Scents

      Tuesday, February 12, 2019

      Megumi Fukatsu, aroma space designer at At Aroma, explores the traditional scents of Japan and their uses, how aromatherapy and interior design can work together, and how to select the right scent for you. Start Video
    • Inside Out/Outside In: Second Nature in Japanese Architecture
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      Inside Out/Outside In: Second Nature in Japanese Architecture

      Thursday, January 31, 2019

      In our climate-shifting world, the traditional Japanese notion of mediating between interior and exterior has re-emerged as an essential concern for contemporary architects. Rome Prize-winning architects Rachely Rotem and Phu Hoang explore this dynamic in their own weather-centric projects. Start Video
    • Anibiz: Anime Business Conference
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      Anibiz: Anime Business Conference

      Thursday, November 15, 2018

      Get the scoop on the latest trends in the world of anime, manga, streaming and more at this professional panel with keynote speaker, Kun Gao, founder of Crunchyroll, the world's largest destination for anime and manga. Start Video
    • Convenience Store Woman: Meet Author Sayaka Murata
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      Convenience Store Woman: Meet Author Sayaka Murata

      Saturday, November 3, 2018

      Join us for an intimate talk with author Sayaka Murata, winner of the prestigious Akutagawa Prize and one of Japan's most highly acclaimed contemporary writers. Start Video
    • Crafting Beer: Traditional Techniques, Modern Brews
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      Crafting Beer: Traditional Techniques, Modern Brews

      Wednesday, October 24, 2018

      At this talk, Joshua M. Bernstein, beer journalist and author of Homebrew World: Discover the Secrets of the World's Leading Homebrewers, traces how Japanese sake techniques and producers are influencing today's beer trends. Start Video
    • Annual Sake Lecture & Tasting: Unorthodox Variations
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      Annual Sake Lecture & Tasting: Unorthodox Variations

      Monday, June 11, 2018

      At Japan Society's 21st Annual Sake Lecture & Tasting event, sake expert John Gauntner explores new, rare, and unorthodox variations in the world of sake. Start Video
    • Designing Mindfulness: Spatial Concepts in Traditional Japanese Architecture
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      Designing Mindfulness: Spatial Concepts in Traditional Japanese Architecture

      Thursday, May 31, 2018

      Yoko Kawai, lecturer at Yale School of Architecture and co-founder of Mirai Work Space, examines how different elements and aspects of traditional Japanese architecture help us focus our awareness on the present moment. Start Video
    • <em>Natto</em>: Japan’s Probiotic Superfood
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      Natto: Japan’s Probiotic Superfood

      Wednesday, May 23, 2018

      Natto, a sticky concoction of fermented soybeans known for its numerous health benefits and distinctive smell and texture, is a staple in Japan. At this talk, microbiologist and natto maker Ann Yonetani, founder of Brooklyn-based NYrture Food, dishes on her favorite ways to prepare natto and breaks down the food science behind this soybean sensation. Start Video
    • <em>Wagashi</em>: Artistic Japanese Sweets
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      Wagashi: Artistic Japanese Sweets

      Wednesday, May 16, 2018

      Delicate, artisanal confections, wagashi are traditionally served as an accompaniment to the tea ceremony. Confectioner Miyuki Hyodo shares the cultural traditions surrounding these uniquely Japanese sweets and gives an on-stage demonstration of the elegant art of wagashi making. Start Video
    • Cool Tokyo: Harajuku, Akihabara and Beyond
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      Cool Tokyo: Harajuku, Akihabara and Beyond

      Tuesday, May 8, 2018

      Sebastian Masuda, visual artist and founder of Harajuku shop 6%DokiDoki, and Abby Denson, comic book artist and author of Cool Tokyo Guide: Adventures in the City of Kawaii Fashion, Train Sushi and Godzilla, help to navigate Tokyo’s vending machines, subway etiquette, hidden treasures, and much more. Start Video

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