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    • Boro Textiles: Sustainable Aesthetics
      EXHIBITION

      Boro Textiles: Sustainable Aesthetics

      Friday, March 6 — Sunday, June 14

      Boro (“rags” or “tatters”) are patchwork textiles hand-pieced by peasants in Tohoku. This expansive exhibition rediscovers this traditional handcraft, its history of survival and creative ingenuity, and its continued influence on creative practices today.
    • Enhancing U.S.-Japan Digital & Cyber Collaboration
      LIVE WEBINAR

      Enhancing U.S.-Japan Digital & Cyber Collaboration

      Thursday, May 28, 7:30 PM

       
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    • Learn Japanese: Anime for Beginners
      LANGUAGE COURSE

      Learn Japanese: Anime for Beginners

      Monday, June 1 — Monday, August 3

      Japan Society’s Language Center is offering Learn Japanese: Anime for Beginners, a FREE ten lesson language course structured for high school children of frontline workers, ages 15 and above.
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    • Japanese Textiles: New Perspectives
      MEMBERS-ONLY

      Japanese Textiles: New Perspectives

      Sunday, June 7, 5 PM

      Elizabeth Wilson, co-founder and owner of Asiatica, will be in discussion with Thomas Murray, author of the recently published Textiles of Japan. The virtual conversation, which will center on boro and other Japanese textiles, will be moderated by Dr. Monika Bincsik of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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    • Annual Sake Lecture & Tasting: Sake Etiquette
      LIVE WEBINAR & VIRTUAL TASTING

      Annual Sake Lecture & Tasting: Sake Etiquette

      Thursday, June 11, 6:30 PM

      At Japan Society’s 23rd Annual Sake Lecture and Tasting, sake expert Timothy Sullivan reveals the must-know etiquette and manners for an authentic sake experience. Join us for this live webinar and virtual tasting!
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    • Japan Society 2020 Annual Dinner
      SPECIAL EVENT

      Japan Society 2020 Annual Dinner

      Thursday, June 18, 6:30 PM

       
    • Min Tanaka:<br /><i>I am in a body</i>
      DANCE

      Min Tanaka:
      I am in a body

      Wednesday, June 24, 7:30 PM
      Thursday, June 25, 7:30 PM
      Friday, June 26, 7:30 PM

      Internationally prominent dancer, choreographer and film star Min Tanaka comes to the Society for a month-long residency to perform site-specific pieces in locations across the city and to create a new work developed alongside American performers.

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