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    • Obake Family Day: Spirits of the Misty Sea
      FAMILY PROGRAM

      Obake Family Day: Spirits of the Misty Sea

      Sunday, October 29, 11 AM

      As Halloween approaches, embark on an eerie expedition by land and by sea to reach new frontiers filled with friendly Japanese ghosts and goblins. Discover a spooky world of unparalleled adventure at Japan Society’s Obake Family Day!
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    • Are Rural Communities Doomed? Changemakers Say No!
      INNOVATORS NETWORK

      Are Rural Communities Doomed? Changemakers Say No!

      Monday, October 30, 6:30 PM

      In response to the economic and demographic challenges facing rural communities throughout Japan, entrepreneurial leaders in Japan have responded with bold thinking and innovative solutions. Join us for an engaging discussion with five leading Japanese changemakers: Atsuhisa Emori, Kenji Hayashi, Ryoko SatoTsuyoshi Sekihara, and Junichi Tamura. Moderated by Richard McCarthy, Executive Director, Slow Food USA.

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    • Educator Open House: K-12 Educators and Administrators
      EDUCATOR PROGRAM

      Educator Open House: K-12 Educators and Administrators

      Wednesday, November 1, 4 PM

      Educators who work with students of all ages are invited to explore how Japan Society’s new exhibit Hiroshi Sugimoto: Gates of Paradise can connect with your curriculum and classroom objectives.
    • Rikyu-Enoura
      NEW NOH / PART OF NOH-NOW

      Rikyu-Enoura

      Friday, November 3, 7:30 PM
      Saturday, November 4, 7:30 PM
      Sunday, November 5, 4:30 PM

      Hiroshi Sugimoto, acclaimed visual artist and traditional Japanese arts connoisseur, offers his most recent noh piece. In this new play, the ghost of revered 16th century tea master Sen-no-Rikyu appears to tell the story of his tragic death by forced suicide. Performed in Japanese with English titles.
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    • 2018 Global Economic Outlook: Gaining Momentum or Slowing Down?
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      2018 Global Economic Outlook: Gaining Momentum or Slowing Down?

      Wednesday, November 8, 9 AM

      Economic and political threats are mounting: the Trump administration, China’s looming slowdown, East Asian geopolitical tensions and the sluggish economic reforms in Japan. How should we deal with these challenges and analyze the global economic trends going into 2018?
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    • 110th Anniversary Arts & Culture Bash
      SPECIAL EVENT

      110th Anniversary Arts & Culture Bash

      Wednesday, November 8, 6:30 PM

      Support the Society’s arts & culture programming with a festive evening of live and silent auctions, entertainment and more!
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    • Devotion: A Film About Ogawa Productions
      FILM

      Devotion: A Film About Ogawa Productions

      Saturday, November 11, 4 PM

      A probing documentary about the inner workings of Ogawa Productions by artist and queer cinema pioneer Barbara Hammer. Followed by Q&A with Hammer moderated by documentary filmmaker Kazuhiro Soda.
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    • Sanrizuka – Heta Village
      FILM

      Sanrizuka – Heta Village

      Saturday, November 11, 7 PM

      This meditative sixth documentary film in Ogawa Productions’ “Sanrizuka” series focuses on life in Heta village, the site of violent conflict between police and farmers protesting the construction of Narita International Airport.
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    • Shochu: Japan’s Best Kept Secret
      TALKS+

      Shochu: Japan’s Best Kept Secret

      Tuesday, November 14, 6:30 PM

      Shochu sommelier Stephen Lyman, founder and editor of Kampai.US, takes us on a journey to trace shochu's history from its humble beginnings in the farms of southern Japan to the award-winning drink celebrated in Japan and around the world today.
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    • Young Professionals Network: A Golden Evening
      SPECIAL EVENT

      Young Professionals Network: A Golden Evening

      Wednesday, November 29, 7:30 PM

       
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