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    • Hiroshi Sugimoto: Gates of Paradise

      Hiroshi Sugimoto: Gates of Paradise

      Friday, October 20 — Sunday, January 7

      This fall, explore one of the earliest, and largely unknown, encounters between Japan and the West in the 16th century, as seen through the eyes of artist Hiroshi Sugimoto.
    • Architecture of Time: Enoura Observatory, Where Consciousness & Memory Originate

      Architecture of Time: Enoura Observatory, Where Consciousness & Memory Originate

      Friday, December 15, 6 PM

      Join exhibition artist Hiroshi Sugimoto for this introduction to Enoura Observatory, the headquarters of his Odawara Art Foundation, which received Japan Society grants in 2011 and 2014 and opened to the public this October. Sugimoto will also discuss his other recent architectural projects and their connection to his photographic practice and exhibitions, including Gates of Paradise
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    • Nihongo Chat + J-Culture

      Nihongo Chat + J-Culture

      Tuesday, December 19, 6 PM

      Join Japanese-language students and native Japanese speakers at this informal gathering to practice Japanese and English! Anyone with some Japanese and English language experience is welcome to attend.
    • Escape East @ 333

      Escape East @ 333

      Saturday, January 6, 6 PM

      Escape from a long work week at Japan Society's popular monthly mixer for art enthusiasts. View our current exhibition on the eve of its close, Hiroshi Sugimoto: Gates of Paradise, while enjoying complimentary snacks, music, and drink specials.
    • Mugen Noh Othello

      Mugen Noh Othello

      Thursday, January 11, 7:30 PM
      Friday, January 12, 7:30 PM
      Saturday, January 13, 7:30 PM
      Sunday, January 14, 4 PM

      Following a sold-out run of Medea in 2011, Satoshi Miyagi and his company SPAC return to New York with another literary masterpiece, Othello. Miyagi re-tells Shakespeare’s famed tragedy through noh theater’s most distinct storytelling structure, mugen noh. Performed in Japanese with English titles.
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    • Japanese Trial Lesson for Beginners

      Japanese Trial Lesson for Beginners

      Friday, January 12, 6:30 PM
      Friday, January 19, 12 PM

      Have you always wanted to learn Japanese, but were unsure where to start? Come for a Japanese Trial Lesson for Beginners, taught by Japanese instructors at the Language Center. These lessons are meant for persons with no previous knowledge of Japanese.
    • Theater Technique with SPAC

      Theater Technique with SPAC

      Saturday, January 13, 1:30 PM

      SPAC training, which incorporates the methodologies of Satoshi Miyagi and Tadashi Suzuki, includes intensive practice in vocalization, physicality and rhythm. During this workshop led by SPAC company members, participants will learn body exercises required for SPAC’s unique voice production. Professional movement experience required.
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    • <em>Ema</em> Painting: The Year of the Dog

      Ema Painting: The Year of the Dog

      Thursday, January 18, 6:30 PM

      2018 is the Year of the Dog — get your New Year started out on the right “paw” at this ema making workshop.
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    • Hiroshima


      Friday, January 19, 7 PM

      Based on Children of the Atom Bomb, a book of testimonies by children who experienced the bombing of Hiroshima, Hideo Sekigawa's harrowing drama details the destruction and suffering left in the wake of the A-bomb for a group of students, teachers and their families.
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    • The Art of Bonsai

      The Art of Bonsai

      Saturday, January 20, 11 AM

      Create your own bonsai! Treat yourself this winter to a vibrant workshop on this meditative art form, led by expert botanist and bonsai specialist Julian Velasco.
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