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    • Japan Across the Curriculum for K-6 Educators
      EDUCATOR PROGRAM

      Japan Across the Curriculum for K-6 Educators

      Sunday, October 19 — Sunday, November 16

      Spice up mathematics lessons with Japanese cooking and origami paper folding, explore Japanese geography and engage visual learners, ELL/LOTE students and reluctant readers with traditional kamishibai storytelling and modern manga graphic novels. Throughout this course, Japan experts and educators will use practical, interactive projects to provide an overview of Japan, emphasizing the many and varied intersections with standard elementary curriculum.
    • Garden of Unearthly Delights: Works by Ikeda, Tenmyouya & teamLab
      EXHIBITION

      Garden of Unearthly Delights: Works by Ikeda, Tenmyouya & teamLab

      Friday, October 10 — Sunday, January 11

      A monster tsunami uproots a city. Modern tough guys lock samurai-style in battle. Candy-colored streams of animals and flowers hyperpixilate. These dramatic visual moments are among many to be encountered this fall in our new exhibition Garden of Unearthly Delights.
    • Chef Bouley on Contemporary <em>Kaiseki</em> Cuisine: The Power of Nature & Health
      LECTURE & TASTING

      Chef Bouley on Contemporary Kaiseki Cuisine: The Power of Nature & Health

      Thursday, October 23, 6:30 PM

      Kaiseki originated as a type of multi-course cuisine used to entertain guests before traditional Japanese tea ceremonies. David Bouley, world-renowned chef and owner of Brushstroke, a restaurant specializing in modern kaiseki, will discuss both the roots of this traditional cuisine and the increasingly popular contemporary interpretations on the menus of a number of New York restaurants.

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    • What Will Drive U.S. and Japanese Economic Growth in 2015?
      CORPORATE PROGRAM

      What Will Drive U.S. and Japanese Economic Growth in 2015?

      Friday, October 24, 9 AM

      Despite a contraction in the second quarter of this year following the consumption tax increase on April 1, the Japanese economy is expected to remain on the road to recovery as fiscal stimulus, monetary easing and structural reforms under Abenomics continue. From growth industries in the IT and energy sectors to M&A and foreign direct investments, this program highlights current economic and business trends in Japan and the future outlook of the U.S. and Japanese economies in 2015.
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    • Celebratory Rituals for Children: Shichigosan (7-5-3) Ceremony
      FAMILY PROGRAM

      Celebratory Rituals for Children: Shichigosan (7-5-3) Ceremony

      Saturday, October 25, 10 AM
      Sunday, October 26, 10 AM

      Celebrate and appreciate the growth and good health of children ages 3, 5 and 7 through the Shinto ritual of Shichigosan ("seven-five-three" in Japanese). 3 and 5-year-old boys and 3 and 7-year-old girls of all nationalities and religions, with parents or accompanying adults, are invited to participate. Special candies (chitose ame) will be served to participating children.
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    • Nihongo Chat
      LANGUAGE CENTER EVENT

      Nihongo Chat

      Wednesday, October 29, 6 PM

      Join Japanese-language students and native Japanese speakers at this informal gathering to practice Japanese and English! Anyone at any language level is welcome to attend.
    • Free Trial Japanese Lesson
      LANGUAGE CENTER EVENT

      Free Trial Japanese Lesson

      Thursday, October 30, 12 PM

      Have you always wanted to learn Japanese, but were unsure where to start? Come for a Free Trial Japanese Lesson, taught by the Toyota Language Center’s Director Tomoyo Kamimura. 
    • Future Now: Contemporary Art & Asia
      LECTURE

      Future Now: Contemporary Art & Asia

      Thursday, October 30, 6:30 PM

      Japan Society Gallery Director Miwako Tezuka talks to Melissa Chiu, Director of the Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC, about her new role and perspective on contemporary Asian Art.
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    • Obake Family Day:<br>Experience Japan's Ghosts & Goblins!
      FAMILY PROGRAM

      Obake Family Day:
      Experience Japan's Ghosts & Goblins!

      Sunday, November 2, 11 AM

      No reason to hide, it's Obake Family Day at Japan Society! In this day-long adventure, families are transported to a magical world where Japan's ghosts, goblins and mystical creatures lurk waiting to be discovered.
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    • Free Trial Japanese Lesson
      LANGUAGE CENTER EVENT

      Free Trial Japanese Lesson

      Monday, November 3, 6 PM
      Monday, November 3, 7 PM

      Have you always wanted to learn Japanese, but unsure where to start? Come for a Free Trial Japanese Lesson, taught by the Toyota Language Center’s Director Tomoyo Kamimura. 

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