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    • Miss Hokusai
      MEMBER-ONLY SCREENING

      Miss Hokusai

      Tuesday, October 4, 7:30 PM


    • Moving Beyond Money Capitalism: Japan's Alternative Economic Model of Satoyama Capitalism
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      Moving Beyond Money Capitalism: Japan's Alternative Economic Model of Satoyama Capitalism

      Wednesday, October 5, 6 PM

      Kosuke Motani, Chief Research Economist at the Japan Research Institute and author of best-selling book Satoyama Capitalism, discusses the paradigm shift in Japan towards satoyama capitalism and the concept behind this economic model. He also shares best practices and examples of communities implementing satoyama capitalism in Japan. 
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    • Mind of the <em>Mangaka:</em> Yusei Matsui, Creator of <em>Assassination Classroom</em>
      TALKS+

      Mind of the Mangaka: Yusei Matsui, Creator of Assassination Classroom

      Thursday, October 6, 6:30 PM

      Mangaka Yusei Matsui, author of the wildly popular Assassination Classroom, joins us at Japan Society for an intimate conversation in conjunction with New York Comic Con, a rare opportunity to see the manga master in person. Followed by a reception.
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    • U.S.-Japan Relations: The 2016 Presidential Election & Beyond
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      U.S.-Japan Relations: The 2016 Presidential Election & Beyond

      Friday, October 7, 9 AM

      In this discussion, speakers debate what the 2016 U.S. presidential election will mean for U.S. ties with Japan and the rest of Asia.
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    • Paprika
      FILM

      Paprika

      Friday, October 7, 7 PM

      The fourth and final film by the late, great Satoshi Kon, is a culmination of the groundbreaking director's visual style and a crowning achievement of Japanese animation.
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    • Simon Starling
      LECTURE

      Simon Starling

      Friday, October 14, 6:30 PM

      In this opening night lecture, Simon Starling discusses the inspiration he drew from Irish playwright W. B. Yeats' culturally hybrid dance play At the Hawk's Well and the early 20th-century artistic collaborations that helped bring that work to life in the shadow of World War I.
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    • Peace through Floral Expression Exhibition
      TALKS+

      Peace through Floral Expression Exhibition

      Saturday, October 15 — Sunday, October 16

      With a history spanning more than 550 years, Ikenobo ikebana continues to inspire the world with masterpieces of floral design. Join us for this unique opportunity to view a wide variety of stunning ikebana arrangements by Headmaster Sen'ei Ikenobo and other Ikenobo masters.
    • Open House New York Weekend
      SPECIAL EVENT

      Open House New York Weekend

      Saturday, October 15, 11 AM
      Sunday, October 16, 11 AM

      In conjunction with Open House New York Weekend (www.ohny.org), Japan Society opens its doors with half-off admission all weekend to Simon Starling: At Twilight.
    • Peace through Floral Expression Talk & Demonstration: Sen'ei Ikenobo
      TALKS+

      Peace through Floral Expression Talk & Demonstration: Sen'ei Ikenobo

      Saturday, October 15, 2 PM

      Sen'ei Ikenobo, 45th Headmaster of Ikenobo ikebana, makes a rare New York appearance for a talk and on-stage flower arranging demonstration. The program also includes an overview of ikebana by Addie Sels of Ikenobo Ikebana Society New York City Chapter, and a formal reishiki-ike ceremony performed by Ikenobo masters. Followed by a reception.

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    • Image-in-Focus: Javier de Frutos
      GALLERY TALK

      Image-in-Focus: Javier de Frutos

      Sunday, October 16, 2 PM


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