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    • Free Trial Japanese Lesson

      Free Trial Japanese Lesson

      Tuesday, July 25, 6:30 PM
      Wednesday, July 26, 12 PM

      Have you always wanted to learn Japanese, but were unsure where to start? Come for a Free Trial Japanese Lesson, taught by Language Center instructors. This lesson is structured for complete beginners of Japanese language learning.
    • Connoisseurship: 1980s Japanese Photography

      Connoisseurship: 1980s Japanese Photography

      Thursday, July 27, 6:30 PM

      Master the art of discernment in this groundbreaking, hands-on discussion and viewing focusing on photo prints and photobooks of the 1980s, a little understood and rarely discussed period in the history of Japanese photography.
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    • Nihongo Chat

      Nihongo Chat

      Monday, July 31, 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.
    • The Art of Origami in Your Mathematics & ELA Classroom

      The Art of Origami in Your Mathematics & ELA Classroom

      Tuesday, August 1, 9 AM
      Tuesday, August 15, 9 AM

      Join this NYC Department of Education accredited one (1) unit interactive workshop designed to equip educator and adult participants with tools to bring the “real world” into the math classroom. Participants will also hone lesson design and infuse lessons with deep cultural connections to Japan, its people, and worldview.
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    • The Art of Ink: Summer Workshop for High School Students

      The Art of Ink: Summer Workshop for High School Students

      Monday, August 7 — Friday, August 11
      Friday, August 11, 6 PM

      Explore the world of Japanese ink art in a one-week workshop that exposes you to the fundamentals of traditional and modern art forms of sumi-e, calligraphy, fish printing and more. Learn from professional working artists, including master calligrapher Masako Inkyo, sumi-e artist Ayakoh Furukawa and printmaker Joe Mullin.
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    • Four Nights of Dream

      Four Nights of Dream

      Wednesday, September 13, 7:30 PM
      Friday, September 15, 7:30 PM
      Saturday, September 16, 7:30 PM

      Four surreal stories from Japanese author Natsume Soseki’s (1867-1916) Ten Nights of Dream come to life in Moto Osada’s Four Nights of Dream, a contemporary chamber opera that traverses the subconscious through colorful melodies and piercing emotions.
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    • Left-Right-Left<br />Part of NOH-NOW

      Part of NOH-NOW

      Friday, October 13, 7:30 PM
      Saturday, October 14, 7:30 PM

      Aesthetics of the past, present, East and West meld together in Italian director/choreographer Luca Veggetti’s Left-Right-Left, which explores the point of intersection between Japan’s 14th-century noh tradition and today’s efforts in dance. Performed in English.
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    • Noh Music with Genjiro Okura

      Noh Music with Genjiro Okura

      Saturday, October 14, 10:30 AM

      Genjiro Okura, Grand Master of the Okura School of kotsuzumi (small hand drums), will lead a workshop on the unique musical accompaniment found in noh theater.
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    • Rikyu-Enoura<br />Part of NOH-NOW
      NEW NOH

      Part of NOH-NOW

      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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    • Hanjo<br />Part of NOH-NOW

      Part of NOH-NOW

      Thursday, December 7, 7:30 PM
      Friday, December 8, 7:30 PM
      Saturday, December 9, 7:30 PM

      Based on a 14th-century noh play with the same title, Hanjo, by provocative Japanese author Yukio Mishima (1925-1970), is a timeless tale of love, loneliness and betrayal. Performed in English and Japanese.
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