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    • Simon Starling: At Twilight

      Simon Starling: At Twilight

      Friday, October 14 — Sunday, January 15

    • Free Trial Japanese Lesson

      Free Trial Japanese Lesson

      Thursday, October 27, 6:30 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. This lesson is structured for complete beginners of Japanese language learning.
    • Obake Family Day: Specters of the Sacred Forest

      Obake Family Day: Specters of the Sacred Forest

      Sunday, October 30, 11 AM

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    • The Face of Another

      The Face of Another

      Monday, October 31, 7 PM

      Legendary actor Tatsuya Nakadai visits Japan Society for a 50th anniversary screening of Hiroshi Teshigahara’s existential, horror-tinged masterpiece The Face of Another.
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    • 2016 Gallery Benefit Auction

      2016 Gallery Benefit Auction

      Wednesday, November 2, 6 PM

      Join us for the fourth annual Gallery Benefit Auction featuring exceptional contemporary and traditional works by Japanese artists and others deeply influenced by Japan.
    • This Could Save Your Life: Creative Design & Disaster Preparedness
    • Kikujiro


      Friday, November 4, 7 PM

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    • Pop! Goes Cinema: Kadokawa Film & 1980s Japan

      Pop! Goes Cinema: Kadokawa Film & 1980s Japan

      Tuesday, November 8 — Saturday, December 17

    • Sailor Suit and Machine Gun

      Sailor Suit and Machine Gun

      Tuesday, November 8, 7 PM

      One of the defining films of 1980s Japanese cinema, Sailor Suit and Machine Gun shows pop idol/actress Hiroko Yakushimaru and director Shinji Somai at the peak of their powers through the story of schoolgirl who becomes the head of a yakuza group and takes on a sinister drug cartel.
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    • Distilled, Not Brewed: Discovering Shochu

      Distilled, Not Brewed: Discovering Shochu

      Wednesday, November 9, 6:30 PM

      Discover shochu, Japan’s other indigenous alcoholic beverage. This talk, by Shinichiro Watanabe, will also feature a short musical performance incorporating the ethereal sound of shochu fermentation, composed by Mamoru Fujieda. Followed by a tasting reception featuring a wide selection of shochu.
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