Here and There

Here and There

A list of Japan-related events and exhibitions beyond Japan Society.


Asia Contemporary Art Week (ACAW) New York: A Season Long Platform

September 12 — November 18, 2016

As a proud ACAW Consortium Partner, we are pleased to participate in the 11th edition of Asia Contemporary Art Week (ACAW) – A curatorial & educational platform connecting over 40 New York & Asia based art institutions to present cutting-edge exhibitions, innovative projects, provocative dialogues and festivities citywide, culminating in ACAW’s signature program FIELD MEETING Take 4: Thinking Practice and other special events.

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October 26-31, 2016, 8 PM

The Producer's Club, Royal Theater
358 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036

After a triumphant international tour, Vangeline Theater presents the New York Premiere of BUTOH BEETHOVEN: ECLIPSE (Admiring Tatsumi Hijikata), on October 26-31, 2016 at 8 PM. New York Butoh dancer Vangeline conjures the ghosts of two passionate giants—Tatsumi Hijikata, founder of Butoh, and composer Ludwig van Beethoven in this hypnotic, electrifying and award-winning solo performance. Celebrate Halloween week with the haunting art form of Butoh and come dressed in your own costume to any performance.



Tuesday, November 15, 8 PM

Brooklyn Brewery
79 North 11th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249

SUMO STEW (#SUMOSTEW) is back at Brooklyn Brewery for round #10! This round of SUMO STEW will feature chankonabe made by Brooklyn’s Phillip Gilmour of izakaya Moku Moku. Every guest will also get a special bento box, composed of Japanese-inspired dishes from top NYC restaurants.

Our hosts at Brooklyn Brewery will have on tap a selection of draft beers, from their year-round offerings, seasonal pours, and limited availability brews. Whisky cocktails, sake, shochu, and tea will also be on hand.

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(Must be 21+ to attend)

*The $50 ticket grants each participant a bento box, bowl of chankonabe, beer token, and two drink tickets to be used for a taste of sake, shochu or whisky – and round after round of sumo. Additional drinks will be available for purchase.


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