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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Jam Maruyama—She Is Always Hungry

Reception: Tuesday, September 13, 7 PM
Exhibition: Wednesday, Septeber 14—Sunday, September 18

Ouchi Gallery
170 Tillary Street, Suite 105, Brooklyn , New York 11201

Jam Maruyama grew up in the mountainous area of Sapporo, Hokkaido.

The ever-changing beauty of the seasons found in Hokkaido that Jam deeply appreciated as a child became the foundation of her keen sense of color. The soft, exquisite colors that she acquainted from growing up surrounded by nature is evident in her artwork although at first glance, it is her vivid color palettes that are noticeable in her creation.

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Dassai Party

Wednesday, September 14, 7 PM

The Attic Rooftop Lounge
251 West 84th Street, New York, NY 10036

Join Global Sake brand DASSAI as it celebrates its exclusive Annual New York party. Guests will enjoy tastings from DASSAI’s artisanal sake collection including their most luxurious specialty “DASSAI Beyond.” Hors d’ oeuvres will be provided that compliment each unique sake flavor. To kick off the night, DASSAI CEO & Founder, Hiroshi Sakurai will be travelling all the way from Yamaguchi just to attend this special New York event. The dress code is dressy casual, Japanese kimonos are welcomed.

Early-bird tickets (through August 14): $70
Regular tickets: $90

Event is 21+.

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. Use code dassai23 for 15% off!

Nagauta Shamisen Concert at Carnegie Hall

Monday, September 19, 7:30 PM

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
154 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019

At this traditional Japanese music concert, Chojuro Imafuji (on shamisen) will introduce nagauta, long epic songs developed during the Edo period (1603-1867) originally created as dance music for Kabuki. The music has evolved and is now widely accepted as stand-alone Japanese performing arts.



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