Like baseball? Join fellow JET alumni in cheering on resident superstar Shohei Ohtani as the Angels face off against the Houston Astros. Game time starts at 7 pm, so come early to claim your own Collector's Ohtani Bobblehead! Only 2 days left to secure seats, so those interested, please RSVP and Paypal $20 to Mark Juloya at markjuloya [@] gmail.com Hope to ...READ MORE »
It’s Nihongo Dake #2! Price: FREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE. In fact, we’ll be paying you—each of the first five folks who sign up through the form below get a free drink, on JETAANY’s house! Note: You still have to buy and pay for your own food and such! Just like last time, this is for alumni and native speakers, and just like last time, new/departing JETs ...READ MORE »
Ho Etsu Taiko, known for its dynamic and dramatic drum sequences, will perform for Levitt AMP Berea Music Series. Presented by Berea Arts Council, the theme of the series is Reiwa, beautiful harmony. The event also celebrates the 31-year sister region relationship with Hokuto City, Yamanashi Prefecture. This performance is supported through the JFNY Grant for Arts and Culture.
Free (zoo admission separate+optional), with free parking after 5 p.m.
For our fourth book club, we are reading A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki. Join us on July 21st for a fun book discussion and tasty Japanese treats!
The Last Call Online Q&A will give outgoing JETs the opportunity to dial-in remotely and access a panel of JET alumni who will be fielding last minute questions on a range of topics, preparing outgoing JETs for living and working in Japan.
Not sure about how to best use Linkedin? Confused about what should go on your Linkedin page? This webinar will teach you how to customize your Linkedin profile and make it stand out to potential employers. Join to learn strategies for using LinkedIn to maximize your future opportunities. Register to get the Zoom sign on details direct to you email ...READ MORE »
Join JETAAMN and friends for a happy hour on Tuesday, July 23rd at Sea Salt near Minnehaha Falls (4801 Minnehaha Ave. Mpls, 55417) starting at 5:30pm.
Art and manga historian Dr. Ryan Holmberg joins narrative artist Ronald Wimberly for a conversation on the enduring influence of Yoshitoshi on contemporary comics. This talk is organized in conjunction with the exhibition Yoshitoshi: Spirit and Spectacle, which is on view through August 18. This event is supported through the JFNY Grant for Arts and Culture.
Tanabata, the Japanese Star Festival, celebrates the legend of Orihime, the weaver princess, and Hikoboshi, the herder, lovers separated by the Milky Way who are allowed to meet just once a year on one day during the summer months. Hillwood and the Japan-America Society of Washington DC invite you to celebrate this festive holiday at Hillwood. Learn more and buy tickets at ...READ MORE »
This concert, a festival event showcasing the best of local dance companies, features Kikunobu Dance company, one of Hawai‘i’s finest Japanese classical dance ensembles. Founded by Gertrude Yukie Tsutsumi (also known by her stage name Onoe Kikunobu) in 1964, Kikunobu Dance Company has been a center of Nihon Buyo teaching, choreography, performance and training for over 50 years. Thirteen of her ...READ MORE »
Hang out and get yourself a tasty beverage! We can practice our Japanese or we can chat in English.
Join us for our traveling exhibit, Exiled to Motown, which is a story of a Japanese American community that has made indelible marks on the society and industry of Detroit, but is rarely discussed and sometimes, not quite felt. As you walk through our self-guided exhibit of exclusive oral histories, paired with vibrant archival photos, documents, and other glimpses into ...READ MORE »
Say a final farewell to the new batch of JETs! Share appetizers and stories right before they fly off to start their new lives in Japan. It's always fun to experience the excitement of the new recruits, so drop on by!
Join JETAA for this chapter-wide river float in New Braunfels! Let's have some fun in the sun while building stronger chapter connections by floating down the beautiful Comal river! We will arrive in New Braunfels early on Saturday, August 3rd to enjoy a multi-hour float, followed by a late lunch/early dinner before concluding the event. Carpooling will be arranged depending on the ...READ MORE »
The NC Japan Summer Festival organized by the Nippon Club of the Triangle will be held again at the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. A spacious, air-conditioned, indoor venue where everyone can all celebrate in comfort and enjoy delicious authentic Japanese food, unique crafts and goods, traditional cultural displays and activities, and lots of exciting music, dancing and other Japanese ...READ MORE »
Miyavi has the look and ambition of a manga/anime rock star, but he also has songs to back up his flamboyantly presented projects, mixing acoustic pop, blues, and hip-hop elements into his eccentric blend of rock. Miyavi is half Japanese and half Korean, although he grew up in Japan, aspiring to be a soccer player as a kid. His sports ...READ MORE »
Join JETAAMN and friends for a leisurely tube down the Cannon River in Welch, Minnesota. We're planning to start at 10am on the morning of Saturday, August 3rd and staying until at least 1pm. The short length makes it a great ride for kids and families! JETAAMN will cover part of the cost so your tube will only cost $7 ...READ MORE »
Co-Sponsored by Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies (ICAS) Temple University Japan JSIE supports fostering global talent, and offers global networking opportunities for young professionals, with an emphasis on helping women and minorities realize their greatest potential. Women’s Initiative for Sustainable Empowerment (WISE) summer program is to provide opportunities to shape our life mission and work toward social challenges. Date: August 2-4, 2019 ...READ MORE »
Here’s your chance to join in this racing tradition that dates back over 2000 years! We are looking for paddlers to compete for the JETAANY team in the 2019 Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival (Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4, 2019). No experience is necessary, we will provide training. Training sessions are held every Saturday morning from June 1 ...READ MORE »
What is an Open Board Meeting? Previously known as Monthly Member Meetings, Open Board Meetings are where we get together to discuss events from the past month, any upcoming in the near future, and news relevant to JETAA. Meetings are also a chance for non-board members to share ideas and get involved in JETAA Chicago activities. Who can attend? Meetings are open to all ...READ MORE »
The Waza represent a select group of over 100 artisans skilled in traditional crafts dating back to Japan’s Edo Period, 300 years ago. These artisans are here to share traditional Japanese culture. While the Waza travel throughout the world, Ginza Holiday at the Midwest Buddhist Temple is one of their few appearances in the United States. We are fortunate to have ...READ MORE »
Bring yourselves. Bring your friends. Bring your kids. There's something for everyone at the fourth annual JETAANY Summer Retreat! Activities, overnight lodging and all meals (lunch & dinner on Saturday and breakfast & lunch on Sunday) will be provided. We will be staying in 8-10 person cabins with shared bathrooms. Group transportation can be arranged (at an additional cost) if there ...READ MORE »
Interested in pursuing a law school or a career in the legal field? Join us to hear JET alumni talk about their experiences in pursuing a law degree, what they’ve done with their law degree and advice they have for those who are planning to pursue a career in law. When: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM ...READ MORE »
Bonsai, martial arts, singing, dancing, drumming, delicious food and other aspects of Japanese culture, will be featured at the annual Como Park Japanese Obon Festival, a family-friendly event, reminiscent of Japan’s annual Obon holiday, on Sunday, August 18, 2019, on the grounds of the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory in Como Park from 3:00pm – 9:00pm. Obon is an important Japanese cultural and ...READ MORE »
Have you ever wanted to know more about some of the other interesting liquids we serve here at OEC Brewing, outside of the beers we produce? Well, we thought it was time to sit down with you to talk about and taste them! Join us on Saturday, July 13th at from 1 - 2 p.m. for an introduction into the world of ...READ MORE »
Celebrating the history, culture, and people of Japan, the Japanese Festival at the Missouri Botanical Garden is one of the largest and oldest festivals of its kind in the United States. Since 1977, the Missouri Botanical Garden has produced the annual Japanese Festival in conjunction with the Japanese Activities Committee, a coalition of several Japanese-American organizations that provide art, dance, food ...READ MORE »
For the past 15 years, over 50 exhibitions highlighting the Asia Pacific region have been presented in the East-West Center Gallery under the curatorial direction of Michael Schuster and the design of Lynne Najita. “Inside Out: 15 Years of Exhibitions at the East-West Center Gallery” reflects on the EWC Arts Program’s interdisciplinary approach to developing and presenting its unique exhibitions. ...READ MORE »
Co-hosted by NC Japan Center | Admission Free
Explore fashion from the 1870s to the present day alongside kimono, prints, paintings and textiles. Kimono: Refashioning Contemporary Style celebrates the enduring influence of the kimono on fashion. Inspired by materials, forms and decorative motifs since the opening of Japan in the mid-nineteenth century, western fashion designers, alongside other artists, have produced works that acknowledge a Japanese persuasion. Organized in partnership ...READ MORE »
The Opening Ceremonies will include music, remarks by distinguished guests and the ritual of Kagamiwari – the breaking of a sake barrel and toast to open the 2019 GKC Japan Festival.
Sophocles created characters with psychological depth and complexity in this universal play that are as resonant now as when it was written nearly 2,500 years ago. The Greek tragedy hinges on a young girl disobeying the king by giving her brother the same funeral rites that he had been denied after a fratricidal combat, challenging the injustice of men to ...READ MORE »
At the turn of 18th-century Japan, a clerk and a courtesan committed suicide in the forest of Tenjin. The Love Suicides at Sonezaki, a tragic play based upon these events, was banned after its 1703 premiere for more than two centuries. For this U.S. production premiere, renowned artist Hiroshi Sugimoto presents a bold, contemporary interpretation of the classic drama using ...READ MORE »
Emiko Toda Loeb is best known for her double-sided log cabin quilts. Over many years, Loeb developed an intricate process for simultaneously sewing a log cabin block that has two different designs on each side. In displaying them suspended in space, this exhibition offers viewers the opportunity to examine each quilt closely and appreciate the duality of Loeb’s work. This ...READ MORE »
Ceramic Artist Friendship Association, Inc. ("CaFa") is proud to announce the 18th Tokyo-New York Ceramic Competition for the year 2019. CaFa was organized in 1997 to further the cultural ties between the sister cities of New York and Tokyo by encouraging and honoring the creativity of their clay artists. All ceramists from New York and Tokyo are invited to enter ...READ MORE »
The U.S.-Japan Council (U.S. & Japan), is pleased to present the 2019 USJC Annual Conference, to be held from November 4 to 5 in Los Angeles, California. Under the theme "Bold Ideas, Bolder Leadership: The Next Stage of U.S.-Japan Relations," we will highlight diverse leaders and leadership styles that transform bold ideas into reality and discuss forward-thinking ideas across several ...READ MORE »
- Ho Etsu Taiko (Berea, KY) »
- 2019 JCMU Summer Picnic (Lansing, MI) »
- USJETAA Webinar: No-nonsense Linkedin Basics Just for JETs »
- Yoshitoshi & Comics (Philadelphia, PA) »
- Tanabata: Japanese Star Festival (Washington, DC) »
- Local Motion! (Honolulu, HI) »
- Exiled to Motown Exhibition (Novi, MI) »
- 2019 NC Japan Summer Festival (Raleigh, NC) »
- MIYAVI (Tucson, AZ) »
- Global x Inclusive x Leadership ~ Shaping Passion & Ideas into plans: Creating New Values for Inclusive Community (Beppu, Oita, Japan) »
- Ginza Holiday (Chicago, IL) »
- USJETAA Webinar: Legal Eagles: Careers in Law »
- Japanese Obon Festival (St. Paul, MN) »
- Beyond Hot Sake – Learn all about Sake! (Oxford, CT) »
- Missouri Botanical Garden Japanese Festival (St. Louis, MO) »
- Inside Out: 15 Years of Exhibitions at the East-West Center Gallery (Honolulu, HI) »
- Art in the Japan-US Relationship; Curators’ Perspectives (Raleigh, NC) »
- Kimono: Refashioning Contemporary Style Exhibition (Cincinnati, OH) »
- Kansas City Japan Festival (Kansas City, KS) »
- Antigone Directed by Satoshi Miyagi (New York, NY) »
- Sugimoto Bunraku Sonezaki Shinju (New York, NY) »
- Dualities: Emiko Toda Loeb (Lincoln, NE) »
- U.S.-JAPAN COUNCIL ANNUAL CONFERENCE (Los Angeles, CA) »
- JETAASC Angel’s Game Viewing (Anaheim, CA) »
- JETAANY Nihongo Dake Dinner #2 (New York, NY) »
- JETAARM Book Club (Broomfield, CO) »
- JETAA Chicago – Last Call Online Q&A »
- JETAAMN July Happy Hour at Sea Salt (Minneapolis, MN) »
- GLJETAA Bubble Tea Social – (Novi, MI) »
- GLJETAA Pre-Departure Send-Off – Metro-Detroit (Troy, MI) »
- JETAAMN Tubing the Cannon River (Welch, MN) »
- JETAA Texoma Float the River »
- JETAANY Dragonboat Racing Team (Flushing, NY) »