From Mikimoto's pearls to ones of publicity wisdom

Dec 23, 2013

From Mikimoto's pearls to ones of publicity wisdom

Having invented a method for creating cultured pearls in 1893, Meiji Era entrepreneur Kokichi Mikimoto set about selling them to the world. Apparently not one for understatement, he once announced he hoped to “adorn the necks of all women around the world with pearls.” ...

Nov 28, 2013

Aoyama Gakuin University gets jazzed up for Sunday

Visitors to Tokyo’s Aoyama district on Dec. 1 are encouraged to wear their dancing shoes this weekend, as Aoyama Gakuin University (AGU) once again hosts its annual Aoyama Jazz Initiative, a student-run celebration of jazz. The event is now in its fourth year, and ...