Halloween parades across Japan

Oct 28, 2011

Halloween parades across Japan

It’s nearing the end of October, which means one thing — Yes, Halloween! That spooky time of year when both children and adults in the West traditionally celebrate with costumes and fun. In Japan, Halloween festivities have become more popular over the years and ...

Oct 14, 2011

Prepare to laugh your booty off with the Pirates

Ahoy! Are ye ready for a fun night with some pirates? Don’t worry, these pirates are less interested in ransoms and more interested in hijacking some laughs. Pirates of Tokyo Bay, a local comedy troupe, will be performing a bilingual improvisational show this weekend ...

'Everyday Life/Hidden Reasons'

Oct 14, 2011

"Everyday Life/Hidden Reasons"

This is the Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery’s second group show of the works of young up-and-coming Japanese artists. This year, it features three New York-based artists — Satoru Eguchi, Kazue Taguchi and Midori Harima — who each created new works under the theme of “Hidden ...

Festival caps off Asian month

Oct 7, 2011

Festival caps off Asian month

Explore the Asian Pacific world this weekend at Marine Messe and Hakata Station Plaza in Fukuoka, where “all the charms of the Asian Pacific regions” will come together. The Asian Pacific Festival is part of a symbolic Asian month when Fukuoka promotes cultural events ...

Mexican drummers play Japanese sounds

Sep 23, 2011

Mexican drummers play Japanese sounds

The award-winning Tambuco Percussion Ensemble will perform next month at Toppan Hall in Tokyo while in the capital to receive an award from the Japan Foundation. The Mexican quartet was formed in 1993 and consists of Ricardo Gallardo, Alfredo Bringas, Miguel Gonzales and Raul ...