Singer brings peace message to U.N.

Sep 17, 2013

Singer brings peace message to U.N.

by Seana K. Magee

As pop star turned activist Shinji Harada performs around the world, including at a special United Nations concert this month in New York, he is reminded of the importance his hometown of Hiroshima plays as the nexus of a global peace movement 68 years ...

87 women fall sick at aborted concert

Jul 28, 2013

87 women fall sick at aborted concert

Eighty-seven women got sick and 41 were taken to the hospital Saturday evening after the pop group NEWS aborted an outdoor concert due to rain, the Tokyo Fire Department said Sunday. None of the women were found to be in serious condition. The all-male ...

July Live

Jun 27, 2013

July Live

by Natasha Vik

Though you might be dreading July, with its sweltering heat and seasonal rain, the month makes up for it with a slew of exciting concerts. It’s time to let loose — and pray the venues have air conditioning. Here’s a selection of what July ...

'Golden Voice' to sing for Togo

Apr 26, 2013

'Golden Voice' to sing for Togo

by Florian Turgeon

Tokyo, Miyagi Known as the “Golden Voice of Togo,” singer King Mensah’s dedication to his country has always been expressed through his artistic endeavors. He will perform for the first time in Japan next week on the occasion of Togo’s independence day on Sunday. ...