Archive for July, 2013

  • By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02) for Examiner.com. Visit his Japanese culture page here for related stories. In the dog days of summer, it’s best to escape the heat in a place that’s cozy and cool. For those into Japanese cultural events, this month offers a diverse selection of music, film premieres and parties—all in the comfort of indoor air conditioning. This month’s highlights include: Thursday, Aug. 1, 7:30 p.m. Young Professionals 2nd Annual Midsummer Matsuri and Karaoke Party Japan Society, 333 East 47th Street $10 for corporate and individual members, $15 for non-members Japan Society’s Young Professionals events provide the opportunity for emerging business leaders from the U.S. and Japan (aged 25-45) to meet people with similar interests, experience programming on timely topics, and […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Justin’s Japan: Nippon in New York — Karaoke Networking, Poisson Piano and ‘Cutie and the Boxer’

    By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02) for Examiner.com. Visit his Japanese culture page here for related stories. In the dog days of summer, it’s best to escape the heat in a place that’s cozy and cool. For those into Japanese cultural events, this month offers a diverse selection of music, film premieres and parties—all in the comfort of indoor air conditioning. This month’s highlights include: Thursday, Aug. 1, 7:30 p.m. Young Professionals 2nd Annual Midsummer Matsuri and Karaoke Party Japan Society, 333 East 47th Street $10 for corporate and individual members, $15 for non-members Japan Society’s Young Professionals events provide the opportunity for emerging business leaders from the U.S. and Japan (aged 25-45) to meet people with similar interests, experience programming on timely topics, and […]

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  • By Stacy Smith (Kumamoto-ken CIR, 2000-03) for JQ magazine. Stacy is a professional Japanese writer/interpreter/translator. She starts her day by watching Fujisankei’s newscast in Japanese, and shares some of the interesting tidbits and trends together with her own observations in the periodic series WITLife. This weekend the annual Asian American International Film Festival will screen the new documentary Hafu: The Mixed-Race Experience in Japan (the title being the Romanization of “half” in Japanese), made by filmmakers Megumi Nishikura and Lara Perez Takagi. Both half Japanese themselves, these women were inspired to undertake this project due to the lack of media attention on hafus and frustration with the shallow adoration of hafu celebrities on Japanese television. The film begins with some informative statistics, such as that 2% of Japan’s population is […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    JQ Magazine: Film Review — ‘Hafu: The Mixed-Race Experience in Japan’

    By Stacy Smith (Kumamoto-ken CIR, 2000-03) for JQ magazine. Stacy is a professional Japanese writer/interpreter/translator. She starts her day by watching Fujisankei’s newscast in Japanese, and shares some of the interesting tidbits and trends together with her own observations in the periodic series WITLife. This weekend the annual Asian American International Film Festival will screen the new documentary Hafu: The Mixed-Race Experience in Japan (the title being the Romanization of “half” in Japanese), made by filmmakers Megumi Nishikura and Lara Perez Takagi. Both half Japanese themselves, these women were inspired to undertake this project due to the lack of media attention on hafus and frustration with the shallow adoration of hafu celebrities on Japanese television. The film begins with some informative statistics, such as that 2% of Japan’s population is […]

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  • Japan Society Young Professionals 2nd Annual Midsummer Matsuri & Karaoke Party ジャパン・ソサエティー ヤング・プロフェッショナル Thursday, August 1, 2013 7:00—9:30 PM With Alex York, Singer & Japanese TV Personality, as MC! at Japan Society 333 East 47th Street, at First Avenue, New York City Yukata and other summer attire welcome. Japan Society’s Young Professionals events provide the opportunity for emerging business leaders from the U.S. and Japan (aged 25-45) to meet people with similar interests, experience programming on timely topics, and network with their peers. Pre-Registration Required youngpro@japansociety.org or 212-715-1219 More information: click here ADMISSION – Paid at Door $10 for Corporate & Individual Members $15 for Non-members Admission includes light Japanese food and one drink ticket, cash bar thereafter. Check the Society’s Corporate Member list to take […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Japan Society Young Professionals Midsummer Matsuri & Karaoke Party

    Japan Society Young Professionals 2nd Annual Midsummer Matsuri & Karaoke Party ジャパン・ソサエティー ヤング・プロフェッショナル Thursday, August 1, 2013 7:00—9:30 PM With Alex York, Singer & Japanese TV Personality, as MC! at Japan Society 333 East 47th Street, at First Avenue, New York City Yukata and other summer attire welcome. Japan Society’s Young Professionals events provide the opportunity for emerging business leaders from the U.S. and Japan (aged 25-45) to meet people with similar interests, experience programming on timely topics, and network with their peers. Pre-Registration Required youngpro@japansociety.org or 212-715-1219 More information: click here ADMISSION – Paid at Door $10 for Corporate & Individual Members $15 for Non-members Admission includes light Japanese food and one drink ticket, cash bar thereafter. Check the Society’s Corporate Member list to take […]

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  • By Preston Hatfield (Yamanashi-ken, 2009-10) for JQ magazine. Preston received a BA in English literature with an emphasis in creative writing and a minor in Japanese at the University of California, Davis. After spending an amazing year on JET in Yamanashi, he spent a year writing and interning with book publishing companies in New York. He currently lives in Marin County, where he continues to cover local Japan-related stories for JQ, and teaches English as a second language at an international school in San Francisco. Mark your calendars for the weekend of July 27 when NEW PEOPLE and the San Francisco Japantown Merchants Association kick off the fifth annual J-POP Summit. With a special thematic focus on the kawaii phenomenon, this extravaganza promises to be bigger and better than the last […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    JQ Magazine: Citizens of the Bay Area, Film Buffs, and Lovers of All Things Japanese, Lend Me Your Ears!

    By Preston Hatfield (Yamanashi-ken, 2009-10) for JQ magazine. Preston received a BA in English literature with an emphasis in creative writing and a minor in Japanese at the University of California, Davis. After spending an amazing year on JET in Yamanashi, he spent a year writing and interning with book publishing companies in New York. He currently lives in Marin County, where he continues to cover local Japan-related stories for JQ, and teaches English as a second language at an international school in San Francisco. Mark your calendars for the weekend of July 27 when NEW PEOPLE and the San Francisco Japantown Merchants Association kick off the fifth annual J-POP Summit. With a special thematic focus on the kawaii phenomenon, this extravaganza promises to be bigger and better than the last […]

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  • By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02) for Shukan NY Seikatsu. Visit his Examiner.com Japanese culture page here for related stories. Summer’s here, and that means a new season of JAPAN CUTS: The New York Festival of Contemporary Japanese Cinema, running at Japan Society from July 11-21. Now in its seventh year, JAPAN CUTS offers 25 titles, all of which are a mix of New York, U.S. and International premieres. Highlights include the smash-hit samurai blockbuster Rurouni Kenshin, the multi-Japan Academy Prize-winning The Kirishima Thing, and the latest horror film from Takashi Miike, Lesson of the Evil. “In contrast with the past few years, the selection of titles for JAPAN CUTS is much leaner, and more focused on art house productions and film oddities, though there […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Justin’s Japan: Japan Society Serves Up Summer Film Festival

    By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02) for Shukan NY Seikatsu. Visit his Examiner.com Japanese culture page here for related stories. Summer’s here, and that means a new season of JAPAN CUTS: The New York Festival of Contemporary Japanese Cinema, running at Japan Society from July 11-21. Now in its seventh year, JAPAN CUTS offers 25 titles, all of which are a mix of New York, U.S. and International premieres. Highlights include the smash-hit samurai blockbuster Rurouni Kenshin, the multi-Japan Academy Prize-winning The Kirishima Thing, and the latest horror film from Takashi Miike, Lesson of the Evil. “In contrast with the past few years, the selection of titles for JAPAN CUTS is much leaner, and more focused on art house productions and film oddities, though there […]

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  • When: Wednesday, August 28 7 pm – 9 pm (DATE CHANGE TO WEDNESDAY) Where: Flatiron Building, 175 Fifth Avenue Cost: $3-4 for snacks (bring your own beverages) RSVP/Questions: Make sure to register via the Facebook or email Liz Mathews at eimathew-at-gmail-dot-com [since your name needs to be on the security guest list to allow entry into the building, RSVP is required.] This month’s book will be Tokyo Vice: An American Reporter on the Police Beat in Japan by Jake Adelstein (soon to be a movie with Daniel Radcliffe!). Read the Amazon description below: A riveting true-life tale of newspaper noir and Japanese organized crime from an American investigative journalist. Jake Adelstein is the only American journalist ever to have been admitted to the insular […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (8/28) August Book Club: Tokyo Vice: An American Reporter on the Police Beat in Japan

    When: Wednesday, August 28 7 pm – 9 pm (DATE CHANGE TO WEDNESDAY) Where: Flatiron Building, 175 Fifth Avenue Cost: $3-4 for snacks (bring your own beverages) RSVP/Questions: Make sure to register via the Facebook or email Liz Mathews at eimathew-at-gmail-dot-com [since your name needs to be on the security guest list to allow entry into the building, RSVP is required.] This month’s book will be Tokyo Vice: An American Reporter on the Police Beat in Japan by Jake Adelstein (soon to be a movie with Daniel Radcliffe!). Read the Amazon description below: A riveting true-life tale of newspaper noir and Japanese organized crime from an American investigative journalist. Jake Adelstein is the only American journalist ever to have been admitted to the insular […]

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  • Come join JETAA New Jersey and Philly Subchapters on a fun road trip to the historic Global Village of Seabrook, New Jersey. We will visit local sites and attend a Japanese Obon festival honoring the spirits of one’s ancestors with joyous folk dance and powerful taiko drumming. It is a day in the country, discovering history, exploring spirituality and celebrating with gratitude those who have come before us. http://tinyurl.com/2013-Seabrook-Obon-nj-com Check out photos from last years trip: here JETAA New Jersey Facebook invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/268863693251751/ The trip consists of a visit to the Community center, where we will learn about the lives of Japanese-American and Japanese Peruvians who relocated to Seabrook from internment camps. After the community center visit, we will attend the […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Seabrook, NJ Obon Festival – July 20th

    Come join JETAA New Jersey and Philly Subchapters on a fun road trip to the historic Global Village of Seabrook, New Jersey. We will visit local sites and attend a Japanese Obon festival honoring the spirits of one’s ancestors with joyous folk dance and powerful taiko drumming. It is a day in the country, discovering history, exploring spirituality and celebrating with gratitude those who have come before us. http://tinyurl.com/2013-Seabrook-Obon-nj-com Check out photos from last years trip: here JETAA New Jersey Facebook invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/268863693251751/ The trip consists of a visit to the Community center, where we will learn about the lives of Japanese-American and Japanese Peruvians who relocated to Seabrook from internment camps. After the community center visit, we will attend the […]

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  • When: Wednesday, July 17, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Beer Authority (300 West 40th St @ 8th Ave – right across from Port Authority) Cost: Everyone will pay for their own food/drinks. No need to do Paypal! RSVP: None needed, but feel free to on Facebook. This is the last chance that the new JETs will have to ask questions of their sempai before leaving for Japan next Saturday! All JET alums (and friends who don’t mind talking about Japan) are welcome to attend this informal happy hour. Beer Authority has nearly 200 different types of beer on tap (and bottle/can form and other drinks as well). Happy Hour is from 11 am(!) – 7 pm and certain beers are $5 (changes every night) and cocktails […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (7/17) Q&A Happy Hour for Departing JETs

    When: Wednesday, July 17, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Beer Authority (300 West 40th St @ 8th Ave – right across from Port Authority) Cost: Everyone will pay for their own food/drinks. No need to do Paypal! RSVP: None needed, but feel free to on Facebook. This is the last chance that the new JETs will have to ask questions of their sempai before leaving for Japan next Saturday! All JET alums (and friends who don’t mind talking about Japan) are welcome to attend this informal happy hour. Beer Authority has nearly 200 different types of beer on tap (and bottle/can form and other drinks as well). Happy Hour is from 11 am(!) – 7 pm and certain beers are $5 (changes every night) and cocktails […]

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  • “Extras” Omiyage Recommendations Ask Your Predecessor JET Job Skills CIR Handout Elementary School Handout High School Handout JET Job Skills Presentation (includes Elementary, JHS and HS) Life as a JET Presentation Small Group Discussions Being a Minority- African American Handout Being a Minority- Asian American Handout Being a Minority- LGBT Handout Being a Vegetarian in Japan Handout How to Study Japanese Handout Japanese Etiquette Handout What to Expect Your First Few Weeks Handout Travel in and around Japan Handout JET Money Management Presentation JET Money Management Handout<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    JET Predeparture Documents 2013

    “Extras” Omiyage Recommendations Ask Your Predecessor JET Job Skills CIR Handout Elementary School Handout High School Handout JET Job Skills Presentation (includes Elementary, JHS and HS) Life as a JET Presentation Small Group Discussions Being a Minority- African American Handout Being a Minority- Asian American Handout Being a Minority- LGBT Handout Being a Vegetarian in Japan Handout How to Study Japanese Handout Japanese Etiquette Handout What to Expect Your First Few Weeks Handout Travel in and around Japan Handout JET Money Management Presentation JET Money Management Handout

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  • JETAANY is setting sail on a sunset harbor cruise! Last year we have over 100 people in attendance.  For only only $11 per person enjoy a 3 hour sunset cruise departing from the eastside and traveling around the southern end of Manhattan over to the Statue of Liberty and up the west side for amazing views of the New York Skyline (and New Jersey).  Family, friends, and co-workers are welcome to join. (Must be age 21+)  Board the ship at New York Skyports Marina (23rd street and FDR) at 6:30pm.  The boat will return to dock at 10pm. When: Tuesday, August 6, 6:30pm – 10:00 pm Where: New York Skyports Marina (East River between E. 20th and 23rd Sts) [Address for Google: 24-30 FDR Drive, East […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (8/6) JETAANY Sunset Boat Cruise ~ SOLD OUT

    JETAANY is setting sail on a sunset harbor cruise! Last year we have over 100 people in attendance.  For only only $11 per person enjoy a 3 hour sunset cruise departing from the eastside and traveling around the southern end of Manhattan over to the Statue of Liberty and up the west side for amazing views of the New York Skyline (and New Jersey).  Family, friends, and co-workers are welcome to join. (Must be age 21+)  Board the ship at New York Skyports Marina (23rd street and FDR) at 6:30pm.  The boat will return to dock at 10pm. When: Tuesday, August 6, 6:30pm – 10:00 pm Where: New York Skyports Marina (East River between E. 20th and 23rd Sts) [Address for Google: 24-30 FDR Drive, East […]

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  • By Jessica Sattell (Fukuoka-ken, 2007-08) for JQ magazine. Jessica is a freelance writer and a graduate student in arts journalism. She was previously the publicist for Japan-focused publishers Stone Bridge Press and Chin Music Press. The abstract and avant-garde sculptor, painter and all-around revolutionary Japanese artist Tarō Okamoto famously said, “Art is an explostion” (geijutsu wa bakuhatsu da). “Explosive” barely describes the energy and innovation in Japanese art in the latter half of the twentieth century. As From Postwar to Postmodern, Art in Japan 1945-1989: Primary Documents discusses, the decades between the end of World War II and the end of the Cold War marked an intensely fruitful period of groundbreaking creativity in Japan. The excitement, anxiety, and electricity that […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    JQ Magazine: Book Review – ‘From Postwar to Postmodern, Art in Japan 1945-1989: Primary Documents’

    By Jessica Sattell (Fukuoka-ken, 2007-08) for JQ magazine. Jessica is a freelance writer and a graduate student in arts journalism. She was previously the publicist for Japan-focused publishers Stone Bridge Press and Chin Music Press. The abstract and avant-garde sculptor, painter and all-around revolutionary Japanese artist Tarō Okamoto famously said, “Art is an explostion” (geijutsu wa bakuhatsu da). “Explosive” barely describes the energy and innovation in Japanese art in the latter half of the twentieth century. As From Postwar to Postmodern, Art in Japan 1945-1989: Primary Documents discusses, the decades between the end of World War II and the end of the Cold War marked an intensely fruitful period of groundbreaking creativity in Japan. The excitement, anxiety, and electricity that […]

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  • By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02) for Examiner.com. Visit his Japanese culture page here for related stories. After you’ve seen the outdoor fireworks, enjoy some summer events in the cool indoors, whether it’s catching one of 20 films in Japan Society‘s annual festival or firing up the newest home video release from Aerosmith that documents the band’s triumphant return to Japan following the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. This month’s highlights include: July 11-21 JAPAN CUTS 2013 Japan Society, 333 East 47th Street $12 general/$9 Japan Society members, seniors and students. I’M FLASH! prices $15 general/$12 Japan Society members Now in its seventh season, with 10 days of screenings and over 20 titles, JAPAN CUTS 2013 presents […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Justin’s Japan: Nippon in New York — JAPAN CUTS, Lincoln Center and Aerosmith Rock the Rising Sun

    By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02) for Examiner.com. Visit his Japanese culture page here for related stories. After you’ve seen the outdoor fireworks, enjoy some summer events in the cool indoors, whether it’s catching one of 20 films in Japan Society‘s annual festival or firing up the newest home video release from Aerosmith that documents the band’s triumphant return to Japan following the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. This month’s highlights include: July 11-21 JAPAN CUTS 2013 Japan Society, 333 East 47th Street $12 general/$9 Japan Society members, seniors and students. I’M FLASH! prices $15 general/$12 Japan Society members Now in its seventh season, with 10 days of screenings and over 20 titles, JAPAN CUTS 2013 presents […]

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  • By Lyle Sylvander (Yokohama-shi, 2001-02) for JQ magazine. Lyle is entering a master’s program at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University (MIA 2013) and has been writing for the JET Alumni Association since 2004. He is also the goalkeeper for FC Japan, a New York City-based soccer team. Now in its seventh season, the JAPAN CUTS 2013 film festival runs from July 11-21 at Japan Society in New York and features less mainstream and more art house fare than in festivals past. JQ was able to screen three films from this year’s festival: Dreams for Sale (Yume Uru Futari), Helter Skelter (Heruta Sukeruta) and A Story of Yonosuke (Yokomichi Yonosuke).  Dreams for Sale, the most affecting […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    JQ Magazine: Film Review – JAPAN CUTS 2013 at Japan Society

    By Lyle Sylvander (Yokohama-shi, 2001-02) for JQ magazine. Lyle is entering a master’s program at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University (MIA 2013) and has been writing for the JET Alumni Association since 2004. He is also the goalkeeper for FC Japan, a New York City-based soccer team. Now in its seventh season, the JAPAN CUTS 2013 film festival runs from July 11-21 at Japan Society in New York and features less mainstream and more art house fare than in festivals past. JQ was able to screen three films from this year’s festival: Dreams for Sale (Yume Uru Futari), Helter Skelter (Heruta Sukeruta) and A Story of Yonosuke (Yokomichi Yonosuke).  Dreams for Sale, the most affecting […]

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  • By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02) for Shukan NY Seikatsu. Visit his Examiner.com Japanese culture page here for related stories. On April 28, legendary American rockers Cheap Trick played an invitation only, packed to the gills performance at the John Varvatos boutique in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. The occasion: a tuneful recreation of the band’s debut concert at Tokyo’s Nippon Budokan arena, 35 years to the day of that historic gig. Originally recorded for a Japan-only live album (where the band enjoyed a Beatles-like following at the time), Cheap Trick at Budokan was released in the U.S. the following year, igniting the band’s popularity at home. It remains their best-selling album at over three million copies sold, and hits like “I Want You to Want […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Justin’s Japan: Cheap Trick Brings Budokan to the Bowery

    By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02) for Shukan NY Seikatsu. Visit his Examiner.com Japanese culture page here for related stories. On April 28, legendary American rockers Cheap Trick played an invitation only, packed to the gills performance at the John Varvatos boutique in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. The occasion: a tuneful recreation of the band’s debut concert at Tokyo’s Nippon Budokan arena, 35 years to the day of that historic gig. Originally recorded for a Japan-only live album (where the band enjoyed a Beatles-like following at the time), Cheap Trick at Budokan was released in the U.S. the following year, igniting the band’s popularity at home. It remains their best-selling album at over three million copies sold, and hits like “I Want You to Want […]

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  • By Bahia Simons-Lane (Gunma-ken, 2005-07) for JQ magazine. Bahia is the president of the Florida JET Alumni Association. Summer is a time when those of us who lived in Japan begin to feel nostalgic for the matsuri of our adopted home. In spite of the heat, the summer festivals of Japan were perfect little Japanese moments—just thinking about them brings the taste of yakisoba and takoyaki to your tongue. Sadly, these memories are fleeting. It’s right around this time of year the annual Tampa Natsu Matsuri is scheduled, which is why for the past three years I have packed up my car in Miami and embarked on the four hour drive north to help out. Tampa’s Natsu Matsuri provides a […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    JQ Magazine: Annual Japanese Summer Festival Heats Up Tampa

    By Bahia Simons-Lane (Gunma-ken, 2005-07) for JQ magazine. Bahia is the president of the Florida JET Alumni Association. Summer is a time when those of us who lived in Japan begin to feel nostalgic for the matsuri of our adopted home. In spite of the heat, the summer festivals of Japan were perfect little Japanese moments—just thinking about them brings the taste of yakisoba and takoyaki to your tongue. Sadly, these memories are fleeting. It’s right around this time of year the annual Tampa Natsu Matsuri is scheduled, which is why for the past three years I have packed up my car in Miami and embarked on the four hour drive north to help out. Tampa’s Natsu Matsuri provides a […]

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  • Thank you to 161 JET Alumni and Friends that completed their paypal payment and secured a spot on the 2013 boat cruise Tuesday August 6, 2013.  Boarding at 6:30pm.  Do not be late!  The ship will depart at 7pm. Bring your ID; the boat company will be making sure all attendees are age 21+ Date:     Tuesday, August 6th Time:    Boarding at 6:30pm Location: New York Skyport Marina (East River & 23rd street) view interactive map Boat name: Half Moon Questions: Monica Yuki at president@jetaany.org   No need to bring a PayPal receipt because your name and your guest’s names will be on the RSVP list. Check in with a JETAANY representative at the front of the line to board the […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Directions to JETAANY Boat Cruise

    Thank you to 161 JET Alumni and Friends that completed their paypal payment and secured a spot on the 2013 boat cruise Tuesday August 6, 2013.  Boarding at 6:30pm.  Do not be late!  The ship will depart at 7pm. Bring your ID; the boat company will be making sure all attendees are age 21+ Date:     Tuesday, August 6th Time:    Boarding at 6:30pm Location: New York Skyport Marina (East River & 23rd street) view interactive map Boat name: Half Moon Questions: Monica Yuki at president@jetaany.org   No need to bring a PayPal receipt because your name and your guest’s names will be on the RSVP list. Check in with a JETAANY representative at the front of the line to board the […]

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  • Nihongo Dake Dinner @ Village Yokocho Join JETAANY Wednesday, July 10th at Village Yokocho in the East Village for some izakaya-style dishes and drinks! After a long break, we’re getting back together to practice Japanese and talk about Japanese life and culture. Dinner will cost $15 with drinks separate. RSVP though PayPal to reserve your spot. Hurry! Space is limited. When: Wednesday, July 10th Time: 7:00-9:00 Where: Village Yokocho 8 Stuyvesant St (between 3rd Ave & 10th St) Price: $15 (plus $1 for PayPal fees) RSVP through PayPal and check out who else is coming on Facebook. We look forward to seeing you there!<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (7/10) Nihongo Dake Dinner @ Village Yokocho

    Nihongo Dake Dinner @ Village Yokocho Join JETAANY Wednesday, July 10th at Village Yokocho in the East Village for some izakaya-style dishes and drinks! After a long break, we’re getting back together to practice Japanese and talk about Japanese life and culture. Dinner will cost $15 with drinks separate. RSVP though PayPal to reserve your spot. Hurry! Space is limited. When: Wednesday, July 10th Time: 7:00-9:00 Where: Village Yokocho 8 Stuyvesant St (between 3rd Ave & 10th St) Price: $15 (plus $1 for PayPal fees) RSVP through PayPal and check out who else is coming on Facebook. We look forward to seeing you there!

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